French: loads of extra vocab on Fashion, Image, Shopping and Celebrity culture

Some extra vocab for the fashion and image topic, which falls under 'la culture populaire' :)

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Popular Culture: Fashion & Image
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le détatouage tattoo removal
indélébile permanent
affirmer sa personnalité to express/assert your personality
se sentir bien dans sa peau to feel good in your own skin
voyant(e) showy/loud
le dépassement de soi trandescence/surpassing yourself
la douleur pain
la cicatrisation healing
enlever un tatouage to remove a tatoo
décorer sa peau to decorate your skin
immortaliser ses to capture your thoughts/beliefs/passions
pensées/croyances/passions
une grande signification spirituelle a great spiritual significance
se sentir beau/joli to feel beautiful/pretty
un accessoire permanent a permanent accessory
un motif a motif
les changements d'attitude/de personnalité changes in attitude/personality
indémodable timeless
bien connaître sa peau to know your own skin
sa capacité à cicatriser your capacity to heal
saboter wreck
douloureux(euse) painful
entre les mains d'un pro in the hands of a pro
une infection an infection
un tatoueur a tattoo artist
se percer to get a piercing
un piercing a piercing
attirant attractive
laid ugly
les fringues clothes
une tendance a trend

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à l'aise to feel comfortable
la taille zéro size zero
la pression (de paires) (peer) pressure
ça [me/te/le/la etc] va bien/mal it suits [me/you/him/her etc] well/badly
faire attention à pay attention to
se fischer de to not care about
vive/fade bright/bland
le style femme d'affaires businesswoman-style
"ce ne sont pas les vêtements qui it's not the clothes that count but the
comptent mais la personne" person.…read more

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ège du credit the 'credit-trap'
endetté in debt
une frivolité a frivolity
griffé branded/designer
les vêtements/fringues de marque designer clothes
prendre conscience de to realise/become aware of
le presse à scandale the tabloids
un hebdo a weekly (magazine)
les potins gossip
la vie privée private life
la vie publique public life
faire marcher le commerce to power commerce
la frontière the boundary
meriter de to deserve to
rajeunir to rejuvenate/grow young again
maigrir to lose weight
se faire coiffer to have your hair done
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