Woman: I wish I hadn’t had hooters for breakfast!

Fitting Room
Chicago, Illinois

Overheard by: Claire

Mom: That’s Hollister. Remember what I told you about Hollister?
Toddler girl: Hollister.
Mom: Hollister is for po‐sers.
Toddler girl: Posers.
Mom: Po‐sers.
Toddler girl, giggling excitedly: Posers!

Garden State Plaza
Paramus, New Jersey

Overheard by: Sar

Young gay man: Whereas, lacking the virtue of shoes, men must content themselves with being jerks.
Female friend: A poor consolation, and unfashionable.

Seattle, Washington

Overheard by: Bethany

Girl #1: Oh, hey! I’m wearing a purple bra today!
Girl #2: Why is that a surprise? Don’t you dress yourself?

Fitting Rooms
Morwell Shopping Centre

Overheard by: Ann

Female student #1: Eeew, she has a rolling backpack, you know what that means…
Female student #2: Whore?
Female student #1: Absolutely not what I was going to say.

San Francisco, California

Guy #1: Check out that girl’s ensemble. Interesting.
Gut #2: I bet she read a book about how to wear her scarf.

Antonio’s Pizza
Providence, Rhode Island

Overheard by: Chris

Tall black girl with fauxhawk: I don’t know why everyone doesn’t have an Asian fetish! They’re pocket sized and stunning!

New Haven, Connecticut

Hipster girl #1: Those are nice (points at earrings), where did you get them?
Hipster girl #2: Oh, I stole these. I only steal earrings, for some reason. So did your parents ever get those goats for their farm?
Hipster girl #1: Not yet, but my mom said they’re going to start growing pot.
Hipster girl #2: That’s cool.

Durham, North Carolina

Overheard by: Vincent Ignatius

Barista #1: Yeah, Joey does a great Tim Gunn impression. You should ask him to do it for you.
Barista #2: I will. So you really like Project Runway?
Barista #1: Oh my god, yes! Like, I should totally be on that show.
Barista #2: Yeah? Do you do fashion design?
Barista #1: Well, no. But I dress myself really well. And I have really good ideas. But I can’t really sew or anything.

Fairborn, Ohio

Overheard by: Barista #3

15‐year‐old boy, covered in makeup: Why would you take photos if they aren’t for MySpace?