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‘Jersey Shore’ style inspires some people

Published 02/10/2010, The Jamestown Sun

Hair gel and hair extensions, tanning and True Religion jeans, Ed Hardy T-shirts and eyebrow threading. It’s fashion, “Jersey Shore”-style. MTV’s hit reality show put the spotlight on the style of a group of 20-something Italian-Americans, self-professed “guidos” and “guidettes,” as they partied and fist-pumped their way through a Seaside Heights, N.J., summer. And now their style — heavy on gravity-defying hair and deeply revealing tops — is catching on among a non-“guido” audience that’s tuned in not just for the drama, but to study the cast’s particular, and sometimes peculiar, fashion choices.

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