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Is the UK Really That Bad?

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Britain, Britain, Britain—the country that gave the us Kate Moss, Burberry, Topshop, Love, British Vogue, Central Saint Martins, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, and Paul Smith—is it really possible that Britain was just voted the worst-dressed nation in Europe? An online Microsoft poll recently found that Europeans deemed the Brits the sartorial worst of any country in Europe—with Germany coming in at a close second. "The findings suggest that Britain's preoccupation with appearance and style, as seen in TV makeover shows such as What Not to Wear and How to Look Good Naked has not resulted in a polished nation." [Daily Mail]