Gold Coast Schoolies: a bizarre fashion trend taking over
Crime against fashion! The bizarre trend taking schoolchildren by storm – as new data reveals staggering amount of alcohol teens consume at celebration every night
- Schoolchildren’s questionable fashion choices have been exposed
- Young men opt for matching group clothes that look like “pajamas”
- New data has revealed that schoolchildren consume an average of nine alcoholic drinks per session
A bizarre fashion trend has popped up at Schoolies on the Gold Coast – and some young people are calling it.
Young men opt for matching group clothes, wearing intricately styled colorful shirts and matching shorts, as well as polarized sunglasses that are typically donned by cyclists wearing lycra.
Outfits are a must-have and often feature tropical fruits such as watermelons or pineapples.
These three young men have embraced the ‘matching’ fashion trend at Schoolies, which has made some people furious.
Frustrated TikTok user called countless young men for wearing matching group clothes to Schoolies in recent weeks
This gentleman was impossible to miss with his pajama-style outfit and his hair like mules
A clip mocking the outfits went viral, with TikTok user Nicholas2444 commenting on âoh my sweet Jesus, what is this,â before pointing out some of the questionable clothing choices many wore during the show. annual end of year celebration.
Many were keen to share their thoughts on the trend, with one saying it felt like a “sleepover.”
However, not everyone was critical of the outfits.
âIt’s too cute if they want to wear matching outfits with their best friends,â commented one TikTok user.
Meanwhile, new data has revealed the staggering amount of alcohol some teens drink each night during Schoolies.
Data obtained from the Schoolies Drug ARM Australasia research project shows that they consume an average of nine alcoholic drinks per session, which is double the maximum daily intake suggested for adults.
Data shows that 75 percent of teens got drunk with their friends, 26 percent threw up from heavy drinking, and 24 percent of teens got involved in fights after the sun went down.
According to statistics revealed by the Herald Sun, 20% more passed out from excessive alcohol consumption.
A second study by Lorne and Torquay found that one in five people had experienced alcohol-related harm in schools, had unprotected sex, and seven percent used illegal drugs.
Despite the statistics, police said the group was the best-behaved group of schoolchildren ever.
A total of 28 school leavers and 88 out of school – known as toolies – were arrested in the first week of the celebrations – half as many as in previous years.
Some young men have boldly decided to wear âfruit watermelonâ style outfits at Schoolies this year.
Colorful polarized-style sunglasses are also on trend in recent weeks at Schoolies celebrations across Australia