Quiz: Gypsy Fashion Sense


A gypsy's fashion sense is unlike anything you've ever seen -- well, unless you've been watching a lot of "My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding!" How much do you know about their bold, sexy style? Take the quiz and test your gypsy fashion sense!

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Question 1 of 10

What's a gypsy's preferred style for her wedding day?

virginal and demure
fairy tale extravagance
short and sassy

... A gypsy girl looks forward to her wedding her whole life. She wants to look like a fairy tale princess on the big day.

Question 2 of 10

True or False: In gypsy culture, only women have to look good.

False. Every woman, man and child makes an effort to look their best, especially on big occasions.
True. Women don't care if their kids or husbands dress up for events.
Neither true nor false. When women get married, they stop caring about their appearance and just make sure their kids look good!

... Every gypsy makes an effort to be stylish and look good. As one gypsy child puts it, "It's important to look good for God."

Question 3 of 10

Which of these words has no place in a gypsy's fashion vocabulary?


... Short skirts and cropped tops aren't provocative to gypsies. Women like to show a little skin when they dress up.

Question 4 of 10

Finish the gypsy mantra: It's OK to dress sexy as long as you have…

protective big brothers
a ring on your finger

... As long as a gypsy woman has self-respect, she can dress as sexy as she likes. (But it does help to wear shorts underneath r-e-a-l-l-y short skirts!)

Question 5 of 10

To get ready for her first holy communion, a gypsy girl would do all of the following except:

start an intensive exercise regimen
get a spray tan
have her hair professionally styled

... It takes an army to get a little girl ready for her communion! Besides the dress, she undergoes several beauty treatments to look her best on the big day.

Question 6 of 10

Which of these beauty treatments are non-negotiables for any special event?

eyelash tinting and having hair extensions put in
microdermabrasion and laser hair removal
teeth whitening, spray tanning, getting a manicure

... Gypsies spend tons of money on looking good, and while they may opt for any number of salon procedures, the absolute musts are teeth whitening, spray tanning and getting a manicure.

Question 7 of 10

According to gypsy dressmaker Thelma Madine, which group of gypsy women tends to be more colorful and daring with fashion?

Romany travelers
Irish travelers
British travelers

... Irish travelers take the most fashion risks, Thelma Madine says. They use fashion to show that they're doing well financially.

Question 8 of 10

What would be a gypsy girl's No. 1 concern about a wedding dress?

that she couldn't walk in it
that she wouldn't one-up her friends and family
that she might not fit inside her limo or carriage

... Gypsy fashion is all about one-upping everyone else -- comfort and convenience aren't concerns at all!

Question 9 of 10

Besides her holy communion dress and wedding gown, what other garment is incredibly important to a gypsy girl?

a sweet 16 gown
her housewarming ensemble
the outfit she wears to her bachelorette party

... Gypsies look forward to dancing and partying with their friends and family at their bachelorette parties -- and they've got to look amazing doing it. The dress can't be as fantastic as the wedding gown, of course, but it needs to make a big statement!

Question 10 of 10

Which of the below is a gypsy NOT interested in when it comes to designing the perfect dress?

current bridal trends
designer logos and names
big skirts with crinoline

... The latest trends in bridal don't really appeal to gypsies -- they're more interested in big dresses with designer impact!