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Peaches Prompts Transsexual Merkin Craze

Author: Jonty Skruff
Sunday, October 12, 2003
Electro-rock goddess Peaches is popularising the fashion of women wearing fake hair on their faces and body parts, according to a report in this week's Sunday Times.

"Gone is the Carharrt and trainers look of the 1990s house-music scene, in its place, new icons have emerged," the Times declared.

"(Peaches' look is) brazen and unshaven in pink fishnet body stockings, white hot pants, thigh-high boots and, quite often, a fetching moustache, or merkin or both."

However, speaking to Skrufff last month, Peaches revealed a distinct distaste for the vagaries of fashion.

"I've never been that interested in the fashion side of things," she said.

"It's exciting and it's cool and I'm glad that people relate to what I'm doing, but I hope they don't just think it's cool to like it."