People are rude in general.
L.A. malls are so different than a 'mall' mall like we probably all grew up with that had a food court and the sword shop, the yo-yo kiosk.
Vests are flair for men. It's one of the few ways men can accent themselves in a formal yet fun fashion.
When I was 15, I wore combat boots with a fluorescent Columbia ski jacket. I was trying to find myself.
There's nothing less funny than someone who looks cool. There's nothing more unappealing.