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Westlife lessons

17 life lessons from 15 years of Westlife photographs

It’s the 15th anniversary of the formation of Westlife.

TODAY IS THE fifteenth anniversary of the formation of Westlife.

Can you believe it?  What a ride we’ve been on together.

Sadly, the lads called it a day last year, but not before teaching us a thing or two.

Here are seventeen lessons from fifteen years of Westlife.

Red is not always a flattering colour

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If possible, avoid being photographed while eating a hot dog.  It’s not a good look.

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If you’re not sure how to use a piece of sporting equipment, just pretend it’s a guitar.

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Beware of flashers.  They’re everywhere.

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Reindeer headbands are never a good look.

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If Mohammed Al Fayed gives you a cake for your 21st, shove your face right in that sucker.

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Sit up straight when you’re drinking your tea.

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Sometimes love just ain’t enough.

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Beware of the Brown Thomas fashion show.

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If you're going to do fancy dress, you might as well look like an eejit.

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Long jackets that look like they're made out of carpet should be avoided.

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Try to avoid positions where you could be doing a poo during photoshoots.

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Don't do this.  Please, for the love of God, don't do this.

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Powder blue is not a colour that works on a leather jacket.

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Car racing jackets should only be worn by car racers.

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Two giant Phil Mitchell heads are a solid addition to any gig.

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And finally...perhaps the most important lesson...STAND UP FOR THE KEY CHANGE!

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Cheers guys!  Thanks for the memories.

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