Racaille (French, originally means "scum") are a type of french gangster that wears a Lacoste cap, usually tight jeans or sweatpants. This term refers to a despicable group, often the poorest part of the population. For some, a sense of socio-economic, for others a more socio-cultural, the definition referring to "a mass of despicable" does not recognize individual distinction, its use is invariable in the singular, feminine: "La racaille" ; sometimes coupled with a partitif: "de la racaille". "Racaille" generally means the publicized fringes of society, with the intelligence, motives and numerous privileges for the castes thus denoting them.
Nowadays, the Racailles can also be called « Lacoste TN ».
Clothes related to the racaille aesthetic include:
- bum bags
- satchels cross-body style
- phones on chains
- bucket hats
- pants tucked in socks
- Nike TN sneakers
- Listening to french rap music
- Smoking the hookah
- Flexing about money, expensive things or womans
- Selling drugs
- Watching football (soccer)
- Speaks very loudly at the back of the bus