We have no idea why Shopbop have chosen to describe this garment as “leggings”. There are no “leggings” in this picture, is there? Nope, this is a straightforward case of “black pants with socks sewn over the top of them.” But when have you ever pulled on a pair of black trousers- the type you’d wear to the office, say – and thought. “Gosh, I wish I could fit a pair of thigh-high socks on over the top of these! If only someone would make such a look possible!”
Our only conclusion is that Shopbop’s copywriters looked at the photos, did a double take, and then thought, “Hell, let’s just call ’em leggings. Maybe no one will notice.”
Of course, if you HAVE secretly been hoping to introduce a trouser/sock hybrid into your life, we’re going to guess you might ALSO like the sound of leggings-stuck-to-shorts. Luckily for you, Thakoon delivers on that front, too:
(Ah, the sad sagginess of the butt! There’s a real pathos to these droopy drawers, don’t you think? They make us want to weep, in fact.)
It’s so hard to thrown on a pair of shorts over a pair of leggings, isn’t it? You really need the two items to be joined to each other, otherwise it’ll just look silly.
These are $540, while the trouser/sock version is more expensive at $650. Click here to order either of them from Shopbop.