‘Boho’ harem pants: save us!

Boho-harempants

Remember a few years back, when "boho" was the fashion craze of the day (Yeah, thanks for that, Sienna Miller, we owe you one!), and everyone was walking around in gypsy skirt and wide, low slung belts? (And ponchos, but let's not even think about that whole "poncho" thing – it's taken us years to get over it…)

Never in our wildest dreams did we ever imagine it could get THIS BAD. Never did we think that one day we would come face-to-face  – or rather "face to crotch" – with an item of clothing described as "boho harem pants". And even if we HAD tried to imagine such a thing, we don't think we could have pictured the full horror of these things.

But readers, the day has come when boho harem pants walk among us. And not even The Fashion Police can save you from them. Don't have nightmares…

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12 Comments

  • June 19, 2009

    kelly

    There is nothing good about these.
    Even from a patchwork point of view – the fabrics are so mis matched, they don’t even contrast. It just looks cheap and ugly. I feel seeing this may have shortened my life more than smoking ever did.

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  • June 19, 2009

    Theresa

    My eyes burn.

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  • June 19, 2009

    Katie

    I’m such a dirty hippie. But I would never wear these. Not even as skirts.
    [insert everything Kelly said here]

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  • June 19, 2009

    Heather:D

    WHOA!
    Ummm…. Hang on…. Let me catch my breath.
    Ok- I’ve scrolled down & started at the ceiling long enough to recover. What can I say? I can’t tell which is worse, the one’s with that-time-of-the-month red or swirled excrement fabric panels in the worst possible place. Kelly’s right, even the patchwork is terrible.
    I live in a v. hippy friendly town in CA & I can’t imagine anyone wearing these except for halloween. Even then folks would be saying: “Oh poor thing – what was she thinking?”
    Fashion Police, please toss ’em in solitary so they don’t give the other harem offenders the heebie-geebies.
    Please excuse me while I go find some eye bleach & mental floss!
    Heather:D

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  • June 19, 2009

    Sophie

    It actually looks exactly like someone cut up a bunch of old clothes then tried to make a pair of curtains…and FAILED.

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  • June 20, 2009

    Melanie

    Kinda reminds of my backpacking around asia days … when the only clothes you could buy came from a market stall, you didn’t expect them to last very long and all you really cared about was being cool and comfortable.
    I honestly couldn’t imagine wearing them in any other context.

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  • June 20, 2009

    Nora

    Why? It just goes to show that you should never feel safe enough to say that a fad is over.

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  • June 20, 2009

    julia

    and i thought hippie days were over.

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  • June 21, 2009

    kevie

    Look, I’m as big an advocate of repurposing used clothing as the next ‘greenie,’but not this…never this. In fact, it could be used as a warning: If we don’t make our lifestyles more sustainable, we will wind up with nothing to wear but droopy-butted diapers made of rags.

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  • June 21, 2009

    Lizzy

    These pants offend me.

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  • June 21, 2009

    Sofie

    Alright, those are monstrosities but mainly because of the patchwork…I have some really pale gold ‘boho’ (urgh) harems with tiny red flowers on and they’re really pretty…

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  • June 21, 2009

    lorrwill

    I am trying to calculate how much I would have to be paid to wear these in public.
    Still calculating…

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