Comme des Garcons cropped hybrid waistcoat/jacket

We’re always very suspicious when we see the word “hybrid” applied to items of clothing. Most of the time, you see, we just don’t WANT our clothes to be “hybrids”. We either want a jacket or a waistcoat, not something that tries to be both, and ends up being neither, which was the sad fate of this Comme des Garcons… jacoat? Waistket? What would you call something like this, anyway?

With one arm off and one arm on, plus a band to hold it all together, it looks like it’s been subjected to a particularly violent attack, poor thing. Don’t worry, Fashion Police officers are investigating as we write this. If you’d like to offer the item a safe house, where it’ll be safe from further attacks, however, you can buy it for £309 at Far Fetch. We’re sure it’ll be very grateful.

9 Comments

  • April 22, 2010

    Shoesnotblues

    Looks like a straight-jacket pretending to be a harness. Or vice-versa. Something for Sienna Miller perhaps? Doesn’t she have a history of wearing harnesses?

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  • April 22, 2010

    Ash

    If I ever have to wear an arm cas on my left arm this jacket will be perfect.

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  • April 22, 2010

    momo

    I ahave a soft spot for CdG – and I do like this, conceptually. Not dropping that amount on something I’d only wear sporadically, though.

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  • April 22, 2010

    AuroraShock

    For some reason, it looks to me like something Adam Ant would have worn 30 years ago. Although I somehow think I’m insulting Mr. Ant by saying that.

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  • April 23, 2010

    AJ

    Well, I know what I’d call it: Ugly.

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  • April 23, 2010

    Rebecca

    This isn’t as bad as I expect for CdG. It’s actually kind of neat, at least in theory. The right person could work that.

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  • April 23, 2010

    EricB

    I’d like to see this item worn by somebody before I say something about it to rate it because as it looks, it was made just to fall apart.

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  • April 27, 2010

    Hawtness

    how are you even supposed to wear that thing?! someone must have been high while designing that because….

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    • April 27, 2010

      Hawtness

      but then again…the concept is good and i understand where it was going I actually subconciously love it while at the same time hate it…

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