Daylight Robbery: The £100 bloomers

Silk-bloomers

  OK, is anyone else just seeing a pair of reasonably plain black knickers here? And, ok, they're silk, but still… doesn't really make us want to pay £100/ $144 for them.

And yet, these are sold out at Net-a-Porter, so it seems we have a mystery on our hands: The Mystery of the Expensive-Yet-Ordinary Bloomers.

Can you help us solve it, readers? Can you enlighten us as to why these might be worth paying £100 for? We'd love to be able to close this case…

7 Comments

  • March 24, 2009

    Natasha

    How exactly do you wear these? They seem kinda too fluffy to be worn underneath anything.

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  • March 24, 2009

    Arielle

    Well there we go, they are not knickers, they are sheer short-shorts!

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  • March 24, 2009

    gokarm

    well if i may play devil’s advocate, i can see the attraction to these. they offer full coverage for comforts sake but they’re still sheer and sexy in a kinky lil’ bo peep way. Under a nice structured tweed skirt, These would be very pleasant, I think.

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  • March 24, 2009

    Rock Hyrax

    They remind me of the disposable knickers you’re given when you go for a surgical procedure, so perhaps they’re sterile, for the very rich and fashion-conscious. (They probably come with a matching backless shress…)

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  • March 24, 2009

    Rachel

    The attraction is you can’t find them anywhere else!

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  • March 24, 2009

    Anonymous

    Looks like something Katy Perry would wear.

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  • March 24, 2009

    Claudia

    I love expensive lingerie as much as the next girl, but if I’m going to spend that much on a pair of bloomers they need to have some amazingly intricate detail or have super derriere-shaping powers.

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