Fashion Police Glossary: The Shrop – a sheer top

A "Shrop" by Alexander Wang

 Is this a sweatshirt or is it lingerie?  Can we call it a shrop (sheer-top)?

The existence of the “shrop” begs many questions. If it’s a sweatshirt, why is it see-through?  If it’s lingerie, why does it have thick sweatshirt sleeves?  In case your arms get cold?  The sheer section is silk, and therefore the entire garment is dry clean only.  Not exactly conducive to gym wear, dry clean only items, are they?  Another thing not conducive to gym wear (or lingerie for that matter) is the price tag.  Be grateful it is in the sale and is reduced to $298.  It formerly cost $425.

What do you think though readers?  Is this just the job for your next workout?  Or can you see yourself lounging around the bedroom in it?  If so, you can buy it here.

6 Comments

  • July 28, 2010

    Grace

    In Australia and the UK ‘sweatshirts’ are known as ‘jumpers’. Perhaps ‘shrumper’ would be a better name just to emphasis the horror of such an ugly and nonsensical piece?

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  • July 28, 2010

    Mia

    I’m a little creeped out the model appears to have no breast and no nipples. I know she probably has on something underneath, but because it’s not obvious she looks like she’s not human or something.

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  • July 28, 2010

    Monica

    Alexander Wang, in my opinion, has made a lot of terrible clothing this year, and this item is no exception.

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  • July 28, 2010

    Alice

    you should call them shtops, as in, “oh, shtop.”

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  • July 28, 2010

    Lauren

    Why doesn’t she have nipples :(?

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  • July 30, 2010

    EricB

    They seriously believe that more people will buy this when they remove the nipples in the picture?!

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