Pointless Clothing: Fold over flare pants by Nightcap Clothing

Nightcap Clothing fold over flare pantsThese “pants feature an unfinished edge at the miniskirt” say Shopbop.  And we would like to stop them right there.  Why do pyjama pants need a miniskirt, unfinished edge or not?  And why are they so low waisted?  These must be pyjama pants because the company that makes them is called Nightcap Clothing.  And they are in the loungewear section of Shopbop’s website.

OK, continue.

Each piece by Nightcap is “intended to be worn from the bedroom to the street”.  Er, what?  If it’s intended for the bedroom, then we most definitely don’t want to see it in the street, thank you.  What you wear in the bedroom is up to you, and if that involves street wear then so be it, but please, don’t wear your pyjama pants in the street.  We will arrest you.

If you have $275 to spend on a pair of pyjama pants (with added miniskirt), then you can buy these at Shopbop.

13 Comments

  • September 1, 2010

    Lindsay

    You have to wonder what’s going on in their heads when they make this kind of junk. Especially when it’s as bad as this.

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  • September 1, 2010

    Grace

    I actually quite like these, in fact I own a very similar pair in purple that I got for about 1/20th of the price! They are really comfy for kicking around the house and yoga and stuff, the idea of the fold-down ‘skirt’ waitband is usually so that you can adjust them to be as high or low waisted as you find comfortable. They seem to have gone a little overboard with that waistband idea here though, and as comfy as they are they shouldn’t be worn as part of a serious outfit…although it does seem that track pants have become fashionable for some reason so who knows (trackies and heels?? Still can’t get my head around that one…)

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  • September 1, 2010

    wasparty

    interesting concept. maybe if the material was different, it would look better but this certainly looks like what you should wear in your bedroom and not out!

    first time here…would be back

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  • September 1, 2010

    Moni

    “What you wear in the bedroom is up to you, and if that involves street wear then so be it, but please, don’t wear your pyjama pants in the street. We will arrest you.”

    … at least in case the people at Tesco don’t get you first! 😉

    @ Grace: A lot of young Turkish women around here obviously think that THE big on-trend combination is track pants, socks and high heels! I have to put all my effort into not puking every single time…

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    • September 2, 2010

      Rock Hyrax

      Damn you Moni, you beat me to it with the Tesco remark! 🙂

      Yes, they’d appear to be targeting the People of Walmart market if it wasn’t for the price…

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  • September 1, 2010

    Jess

    We wore pants just like that at the dance class I used to go to, but in black.

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  • September 1, 2010

    manderz

    i don’t understand, first you complain about camel-toe, and now you complain about something that would hide camel-toe. i don’t think they are awful at all.

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    • September 1, 2010

      Amee

      Pj pants should never have camel toe. Their meant to be loose. On that note, I wear pj pants in public all the time. As a college student/warehouse slave, I value comfort over looks.

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  • September 1, 2010

    Lauren

    I remember when I was about 8 or 9,there were trousers like these with little skirts attached and these kind of remind me of them.

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  • September 1, 2010

    Jaynie

    They look like they’d be really comfy pjs, but not really great street clothes. They look like an un-classy person’s idea of what classy looks like. 🙁

    Maybe it’s secretly a rebellion against Tesco’s PJ rule? To confuse them into changing it? IDK.

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  • September 1, 2010

    LS

    I actually really like these, not that they’re worth $275, but I like yoga pants with the fold over waistband. They look very comfy.

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  • September 2, 2010

    Pomeroy

    They’re not that bad. Plus, they really don’t look like pyjamas, so there’s no need to get snarky about people wearing bed-clothes outside. I certainly wouldn’t have thought of them as such if you hadn’t mentioned it. If you can’t immediately visually detect that an item of clothing is obviously meant to be slept in, then you shouldn’t care.

    But I do agree that the skirt thing is a little odd. Like Lauren said, it’s like those skirt/trouser things that all the eleven year old were wearing back in 1998.

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  • September 27, 2010

    Kimmi

    I like them, actually. It’s different. And they are not pajama pants..

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