Sheer Shorts: Hannah floral lace cycling shorts from Boohoo.com

We’ve shown you plenty of shants (sheer pants) and shresses (sheer dresses) in the past, now how about some sheer shorts?  Actually, we’re not sure what to call these – there’s not really a “shress” or “shants” equivalent for shorts is there?  Mind you, we are glad there isn’t a word for these as that would only encourage them to spread across the internet and that is definitely something the fashion world (and the non-fashion world), can live without.  As for the poor model forced into these: she has been provided with a top barely long enough to preserve her modesty, and is surely glad that only her torso is on display, thus protecting her identity.

Boohoo.com are selling these floral, completely see through, lace cycling shorts for the mercifully low price of £8, but does that make them acceptable?  We say no.  What do you say though?  Would you wear these?  Would you wear cycling shorts at all?  Or lace pants for that matter?  If you like these, you can buy them here.

12 Comments

  • April 9, 2010

    Maeve

    I have seen tights that look like this, and when worn with a dress of acceptable length, preferably in a solid colour or black, I love the look. But shorts? No.

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  • April 9, 2010

    philly

    I would really like these if they were not sheer.

    Sheer anything except a swimsuit cover up or some such is not acceptable in my book.

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  • April 9, 2010

    Madeline

    I think those are quite pretty, as long as they are worn as some sort of underwear (under a black dress or a simple shirt dress or whatever), not as shorts. It’s the same discussion as the one with leggings, really. I don’t even think that normal cycling shorts are acceptable on their own, but with a short dress they look ok to me.

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  • April 9, 2010

    cloots

    They seem somewhat acceptable…As others have said, under a plain color dress or something, they could work….
    On the other hand I would never wear them… not very flattering looking.

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  • April 9, 2010

    Amee

    They look like a terrible skin disease.

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  • April 9, 2010

    Rock Hyrax

    Just the combination of lace with that flower pattern looks like the product of a diseased mind.

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  • April 10, 2010

    Sandy

    Yuck…this reminds me of early-’90s aerobics outfits. And that’s NOT a good thing.

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  • April 10, 2010

    Lina

    I’m sort of a fan of these. Underneath a cute miniskirt (of an appropiate length) they would be wonderful 😀

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  • April 11, 2010

    Carrie

    NO

    NO NO NO NO

    It looks like . . . deprecated . . . oil spill . . . whipstitching . . . something you would THROW OUT.

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  • April 13, 2010

    Ricki

    My God, that poor girl. I hope they offered her a new identity if the uncut photos is ever to be published.
    That whole flowery grandma thing is taking over the streets, fashion victim after another is running the streets not knowing they look goofy, old and tasteless

    Someone put a stop to this flowery wallpaper-ish fad

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  • April 17, 2010

    Trix

    Am I experiencing an occular migrane or is there a face kissing a flower on the poor girl’s left leg?

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