Style on Trial: Shorts with visible pockets

Ah, the visible pocket shorts! This is hardly a new thing: in fact, every time we look at these, or others like them, we’re reminded of our teenage years, in which we’d hack off the legs of a pair of jeans to turn them unto cutoffs, only to go a little too far, and end up with the pockets hanging out the legs, to say nothing off our butt cheeks.

To actually create this look deliberately, though, by intentionally elongating the pockets on a pair of pre-made shorts… well, it’s like calling yourself “punk” and then buying all of your clothes artfully pre-ripped, isn’t it? And that’s exactly what’s happened here. In fact, the exaggerated length of these pockets gives them a bit of a droopy, sad-sack look to them, no?

What do you think of visible pockets on $100 shorts, readers? If you’re fully behind the idea, these ones are by Maison Scotch, and you can click here to buy them.

12 Comments

  • June 13, 2011

    Jennie

    But why?! They’re hideous…

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  • June 13, 2011

    Caz Toone

    I must admit owning a pair of visible-pocket-shorts, but tuck the pockets up into them most of the time…unless i am actually using the pockets as..pockets, then it looks pretty dubious

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  • June 13, 2011

    Emily

    I think it looks really trampy.

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  • June 13, 2011

    Theresa

    Just bad.

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  • June 13, 2011

    philly

    $100 for a pair of shorts?!?!?!

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    • June 13, 2011

      lizvocal

      I’m with you, what’s the bigger crime here? Being fugly or charging $100 for a pair of fugly shorts?

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      • June 13, 2011

        Claire

        Paying $100 is the worst crime I think, it people are willing to buy those shorts they almost deserve to be punished by high high prices

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  • June 13, 2011

    CJ

    It looks like her sanitary towel is escaping…

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    • June 14, 2011

      Steph

      Ha, I was going to say the exact same thing!

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  • June 13, 2011

    Carlie

    This fashion trend has always bothered me. It’s down right stupid, and ugly. Best of luck to those fashion victims who follow this horrendous trend.

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  • June 15, 2011

    elsa

    Aren’t these from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia? 😉 “What’s white trash about this?”

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  • June 21, 2011

    Daniele'

    Omg,,this’s bad!

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