Totally inexplicable shorts by Comme des Garcons

OK, we’ll buy an imaginary cookie for the first person to give us a plausible-sounding scenario in which it would be appropriate to wear these shorts. And we’re not accepting “in the bedroom” as an answer either, because seriously: who would find this sexy? Anyone? Bonus cookie for anyone who can convince us they’re worth £298.

Have at it, readers: enlighten us!

(Click here to buy them)

18 Comments

  • November 15, 2010

    Moni

    Sorry, I’d like to leave a witty comment, but I’m speechless right now.
    Maybe I’ll think of something when I’m done throwing up…

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  • November 15, 2010

    Charlie

    possibly some sort of petticoat equivilent for shorts? you know, for when your lower thighs get cold or your look’s just not complete without voluminous knee length shorts?
    am aware i’m clutching at straws here…

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  • November 15, 2010

    Miriam

    Maybe over top of a black unitard? Yeah, I’ve got nothing.

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  • November 15, 2010

    mag

    très jolie!! i like!!

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  • November 15, 2010

    Ophelia

    First thing that came to mind: A “sexy period in 19th century” costume for Halloween. There, I said it.

    Although they could double as a petticoat on a windy day…

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  • November 15, 2010

    Milly

    I do like the windy-day petticoat idea. My skirts go wild on a blustery day!

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  • November 16, 2010

    Amee

    I’m leaning toward petticoat shorts as well, for when a skirt needs a fuller look. As for why that price, it’s easy. Unicorn hair sewn by virgins, and when you wear them you are lucky.

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  • November 16, 2010

    Serinde

    yep windy petticoats. they’re actually made from dragon hair, plucked with silver chopsticks by the heirs to the russian throne, in the light between dak and dawn during the new moon

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  • November 16, 2010

    Mitr Friend

    Where..??? If you wouldn’t accept Bedroom I’ll go with Bathroom!!!

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  • November 16, 2010

    naomi

    i think you could wear them when you need to compete in the first annual fashion police inmates ultimate fighting challenge…they kinda look like “couture boxing shorts” to me

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  • November 16, 2010

    Eilís

    Halloween/pantomime/some other rare occasion where you know you’ll never have to wear such a horrific item of clothing AGAIN.

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  • November 16, 2010

    drea

    very expensive crop and sheer belly dancing trouser things.

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  • November 16, 2010

    Rose

    I like the ‘couture boxing shorts’ idea and second it!

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  • November 17, 2010

    bookmole

    I dream of Jeannie – Beach edition.

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  • November 18, 2010

    Hannah Brown

    Im thinking someone could do some gypsy/arbian night thing for halloween with this or maybe as part of a belly dancing outfit. but i have no explaination for the price

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    • November 18, 2010

      Hannah Brown

      or a genie!!!!!!

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  • November 22, 2010

    Nata

    The girl is on FIRE! Wear them any time anywhere, and for only 298 it will be extinguished!

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  • December 3, 2010

    Rock Hyrax

    I like naomi’s idea too.

    Mine: part of a cosplay outfit if you’re a fan of these things:
    http://www.dragonwings.net/BunnyRabbitDoll.htm

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