Trousers? Skirt? Have both, courtesy of Maison Martin Margiela

 

Skousers

Skousers

Of all of the stuck-together-clothes, in all the closets, in all the world, we think there should be a special place in the Fashion Police jail for the trousers that are attached to skirts. In short, we hate this look. Because it’s not 1994 any more, you know? And even if it was, why would you do this? Trousers with attached tulip skirt? Really, Martin Margiela?

Such is our dislike of these items, we think they need their own blended name, a la “jeggings” and “shresses”. We think we’re going to call them “Skousers”. Not to be confused with “Scousers”, of course:

A scouser

A scouser

It’s official, then: we’ve created our very own “blended fashion” word! We feel kind of dirty now, to be honest.

Martin Margiela trousers with attached tulip skirt, £435

7 Comments

  • November 10, 2009

    naomi

    1994 indeed…clearly fashion is included in “those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it”…teens and young 20 somethings…ask your aunties and older sisters to see that mid 90s photo of them in similar garb before visiting the Margiela boutique with yer birthday dollars lol

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  • November 10, 2009

    Rock Hyrax

    I’ve got no problem with trousers worn under skirts (particularly when the weather’s cold), so don’t have an issue with this one except for the “stuck together” aspect.

    The “skousers” name is more problematic – imagine stating what you think of them in a public place in Liverpool – people would think you’re trying to start a fight! How about “trirt”? Or go for the ‘pant’ variant: “skant” – which would obviously lead to the phrase “skantily clad”…

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  • November 11, 2009

    Diandra

    Ugh, skirts and pants shouldn’t be worn together to begin with!
    yuck they look like they’re made of very cheap material too!

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  • November 11, 2009

    Fi

    Calm down, calm down!

    I never ‘got’ the whole skirt-attached-to-trousers look the first time round so I’m fairly sure there was no need for anyone to attempt to bring it back.
    .-= Fi´s last blog ..Outfit: Wednesday =-.

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  • November 11, 2009

    Megs

    I vote for ‘skants’ because you can say ‘skank’ first and then when asked what you said say ‘skants’.

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  • November 14, 2009

    Lilly

    I actually kind of like the look. It only really comes together with jeans, though because jeans go with pretty much everything. The stuck together look has some SMAAAALLL exceptions, but this does not qualify. The worst is when shirts and skirts come together! *shudders*

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  • March 5, 2010

    Ubercat

    how indescisive do you to be? Skousrs, for those dayswhen you can’t decide between a skirt and trousers so wear both!
    And lilly darling, skirts and shirts together are called dresses 😛

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