Wear or Die: Get Shorty

two pairs of ugly shorts

It’s Wear or Die time again, and the question facing you this week is…

Would you rather go out in public in your knickers than wear these Comme des Garcons shorts?

This question isn’t quite as ridiculous as it sounds, because, of course, the leopard-print beauties on the right of the photo aren’t actually underwear, despite being described as “knickers”: no, they’re those teeny-tiny “shorts” that look great on female pop stars as they gyrate around the stage, but possibly won’t look quite as good on the rest of us.

Perhaps we’re just speaking for ourselves here, though? Perhaps you have both the booty and bravery to wear Miss Selfridge’s leopard-print pants in public, without batting an eyelid? If that’s the case, your choice today will be an easy one. If, however, you prefer NOT to look like you’re out in your undies, you may be forced to opt for Comme des Garcons’ inflatable brain shorts instead.

Which you will choose?

(Remember, the rules of the game are that you must choose one option… or DIE. Death is NOT an option. Neither is covering up with something else, or wearing the item in the privacy of your own home, where no one can hear you scream. You wear them in public, exactly as they’re shown, or YOU DIE. Simples.)

 

19 Comments

  • October 17, 2011

    Chitraa

    I would wear the leopard print “undies”.is wearing them over tights allowed?
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  • October 17, 2011

    Michelle

    I’ve actually gone out in the microshort/knickers things before (at Halloween)
    They were covered in pink sequins but the leopard print are nicer so definately them!

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  • October 17, 2011

    Liza Ashby

    I would definitely choose the knickers/shorts…as long as I could wear them over tights! There is no way I would choose the other pair :/

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  • October 17, 2011

    Anna

    Haha I guess most of the other commenters have better butts than mine. It’s a hard choice, but I’d probably pick the hideous ones on the left as a favor to those around me because I doubt anyone wants to see that much of my lower half…

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  • October 17, 2011

    Lola

    I’d go for the booty shorts, am I allowed to wait until spring or summer? It’s -1C out this morning. haha

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  • October 17, 2011

    Nell

    errrr can I die? No – OK well give me the comme des garcons pair – they may be hideous, but at least they’d kind of keep my bum warm….

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  • October 17, 2011

    naiadknight

    Ummm…It’s close enough to Halloween that I could put the brain shorts on and go a a zombie’s dream, so I’ll go with that.

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  • October 17, 2011

    Sonya

    Knickers/shorts. Leggings underneath, anyone?

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  • October 17, 2011

    Maria via Facebook

    I’m not Beyonce so I’d have to give the knicker shorts a miss.

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  • October 18, 2011

    Jordan

    Definitely the hot pants! They can at least be fun and flirty, whereas the giant…. things…. are just grotesque.

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  • October 18, 2011

    juliette

    I don’t think the comme des garcons pair are THAT bad, definitely not my clothing of choice but…..

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  • October 18, 2011

    Grace

    I would do the leopard print knickers, preferably with tights underneath and give the rest of the outfit a 70’s style slant. If tights aren’t allowed……yup I’d still rather show my scars and cellulite than where those horrible brain-shorts.

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  • October 18, 2011

    Arielle

    I’d have to go with the black pair, because the others just scream ‘aging hooker’ to me.

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  • October 18, 2011

    jeans

    While I’m pretty proud of my bum, I’m also somebody’s mother, so I’d take the ugly black “shorts” on the left!

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  • October 19, 2011

    A pokemon

    Definitely the one from Comme des Garçons. It covers up the lower part of the body, and since i was a zombie in an other life, the idea of wearing a giant brain is almost seducing O.o

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  • October 20, 2011

    Marthe

    Oh, yes! the hotpants! I’d go to a reggae-dancehall party with this directly. If it was summer I’d maybe even wear them without leggings, why not?

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  • October 24, 2011

    Keeva

    If I could wear very thick blackest black tights underneath then I would choose the knicker shorts!

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  • January 11, 2012

    paputsza

    Well, the first one turns any seat into a comfortable one

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  • January 19, 2013

    Bethan

    Hmmm… The knickers possibly, but to avoid public decency laws I would go with the ones on the left, paired with a huge, sharp-angled-sleeves stripey top, cut my hair in a ridiculous bob, and pretend to be L.Gaga for the day LOL 🙂 could maybe even get away with handing out fake autographs?

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