Wear or Die: Hi ho silver!

Wear-or-die-silver

For this edition of Wear or Die, we've chosen to items of clothing connected only by the fact that they're both silver, and both on the shiny side. They're also both "on trend" (yes, that phrase makes us cringe, too), so who knows, you may even like one or both of them, in which case, this will be a relatively easy choice for you. So let's get on with making it, shall we?

This week you choose between ASOS's mirror foil body con dress (£35) and River Island's sequined harem pants (£34.99). You may choose your accessories yourself (sorry, no long overcoats allowed!), but you must wear one of the items above: or die.

Which would you choose?

35 Comments

  • August 3, 2009

    Rebecca

    Okay, that dress could definitely be worse. I could work that.
    Okay, I couldn’t, but it’s better than a trip to the ol’ harem any day.

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  • August 3, 2009

    Mona

    The dress. I actually like it and wonder what the fabric feels like. Not that it works for daily wear, but I could pretend to be the aluminum industry spokesperson.

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  • August 3, 2009

    Molly

    The dress by far. I could hide the bottom half by tucking it intoa high-waisted skirt, and then add some pumps. yeah that’s not so bad, not like some of the other wear or dies >.<

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  • August 3, 2009

    Veronika

    A. with some opaque tights (and maybe a trench coat?;) do I get away with that?)

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  • August 3, 2009

    Maddie

    A by a million miles.

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  • August 3, 2009

    Bubbles

    I vote for the dress, too. I refuse to wear sparkly diapers … i mean the harem pants … though!

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  • August 3, 2009

    Belle

    oo.. I like the dress?! Could get away with it if I had some thick black tights.
    Those harem pants are unforgivable though.

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  • August 3, 2009

    marcie

    i would happily choose the dress!!! i actually think it’s cute!

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  • August 3, 2009

    Aparna

    I think the dress looks OK, maybe even nice. I suppose pretty much anything would look better next to the harem pants.

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  • August 3, 2009

    Mousy

    I actually like the dress!

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  • August 3, 2009

    Katie

    The dress, definitely. Without the shoulder pad things I might actually really like it.

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  • August 3, 2009

    Kat

    The dress. Without question. A chunky belt, dark tights and some ankle boots and I’m all set.

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  • August 3, 2009

    Kelly

    The dress doesn’t look that bad. But harem pants…NO.

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  • August 3, 2009

    Nikki G

    The dress, hands down. I wouldn’t wear harem pants ever.

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  • August 3, 2009

    Danielle

    I will never wear harem pants. Therefor I wear tinfoil dress lol

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  • August 4, 2009

    Danielle

    Option A most definetely…i really like how shiny it is. It will make you stand out a party for sure!

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  • August 4, 2009

    chocoholic

    Oh my I must be going insane because I am leaning towards the pants.
    Maybe because in the picture they don’t look that shiny… and kind of comfy…

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  • August 4, 2009

    Andara

    Almost anything short of shants come before harem pants.
    The dress for me, too. Besides, it’s looks really, really shiny, so you could maybe blend in if you stood in front of something else shiny.
    ^-.-^

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  • August 4, 2009

    Lauren

    The dress by far! I would wear black tights and pixie boots 😀

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  • August 4, 2009

    JJ

    lol i like the dress – but only where it would be appropriate to wear it

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  • August 4, 2009

    Carrie

    A long overcpat actually sounds nice. I like the idea of the dress with a knee- or even ankle-length coat with buttons or toggles, maybe a discreet gold necklace or colorful scarf, and some black heeled sandals. However, the pants look kind of cute fabric-wise and I’d like to lounge in them – I just can’t think of anything to wear with them.

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  • August 4, 2009

    Adrienne

    The dress. But not by much. There are NO secrets with that dress. Everything inch of imperfection will be highlighted. Better than a diaper.

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  • August 5, 2009

    spikesnsilk

    The dress, but I would still look terrible- it would show everything that’s wrong with my body.

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  • August 5, 2009

    Leigh

    Oh, I’d have to say the dress. I might look tacky, but I might be able to convince people I was doing it on purpose. Those pants are just tragic.

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  • August 6, 2009

    Meredith

    Option A because, sadly, I kind of like it.

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  • August 6, 2009

    Kay

    DEFIANTLY the dress with some tights a little bit of jewelry maybe a head band or a nice hairdo and t wouldn’t look to bad……….. just shiny

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  • August 11, 2009

    emily

    at first I thought the pants
    I actually dont mind hippie pants…
    cant you see..in A she looks like she can barely move so if you werent stick thin it would cling to your body and make you look quite gross.

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  • August 17, 2009

    Rock Hyrax

    I’m with chocoholic here – if I wore the pants with a sloppy old tee shirt it would look like I just wasn’t bothering to dress up. (Despite the sequins.)

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  • September 2, 2009

    Diandra

    I’d wear either!

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  • September 7, 2009

    Angela

    I’m choosin the dress, bought it already to wear out on the wknd. I LOVE it!!!!!! Hopefully I’ll pull it off. Wish me luck 🙂

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  • November 5, 2009

    Umm

    Eh, I wouldn’t like it.. but i’d wear the dress.

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  • January 14, 2010

    kiwi

    A. definetly. im a fashion expert(im on my clubs fashion police squad)and that dress is actually kinda cute.

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  • February 4, 2010

    aly

    i LUV the dress

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  • August 16, 2010

    sam

    Is it bad that my friend showed up to homecoming in pretty much that exact dress… but it had sequins? LOTS of sequins? Probably.
    That being said, I’d much rather repeat her mistake than wear those harem pants. Blech.

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  • September 25, 2010

    Stef

    Um B cuz I have too much of a stomach to pull off the dress. So B with a black top of some sorts and black ankle boots.

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