Wear or Die: Terrible Trousers Edition

 Ugly Trousers

Option A will make you look like a giant bell, and option B will make you look like a giant triangle. We don’t think either option is particularly desirable, but you must choose one of them anyway, because this is Wear or Die, and as you all know by now, if you don’t choose one, you die!

Now, no trousers in the world are worth dying over, so tell us, readers: if you were forced to wear one of these items in public, in order to save yourself from certain death, which trousers would you choose? Kris Van Assche’s tie-bottom “bell” trousers¬†or Beyond the Valley’s “scary clown” triangle pants?

26 Comments

  • August 2, 2010

    Cat

    Option A. With curly-toed shoes. And the rest of a genie outfit. To a fancy dress party.

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  • August 2, 2010

    Minka

    If a move around a lot while wearing Option B, I might confuse people enough for them not to recognize me, so I’d go with those!

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  • August 2, 2010

    Nan

    Option A – I’d rather be taken for a time-traveling cossack than half human/half zebra!

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  • August 2, 2010

    Annija

    I’d take B. An awful print and all, but at least it wouldn’t make me look as deformed as A would.

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  • August 2, 2010

    lizvocal

    Ha! Option B would look great on my great big behind. I would worry about causing migraines and epileptic seizures, so I guess I’d have to go with A. With the right height boots, maybe you could pass for just having tucked in your palazzo pants. Or a waiter at a Brazilian Steak House.

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  • August 2, 2010

    Katie

    Option A. I don’t know, maybe it would be suitable at the Renaissance Fair…

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  • August 2, 2010

    Nicola

    Option A. And never show myself in public ever again!!

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  • August 2, 2010

    Moni

    I think I’d go with A. Just because B makes me feel dizzy just by looking at it.

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  • August 2, 2010

    Amee

    A! Because I could add goggles and a puffy white shirt and pretend to be a time traveler.

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  • August 2, 2010

    kookakicha

    I like the print on option B. But option A I think would look more flattering on my figure. Plus if paired with the right stuff, it could make a bohemian look.

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  • August 2, 2010

    Shinygirl

    Opt A. They look soft!

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  • August 3, 2010

    Ellen

    Option A. Because they look passable until you notice the skinny ankle pieces.

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  • August 3, 2010

    Sonya

    Option B. With a knee-length dress and over-the-knee boots…

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  • August 3, 2010

    ami

    I go for option A, and I would wear them with a short top at a dance rehearsal…
    but I still think the skinny ankles are just stupid…

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  • August 3, 2010

    Rock Hyrax

    B, because A are just too horrific. And hope the rules of this Wear or Die allow a tunic top so they can look almost like leggings…

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    • August 3, 2010

      Monica

      That is exactly what I was thinking! With a plain tunic I think it might not be *too* bad. Option A on the other hand is just a big, big no from me. Unless I was dressing up as Aladdin…

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  • August 3, 2010

    Lauren

    B.At least you can look half normal if you wear a block coloured top whereas A would make you look like an extra in an Aladdin Panto.

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  • August 3, 2010

    Isabel

    Option A–they look sorta comfortable, at least (looking on the bright side!) and I wouldn’t be blinded by B’s pattern!

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  • August 4, 2010

    raur

    trouser A is like the most trendiest thing right now in Hong Kong. I am completely serious. EVERYONE wears them. they are the most hideous type of pants ever, but they’re seen on anyone and everyone. from boys to men, to housewives to teen girls. zomfg, what an eyesore. when i first moved here, it was a novelty seeing people wear them cause they’re so ridiculous. my bf and i took a few candid pics to show our friends back home.. but having lived here for a awhile, we had to delete all our pics cause frankly, we’re f’n sick of seeing them.

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  • August 5, 2010

    Jeanette K.

    I would totally go with the option A because option B would totally make me look fat.

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  • August 11, 2010

    Maggie

    At first I though option A. Then I realised that Option B looks like dazzle camoflage, like the type of paint on war ships, so Option B, perhaps I might disappear into the background, especially at the seaside or on the snow slopes.

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  • August 14, 2010

    Opinionated

    A, with a wide red sash, blousy white shirt, and my kick-butt black boots – ’tis a pirate’s life for me!

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  • August 15, 2010

    Spark

    B. At least people would know I was just doing it to be crazy then. Black pumps..neon tank… crazy hair and makeup. I could just pretend I had some reason…

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  • August 12, 2011

    bec

    Option B with a black sleeveless top (not a vest ha can’t think of the name) black heels that the fabric crosses at the front, red nails and lips and hair up in a high bun!!

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    • August 12, 2011

      bec

      **tank top!

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      • August 12, 2011

        bec

        And i’d fold the bottoms of the pants up twice so they’d be cropped.. swear id a ctually wear this outfit now!

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