Would you wear… chain mail epaulets?

These chain mail epaulets were a Citizen’s Arrest by reader Alicia, who points out that Net-a-Porter have answered the question “What would you wear with these?” with “Harem pants, DUH!”

We can’t quite decide whether they’re something that could be quiet cool worn by the right person, in the right way… or whether they’re just completely ridiculous, especially for the “bargain” price of £410. So we’re going to leave that decision up to you, readers: would you wear these? If you would, you can buy them here.

17 Comments

  • January 6, 2010

    SnapandPrint

    Not a fan, but know a few people who would wear them.
    .-= SnapandPrint´s last blog ..Blogging and Fashion =-.

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  • January 6, 2010

    M

    They are beautiful. But yes, I have absolutely no idea where to wear them.

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  • I could definitely see Rihanna wearing something like this.
    .-= Fashionista’s Daily Thoughts´s last blog ..Hiatus… =-.

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  • January 6, 2010

    Kate

    I loves, worn properly. On an outfit that is otherwise quite simple, of course…they could even work in an interesting way if worn with something sleeveless.

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  • January 6, 2010

    Shiny

    Jet black bodysuit and rockin’ bod? Looks like there needs to be a superhero face-mask free with purchace.

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  • January 6, 2010

    Pippa

    I’d wear them as an alternative to a statement necklace over blouses or tshirts.
    I think they’re just FABULOUS, I hope etsy or the high street manages to make a cheaper copy, or I’ll make a pair myself.

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  • January 6, 2010

    Madeline

    They ARE something quite cool if done right. I’m thinking that they would work great over a simple blazer, or even with something sleeveless, like Kate pointed out. I can see how these could go bad, really bad… but they still are awsome in my book 😛

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  • January 7, 2010

    K

    I think those look pretty sweet :D, I would try them out anytime…..if it weren’t for that price tag T_T

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  • January 7, 2010

    Hannah

    these are fierce

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  • January 7, 2010

    Mara

    *gasp* I love those (:

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  • January 7, 2010

    naomi

    hmm…my boyfriend used to make chain mail clothing and jewelery…i wonder if he would start again if he could sell his things for that much…

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  • January 7, 2010

    Nyka

    The only person who could have worn these died last June. Michael Jackson.

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  • January 8, 2010

    Diandra

    I think they’re gorgeous, I so would wear them if I ever had a reason to!
    I agree Fashionista’s Daily Thoughts; I was thinking that too, it’s totally her style!

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  • January 8, 2010

    Zeezee

    Been there, made them myself. I didn’t use chains quite this heavy and the model was different, but the basic idea… sure. Coolness ensues.

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  • February 17, 2010

    maressa

    nice !!!! love them !!!! and yes someting sleveless or short sleve!!!

    and gotta be black of course !!!

    pretty nice !!

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  • August 18, 2013

    Paul

    I so want a set for Burning Man.
    I think they are amazing! Don’t you be ‘policing’ my epaulets!
    Go on – live a little.

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