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UK fashion retailer Topshop is making a lot of women scratch their heads with a new item in its online catalog: clear plastic jeans. And before you ask—yes, they're exactly what they sound like.

If you don't believe the tweet, you can check out these monstrous pants yourself on Topshop's website. The jeans retail for £55 in the UK, or $100 in the US. Which is a lot of money for what's basically a lower-body condom.

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At least they come in a straight leg cut. If these were skinnies you could die.
At least they come in a straight leg cut. If these were skinnies you could die.
They're the only jeans that force you to wear another pair of pants underneath them.
They're the only jeans that force you to wear another pair of pants underneath them.
They combine the fashion sense of an oxygen tent with the breathability of a tarp.
They combine the fashion sense of an oxygen tent with the breathability of a tarp.
Where them when you're lying down, and people will think you're a dead body.
Where them when you're lying down, and people will think you're a dead body.
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Although they're bizarre, these jeans are a natural progression from Topshop's Clear Knee Mom Jeans, which were a viral sensation in March.

It's true what they say—the knees are the window to the leg.
It's true what they say—the knees are the window to the leg.

Topshop seems determined to make clear plastic the fashion trend of tomorrow. Fashion lovers everywhere have the same question: "WHHYYYYY?"

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Some pointed out that clear pants are not new—they were an iconic fashion accessory of K-pop legend JYP.

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So the verdict is in—unless you're a famous South Korean pop singer, you can not pull off these pants.

Also, you literally won't be able to pull off these pants. Better invest in Vaseline.