Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears’ matchy-matchy double
denim look may have gone down as one of the biggest fashion
faux pas in history but it seems that the style shocker is
coming back to haunt us.
Designer Natasha Zinko is selling a bizarre pair of High
Waist Double Jeans for an eye-watering £525.70 ($695) – and
they’ve already sold out online.
Not only do the jeans have contrasting side stripes and a
layered waistband but they also have seven pockets and raw
Natasha Zinko is selling a pair of High Waist Double Jeans
for £525.70 ($695). So popular are the curious designs that
they’ve already sold out online
The quirky garment’s product’s description on ShopBop reads:
‘Layered waistbands give these wide-leg Natasha Zinko jeans a
modern high-low profile.’
Natasha Zinko is a London-based jewellery and ready-to-wear
designer. She is a graduate of Central St Martin’s, where she
studied Jewellery Design.
The British Fashion Council added her to the official London
Fashion Week Calendar in June 2015.
The quirky trousers have contrasting side stripes and
seven pockets, as well as strange raw denim hems
ShopBop, who are selling the jeans online, write: ‘Layered
waistbands give these wide-leg Natasha Zinko jeans a modern
Originally from the Ukraine, after undergoing a degree in Law,
she moved to London to undertake an Art & Design Foundation
at Chelsea College of Arts in 2006.
According to her biography on the London Fashion Week website,
the ‘free-spirited collections honour the codes of the finest
craftsmanship’ and employ a ‘playful use of colour, volume and
Experts say Zinko has a talent for highlighting the female form
in whimsical and unexpected ways.
Zinko is by no means the first designer to put a playful spin
Y Project recently created detachable jeans that can be
unhooked just below your crotch and transformed into skimpy hot
pants in seconds.
The quirky garment, which is officially named the ‘cutout
transformer cotton denim jean’ doesn’t come cheap either – and
will set you back an eye-watering £341.
Y Project has created a bizarre pair of £341 detachable
jeans, left, that can be unhooked just below your crotch and
transformed into hot pants in seconds, right
The jeans fasten together just below your crotch and under your
bottom – leaving a clear flash of skin on display at all times.
The jeans, available at Opening Ceremony, are available in
classic blue, white and black.
Earlier this year, Topshop came out with a line of totally
clear plastic jeans, and were widely mocked for it.
The jeans fasten together just below your crotch and under
Y Project’s detachable jeans can be unhooked just below your
crotch and transformed into hot pants if you get too hot this
But despite appearing to have become the butt of all the online
jokes, the company would soon have the last laugh: the strange
$100 pants are now completely sold out, and Topshop’s head of
design Mo Riach couldn’t be happier.
‘We want to disrupt. We want to do something that will get
people talking,’ she told
‘It’s a positive thing. Debate and discussion is a positive
thing, and we have our customers coming to our site as a result
She added that the clear jeans were the result of her team
deciding to take the vinyl trend ‘as far as it could go’.
‘We have done a lot of clear mattes in the past and they’ve
been really successful, so it’s like taking those trends and
trying them out with denim,’ she said.
Made entirely of Polyurethane, the ‘jeans’, if they can be
called that, are totally see-through and earned quite a lot of
attention on social media.
They have been earning quite a lot of attention online, with
Topshop even describing them as a ‘trending product, and
several of the sizes are currently unavailable
‘Think outside the box with these out-of-the-ordinary clear
plastic jeans — guaranteed to get people talking,’ Topshop
wrote on its website. ‘In a straight leg cut, they feature
classic pockets detailing and are cropped at the ankle bone.
‘Ideal as a statement piece for a festival or costume party,
take the look to the extreme with a bikini and sequin jacket or
dress down, layered under an oversized jumper or asymmetric hem
Unlike some other sheer items which are sold with some sort of
lining, these jeans have nothing built in to function as a
cover-up. The model on the site, however, is seen wearing them
with a pair of dark booty shorts.
Needless to say, much of the Twitterverse was unimpressed.
Several have voiced disbelief over the item, which sells for
Seriously? Earlier this year, Topshop was selling similar
jeans with clear panels on the knees