Three’s a trend, they say, though I’m hoping that “they” might be wrong every once in a while. Otherwise, we have a real, live trend on our hands that strikes fear into at least my little heart: bike shorts.
Yes, that’s what I said. Like the ones Lance Armstrong wears, like the ones you wore with your oversized t-shirts oh, back in the 80s, these spandex charmers have shown up on more than a couple recent runways.
Top to bottom: Miu Miu fall 2008, Rag and Bone fall 2008, and Givenchy resort 2009.
If you’re on board (hey, I’m trying to be open minded!) pick up this pair from American Apparel, wonderland for ridiculous hipster fashions and great basics alike. If you’re like me, and maybe just a little less adventurous, maybe these slim-cut bermudas from J.Crew are a better bet.