Inflatable Pants, 2020

     Posted By: Paul - Tue Feb 25, 2020
     Category: Excess, Overkill, Hyperbole and Too Much Is Not Enough | Fashion | Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art





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33 years ago with inflatable pants and much more:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkOr12AQpnU
Posted by Floormaster Squeeze on 02/25/20 at 08:20 AM
You can do this with latex stockings as well, albeit to a much lesser degree because they're not typically made with any excess latex. But atleast with stockings you can use the restroom with ease and not a single refill needed.
Posted by Jessica on 02/25/20 at 08:54 AM
Wrong song link above (not sure what happened):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfI1S0PKJR8
Posted by Floormaster Squeeze on 02/25/20 at 01:36 PM
I was thinking that you wouldn't want to be out on a boat and fall overboard wearing those.
Posted by KDP on 02/25/20 at 01:58 PM
KDP,

It would be easy to locate the corpse anyway.
Posted by crc on 02/25/20 at 02:03 PM
Reminds me of a joke from the 1960s -- How can you tell if a woman is wearing pantyhose? When she passes gas, her ankles swell.

Since methane is lighter than air, a trip to Taco Bell might turn you into a dirigible.
Posted by Phideaux on 02/25/20 at 02:29 PM
More weirdness linked from the article: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/05/31/fredrik-tjaerandsen-balloons-central-saint-martins-graduate-fashion-show/
Posted by ges on 02/25/20 at 07:53 PM
Phideaux is wrong. A "dirigible" is a steerable lighter-than-air craft*, and I doubt if these pants have any steering mechanism.

* according to https://www.insidehook.com/article/vehicles/blimps-zeppelins-and-dirigibles, the word "is from Latin dirigere: 'to direct.'"
Posted by Joshua Zev Levin, Ph.D. on 02/25/20 at 09:16 PM
It would be similar to a hang glider, steered by shifting body weight. It would have the added advantage of being able to change the relative positions of the centers of lift of each leg. Floating upside down over the landscape might not be much fun, but you always have to suffer for your art.
Posted by Phideaux on 02/25/20 at 11:46 PM









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