Life Is Short Biker Short, $365 from Maggie Marilyn.
As the ’80s trend cycles back around, Phoebe Watt wheels out 10 ways to wear this surprisingly versatile item.
When street style trends first take to the pages of international magazines surrounding fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, New York, London and beyond, their impression can lead to a prompt uptake for early-adopters – say, the Havaiana trend that no one saw coming – or land them in the butt of the joke. When bike pants starting peddling their way around style insiders, many onlookers fast-tracked them to the latter thinking this trend was destined to be over before it even began.
But when high-profile Kiwi designers like Maggie Marilyn starting producing their own versions of this questionable length slimline pant, more people started listening, giving the polarising a trend a second look in.
So what are you waiting for? On ya bike!
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