Someone rid us of these ridiculous trousers!

28 July 2014

I think that we have reached the peak of the red trouser craze. A well-heeled
reader sends this snap (above) from Ascot this weekend. Mr S passes it on without comment…

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  • JDSoCal

    I’d say they look gay, but gay guys work out.

  • Aberrant_Apostrophe

    All boring shirts though, so I reckon they must ‘work’ in the City.

  • Des Demona

    Reminds me of a packet of fruit pastiles

  • Donafugata

    The only positive thing I can say is that despite the colours, at least they aren’t those stupid half-mast ones.

  • mandelson

    Makes a pleasant change from the tired jeans look, or the overlong shorts shaven head/shades and tats look as sported at every BandQ every Sunday. Loud and proud is best!

  • Shenandoah

    All the colours of the LGBTalphabet soup rainbow… We all know that gays are the best dressers, the smartest lookers… it’s a wonder I’m still hetero… I like what men pack in their pants — but not the wallets, fellas. It ruins the roundness (assuming you have any — why do so many men have NO 0rse?!) of your backside, and it spoils the emphasis cough of your front. You’ve been advised. You won’t take any notice, though, as men don’t. I’ve given up on advising men about how to appeal to women (i.e. me). They simply don’t pay any attention. The arrogance! Who do they think they are?!

    • Span Ows

      …why do so many men have NO @rse

      It’s the je..genes. But also [Wiki] : “The bulk of the gluteal muscle mass contributes only partially to shape of the buttocks. The other major contributing factor is that of the panniculus adiposus of the buttocks, which is very well developed in this area, and gives the buttock its characteristic rounded shape. Although the gluteal muscle bulk and tone can be improved with exercise, it is the disposition of the overlying panniculus adiposus which may be responsible for the “sagging butt” phenomenon. Exercise in general (not only of the gluteal muscles but of the body in general) which can contribute to fat loss can lead to reduction of mass in subcutaneal fat storage locations on the body which includes the panniculus, so for leaner and more active individuals, the glutes will more predominantly contribute to the shape than someone less active with a fattier composition. The degree of body fat stored in various locations such as the panniculus is dictated by genetic and hormonal profiles.”

      • Shenandoah

        Thanks for that. So I owe my Best Bum In Britain to the genetic luckiness of my gluteal adiposity. Good to know!

  • Shenandoah

    All the colours of the LGBTalphabet soup rainbow… We all know that gays are the best dressers, the smartest lookers… it’s a wonder I’m still hetero…

  • Holly

    I don’t think the trousers are the issue here.
    A case of blaming the wrong thing, for the wrong thing.
    Is that Idiot boy on the end, staring into oblivion?

  • The Laughing Cavalier

    Super trews.

  • dba_vagabond_trader

    Looks like a walking rainbow flag.

  • John Kerry

    Looks like s bunch of ‘bobbers’ to me.

  • MaxSceptic

    The pair second from left are boring. I have all the others.

    • Marmalade Sandwich

      Every Specie reader owns several pairs of colourful trousers. I stay away from mustard and red as I’m not yet old enough

      • MaxSceptic

        Rename the mustard ‘sunflower’ and the red ‘crimson’, ‘terracotta’ or ‘brick’ and the problem is solved.

  • Some Rabbit

    Totally gay.

    • StarTripper

      I think you are right. It looks like they are trying for a rainbow flag effect.

  • Aberrant_Apostrophe

    Wot, no beige trousers? Anyway, they like an advert for Greenpeace.

  • Colin56

    What a bunch of prats, too stupid to know how idiotic they look. Possibly day release for the Bullingdon? Probably our future rulers.

    • Airey Belvoir

      They could all be junior Army Officers. I would defend faded red, but only on yachtsmen over 70.

    • Shenandoah

      You can bet on it, honey.

      Yuck Turquoise gets Climate Panic or whatever they’ll be calling it then. Stale Apricot gets Manage The Scots portfolio (they won’t have left the UK but will still be grousing about it). Wouldn’t-You-Like-To-Wear-Me-On-Your-Lips raspberry trousers will be in charge of Stopping All Natives From Migrating to N. America and Australia. The one not looking at the end will be Lord Chancellor.

  • Ken

    Oh dear! I know one of those individuals …..

    • ParkerShannon

      Is he a fairy?

    • Holly

      Is it the one on the end, staring into oblivion?

      • Teddy Towers

        looking again I don’t think he is part of the group! If he is he is not very popular, shunned!

    • Teddy Towers

      one of them is my brother…! First I knew he had escaped Scotland!

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