Oct 7, 2011 9:30 AM
Genevieve writes: "Hello Outblush! I have an incredibly specific need for a Halloween costume I'm putting together. I'm trying to find a pair of high waisted hotpants, preferably sequined or in some way shiny. I'd like them to come in some sort of gray/silver/black but at this point I don't mind any color. I found one version with American Apparel, but they are a little pricey and I have some issues with American Apparel's sexist and sizeist attitudes. I thought if anyone could find another option (or many cool options) it would be you! I'm looking to spend $30 or less, but if they are totally fabulous and I can see myself wearing them again I could spend more."
Hi Genevieve! There are quite a few more sequin shorts out there than I expected, though if you're set on high waisted you might have to splurge a bit. The cheapest solution to your problem appears to be dancewear. I don't know what you're wearing up top, but if it's something you can layer, I'd suggest the unitard because it could give the illusion of a high waist. I stuck a couple of low waisted shorts in the mix too if you're willing to compromise. I hope something here fits the bill! If you don't love any of these, let me know what your costume is and I'll see what else I can do. -Mitchy
1 - Liquid Vinyl Women's Underbust Highwait Cheeky Peeker Booty Shorts ($70) (NSFW if your boss isn't into underboob)
2 - Tinseltown Sequin Black Shorts ($52)
3 - Venus Sequin Short ($29)
4 - Double Platinum Metallic Camisole Shorty Unitard ($25)
5 - Natalie Metallic Short ($15)
6 - Posh Pants Black High-Waisted Sequin Shorts ($50)
7 - Patricia Field High Waist Sequin Shorts ($84)
8 - Chelsea & Violet Sequin Shorts ($88)
9 - Black Glam Short ($19)
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