So…I’ve got a question that comes in the wake of a recent product update on Net-a-Porter: while the image from Hedi Slimane’s show for Saint Laurent offers a good argument for styling purposes (duh, what else would I put under my menswear style coat and pair with my leather micro mini skirt?), I still have to wonder: where does one wear a leather bikini top?
Surely no one is silly enough to swim in but a mere leather triangle bra. Much less when it cost $990 to obtain in the first place. Nor, I imagine, is one ignorant enough to sunbathe in it. That shit gets real hot real fast and unless you wish to forgo utilitarian nipples henceforth, never mind, to each their own. So, does one wear it to sleep? No, no, that might get sweaty. Out on a Saturday night? Not in the throes of the coldest December since Gettysburg! I know, I know, that happened in November, but stay with me.
Maybe, just maybe, this bra has been tailor made to be worn by individuals not unlike myself and you, who enjoy layers and irreverent styling. Could it be that this bra is meant to function as that which saucily festoons an otherwise mundane white t-shirt? Or is it just simply the tangible birthing of Dominatrix Convention-wear?
You tell me.
Update: As of 3:26PM on Wednesday, December 18th, it is sold out. Did you buy it? When are you going to wear it?