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These Jeans Are Also a Picnic Table

By Lucky Magazine Apr 16, 2012 5:16PM
by Natalie Matthews, Lucky Magazine

Picnicking's a quaint, lovely afternoon activity for people who toss their head back when they laugh and keep bottles of rosé perma-chilling in their fridge between wheels of exotic $20 cheeses. (See: romantic comedy stars, Gwyneth Paltrow.)

But it's also a surefire way to smear jam or dribble drinks on whatever blanket or towel you're sitting on—a minor, non-glamorous detail that's seemingly insignificant, until you go and invent picnic table jeans, like this Acquacalda company.


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I'm pretty sure they're supposed to fall into the high-tech, multi-purpose fashion category (pants that purify the air, glasses that text your friends). Yet they don't make sense to me. I get that they serve as jeans before you sit down and a table right as you sit down. But the second food or drinks spill on that table-pouch-lap-thing, you don't have high-tech "Picnic Jeans!" anymore. You just have a dirty napkin sewn in between your pant legs.

That's not exactly ideal for running errands, so I'd imagine the multi-functional excitment ends there. And I'm not even gonna address the, uh, interesting way they look. But maybe I'm just biased since my tolerance for multi-purpose fashion starts and ends with reversible string bikinis. I don't know. Would you wear them?

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Apr 17, 2012 4:13PM
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Has anyone seen this book ? I have it and it's hilarious these pants should be in it check out the few pages of it I say put the pants in the new addition they need to be inducted to the International Chindogu Society 101 Un-Useless Japenese Inventions. Author: Kenji Kawakami....Next time you need a laugh have this handy! Look it up on Amazon

 

Apr 17, 2012 1:40PM
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As I believe with most situations in life:" Just because you can dosen't mean you should".  SadThinkingI don't knowDisappointed

Apr 17, 2012 10:33AM
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Oh let me go and get the ketchup.  Oh no, I forgot I can't move
Apr 17, 2012 9:56AM
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Stupid, the jeans don't turn into a picnic table you do. Who wants to sit like that and start placing things in their lap thereby restricting movement. when you can just set things next to you in a pinch.
Apr 17, 2012 9:41AM
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They are ridiculous looking. Imagine them in size 2X!
Apr 17, 2012 6:40AM
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RETARDED!! UGLY!! STUPID!! Oh and did I say, RETARDED!!!!!!!!
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