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23rd Jan 2015

Sexy On A Shoestring: Saturday night pants

Because even no pants days can't last *all* day

Paddy McKenna

Trousers are important.

It’s the kind of advice handed down from father to son, that never saw anyone go wrong.

When you are out treading the tiles in your Saturday night shirt, merely applying your one pair of sturdy, blue denims to the lower half of your anatomy sometimes won’t suffice.

Here’s some reasonably-priced pantaloons that have recently caught the eye of the many fashionistas in JOE.

 High Slim Dry Black – Cheap Monday €18 

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Let’s start with an absolute bargain from Cheap Monday. Reduced from €60 to just €18, these high-rise darker denims would be an excellent addition to any wardrobe.

Cheap Monday began life as a second hand store in Stockholm.

They were doing skinny jeans before anyone else so they’re a great fit and the leg taper seems to suit boots, shoes or runners.

They deliver to the Republic of Ireland for €5, which is cheap and they will do so on a Monday as well.

Chinos Slim Fit – H&M €19

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It’s the dilemma many a man has wrestled with late at night, lying in bed, staring at that patch of damp on the ceiling – ‘have I the chops to wear a pair of red pants?’

Certainly, you recently saw a tourist wear a pair on a night out and they looked decent but donning a pair yourself will almost certainly mean some level of slagging.

At €19, these red chinos are a decent risk investment.

Alas, the carrot of joining the ranks of this sadly defunct blog is now gone.

Mid Wash Stretch Skinny Fit Jeans – Topman €48

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Topman are currently doing a 20% discount for students online and in store so knock a few quid off the asking price above.

The Stretch Skinny range is not as worryingly skinny as their Spray On skinny jeans and not as loose as the plain, old skinny Jeans that Topman stock.

Yes, we’re aware that we said at the top that blue denims are a cop-out but we’ve run out of colours after black and red above.

Happy shopping.

Next week on Sexy on a Shoestring: Saturday night shoes (we will have you fully kitted out for February)

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