Of Course Vetements Is Behind The New Jeans With A Back Zip, You Know, To Show Off Your Bare Butt

Just what we were after.

The cult fashion house that brought Juicy Couture velour tracksuits straight from the ’00s to the fashion week runway, made you do a double take when a DHL courier walked into work, and managed to create a we’ll-line-up-around-the-block market for $1000 plus hoodies, has just released a style of jeans we certainly didn’t see coming.

But come to think of it, nothing from Vetements – the French fashion house headed by Balenciaga’s Demna Gvasalia (and undoubtedly the most talked about streetwear brand of the year) – you can really pinpoint in advance. 

Taking to Instagram, Vetements previewed its new collaboration with Levis: denim with a serious difference.

The patchwork blue jeans and black cut-offs posted not only feature zippers down the backs of the legs, but also a zipper down the centre of the butt. 

And before you ask whether said zippers are just for show and don’t actually work, please see exhibit A: 

It was just last month that the internet was thrown into turmoil over a pair of ‘clear knee’ mum jeans from Topshop, and before that a smaller – but still notable – amount of confusion ensued over Re/Done’s ‘High-Rise Ass Rip Jeans’, which featured a ripped slit under the right butt cheek.

Let’s not forget: it’s only April.

We do have to commend Demna Gvasalia for creating another way to show off expensive lingerie, though. 

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