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Party pants: Remnants of a more svelte youth

Engineer Gordon and his party pants.
Engineer Gordon and his party pants.

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We all have them: the rarely worn, slightly ridiculous, fashion-forward pants of a more svelte, youthful figure.

The one pair of pants we hold on to, thinking, "I can still pull this off." That is, until you actually put them on and walk around the house. Then, a very sad realization becomes overwhelmingly apparent: these pants will never again see the light of day.

Well, our engineer at The Madeleine Brand Show, Gordon Henderson, has refused to go quietly into good taste, and has chosen today to display and discuss his self-proclaimed "party pants."

Do you have a pair of party pants you just can't get rid of?