Many celebrities are wearing silk shorts, or the Short en Soie. This trendy pants were actually very popular in the 70’s and considered a “Vintage fashion”.
The Short en Soie started way back in Asia where silk was found. The comfortable material was considered luxury and worn only by nobles and rich people. Having underwear made of silk was a symbol of power and wealth.
Fast forwarding two thousands years later, to the 60’s. Young liberal women hippies are wearing what was considered as underwear as pants! The liberal movement who changed society aloud much more expressive wardrobe.
In the 70’s, the disco years, Short en Soie was still popular and different themes and pattern were invented. But as time went by, fashion changes and silk shorts were no longer popular.
Today many celebrities, like Miley Cyrus, are wearing again Short en Soie for everyday events, and the popularity of this nostalgic items grows again!
Since this fashion item is considered vintage, and in Paris vintage fashion is everywhere, many shoppers are looking for Short en Soie.
Where to find Short en Soie in Paris?
Mon Amour is one of the best vintage shops in Paris. They opened years ago and since doesn’t stop to surprise. You can find luxury vintage in ridicules prices, including of course Short en Soie.
Address: 77 Rue Charlot, 75003 Paris, France
Tilt vintage is another excellent vintage fashion store that combines both real vintage item and new once in vintage style. Some people are not thrilled to wear an outfit already been used by someone else, even if it is in good condition. For this reason Tilt have also a collection of new fashion items, like Short en Soie, in affordable prices.
Adress: 8 Rue de Rivoli, 75004 Paris, France
Adress: 64 Rue Tiquetonne, 75002 Paris, France