These Hurricane Gustav-inspired pants have to belong to some of the strangest fashion innovations I've seen. While natural disasters have long been the source of artistic products, like paintings of storms, they do in fact make an interesting sartorial muse.
These Hurricane Gustav pants were created by avantegarb on Etsy.
Seeking inspiration from Hurricane Gustav, she offers "A super fun pair of funky bloomer bottoms made of upcycled ruffles and a vintage cotton stripe fabric. The stripes on the fabric are blues and browns like the rising Mississippi as the tidal serge arrives."
The bayou state artist offers her gratitude for having been lucky to escape Hurricane Gustav, and offers her prayers for those in Gustav's path in the Caribbean.
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