Summer is here and of course that means less and less clothing is being worn on the streets of NYC. Now I’m completely used to it, once the weather man says that the temp is over 50 degrees the entire city goes crazy shedding articles of clothing left and right-this is nothing new.
However, sometimes things go a bit too far, and to be honest I had no idea what to do in the situation.
It was one of the first 90 degree days in NYC. The miniskirts and short shorts (are they getting shorter every year or am I getting more conservative as I get older?!) are in full effect by this time and there really isn’t much that surprises me when it comes to fashion.
On this particular train ride however, I saw one woman with white (short) shorts enter the train. The shorts fit perfectly and as she got closer I realized they were see through.
Now, again, that is perfectly fine except her choice of underwear happened to be bright pink and very I’ll fitting. When I noticed I immediately went to tell her and then before I opened my mouth I hesitated. Was she going to take offense? Did she want it that way? Did she pick that color to be fun?
Before long I noticed a lot of the women around me openly gawking at the woman who stood before us in the see through white pants and hot pink underwear. No one was saying anything yet folks were staring openly.
Personally it was a struggle for me not to say anything. I didn’t know how to approach it as I was sitting and she was standing. It was also rush hour…Would I ask her to bend down so I could whisper to her? Would I get up tap her and point? Would she get annoyed with me because she was fully aware of what’s happening in her pants?
She got off the train before I could even make make my mind up. So, I’m curious, what would you do? Before you make your decision keep in mind the following:
- You are sitting on a very crowded train
- Your husband is sitting next to you
- She looks a bit rough
- You would have to call attention to something she may have already wanted attention to be called to