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  • n. Low-cut trousers that reveal the top of the buttocks


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  • But he also made fashionable the unlovely fad for 'bumsters' -- trousers cut so low they showed the cleavage of the human bottom. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • He cited the trousers known as "bumsters" and "three-point origami" coats, which showed off the designer's aptitude for folding and tailoring fabric.

    When Designer Clothes Become Museum Pieces

  • From the pornographically low-cut trousers of his early days (they were called bumsters) to the iconic fashion shows in London, Paris, and New York, his mission in life would seem to have been to astonish the bourgeoisie not just with spectacle but with a polemical use of sex and violence as well as some of the most extraordinary clothes ever to grace the catwalk.

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  • "bumsters" - local men who act as intermediaries - and even at school gates, according to the non-profit group End Child Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking.


  • Yesterday we got to go to the beach, which was exactly like Atlantic coasts beaches except there were Gambians everywhere... "bumsters" are young Gambian men who run around excercising in front of you and offering to be your guide/ escort.

    In the direction of my daydreams

  • He created "bumsters", trousers with a waistband so low that the buttocks are revealed. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • People may not know, or have forgotten in the clamor of years, that in the mid '90s, when fashion writers were expressing disgust at his extreme fashion -- the low-riding "bumsters" that became one of the most influential garments of the decade, the dirtied models and slashed clothes that suggested rape and other violent acts -- - News

  • A fitting tribute to McQueen, who, as the inventor of "bumsters", would surely have heralded the arrival of the vulvster.


  • The "bumsters" were the beginning of bringing the waistline of pants down in the '90s.

    NY Post: News

  • McQueen's first show, in the early '90s, was in a run-down London warehouse; the theme was Hitchcock's The Birds; and he introduced his famous "bumsters" pants, a Harper's Bazaar editor recalls.



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