Can 3/4 length trousers ever be acceptable?

And no, this question isn't rhetorical. With trousers creeping higher by the second, it's only a matter of time before we reach the 3/4 length stage. It hasn't happened yet, but it's starting to pop up amongst the most influential crowd in Japan (aka the birthplace for trends like this). Even folks like Visvim's founder Hiroki Nakamura (pictured above) are wearing trousers so high they're cropped a couple of inches above boots. It's a scary thought, but come next winter your friend with the 3/4 length umbro shorts could end up being the most fashion forward person you know. You've been warned.

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