Remember these pants on Lily Cole? The ones that almost caused me to spiral into hysterical blindness, and which also made our Worst of 2012 post? THEY’RE BACK:

It really says something about a pair of pants — and their owner — when they are worn both on the red carpet and ALSO as a swim suit cover-up within the course of one short year.

It says something about ME that I like them better as the cover-up.

[Photo: Bauer-Griffin]

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