This whole disco pants wearing thing has turned into an interesting experiment for me in human perception and reaction. As I wrote last evening, I wore my black Frederick’s to the usual place I go on Friday nights. It was also pretty chilly yesterday so I decided not to wear another pair of pants over them. I know that does not sound logical, but if you read my previous posts you will understand. I just figured I was gonna walk out of the house in disco pants and not try to hide it. And I did. And it felt great! I’ll be doing that more often now that autumn is here.
It gets darker earlier in the evenings now so by the time I get to church it’s rather dark and no one can see my disco pants. Definitely not enough light to reflect onto the pants. But there is absolutely no more reaction whatsoever to my skintight shiny spandex disco jeans. One dude just mentioned about them being so shiny and another dude just touched them as we were sitting next to each other. That was it! The girls don’t say anything at all anymore. It’s not that no one sees them or does not notice them anymore. Disco pants are ultra hard to ignore. I see their eyes when they look down at my shiny spandex clad legs. But no one says anything anymore because no one really cares anymore and it’s not a big deal anymore. They have gotten used to it and this is exactly the point I have wanted to reach.
It’s been nearly 6 months since I started wearing these pants so it makes sense that it’s not a novel thing anymore. Of course, if I show up wearing any of my blue ones or silver ones I may receive more reaction than average. But with black ones there is very little response. These people are all used to seeing it now. In fact, when I don’t wear disco pants they may start asking me how come I’m not wearing them.
It’s still probably a weird thing for them to see a dude wearing skintight shiny spandex pants. But it is human nature to grow accustomed to things after enough exposure and time. If some other dude from our group started wearing disco pants as well, it would be a big deal all over again for a time. But with regular wearing it would all die down and just be accepted as normal. If a girl among the group started wearing them it would probably be a big deal also but definitely more acceptable overall because after all disco pants are marketed towards girls.
There is still a good number of people there who have not seen me wearing spandex disco pants. It would be fun to get their reaction. Some are teens, some are 20 somethings. The girls hardly say anything. It’s the guys who react more boldly and verbally. I don’t expect the girls to come up and start touching my pants and bending over to get a closer look at them. Only one actually has up to now. But the guys will do that. Some of them have not been coming for a while or only visit occasionally so they haven’t seen the pants. I’m interested in seeing their reaction.
So I’ve worn disco pants 3 times this month already and I see at least 3 more opportunities coming. The most significant one being for our Halloween festival which will have me wearing disco pants amidst many people who have never seen me–nor any guy most likely–wearing such an item. I’ve got my outfit planned out so I hope the weather cooperates by not being too cold nor by raining.
On another note, as I said earlier yesterday was pretty chilly. I felt the cold right through my disco pants. Yet I have read that many girls say that disco pants are great for cold weather. I’m not so sure I agree. My legs really felt cold. When it gets really cold out I will have to go back to wearing another pair of pants over them if only for the times I am outdoors.
Other than that, I would like to wear brown disco pants tomorrow. Or even black ones again with a new sweater I got. Would look hot. I’m not playing so it would be a good opportunity. We’ll see what I end up doing. I’ll be trying some different combos tonight and I’ll make a final decision in the morning.