Talk about ‘mini’. This Jaded London garment, sold on ASOS, is about as short as it can get. Picture: ASOS
Talk about ‘mini’. This Jaded London garment, sold on ASOS, is about as short as it can get. Picture: ASOS

'Extreme mini' is a micro skirt selling for $95 online

THERE'S mini and then there's ... mini.

ASOS is known for its fashion forward stock ... but this time, it seems to have taken the summer staple of a mini skirt a bit too far.

The British online retailer previously raised eyebrows with its line of "open-backed" jeans and unicorn G-strings, The Sun reports, and now is selling a denim mini skirt that's, well, extremely mini.

The bum-bearing item was designed by Jaded London, a brand previously worn by Beyonce and described as "global street-style from East London to LA and New York", according to ASOS.com.

It takes ‘mini skirt’ to the extreme. Picture: ASOS
It takes ‘mini skirt’ to the extreme. Picture: ASOS

The skirt is described as being an "extreme mini length", while the fit "cut(s) close to the body", according to a description on ASOS.com.

If you saw someone wearing the tiny denim garment out anywhere other than a trashy nightclub, you'd probably do a double-take - it's that short.

The AU$95 skirt, which has barely any material, is a low-rise fit - a style made popular by Britney Spears and Mariah Carey circa 2003.

The mini skirt is about the same thickness as a large belt, meaning it could cause a very unfortunate wardrobe malfunction, The Sun noted.

Confused customers took to social media to question what ASOS was thinking when it started selling the barely-there item.

It's not the first time that ASOS has confused customers with their style choices, The Sun reports.

In August, the UK site released this bizarre '90s-style denim skirt and jeans combination, while a handbag bag modelled on the poo emoji didn't go down very well.

ASOS was also critisied in 2016 for selling a T-shirt with the word "slave" printed on it, via its second site, ASOS Marketplace.

The site faced further backlash when it labelled an average-sized model as "plus sized" in an Instagram post last year.

Jaded London’s extreme mini denim skirt costs AU $95 on asos.com. Picture: ASOS
Jaded London’s extreme mini denim skirt costs AU $95 on asos.com. Picture: ASOS


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