Published May 03, 2018Janelle Monáe stunned us aurally with the Grimes-featuring single "PYNK" off her latest LP Dirty Computer, but it was the accompanying music video that really grabbed our attention. More specifically, it was the clip's vagina-inspired pants — and now the masses may have a shot at owning a pair.
When asked if the pants would be made available for purchase, Monáe told People, "We may be working on that."
She continued, "I'm so tickled and honoured that people are talking about the 'PYNK' pants. I think that it's so cool to have discussions around women's issues and women's bodies, I think it's amazing."
Delving deeper into the meaning of the song and the symbolism of the pants, Monáe added that the pants only represent "some parts of some women."
"There are some women in the video that do not have on the pants, because I don't believe that all women need to possess a vagina to be a woman," she said. "I wanted 'PYNK' to be a celebration of women who are unique, distinct, different, may be different from one another but when they come together they create something magical and special."
The pants were specially designed for the video by Duran Lantink. As of yet, there's no official word on an exact date they'll be made commercially available to the public.
Revisit the so-called "vagina pants" in all their colourful glory by watching the "PYNK" video below.