For other uses, see Hot Pants. The term has since become a generic term for any pair of extremely short shorts. One example of this is Hooterswhere the servers or "Hooters Girls" are expected to wear very brief orange Dolphin shorts along with a tight tank top, pantyhose and a bra. Views Read Edit View history. The term was first used by Women's Wear Daily in to describe shorts made in luxury fabrics such as velvet and satin for fashionable wear, rather than their more practical equivalents that had been worn for sports or leisure since the s. This page was last edited on 21 Januaryat Fashion Fads Through American History:
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