Red Pants Monday
|Date Started:||September 2011|
|See Also:||Purple Shirt of Sex|
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From The Daily Dot:
Reapersun, a well-known Sherlock fandom artist, created the first instance of Watson in red pants just under a year ago (NSFW). The image was immediately popular, but it took a while for it to turn into a fandom-wide trend. When Reaper, along with her friend Sexlock, combined forces to create an art roleplay journal known as reapersex, they started by reintroducing the now-infamous red pants, and soon enough, a meme was born. Lockedin221B was the first person to take the trend and ask, “can we just make Red Pants Monday a thing?” The trend was so popular that it led her to create an entire Tumblr devoted to celebrating fandoms’ days of the week, a concept honoring pre-existing pan-fandom trends (like Penis Friday) as well as new ones.