High waist very short shorts worn by the pin ups of the 50s, very popular in the disco era of the 70s, the hot pants returned to the parties and to the streets. Hot pant is a piece that is intermediate between the shorts and panties. In the 50's was a short and fair shorts to the length at which could still be called shorts. In the 70s the piece had its heyday, gained a few inches in the rear and variety of tissues, some more small squares. The hot pant most famous story is that dressed Lynda Cartner actress in the TV series Wonder Woman in the 70s Another famous series of character that have used a hot pant was Carrie Bradshaw, the show Fri and The City.