I wasn't surprised that they were on sale, frankly. They looked weird! The crotch of these pants was cut really low, down by the knees. Which meant that they would fit perfectly over a bulky cloth diaper.
Here they are, in olive green. The tag was labeled "corduroy pull-on pants":
Deal! I grabbed a pair. Then I looked around to see if there were any other colors. And then I saw them in the girl's section, in off-white. They were identical except that the ankles were gathered rather than straight. AND...they were $2 more, $14.95 total. AND, believe it or not, the tag was labeled "harem pants":