January 6, 2016
Why Do We Cuff Our Pants?
For trousers, we may want to conform to a perceived code of dress, or to add a little heft at…
February 24, 2015
When It Is Raining In London, The Englishman’s Trousers Will Always Be Turned Up
“In England, fashion never overrides the practical, and when it is raining in London, the Englishman’s trousers will always be…
August 13, 2014
Turnup For What?
If you ever find yourself waffling on whether or not you should cuff your trousers, Jesse has a great guide…
November 12, 2012
Should I Cuff My Trousers?
Cuffs (called turnups by the Brits) are a curious phenomenon. They seem to have emerged from country clothing – an…
October 16, 2012
This Is The Perfect Cuff
Luciano Barbera says this is the perfect cuff. Who are we to disagree?
August 17, 2010
Cab Calloway Performing “The Jumpin’ Jive”
A couple people have sent me this amazing video of Cab Calloway performing “The Jumpin’ Jive” in the film Stormy…
March 22, 2010
Q And Answer: How Much Should My Pants Break?
Darren writes: When you write about pants slacking due to excess fabric, how should they be tailored? I have some…