Flat Front Or Pleated?
A dear friend of mine who works in a men’s suit store told me that most people are still in doubt about the reasons for wearing a flat front or pleated pants. His customers frequently have the wrong assumptions about these two different styles of pants.
Let’s get one thing straight right now: I prefer to wear flat fronts because I like to wear my pants slim (just like my jacket). Pleated pants fit too spacious for me, making me want to call my local tailor for some speed-slimming.
However, the pleated pants does solve some problems. A lot of professional sportsmen choose a pleated pants as it is the only thing they can wear because of their trained upper legs. Think about professional soccer players, swimmers and cyclists. Most overweight people will also prefer to wear pleated pants, as their posture needs the extra space. Read the rest of this entry »