Posts Tagged ‘volume’

Jeans & Trousers, Trends

Baggy trousers: the return of pleated pants

By Colin Chapman on February 23rd, 2009

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Fashion, as we know, goes in cycles. Thus, after a good few years of thigh-constriction thanks to the skinny jean, the newest shapes for men’s trousers this Spring seem to be all about giving us space to breathe. Whether carrot, balloon, wide-leg or harem the look from waist down is all about having some extra fabric to move in.

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T-shirts, Polos & Shirts, Video

Yellow Magic Orchestra: Live at the Budokan

By admin on January 9th, 2009

Who’d a thunk this video was nearly 20 years old? Yellow Magic Orchestra do their thing, which is ambient eletropop, in the Budokan centre in Tokyo in 1980.
Check out the super-puffed shirts, a marked contrast to the slim-fit we’ve grown accustomed to recently. Hopefully it’ll serve as some kind of sartorial inspiration if you going out somewhere nice this weekend!



Jeans & Trousers, Trends

French Connection vintage trousers

By admin on September 12th, 2008

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Plain old trousers just wont cut it anymore, especially when womenswear retailers are frothing at the mouth over the peg-leg, carrot, and cropped varieties of the trouser this season.
French Connection’s vintage trousers (£80) feature two tucks at the hip for a more traditional voluminous shape, a turn-up and a waist cinch for a perfect fit. They will look good teamed with simple, modern pieces like a grey v-neck sweater and white leather plimsolls to avoid a museum-y or overly retro feel.



Clothing

Pleat-front trousers

By Isabelle on March 29th, 2007

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Slouchy pleated trousers are back, wa-ay back in the 3rd issue of Fantastic Man magazine last year they had a whole spread of slouchy trousers with pleats you haven’t seen since the ’80s. If you live in London you might have seen Afghani immigrants wearing baggy sand-coloured pleat-front trousers, that the look you’re going for. The pleats add volume, and if carefully done won’t make you look like a moron US banker. The guys in the two images above have perfected the look by keeping it casual, the last thing you want when you’re trying out a new trend is for it to scream "Look! I’m trying something new!" See after the jump for some slouchy trousers and product links.

Photos courtesy of The Sartorialist

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