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The front opening of mens trousers is securely closed with buttons. Button flies are still used in many European countries and bespoke trousers would generally ben replaced with zips after WWII.
Cuffs or Turn-ups
Fabric at the bottom of the trouser leg that has been turned up.
Trousers that have no pleats.
Trousers made to fit a couple of inches above the normal waistline and therefore designed to give a taller, slimmer look.
Created as part of the trouser rather than as a separate waistband. These trousers feature a high waist styling via a longer rise and skinny. They are always double pleated and full fitting.
Fitted trousers with a large thigh area that end between the lower knee and above the ankle with lacing at the hemline for a high fit. Usually worn with knee high boots for riding horses or motorcycles.
Loose fitting trousers that end below the knee where they fasten with a band that buckles or buttons. Originally designed for golf, these trousers became popular wear for other sports. Mens knickerbockers will always have a button fly close in the middle front and women’s knickerbockers will have a flap front closure or only button down the side.
Coined from the word pantaloons, leg covering similar to present day trousers.
Folded material stitched into place in a trouser waistband.
Knickerbockers that extend 4″ below the bend of the knee, also come as Plus Twos, Plus Sixes and Plus Eights.
Trousers ending above the knee: short legged garment for sporting activities.
Usually stated as the waist measurement and inseam measurement, example: 34 waist by 32 in seam.
The way the legs of trousers narrow from the crotch to the hemline.
A garment covering the lower torso with the legs separated.
Zips placed in the fly to replace buttons were introduced in mens trousers in the early 1930s, but took special machinery and training to install, driving up the cost from pennies to a pound each