Where should pants sit?


Noah Shields   |   Member since 2014  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

But, as a general rule, jeans should sit on the hips, while chinos and suit pants should land just above the hip, which will allow you to tuck in your shirt without worrying about it popping out mid-meeting.

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Maia Rodgers   |   Member since 2008  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Likewise, people ask, where should jeans sit on shoes?

Jeans. Brogues: Sitting just above your shoes, to reveal a sliver of sock. Trainers: A touch higher, so there's a little more sock on shoe. With straight legs, they should just kiss the tongue and heel tab.

Likewise, do you wear pants at hip or waist? Unlike denim, dress pants should sit at your hips or even a touch higher for the most flattering look. Bunched-up zippers are not your friend. And the waist should fit snugly. Even if you choose to wear a belt, dress pants should fit perfectly without one.


Rebecca Torres   |   Member since 2009  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Accordingly, should you wear your pants over or under your belly?

If you are wearing formal trousers you should wear them at your belly button, or if you want to hide your waist - if it is more than your chest size, you can wear t on your waist.


Joy Neal   |   Member since 2019  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

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Vera Tanner   |   Member since 2015  |  ✔ Verified

Where should pants sit on your waist?

Your belly button typically corresponds with your waist. Some pants (typically dress pants) are designed to rest on/above your waist, around/at the belly button. Modern pants (most jeans, chinos, and business casual styles) are often designed to sit below the waist.


John Underhill   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

Is waist above or below belly button?

The waist is usually measured at the smallest circumference of the natural waist, usually just above the belly button. Where the waist is convex rather than concave, as in pregnancy and obesity, the waist may be measured at a vertical level 1 inch above the navel.


Roger Mcneill   |   Member since 2010  |  ✔ Verified

How do I keep my pants up with a big stomach?

Consider wearing pants with a slimming, flat front instead of a pleated front. Tuck your shirt neatly into your pants. Attach suspenders to the pants to keep them up over your stomach without cutting into your midsection.


Violet Stanton   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

How do you tell if jeans fit without trying them on?

The “Neck Trick”: A quick way to see if jeans fit without (or before) trying them on. Place the waistline of the jeans around your neck. If the waistline comfortably meets at the back of your neck, then the jeans will fit.


Bart Mackenzie   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

Should high waisted jeans cover belly button?

Wear with Crop Tops Crop tops are made for high-waist pants. Since you're already keeping your abdomen, belly button, and most of your stomach covered, you have all the permission to show a little skin.


Lana Salt   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

What color shoes go with blue jeans?

Shoes to Wear With Blue JeansIf colour-blocking blue shoes and blue jeans, opt for a dark blue shoe to stay on trend. For men wanting to wear black shoes with blue jeans, stay sleek by keeping your shoes well polished. For a rugged, modern look to rock in the colder months, pair your blue jeans with dark brown shoes.


Cynthia Sinclair   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

Should I buy jeans a size smaller?

SOLUTION: Jeans do stretch out, but it's not always the best idea to buy them one size smaller. Chances are, you will never get to wear them, and this is especially true for skinny jeans. If you have taken the time to do the fitting tests in the dressing room, you won't have to buy one size smaller.


Dasha Cooper   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

How do you wear jeans with a belly?

To draw attention away from your belly, opt for a dark-wash or black pair of jeans, as dark colors have a slimming effect. Avoid wearing low-rise jeans that don't cover your belly, which can cause a muffin-top look. Instead, go for jeans with a mid-rise or high-rise cut.


Ethan Ianson   |   Member since 2013  |  ✔ Verified

Should socks show when sitting jeans?

A proper fitting pair of pants should bunch up a little when standing, so socks will happen to show when you sit. The "stacking" style of casual jeans/pants that bunch up halfway up the shin is played out.


Scarlett Becker   |   Member since 2010  |  ✔ Verified

Why do guys wear their pants below their belly?

For sagging's many detractors, kids wearing their pants below the waist — or below the butt cheeks, in the case of the look's most committed adherents — has doubled as a reliable shorthand for a constellation of social ills ostensibly befalling or propagated by young black men. A dangerous lack of self-respect.


Lorraine Gray   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

Can you wear black shoes with jeans?

Boot cut jeans will not work with dress shoes. Never go with a baggy fit but opt for a slim or regular cut. As for color , you will not go wrong with dark indigo jeans or even a black pair. It may surprise you but colored denim – provided it is the right fit and length – can work with black or dark brown dress shoes.


Aleksandra Allington   |   Member since 2020  |  ✔ Verified

Where do you wear jeans on your waist?

Waist and Seat Like all your pants, they should fit perfectly around your waist with no need for a belt to hold them up. For jeans, the waist will sit a little lower than suit pants, so anywhere from mid to upper hips is where the waist of the jeans should be – definitely nothing below that.


Lorraine Redfern   |   Member since 2015  |  ✔ Verified

Should jeans go over shoes?

Jeans that end on or just above your shoe will ensure that your legs look as long as they can, as there's no gap to break up the look. Keep it simple with a pair of straight leg jeans, and even go for a neat pair of slim fits if you're feeling it.


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