Originally Posted by countrygent
I don't really buy the idea that some people espouse, that higher-rise pants work better for short folks. I find high-rise pants create a large unbroken swath of fabric right across the area that I don't want to draw attention to, which makes me look both short(er) and wide(r).
By wearing a jacket, this problem more or less disappears. You get the long leg look of a high rise trouser without the giant...