Originally Posted by mymil
If the waist were not too large, how could you pull up your trousers so much? The rise of the trousers would have prevented you from doing so without discomfort if the waist were small enough to keep them in the appropriate position.
I don't have a huge stomach and I normally wear my pants pretty high so I'm not sure if there should/should not have been discomfort. It's hard to describe but the point is that the waist fits me and I got measured as well.
Originally Posted by Mandres
I'm no tailer, but it really looks like the pants are way too large. Like they took the pattern for a 36 and just nipped the waist down to a 32 (or whatever you measured at). Your thighs and ass are swimming in them :-(
Are you basing this off the first pictures I posted or the ones from http://www.styleforum.net/t/304820/pants-fit-urgent#post_5532232? The second set of pictures doesn't seem like my thighs and ass are swimming as much.
Originally Posted by jawboneofa
Pulling your pants up is not a good way to fix hem length issues. Get the waist adjusted so that it sits at the proper place as permitted by the rise of your pants, and adjust the hem from there.
They do still look like they need to be tapered. Someone (I can't remember whom) on this forum mentioned that leg opening is a function of pant length, so the shorter break the slimmer the opening (within reason). Southernstyle has posted some pictures on the WAYWRN thread that show the dangers of keeping wide openings with no break (although he seems to like it that way).
From what I've heard, wearing your pants near your navel is perfectly acceptable. It seems to fit a bit better for me too; when I posted my first pictures, my pants had no belt and were sitting very low.
I did say I was going to get them tapered as many people suggested, but I just don't know where to get things taken out. Do I just go back to LS and tell Izzy that I want their tailor to taper them without specifying measurements?