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Then the question is which weird colored and patterned blazer I should wear to my bungee. Would stripes elongate the activity visually and make it look like I'm bungeeing more than I actually am? Would checks make me look more substantial and visible?

 

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Charcoal trousers are the good shit my man.

 

Good good.

 

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Your observation is fair, and I don't mind it. I am definitely compulsive, but I enjoy indulging it sometimes, even if I end up buying stuff I don't need. In the end, if I am happier having spent the money, then I am doing better than all the people who apparently can't buy happiness with money, so it's not so bad.

 

But I do occasionally try to keep it in check. With the stripe blazer, I am so stricken by the idea, I know I will never stop thinking about it unless I gave it a try, so I'm willing to risk probably wasting money (well I argue that I'll wear it as a suit anyway so it won't be completely wasted) to indulge. With charcoal trousers, I don't have as much of a temptation, so I have more incentive to make sure I am not just being frivilous, and obviously charcoal trousers are such a respectable item here that I have reason to think I'm not definitely making a stupid purchase.

 

Cliffs: I know I buy stupid shit, but I try to only buy stupid shit that I have a strong infatuation with. Keep it in control so to speak.

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Sadly, no combination of stripes, vertical or horizontal, can undo your mop top haircut.

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To be fair, Iso's somewhat androgynous hairstyle is partly a function of his social circle, which IIRC eschews or at least subverts gender-specific stereotypes in mode of dress (and, I imagine, other modes).

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Yes, I know. But it gets in your eyes.

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You have to be able to see through your bangs in order to subvert social codes, otherwise it would be really distracting and nonproductive.

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Removal of overly confusing post.
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Your comment is worded in a very confusing way. What do you mean by fit? You neeed to account for the horizontal axis of your waist and the vertical axis of your penis. It's not enough to have the pants fit you horizontally.

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Your comment is worded in a very confusing way. What do you mean by fit? You neeed to account for the horizontal axis of your waist and the vertical axis of your penis. It's not enough to have the pants fit you horizontally.

I put on a pair of pants and pull them upwards until progress is blocked by aforementioned penis. I then fasten the zipper and waist, but because of the cut of the pants, the waistband ends up in an area between my hips and natural waist. The pants end up sliding down to rest on my hips, causing pockets to bunch and flare. Can this problem be solved by letting out the waist to accommodate this circumference, or is the only fix buying pants with a different rise?
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I put on a pair of pants and pull them upwards until progress is blocked by aforementioned penis. I then fasten the zipper and waist, but because of the cut of the pants, the waistband ends up in an area between my hips and natural waist. The pants end up sliding down to rest on my hips, causing pockets to bunch and flare. Can this problem be solved by letting out the waist to accommodate this circumference, or is the only fix buying pants with a different rise?

 

Nice ninja edit of the mention of love handles.

If the pants are sliding past your waist, letting out the waist is going to exacerbate the problem.

If I understand you... the rise is small, causing the pants to physically stop at a point beyond which they cannot proceed b/c the love handles are too big.

Technically, the rise is not supposed to impede progress of pants. Not is your penis supposed to block it. Your wang is supposed to go down the tube of the leg, left or right, you choose. The waist is what holds everything in place, or suspenders. The wang is free flowing below. The rise can be as long as you want and may never even reach the intersection of your legs. If you can't even bring the waist to wear you want, the rise is too short.

 

Or are you saying that you want the pants to rest on your hips but not bunch up? This is all very confusing. If you let out the waist (not the seat), they are going to fall off and you'll have to walk with pants around your ankles. I believe that is coming for Thom Browne.'s 2017 collection so you may be ahead of the curve.

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I put on a pair of pants and pull them upwards until progress is blocked by aforementioned penis. I then fasten the zipper and waist, but because of the cut of the pants, the waistband ends up in an area between my hips and natural waist. The pants end up sliding down to rest on my hips, causing pockets to bunch and flare. Can this problem be solved by letting out the waist to accommodate this circumference, or is the only fix buying pants with a different rise?

 

This is a thing with most RTW pants.  Sprout might be more generous with the snark than he is with your question, but in substance he is correct.  There's a big difference between mid-rise pants being too big in the waist to fit you at the designed rise (an easy adjustment) and trying to make lower-rise pants (usually designated by "modern fit" or some other bullshit) fit you higher up by letting out the waist.  Are you sure which is a better descriptor of your situation?  Pocket flare is not a great indicator since it's usually caused by insufficient fabric across the hips rather than a bunched rise.  

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This is a thing with most RTW pants.  Sprout might be more generous with the snark than he is with your question, but in substance he is correct.  There's a big difference between mid-rise pants being too big in the waist to fit you at the designed rise (an easy adjustment) and trying to make lower-rise pants (usually designated by "modern fit" or some other bullshit) fit you higher up by letting out the waist.  Are you sure which is a better descriptor of your situation?  Pocket flare is not a great indicator since it's usually caused by insufficient fabric across the hips rather than a bunched rise.  

 

All of my comments have always been in substance correct.

I think your Snark-O-Meter is off, there, as Thom Browne bore the brunt of any purported snark.

 

Anwyay, what is the brand of pants being used? It may give an indication of whether it's a compact rise issue. If it's Incotex, burn pants immediately. What are the good brands people should try in order to have a good waist fit and also fit the family jewels?

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Nice ninja edit of the mention of love handles.

 

Don't worry, they're still there. I'm not much a fan of Thom Brown, so it sounds like the rise is just unsuitable for my stature.

 

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This is a thing with most RTW pants.  Sprout might be more generous with the snark than he is with your question, but in substance he is correct.  There's a big difference between mid-rise pants being too big in the waist to fit you at the designed rise (an easy adjustment) and trying to make lower-rise pants (usually designated by "modern fit" or some other bullshit) fit you higher up by letting out the waist.  Are you sure which is a better descriptor of your situation?  Pocket flare is not a great indicator since it's usually caused by insufficient fabric across the hips rather than a bunched rise.  

 

The first scenario is definitely what I am dealing with. I had some suit trousers that had the same issue, and adding suspender buttons and wearing them that way almost completely eliminated the flaring. I can't see myself using suspenders with odd trousers or casual pants, so this will take some trial and error with Luxire.

 

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All of my comments have always been in substance correct.

I think your Snark-O-Meter is off, there, as Thom Browne bore the brunt of any purported snark.

 

Anwyay, what is the brand of pants being used? It may give an indication of whether it's a compact rise issue. If it's Incotex, burn pants immediately. What are the good brands people should try in order to have a good waist fit and also fit the family jewels?

 

No snark detected here. I have several pairs of cheap pants I bought and/or were given to me and I'm trying to pick the best one on which to base my trial pant measurements. I'm going to narrow them down to the best handful and post in the tailor thread to get some advice.

 

Thanks, gentlemen.

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Do not be afraid to admit that your massive balls do not fit in pants designed for lesser men.

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Do not be afraid to admit that your massive balls do not fit in pants designed for lesser men.

 

I try to work that into conversation as often as possible, and I ask that people use that as an "interesting fact" when they introduce me to others.

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