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Altering waist on non-wool pants

Icarium

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I was looking at some RLPL cotton and linen pants, and sizing down seems to be the best way to get a good fit through waist and thigh for me. The leg opening on my true size is a little big, and I have skinny legs.

If the pants are cotton or linen, can the waist be let out an inch or so without unsightly or obviously marks where the old stitching used to be? I haven't managed to find good info on this. Thanks.
 

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You may just be best off buying your size and having a tailor slim the legs. It may actually be cheaper than manipulating the wast. I think I've had legs tapered for $18 while the waist costs me around $30, if I remember right.
 

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