Flat Fronts

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    scnupe7 Senior member

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    How many of you wear flat fronts with creases? I always thought you shouldn't, as they are flat fronts. However, whenever I purchase a pair, they come creased.
     
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    Both. Depends on what they are for. Though technically the front crease is a newer style (as in, 1920s-30s), the uncreased front looks more casual by far to me. So, if they are part of a suit or just for dressier occasions, creased; if they are odd and/or more casual or fashion-ish, they could be uncreased as well.
     
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    Tools at the dry cleaners once creased my flat front moleskin jeans. Last time I used them.
     
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    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    Same thing happened to me with a pair of BR flat front wool pants - I didn't send them any more pants to attempt to ruin. Luckily I managed to get the crease out.
     
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    One of my roommates from my freshman year of college used to send his jeans to the dry cleaners and would request creases in them. LOL.
     
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    It depends on the material. Cotton chinos without, "proper" wool trousers with crease.

    The crease in flat-fronted trousers does not go all the way up to the waistband, but stops about 4" below. Not many dry cleaners know that.
     
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    Who would want to wear trousers without a crease?
    Ok. I guess a few ironworkers would.
    Even the rodeo guys put a sharp crease in their jeans.

    No crease = slovenly.
     

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