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Pants fit and covering shoe opening

Gauss17

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There is some information on the forum about this, but still everyone gravitates towards the slimmer cut pant styles. After a trip to the tailer, she pointed out that the hem/ leg opening was really too narrow for my shoe size. I am tall and lean (6' 4", ~190 lbs) with an 11E/11EE shoe size, so the leg of the more tapered pants I think looks better on me, but the bottom opening is I believe too small. If I manually place it in the right spot, it barely covers the shoe opening, but when walking around it catches on the shoe opening and doesn't look right in my opinion. I prefer it to hang over with a bit of a break.

Basically (taken from WAYWRN):

I want this.



This is too narrow.



I mean to rip on no ones style, the latter look just isn't for me. The pics aren't perfect, but you get the idea.

Thoughts?
 
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Despos

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I agree. Reality is you can taper down a leg that is wider but there are no outlets to make the opening circumference wider.
 

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you are clearly too often on SF if you can tell to whom the shoes belong in the pictures....
 

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I also agree. I think an overly narrow opening can exaggerate the size of the foot, and perhaps even the waist of the wearer. I generally like mine to cover about a third of the shoe.
 
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I've gotten a lot of shit about this on WAYWT threads. Being short and wanting a slim fit, I've started off with the "too-tight-so-you-basically-see-the-whole-damn-shoe" to what I would interpret as "getting-better-but-not-there-yet".

I'd like to think that at least the top couple shoelaces should be covered, so more or less about 1/3 of the shoe.
 

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^^^ I can't compete at that level.
 

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