Buying Pants: What You Need to Know
- Look for darting in the back, which makes room for a rounder bottom without causing the seat to look baggy.
- Choose pants with back pockets, as pairs without pockets often create a “unibum.”
- Remember that pocket size should be relative to your backside, says Andrews. A large bottom calls for large pockets.
- Try a bootcut style, which may help make a full rear seem more proportionate to slim legs.
- Look for labels like Baby Phat and Apple Bottoms, which are cut for bodies with fuller behinds and skinny legs, says Ambrose. Fox also recommends Austin Reed trousers.