What is the symbolism of wearing pants down low?

Answer Wearing low-slung pants, also known as "jailing," was thought to have originated in jails as a way for inmates to signal sexual availability. In reality, while the trend did start in jails, it was ... Read More »

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What year did women begin wearing pants?

The first American women to make history for wearing pants were members of the women's suffrage movement in the 1800s. As early as 1825, suffragists Amelia Jenks Bloomer, Elizabeth Smith Miller and... Read More »

At what point did you give up and start wearing stretch pants?

I've never worn stretch pants...excpet the panel pants when I was pregnant.

When did women start wearing pants?

For centuries, wearing pants was associated with masculinity. An assertive woman is still said to "wear the pants in the family." Beginning in the late 19th century and continuing throughout the 20... Read More »

How can I get away with wearing these pants at school?

If the ones that fit look enough like the others, take the label off the accepted pants and sew it to the ones that fit. Or, get your parents to talk to the school officials and see if they can mak... Read More »