There are a few theories explaining why in the early s young black men started wearing extremely baggy pants and "sagging" them. One theory is that hip-hop icons co-opted the look from prisoners who were given one-size-fits-all pants but no belts, so they wouldn't hang themselves or use them as weapons. The performers added a swagger as an accessory, and the style became a fashion statement that had quasi-political undertones.
Why do you think this fashion trend — at least a decade old — has hung on so long? But the droopy pants look that has men shuffling along as if they were Attica inmates has hung around for a surprisingly, and distressingly, long time. He had underwear, but even the underwear was sagging.
Snopes needs your help! Learn more. Sagging, the fashion of wearing pants with their waistbands around the hips or lower rather than snugged to the midriff, has been and continues to be a controversial style of dress.
Uniqlo was founded in in Hiroshima, Japan, as the Unique Clothing Warehouse—an ironic name for a manufacturer known for clothing that is in no way unique. In an industry as label-oriented as fashion, such anonymity would seem to be a detriment to success. Today, however, Uniqlo has more than 2, stores in 15 countries.
New customer? Start here. We will refund you the items price after we have received your package and inspected it.
CNN For years, we've watched them waddle in front of us like tipsy penguins, hitching their flopping pants up as they shuffled along. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
From far above, the area around Yanghai cemetery looks like a collection of ground-dwelling wasp dens, drilled into a gravelly desert. It gets hot in this region of remote western China — up to nearly degrees Fahrenheit, and dry. Inside two of them, scientists found not just human remains but the remains of what covered those humans. These are the oldest pants discovered on Earth — more distressed than any jeans Gap can offer — dating back some 3, years.
Today I was walking behind two white guys -- both looked to be in their early twenties -- who were wearing jeans below their ass. I assume they were not on their way to work. I'm generally indifferent to most stupid trends, styles, and fashions.
Sagging is a manner of wearing trousers or jeans that sag so that the top of the trousers or jeans are significantly below the waist, sometimes revealing much of the underwear. Sagging is predominantly a male fashion. Women's wearing of low-rise jeans to reveal their G-string underwear the " whale tail " is not generally described as sagging.