Uncommon Man Founder, Kyle Shiels, talks enthusiastically about the benefits of a higher trouser rise and explains how, “When it’s done well, tailoring is a kind of wizardry. By wearing a trouser that sits on the natural waist instead of the hip, we can elongate the legs and slim down any roundness in the mid-section of the body. If narrow, sloping shoulders cause concern, this is easily addressed by altering the positioning of the lapel to draw the eye upwards and generate a broader looking physique.
These tricks have been handed down through generations of tailors to help men look their best whilst retaining a strong sense of individuality. Tailoring needs to shake off it's formal reputation. These are pieces of clothing designed for everyday wear, not something that needs to be saved for a special occasion.