TOKYO - Don't get me wrong. I love a snug pair of pants from time to time. My favourite pair are the tapered hammer variety from India, tight to the ankle. Maybe I've been trapped in ever-tighter pants so long I negated the valid, human insight that sometimes its nice to be free.
Make no mistake, men in Tokyo are confidently wearing baggier, wide-cuffed pants and doing so with class and elegance. Maybe it's runoff from arguably the baggiest-panted country of repairmen, mechanics and painters in the world, or, maybe the long walks to and from Tokyo Metro and JR lines.
But perhaps it's merely the simple sway of the tide. Men in Tokyo remind us that in style as in life there is no destination, so why not enjoy the journey in comfort?
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