To many men, cuffing their pant legs is as simple as cutting an egg but be rest assured you may not have been doing it in the fashion way. When you do it right, it brings style to almost any casual outfit and can perfectly accent your kicks. But when you do it wrongly, you will end up looking like you are wearing your older brother’s pants. There are methods to a cuff, and it starts when you buy a pair of pants, with that, you can pull off two or more different looks with every pair.
Here are some fashionable ways to cuff your jeans perfectly. So men pay attention to this.
- The Simple Roll
This is the most common method men use in cuffing their pants because it can go with almost any type of shoe. But understanding how to perfectly use the technique will help you look more fashionable. To achieve this simple roll with your pants,
Take the hem of your pant and make one fold up about two inches then smoothen out the material to make a nice flat cuff. Take the top of the cuff and fold the hem in behind the back, towards the pant leg and smoothen out the cuff to create one uniform fold.
- The Pin Roll
This method is not ideal when wearing boots or bulky sneakers with a thick sole. It works best with shoes that are slimmer and narrower, like a driving moc or Sneakers you’d like to show off, as this will keep your jeans from obstructing the view. To achieve a pin roll, take about 1-2 inch of fabric between your thumb and forefinger on the instep side of your pants so that the rest of the hem is snug against your ankle then Fold the material towards you, against the leg, to create a diagonal line of material. Gently Cuff the pant by making two folds of the hem and make sure you smoothen out the cuff as you make each fold.
- The Skinny Roll
This Method works best with tighter fitting jeans without wearing boots or wider- cut sneakers. Also, try to stay away from thicker fabrics, as they don’t fold as tightly and tend to bunch up. To achieve This roll, take just the hemmed seam at the bottom of your pant leg and fold it up to create a thin, small cuff. Then Fold the cuff up again and smooth out the fold. Repeat your fold until desired length is reached but don’t make it too short.
- The Iron Walker Roll
The method is suitable for boots and for long raw denim or heavyweight canvas pants.
To achieve this style, take the hem of your pant and make a large cuff approximately four to five inches in width then Smoothen out the cuff by ironing ( That is where the name originated). You can Repeat smoothening out the cuff if desired, but never make more than two cuffs with the Iron Worker. Your pants should never be cuffed above your calf unless you are cycling.
- The Summer Cuff
This style is also called the cyclist roll because it can be perfectly achieved if you are a cyclist. To obtain the summer cuff, fold the hem over twice. Then slide it the rest of the way up your calf so it sits just under your knee. If you’re a cyclist trying to protect your pants from chain grease, do this style to your chain-side leg. Use Light denims (a hard-wearing cotton twill fabric, typically blue and used for jeans and other clothing), as the fabric will be bunch up around your calves. Try this style with Sandals, light summer shoes, or bike-specific kicks.