A Second Look at Trouser Turnups (Cuffs)

Sonya Glyn NICHOLSON

In Europe, more men seem to be wearing cuffed trousers lately. Whether men have been influenced by jean legs being turned up in almost every style and online magazine imaginable, or whether men are just looking for a change in their wardrobe, perhaps the trouser cuff deserves a closer look to understand its history and function.