Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Generational Waistland

About 10 years ago, the fashion industry began experimenting with low-rise jeans. According to reporter Susan Felt, "today's teenagers cut their fashion teeth on waistbands that hugged their hips rather than what Webster's dictionary defines as their waists." She continues:
The waist's descent has sent mothers, grandmothers and anyone else over age 40 or 140 pounds on a forlorn search for jeans, pants and skirts they can sit in without exposing their backsides, or baring what has become charmingly called "the muffin top".
Gratefully, it appears that waist height, also called "rise", is inching upwards. Read the full article at Press Connects. Share your opinion by posting a comment.

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