A reader asks:
Why is it so hard for fat chicks to find pants that don’t feel like bell bottoms? I [am] sure designers understand that fat thighs do not equal fat ankles.
Similarly, another reader states:
Maybe those of us who share this problem can share some tips/brands in the comments. I have big hips and pants are by far my biggest problem. Also, I’m short, so I like a tapered cut so I don’t look like a small box.
So, we asked our Facebook and Twitter followers (YOU) for some advice and here is what you and some of our staff came up with with respect to trousers (for jeans, see our Jeans 101). Just click on images for brand details: