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Genuine enquiry: Are turn-ups on trousers only the reserve of traditionalist dressers in the US nowadays? Or are they seen on others as well, for example, mixed with a casual shirt and trainers, as was quite common in the UK in the 70s and 80s?

I ask because I haven't seen a pair of trousers with turn-ups in a shop for years, in Sweden or the UK (on the odd occasion when I'm back in ol' blighty)
 

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Genuine enquiry: Are turn-ups on trousers only the reserve of traditionalist dressers in the US nowadays? Or are they seen on others as well, for example, mixed with a casual shirt and trainers, as was quite common in the UK in the 70s and 80s?

I ask because I haven't seen a pair of trousers with turn-ups in a shop for years, in Sweden or the UK (on the odd occasion when I'm back in ol' blighty)
I really don't see them that often in casual dress. Thinking of my group of friends, I can only think of one who wears cuffed trousers casually with sneakers. But he also happens to be my one friend who also dresses traditionally during the work week.
 

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Thanks. And the second part of my question is, would I see turn-ups on the trousers of men dressed formally yet not trad. i.e. bank executives, shop staff, office workers etc.

And the third part: would I see them on non-trad dressed men in say a standard blazer and open necked or tied shirt?

I'm basically just trying to get a feel of how common turn-ups still are in the US across the board.

Because in Sweden, at any rate, in all the time I've lived here (12 years) the only people I've seen turn-ups on are old men (goobers as Bill Hicks put it) who have lost interest in their appearance or on the homeless and
poor who still have perfectly good trousers to wear that happen to have turn-ups on.
 

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I'm basically just trying to get a feel of how common turn-ups still are in the US across the board.
Across the board, most American men just buy whatever's available. With off-the-rack clothing, that frequently (usually?) means cuffs on pleated trousers and no cuffs on flat fronts. There are trends, of course, so within any given time frame the ratio of cuffs to no cuffs will change, but cuffs are still pretty common and will continue to be.
 

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Genuine enquiry: Are turn-ups on trousers only the reserve of traditionalist dressers in the US nowadays? Or are they seen on others as well, for example, mixed with a casual shirt and trainers, as was quite common in the UK in the 70s and 80s?

I ask because I haven't seen a pair of trousers with turn-ups in a shop for years, in Sweden or the UK (on the odd occasion when I'm back in ol' blighty)
We're still ape-ing Eddie 8 cuff-wise but mostuvus are unaware. I personally wear Oxford bag-ish trou accumulated years ago and am awaiting their RTW return. It's about time for the pendulum to swing. Eleven (22) inch trouser ends with 2 inch cuffs. But most here may be closer to peg leg-ish '60s style Ivy @ 8 inches or less.
 
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