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I'm buying a sign. gold suit from JAB.
They only come with double reverse pleats.

Should I cuff?

Do cuffs really make you look short? or is this just BS advice to tall people, and BS advice to short people to avoid?
 

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One vote for cuffs . . .

Cuffs add a bit of weight to the hem of trousers, which helps the drape of pleated trousers. Unless you're very short and commensurately hefty, the small horizontals of cuffs will not adversely affect you (indeed, if you are that short and fat, you should not be buying pleated trousers, IMHO).
 

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Two votes for cuffs

For substantially the same reasons cited by Upr_Crust.
 

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I am tall and slim and never wear cuffs or pleats ....

this works for me as I wear slim fit suits. For more bulky individuals, pleats and cuffs work well. So I would say it depends on your build and the cut of the clothes you like.
 

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I'm buying a sign. gold suit from JAB.
They only come with double reverse pleats.

Should I cuff?

Do cuffs really make you look short? or is this just BS advice to tall people, and BS advice to short people to avoid?
Get cuffs. Cuffs do not make you look short. If your legs are particularly short, you can reduce the depth of the cuff to compensate. Say, going down from 1 5/8 or 1 1/2 to 1 1/4 or 1 1/8. (And yes critics, 1/8ths do matter on a cuff.)
 

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Get cuffs. Cuffs do not make you look short. If you're legs are particularly short, you can reduce the depth of the cuff to compensate. Say, going down from 1 5/8 or 1 1/2 to 1 1/4 or 1 1/8. (And yes critics, 1/8ths do matter on a cuff.)
This.

Incorrecly sized cuffs look out of proportion; not that cuffs themselves "make you look short."
 

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Cuffed

Generally now I prefer cuffs, whether OTR or put on by tailoring, except, of course, for evening wear. I do think that cuffless casual pants are practical, because there's less chance of getting hung up on something if you are doing a task where that is possible. Also, nowhere for chuffed-up dirt to reside that needs to be knocked out afterwards.

To my eye, cuffs do tend to negate height, or leg length rather, but I think that is so minor that I wouldn't say to use that criterion unless one is very short. One thing that is off-putting to me, whether with cuffs or not, is the tendency for men to have a puddle of fabric around the ankles. It looks sloppy to me. A medium break is my choice, and I'm sticking with it:icon_smile_big:
 

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I enjoy the look of no cuff pants on suits. My suits are fitted, so the no cuff look appears sleeker. My tailor advises me that the gen rule is
pleats go with cuffs and flat front pants go with no cuffs.

I think slim/fitted suits look great with no cuffs. With a standard cut suit, cuffs look just fine.
 
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