Jeans - Traditional vs. Slim Cut / by Joe Baz

Slim cut vs. regular fit
Slim cut vs. regular fit

Jeans can be either a blessing or a curse. Get a great fitting pair and they'll magically transform nearly everything in your closet, but choose ill-fitting jeans and they wreak havoc on anything you wear with them.

On the left is the Traditional cut jean, also known as the Classic fit. This cut balloons through the thighs and tapers at the ankle. While there are several different jean fits and each man's body type is flattered most by one or two, the Traditional fit is a friend to no one.

Many men prefer wearing loose clothing but styles have evolved and masculinity is no longer defined by a bulky silhouette. Join this century by choosing a more tailored, trimmer look even in casual clothing. Which jean cut fits your body best? Check out this guide.