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Tip #1: Adjustable waist belt

Recently I discovered Carl Jan Cruz’s work. An emerging Filipino brand. Amongst all of their fabulous, seemingly 100% locally handmade pieces, I discovered a detail on a pair of pants that wondered me. An “adjustable waist belt.” Frankly, it never occured to me as an idea but, as it always happens with good design, it is an obvious solution. I suppose it may bit bulky for some. However, if you handle it with style ー as Carl Jan Cruz did ーyou can achieve great results functionally and  aesthetically. It is an excellent way out of the eternal “fitting pants quandary ” (specially curvy ladies, like me), way smarter than those hideous elastics waists some brands use for the sake of sales and finally….. it looks pretty cool. You can order these pants via Maryam Nassir Zadeh’s online store or at Carl Jan Cruz’s J’ai récemment découvert le travail de Carl Jan Cruz. Une marque philippine émergente. Parmi toutes leurs fabuleuses pièces, apparemment 100% fabriquées à la main locallement, j’ai trouvé un détail sur un pantalon …