- Start with a pair of pants you already have that fit you well and lay them flat on the floor.
- Carefully measure the length from the crotch seam to the bottom of the leg.
- THIS NUMBER IS YOUR INSEAM. Use this number to help you choose your next pair of great-fitting pants. Start shopping by your inseam.
Tip: Remember to take into account the height of heel you’ll most likely be wearing with the new pair, and add about 1/2 inch if you’re going to be buying pants that you’ll machine-wash to accommodate a bit of shrinkage.
Tip: We’ve also found that with corduroy pants, we need an inseam 1/2 to 1 inch longer than normal. If you have any great tips about finding your inseam, contact us.