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Pull uer pants up youth Men and women bearing sloppy, over sized garments are portrayed as troublesome, violent and lazy. Saggy pants became shorthand for prison.
The Guyliner tells you what everyone's really thinking when your denim goes off piste. What we wear expresses who we are — clothes are our shopfront, our own personal ad campaign. And then, as these things do, the irony fades and turns into the norm.
A new campaign by the city of Dallas targets the hip-hop style of wearing your pants low enough that your boxers are showin — and part of your posterior, too. After the BPP blogged NPR's original report on the public service announcement, listeners objected to lyrics they consider homophobic. Andrew Jones commented on a line about living "on the down low" — common slang for a man who has secret sexual encounters with other men.
Sagging, the fashion of wearing pants with their waistbands around the hips or lower rather than snugged to the midriff, has been and continues to be a controversial style of dress. Although this sartorial fad is overwhelmingly favored by young males, it is not limited to them — young women have at times likewise indulged in the urge to sag. The practice, which did begin in prisons, worked its way from the hoosegow into hip hop culture.
The Terrebonne Parish council recently voted to outlaw saggy pants, vowing to fine anyone caught with their pants drooping below their waist. I would stop wearing pants completely, would go out in just my boxers, and see what they think about that. Lol, teenage girls do it all the time.
Keith Mitchell, a year-old who likes to be called Sparkles, strolled down East Tremont Avenue in the Bronx, discussing what he would wear on a date that night. As he rounded a corner, a stocky man with baggy pants and arms covered in tattoos locked eyes on him. The news had been filled with details of the vicious antigay attacks two weeks earlier and just two miles to the west, but Mr.
Top definition. Originally, this was a prison thing that signified that you were another prisoner's property, ie bitch. Punks were forced to wear their pants this way so it would be easier for their masters to pull their pants down and butt-fuck them.
We have new customers due to the news story, and will continue to feel the same way. My goodness, does anyone read or study? Big Earl has spent his life in the military to defend this country and will be happy to explain the constitution to you.