Sagging Pants

Saggy Pants

Sagging Pants Ban Met With Criticism at Public Forum

“Pull them up because you want to pull them up, because, you know, you want to look more presentable, as opposed to doing it because someone made you do it”


The sagging pants trend took off in the 1990s, largely fueled by hip-hop artists. Today, it is common in both black and white communities to see men with pants cinched below their buttocks with exposed underwear. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Alderman Wants To Ban Sagging Pants in St. Louis

Alderwoman Marlene Davis wants to add “sagging pants” to the city’s lewd and indecent conduct ordinance, punishable by fines and jail time.


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