Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Hemming Your Pants

Have you heard the secret to making any outfit look better? Bring it to the tailor. A perfect fit can really transform a look because it will end up working best for you. This is especially true with pants. If you’re petite, you might need to have them shortened. And if you’re tall, you may need to have the hem released so they hit lower on the leg.

But sometimes heading to the tailor can be overwhelming. No one wants to risk a mistake with an expensive new purchase. If you’re not sure what to expert when getting your pants hemmed, we’re here to help. Ahead, find our top tricks for hemming your pants perfectly every time. Grab that pair of straight-leg jeans hanging in the back of your closet and take a trip to the local tailor.

Keep reading for our roundup of tips for hemming pants; then shop our favorite jeans and trousers of the season.

Did you find our tips helpful? Do you get your pants hemmed, or do you do it yourself?

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated by Kristen Nichols.