Update. Need help with wide crops length

I bought these yellow wide crops at Nordstrom Rack as I have been wanting yellow jeans. I think they need shortening but am not sure after reading KM’s thoughts about the wide pants in Japan.
Photo#1 is full length on me. Photos 2&3 show a couple of lengths turned up. Should they be shortened? If so how much? Raw edge or hemmed?
Or should I return them and look for something else? They are BP brand
and between mid rise and high waisted on me. Please give me your thoughts on this.
Photos 4-6 are the yellow pants shortened. It is hard to see the actual length but it is st least 4” above my ankle bone. Does the length look ok? Wmorn with my old white flats and no belt. Bag is thrifted.

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22 Comments

  • Runcarla replied 4 months ago

    I like these, Joy. A nice fitting flat front and wide, but not too wide. I THINK a raw hem and a little longer (by one inch?) than in pic #3. Will,defer to Angie, of course!

  • AndiB replied 4 months ago

    I just love this style, and find it so interesting that an earlier poster said in Japan its all wide leg, how interesting.  I will say I usually like my wide crops a little longer than Angie's preferences, so somewhere between 2 and 3 would be my sweet spot.  This will be great for you!

  • Style Fan replied 4 months ago

    I love these pants on you.  What a great find.  I am useless when it comes to PPL.  I will wait for Angie's expert advice.

  • Column replied 4 months ago

    Love the pants! No clue on length. Like everyone else, I am waiting for the guru....

  • Joy replied 4 months ago

    Thank you, dear Fabbers. I hope Angie sees this.

  • Elle replied 4 months ago

    I love these pants on you  - great color.  I do think they need to be shortened and prefer the length in #3 and a real hem rather than a raw edge.  

  • suntiger replied 4 months ago

    Love those! What a great color :) Actually I like them longer best.

  • Angie replied 4 months ago

    Three inches above the ankle bone is good for wide crops. Cute pants. 

  • Joy replied 4 months ago

    Thank you so much everyone. I hope to get them to the tailor tomorrow. I am loo,I gotta forward to wearing them.

  • shevia replied 4 months ago

    I like them! Picture 3 or what Angie says. Can't wait to see them shortened!

  • Joy replied 4 months ago

    Shevia, I am getting a much needed haircut today and hope for enough time to run to Nordstrom’s with the wide crops for alteration. Will post photos but it will probably be at least a week out. I think I will have these properly hemmed rather than doing a chop job myself.

  • notsaf replied 4 months ago

    With a bare foot, I like them long on you! Depends on footware, though, so take them up just a hair if you'll be wearing with competing footware.

  • Joy replied 4 months ago

    Good point, notstaf. I will be wearing flats.

  • catherine replied 4 months ago

    I like them long!

  • Marilyn replied 4 months ago

    I like them, Joy!

    I'll defer to Angie for proper length.

  • karen13 replied 4 months ago

    I actually like all the lengths, but my preference is 2,3,1. You have such lovely calves and ankles, I think you should show them off. And hem, not raw - I like raw hems, but think they limit versatility andwill eventually date.

    Those look great on you! I may dip my toe in the water with shortening a maxi skirt to the most flattering length I can find for my sun sensitive and less than dainty calves and see if I wear it. Then maybe on to wide crops!

  • annagybe replied 4 months ago

    Good to know as I haven’t cropped my Gap ones. And I’m wearing the pink ones today
    Oops

    Also I like #3 bes

  • Joy replied 4 months ago

    We will see that they look like when I get them back from the tailor in about a week. I am excited to wear them. I told him three inches above the ankle, so expect them to be more like #3.

  • Suz replied 4 months ago

    I like #3 best and am glad you are keeping! 

  • Joy replied 4 months ago

    Thank you , Suz. I have looked all spring for yellow jeans and these are even better than jeans.

  • Joy replied 4 months ago

    Updated to add photos of shortened pants to original post. Do they look the right length?

  • suntiger replied 4 months ago

    I'm no ppl expert, but love the yellow on you!

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