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Gap 1969 gets hip with drop-crotch denim for men
Gap 1969 gets hip with drop-crotch denim for men

For fall-winter 2011, men's drop-crotch denim has dropped into the Gap. It's not exactly uncharted territory — the slouchy-style trouser can usually be found in a handful of menswear collections on the runways of Milan and Paris each season. (At the recent spring-summer 2012 shows, Giorgio Armani and Vivienne Westwood were among those with the drop on tap.) But, while the most fashion-forward of fellows would hardly blink at the prospect of donning a pair of baggy designer britches, the men who have traditionally darkened the doorstep of the Gap are not usually associated with the kind of rock-star swagger required to pull off the look. (In other words, Kanye West can do...

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