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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #80 on: December 08, 2020, 11:21:03 am »
Christian Dior stated in 1954, “Men have pockets to keep things in, women for decoration”.

That said, I don't actually want my pockets bulging with stuff and much prefer a clutch.. I do have skirts with larger pockets either hidden in the sides or as a feature up-front.. and a phone fits snugly into the back pocket of a pair of jeans.. just don't sit down!...  So I guess, if it is important to you, buy your clothes to reflect that need.. then as more women buy clothes with larger pockets so manufacturers will make them.. Maybe that is the issue.. and a lot of women are used to not having that in their fashion and so do not seek it out?

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #81 on: December 08, 2020, 01:03:10 pm »
I'll re-iterate my view that women's pants don't have pockets because most women in fact prefer to carry a bag anyway. I myself do not agree with this viewpoint, but most of the women I know really are attached to having a bag with which to carry around stuff.

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #82 on: December 08, 2020, 02:19:03 pm »
I am still wondering whether this is useful.



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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #83 on: December 08, 2020, 04:07:28 pm »
I need to carry a small cross body bag more often.

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #84 on: December 09, 2020, 02:15:26 am »
I am still wondering whether this is useful.



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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #85 on: December 09, 2020, 01:05:31 pm »
What is your obsession with being so tall! Where does it come from? Do you associate it with being glamorous?

I am always obsessed with my waist. I do not care about my height. The beauty of a man or a woman is mostly determined by a slim waist, IMO.

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #86 on: December 09, 2020, 03:27:42 pm »
Barbie,

True, for physical appearance, the waist has something to do with good looks.   :)

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #87 on: December 09, 2020, 03:34:22 pm »
I have come to a similar conclusion.  I've been carefully gaining weight as long as it doesn't significantly increase my waistline.

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #88 on: January 18, 2021, 06:13:33 am »
Having pockets that are usable is a nice option.
Purses though help significantly with the lack of pocket space.

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #89 on: January 18, 2021, 04:19:03 pm »
As mentioned by many others on this thread, deep usable pockets on women's clothing seems to be a rarity.
Most MTF transitioners have had to adapt to not having enough usable pockets to put stuff in....
... handbags, clutches, small waist bags, etc seem to be our best solution.

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #90 on: January 18, 2021, 04:24:55 pm »
As mentioned by many others on this thread, deep usable pockets on women's clothing seems to be a rarity.
Most MTF transitioners have had to adapt to not having enough usable pockets to put stuff in....
... handbags, clutches, small waist bags, etc seem to be our best solution.

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Danielle,

Some jeans seem to have deep back pockets.
Good for telephones, except if my rear gets shapelier I may not want to use them!

Have you noticed that some telephones have been getting taller?

Yay for small crossbody handbags!

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #91 on: January 20, 2021, 06:26:53 pm »
The lack of pocket space is annoying. But having a purse or bag is very useful. By the time I have loaded everything into my pockets, I sometimes wish it was acceptable fir a man to use a purse. Sitting on my wallet has given me a small amount of numbness in my leg at times. When I'm out as Anna, it is really nice to be able to throw everything in my purse and not have to worry about what's in which pocket. Too bad men's and women's fashion can't blend the good from each and put useful pockets in womens clothes and allow men to use a purse.

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #92 on: January 20, 2021, 07:53:14 pm »
I am still wondering whether this is useful.



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Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #93 on: February 05, 2021, 08:02:14 pm »
Do you like dresses that have pockets?

I saw some recently but I was not keen on buying them online if I never tried that fashion line’s clothing.
If they tend to fit then I do not mind ordering online.  I know that online returns are easier than ever but if I have a choice I would try them on at the store, and if the changing rooms are closed for COVID, I can try clothes on at home and return locally if need be.  If they fit, additional purchases made from the online Web sites of those local retailers just saves me time.

I really like using my purses but clothing pockets do have an appeal.

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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #94 on: June 20, 2021, 02:43:49 pm »
I never thought about this. It doesnt bother me. *shrugs I guess I am used to it since Ive been wearing girls/women clothes all of my life.
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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #95 on: June 21, 2021, 11:41:27 am »
I think that fashion plays a role in it but also because many women carry a purse which will hold the things that males put in their pockets.

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Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #96 on: June 21, 2021, 08:21:28 pm »
A lot of the newer big cellular telephones are too tall now to fit in most pockets, except for perhaps cargo pants or bob overalls, so I guess it does not matter that much.  It is nice to be able to put the telephone in a pocket.


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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #97 on: June 22, 2021, 04:49:45 pm »
You could always go out and purchase scrub pants like hospital staff wear. They will look more feminine than military style cargo pants, and still have deep cargo pockets, just without flaps. They are also more lightweight, and breathe easier in the heat than cargo pants.
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Re: Why are the pockets on women’s pants often so shallow?
« Reply #98 on: June 22, 2021, 08:33:59 pm »
You could always go out and purchase scrub pants like hospital staff wear. They will look more feminine than military style cargo pants, and still have deep cargo pockets, just without flaps. They are also more lightweight, and breathe easier in the heat than cargo pants.


Okay, good thoughts, thank you.   :)

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