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  • The next generation of bespoke client, he added, is asking for a cleaner look that includes flat-fronted trousers and a tapered leg.

    Men In Black

  • The geometry of square white rooms and flat-fronted townhouses crushes me with axioms of line and shadow.

    Beacon Street Redux

  • Basics include the pea coat, the blazer, the flat-fronted pant and the cricket or tennis sweater.

    Menswear's Formal Acceptance

  • The sight of street after street of regular, flat-fronted Georgian housing seemed not only dreary but downright dangerous.

    British architecture: Victorian and Edwardian

  • With her clump of black hair, leather jacket and high-waisted, flat-fronted blue denims, Kirsten Stewart has an eerie resemblance to Jett and when, in one scene, she takes her top off facing away from the camera, her back looks as broad and muscular as a weightlifter's.

    The Runaways

  • It was an old, flat-fronted building with a roof that sloped down as you went out back toward Wallingford Creek.

    The Dadlands Saloon

  • You may notice fewer pockets than ever these days, because more women's dress pants are flat-fronted -- without waistbands, pockets or pleats -- a trimmer design that doesn't easily accommodate pockets.

    Pants Without Pockets

  • “No, go on,” till the man gave it up in despair, and the yellow-wheeled chariot continued to roll between the tall, flat-fronted shuttered houses and plane-tree avenues — a little

    In Chancery

  • He stopped in mid-sentence, pointing at a vehicle beetling toward them on the other side of Center Street, an old minivan, flat-fronted, with a split windshield, it looked twenty years old if it was a day.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Michael Blue, vice president of men's design at Brooks Brothers, said pleated pants are still outselling flat-fronted ones 3 to 1.

    Girly-Men's Clothes Burst Seams as Guys Show Off Butts and Pecs

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