Dear Economist

The Wrong Trousers

Dear Economist,

Why is it so hard for me to find a properly fitting pair of trousers on the high street? As a 33-34in waisted, 5ft 11in male, I consider myself of average build. Yet appropriate attire always seems to be out of stock. Can economic theory shed any light on this?

Concerned Trouser Consumer

Answer at ft.com, subscription free.

18th of August, 2007Dear Economist • Comments off