Knickerbocker or Knickerboxer – this is a special pant cut. In the sport of golf these comfortable pants were very worn by the 20s to the 50s. The three-quarter-length pants ending below the knee, where they were buttoned or tied together. To this day, you can occasionally watch golfers with authentic clothing on the green. At first it was only the men from higher social classes, and later the ladies who developed a passion for the game of golf. Traditionally included the Knickerbocker to the classic golf clothing. These knee socks, shirts or blouses, sweaters or jackets and flat caps were worn.

Sectional shape and design

Even in today’s Knickerbocker be faithfully made ​​for golf. Some of the noble bloomers are also made ​​to measure. For this original cuts are used from the time to make them look real. Between 1920 and 1950 Knickerbocker had a narrow, half-length-sectional shape, with elastic at the leg. Usually they were with pleats, belt loops, two front stitched pockets and a back pocket for the scorecard. To date, true to the original Knickerbocker they have this amenity.

Materials, colors and pattern

Original Knickerbocker are made from a fine cotton or wool and have a lining, usually made of acetate / viscose. The colors and patterns may vary greatly, so there is true to the original Knickerbocker in solid color fabrics, herringbone, Pepita or squared striking. Popular colors are black, charcoal, brown, light green to dark green and covered with the ladies reds.

Knickerbocker Made to Measure

Who wants to be a Knickerbocker finished to size, must specify some body measurements when ordering. There will be asked for the clothing size, also specifying whether you want the pants for a lady or a gentleman is crucial. The height and the waistband are other important criteria to achieve the desired fit. The easiest way to a perfect matching pants is used for the measurement of the waist. The top button must be closed for the measurement, then a tape measure is simply pulled through the belt loops and read off the waist. For this purpose the trousers must not be tightened.

For tailor-made knickers can even be decided on the leg lock, because not everyone wants a rubber band. There are also buttons or buckles to shooting the pants below the knee.

Briefs submitted to the ladies most popular underpants variant is because they offer a very comfortable fit and are comfortable on the skin. In addition to classic panties are now available as well as various design variations and modifications of the typical fit, including in particular the Sportslip. But where this differs to normal variation?

The success of the panties

Panties are undoubtedly an integral part of women’s underwear, because they are a true classic and still in many women of all ages especially popular, as they offer a comfortable fit under any type of outerwear.

However, they are no longer the only choice for numerous variants and models that are similar to briefs, are now among the repertoire of every laundry compartment business. One of these variants represents the Sportslip who can increasingly popular ever. Frequently, only remains unclear what this differs at all compared to the normal version of the briefs.

The design

The Sportslip differs from the normal slip-variant in particular in terms of design because this is more likely to be particularly athletic appearing and above all functional. In this variant of the conventional briefs just the look is not purely in the foreground, but rather a functional fit that ensures an ideal fit. Finally, should the slip in the practice of sport, for which he is actually being considered, always sit perfectly without slipping, uncomfortable cutting into the skin or leaves bruises.

Even with strong and many movements should Sportslip which has been originally designed as underwear specially designed for sport to retain its ideal fit. Therefore, such slip-variants have in comparison to the conventional panty often also reinforced cuffs.