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Abercrombie Documents Leaked, Secret to Pant Sag Revealed

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Photo from A&amp;F's Paris opening, via <a href="http://www.denimology.com/2011/05/shirtless_models_in_abercrombie_jeans.php">Denimology</a>
Photo from A&F's Paris opening, via Denimology

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The legendary abs of Abercrombie & Fitch would be nothing, really, without the brand's perfectly sagged jeans. High enough to cover the butt but low enough to reveal that sexy hip indent thing, the art of the sag has been perfected by Abercrombie associates over the years. And now, the secrets to the perfect jean shirtless jean placement have been revealed, as Buzzfeed has stumbled upon an internal spring 2013 employee "style guide" that demonstrates just how to hit the right placement.

Showing your boxers is so street.

There's also something called a perfect cuff in this world, and it's name is the 1.25 incher.

The A&F moose should show on your belt. But not on your boxers. (Because, as we've established, only hoodlums show their boxers.)

Photo from A&F's Paris opening, via Denimology

This, of course, is the result.

Buzzfeed also has the instructions for scrunching sleeves (new for summer!) and rolling lady jeans. Head there to see that, or revisit last summer's "Call Me Maybe" lipdub video for more Abercrombie shirtless goodness.
· Abercrombie's Preppy Police Enforce Rules for Staffers' Clothes, Internal Documents Show [BuzzFeed]
· It's Not Really Summer Until Half-Naked Abercrombie Employees Lip Sync "Call Me Maybe" [Racked]