Fjällräven Nils Trousers – first look

Ranking high among tall folks’ whinges about cramped aircraft seats, conspicuousness on nightclub dance floors, bad backs, poorly fitting bike frames and bruised heads from doorframes is trouser length.

Nils trousers
Nils trousers

I’ve chewed over this topic with fellow ‘lankeys’, and all are overly sensitive about showing off too much sock above shoe and feeling that unsavoury breeze around the ankle. All crave the security of trouser gather rather than flap.

It’s the same when searching for outdoors legwear. I need an inside leg of 36″ give or take in order to achieve the aforementioned gather. Most gear manufacturers seem to run out of fabric at 33″ or 34”.

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