I am proud to admit that I was about the same age as the guys in these photos when they were taken. Not only that, but I also owned almost the same pair of pants, too. The only difference was, I initially bought them for a play where they were supposed to look ridiculous, but these guys wore them because they thought they looked good. However, after the play was over, I ended up wearing those pants every day, because, I too, thought they looked good. When you are a 29″ waist (which I was at the time) you look good in everything, and it was a time of rebellion. Never before (and never since) had there been such a dramatic shift to what they called at the time “Male Plumage”. Even my Dad wore bell bottom pants after a while.