In a dream, putting on a brand-new pair of slacks may mention trying on a new attitude of manhood.
A woman putting on men’s slacks may point up her tendency to ovendentify with male qualities in order to feel successful in the world.
Shows authority; research the color and fabric; see “legs”
Vision: Putting on a pair of pants: you would like to be in charge of your family and your surroundings (this is the case for men’s and women’s dreams). It may also indicate that you resent the power others have over you. Taking off a pair of pants: you seem to be leading a very superficial life.
Losing your pants: other people are mocking you. See Clothes.
Depth Psychology: Pants in a dream are a sign of your need for protection; or are you afraid that others will expose you? See Shirt. Are you paying too much attention to your appearance? Have you been “caught with your pants down”? Are you afraid of getting caught without your pants on? and if so, why?
(Panties; Trousers; Underpants) In a dream, they represent a firm person who manages his affairs carefully. Wearing a new pair of pants in a dream also means that one will find a new job. (Also see Panties)
Vanity, self-portrayal, trying to hide shame (getting “caught with your pants down”).
If a pair of pants is seen in the context of “I am the one that wears the pants,” particularly in a man’s dream, it represents a picture of self-determination and gender identity.
For both men and women, this dream symbol may also be, at the same time, an overemphasis on one’s masculine side. See also Container, Genital Organ, Leg.
To see or wear pants in your dream may suggest you are questioning your role in some situation.
If the pants were dirty and you were trying to clean, this means you want to change something about your personality.
A dream of pants that fit too tightly suggests you feel smothered in a relationship. Torn or ripped pants indicate that there is some flaw in your thinking or thought process - you need to alter your reasoning.
A dream of wearing velvet pants signifies your sensual side.
Dreams of wearing a pair of pants represent being in control, and being in your powerful, masculine energy. See Clothes.
Clothing generally represents the roles that we play in life and how others perceive us.
If putting on pants or changing your pants, plays a major part in your dream you may be questioning your role at work, home, or in any other area of life.
The physical look of the pants, who is wearing them, and the emotional content of the dream will give you clues to its meaning.
If your were trying to cover up your genitalia, then the dream may be bringing up sexual issues.
If putting on pants or changing your pants, was a major activity in your dream you may be questioning your role (at work or/and in private life).