How to wear wideleg trousers without looking like a potato

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You may often be tempted to think: large trousers = androgynous silhouette. Pick the wrong pair of trousers (ie your baggy jeans from your adolescence) and you would be completely correct. However, pick the right pair and this difficult-to-master staple can have an enormous potential. Here are three silhouettes to give you some inpiration and help you find out how to best wear a wide-leg trouser.

How to wear wideleg trousers on a night out

Large trousers are not feminine enough? So wrong! Au contraire, they are definite statement allies for your night outs. If it’s a bit chilly wear a sparkly crop jumper, a nice pair of heeled sandals and a leather handbag that has some of the colours from your shoes. If it’s warm enough, wear a strappy top in a constrating material from the trousers, and do tuck it in! And there you have it, a cut of trousers that turns stylish an outfit that would have been otherwise basic.

Black textured wideleg trousers, Next; Long sleeve jumper, Missguided; Cami top, Pimkie; Shoes Maude Heel, Boden; Handbag Octivia Clutch, Boden

How to wear wideleg trousers for a day at the office

Usually, wideleg trousers are not the first garnment you would think of when you are getting dressed to go to the office. What a shame! Because when you choose a high waist cut, in a fabric similar to that of suit trousers, the wideleg trouser is ideal for days in the office. Wear it with a shirt or blouse (with a print, it’s cooler) and a pair of derbies or loafers. As a bonus: add a denim jacket to break the look if it’s too strict. If the dress code doesn’t allow it, pair a short blazer!

Black textured wideleg trousers, Next; Denim jacket, Mango; Oversize print shirt, Zara; Lace-up derbies, Boss


How to wear wideleg trousers in a casual outfit

If case you hadn’t noticed, the wideleg trousers counts among the trends to master this season. So this weekend, pair your wideleg trousers with a pair of mules (or sandals if you haven’t brought yourself to adopt mules yet), a little Bardot top (off-shoulder) and a weaved tote. Casual and stylish.

Black textured wideleg trousers, Next; Weave tote bag, Gerard Darel; Mule sandals, Kiomi; Bardot top, Mango

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