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What To Wear With Wide Leg Trousers

02/08/2023

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Whether you’ve got a pair of wide leg trousers in your wardrobe and you don’t know how to style them, or you’re on the hunt for the perfect versatile pair – then look no further.

These trousers, with their generous cut and relaxed fit, effortlessly elevate everyday comfort to a new level. Perfectly versatile, they can be dressed up with heels and a blouse for the office, or dressed down with flats and a simple top for a casual outing. Either way, you’re sure to stand out in the crowd.

When it comes to styling wide leg trousers it comes down to balancing your proportions and choosing appropriate footwear which we’ll go into below.

Top Tips

  • High Waisted Styles: High waisted styles effortlessly elongate your legs, whilst also defining the waistline.
  • Right Length: Make sure your pair of wide leg trousers fall at the correct length, either to the ankle or just above the ground. This will help to elongate the legs.
  • Proportions: To help balance your proportions we recommend styling your trousers with a fitted top or tucking your top in as this will define your waist and silhouette.

How To Style Wide Leg Trousers

Whether you’re looking for a casual daytime look or something more formal, wide leg trousers are a versatile piece that every wardrobe needs. They can be paired with various tops and accessories. With leg lengths up to 38″, you’ll find the perfect fitting pair right here.

Layer With A Jacket

An effortless way to accentuate your waistline is by layering your outfit with a jacket. Particularly if its nipped at the waist or cropped, can create a flattering silhouette. This is a simple trick to highlight your waist with minimal effort!

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Elevate your everyday with our must-have wide leg trousers. Made from a comfortable woven fabric, they feature an elasticated waistband and drawstring tie, effortlessly cinching you in and creating a balanced effect between top and bottom. Pair this outfit with a tucked-in vest and layer it with a white denim jacket, not only to stay warm on cooler nights but also to accentuate your waist.

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Made for more formal occasions around the office look to these sailor style wide leg trousers, featuring a high waist and button detailing. With inside leg lengths up to 36″ you’ll have no issue finding your perfect fit right here. Enhance your silhouette by pairing our navy blazer jacket with your wide leg trousers, defining your frame and elongating your legs.

Fitted Top

To achieve a balanced appearance with your trousers, consider tucking in your top. It not only highlights your waist but also elongates your legs, especially those with higher waistlines. This simple technique adds balance to your look effortlessly. Alternatively if this isn’t your style, adding a belt to your look is an effective way to define your waist.

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Upgrade your everyday wardrobe with these must-have wide leg trousers. Made from a stretch jersey fabric, they feature a higher elasticated waistband with all over polka dot print. Effortlessly balance the volume of the trousers with a tucked in white t-shirt.

Look to these stunning wide leg trousers to update your everyday wardrobe. Made from a comfortable jersey fabric and featuring an elasticated waistband with a contrast stripe detail. Team with your favourite t-shirt and trainers for an everyday casual look.

What Shoes To Wear With Wide Leg Trousers

The relaxed cut of wide leg trousers can sometimes confusing as to what footwear is best to pair them with them. We recommend 3 in particular styles we think are best, chunky sandals, white trainers and heels are the key styles that suit best. However, obviously take into consideration the dress code.

The perfect going out trousers, upgrade your wardrobe with our tall parachute trousers. Made from 100% cotton, they feature adjustable toggle waists and cuffs ensuring a flattering fit. Pair these trousers with heels to elongate the legs. Also available in Chocolate Brown, Black and Stone Brown. Look to our blog on ways to to wear parachute pants for more.

The ultimate transitional outfit, look to these wide leg trousers with matching stripe top for a cosy set you’ll be reaching for all season. Featuring an elasticated waistband and drawstring tie fastening, they ensure a flattering fit. With the addition of the side stripe design they instantly elongate your legs. Pair this matching set with chunky trainers for a casual everyday look.

Shop the entire range of tall wide leg trousers at Long Tall Sally.

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