If there ever was a tricky trend, the new wide leg trousers are it. They’re cropped, they’re voluminous, and although they look fabulous on the runway, they can be pretty intimidating to wear in real life.
The worry is that unless you are a tall skinny minny, wide pants are going to make you look dumpy and as wide as a house. How do you wrap your head around this new trend and make them work for you? Here are 5 ways to look fabulous in wide leg trousers.
1. Proportion is Key
Wide leg pants are not for everyone, but if you want to try them make sure they fit right. They need to end far above the ankle ( at least 5 inches) and high on your waist, otherwise they can overwhelm your frame and look sloppy. This is especially true if you are petite. According to Vogue, wide leg trousers may be voluminous but they should be “kicky” meaning they need to fit right to give you that oomph! Continue Reading