Here’s How to Wear Wide-Leg Pants and Not Look Balloon-y
These seven styles prove it
Sweet relief: You can finally peel off your skinny jeans and leather leggings and switch them out for a comfier, fresher style. Hello, wide-leg trousers. Just follow these suggestions for how to wear them without looking like the Michelin Man. And enjoy the feel of a flowing fabric against your legs. Sexy.
Add A Full Crop Top
Your shirt hem is high enough to show the top of the trousers, so there?s still a bit of nipped-in waist going on. And the top is loose enough that the look is cool and elegant.
Get the look: HD in Paris top ($118) and Tracy Reese pants ($298); Rachel Comey top ($265) and pants ($368)
Basic Black is the Gateway Look
A modest proposal: Trade in your skinny jeans for a pair of black wide-leg trousers and see if you?re not suddenly more chic. And a thousand times more comfortable.
Get the look: Topshop ($100); J. Crew ($118); Tibi pants ($575)