9 Chic Pairs of Pants to Wear This Spring and Beyond

We’ve recently come to the realization that we rely a little too heavily on the security blanket of our wardrobe: jeans. And while we’ll definitely be breathing some new life into our denim drawer, we’re also inspired to branch out and explore the myriad two-legged wonders we’ve been spotting on the city’s most stylish denizens. Here, nine styles we can’t wait to wear. 

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green wrap front pants
Need Supply

Wrap-front Pants

Proof that it’s possible for pants to be even more ladylike than a dress.


black floral wide leg pants

Floral Wide-legs

Prefer your florals less garden tea party and more haunted Victorian mansion? Here you go.

Wilfred ($120)

rust linen culotte pants
First Rite

Linen Culottes

All the style of a jumpsuit, none of the bathroom struggles.

First Rite ($264)

black micro pleat trousers

Pleated Trousers

Not only are those knife-sharp pleats on trend; they’re über-flattering, too.

Junarose ($64)

classy track pants

Fancified Track Pants

If you haven’t yet jumped on the track-pant train, now’s the time: They’ve evolved beyond just slouchy athleisure styles to more tailored silhouettes.

House of Harlow 1960 ($128)

olive green cargo pants
& Other Stories

Cargo Pants

The military-inspired scourge of the early aughts is back, but this time it’s way more flattering, thanks to low-profile pockets and an updated high waist.

& Other Stories ($85)

polka dot trousers

Polka-dot Slacks

If you’re going to wear the print du jour, you might as well go all-in.

Michael Kors ($100)

side slit pants

Side-slit Pants

Yep, the must-have denim detail is also popping up on lightweight separates that will take you well through Labor Day.

BB Dakota ($95)

high waist sailor pants

High-waist Chinos

A little bit ’70s, a little bit sailor and pretty much all we ever want to wear these days.

STAUD ($250)

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From 2016-2019 Carolyn Kuang-chen Stanley held the role of Editor covering food, travel and all things nyc.