Wide leg pants whether wider all over and down to the hem, or baggy on top, but tapered at the hem, these styles of pants can flatter almost every body type. However, it may be quite tricky to pull off as it may end up looking slouchy and baggy when not styled properly. Whether you’re a fan of upscale track pants, harem pants, flared pants, boot cuts, or palazzo pants, keep on reading for our 5 chic ways to wear them.
- Wear your wide leg pants monochromatically to visually create a taller silhouette.
The wide and baggy silhouette of your pants may be challenging to style especially if you’re petite as it may swamp your frame and make you look shorter than you actually are. So, wear your wide leg pants with the same color of your top to visually lengthen your frame, adding some inches to your looks visually. Like fashion blogger Annabelle Fleur, you may think of a cream blouse to pair with your cream wide leg pants to look taller while partaking into the growing co-ord trend.
- Pair your wide leg pants with fitted or sexy tops for a balanced structure of your outfit.
For a balanced look, opt for fitted and sexy tops to wear with your wide leg pants. Like fashion blogger Kristina Bazan, you may simply go for a fitted turtleneck top to match with your flared pants creating a conservative outfit perfect for the office. For a casual chic look, you may simply opt for a sexy tube top to balance the conservative look of your pants like fashion blogger Nicole Warne did. Whatever top you wish to pair with your baggy pants, pairing it with a sexy, sheer, or fitted top will keep your looks sleek and polished.
- Play with proportions by pairing your oversized tops with your baggy pants, and structured tops with your slouchy pants.
Nowadays, avant-garde silhouette and exaggerated look seem fashionable and trendy. So like fashion blogger Micah Gianneli, wear an oversized top with your wide leg pants but keep your waist definition to avoid looking heavier than you are. Or else, your hips will look as wide as your waist. Blair Eadie creatively wore an off shoulder ruffled top with her wide-leg pants for where the exposure of some skin created a perfectly balanced silhouette. If you think your pants are too slouchy, pair them with a boxy and structured top to create the perfect proportions.
- Wear some stylish prints and patterns to add some dimension to your outfit.
Mixing prints and patterns may seem a growing trend nowadays. But, to keep your looks chic just go for one printed piece and one plain piece to create a polished and sleek outfit. Like fashion blogger Nicole Warne, going for a striped crop top with a pair of plain wide leg pants will look fashionable without looking overdone. Think of floral prints, animal prints, polka dots patterns, or even geometric prints that will add some dimension to your outfit fashionably.
- Go for stylish coats, jackets, blazers, or vests to spice up your outfit.
Outerwear like coats, blazers, jackets, vest can instantly give a fresh look to your typical outfit. Like fashion blogger Kristina Bazan, opt for a fur coat to glam up your winter white palazzo pants. The bulky silhouette of your coat will create the illusion of a slimmer waist while the hem of your pants flares slightly to the bottom.
Indeed, wide leg pants can look perfectly polished and sleek as long as you’re going to style them with chic and feminine pieces.