How to Pull Off Wide Legged Trousers

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Chuck the skinnies and read our straightforward guide on how to pull off wide legged trousers. 

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Trousers have long become a staple for many men, when jeans just don't fit with their style or they simply just like trousers more. Too long has the slim legged trousers dominated menswear, and now, it is time for a revamp. Wide legged trousers have been making a comeback, with different brands creating their own vision on this classic.

Scratch the idea of the 1930ʼs gangster with pinstripes and a waistcoat - wide leg trousers aren't just for the criminally minded. By creating your own spin on the old classics with modern twists, from casual to formal, the wide leg trouser can work in any situation.

Smart Casual

Having a pair in a neutral colour will make it easier to incorporate them into your wardrobe. A classic navy pair by Dickies would look great with a white button down shirt from Carhartt and a pair of loafers by G.H. Bass & Co.

For a classic summertime look, turn up the bottoms of the trouser and show a bit of ankle, roll up the sleeves of you shirt, and wear your shoes without socks, unless you have invisible ones. This look could work perfectly for the office or a casual day out - its versatility is what makes this look great.

SHOP: Dickies Straight Leg Work Pants | Carhartt Oxford Shirt | G.H. Bass Penny Loafer


For a more formal affair the wide legged trouser can still work for you. You can keep the white shirt as it's a classic no matter what you wear, but change the trousers for a black pair and swap the shoes for a formal black brogue. Elevate the look with a black strapped watch and a black blazer to top off your perfect formal attire.

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SHOP: The Idle Man Skinny Fit Jacket | Dickies Straight Leg Work Pants | Base London Hi Shine Derby Shoes | Timex Classic Round Watch


For the more adventurous among you, there are some great printed versions of the wide leg trousers that you can dabble with. This camo printed pair from Dickies are a great alternative for those willing to push the boat out a little.

Pair them with a pair of fresh white trainers and a white t-shirt to create a perfect casual and fun ensemble. Add a couple of accessories to heighten the look and like a brown leather watch and a pair of sunglasses.

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SHOP: Champion Crew Neck T-shirt | Dickies Belmont Camo Print | Converse Chuck Taylor Trainers | Jeepers Peepers Sunglasses


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