The Best Wide-Leg Pants On The Market

The best wide-leg pants on the market

The pants trend every working girl should try! 

Flashbacks to the 70s aside, there is so much potential for present-day wide-leg slacks. Most women feel like this style makes them look wider than they really are, but if styled correctly, wide leg pants can actually look ultra flattering (and as a bonus, they’re comfy if you choose the right type of material!).

The key is to try on as many different styles until you find just the right amount of width and flare that flatters your shape. An additional tip: if you hem them at just the right place so you can wear them with heels (the hem should almost hit the floor), then your legs will look ultra long!

If you want to ease into the style, though, go for a flared pant. This style of pants is more form-fitting, but flares out significantly below the knee so you still get some of that wide-leg effect towards the bottom.

Here are a few of our favorite wide-leg and flared pant options:

Wide leg pants for professional women1. Pleated Wide-Leg Pants, Chelsea 28, $88, 2. Joaquin Wide-Leg Jumpsuit, Black Halo, $390, 3. Chambray wide-leg pants, Michael Kors, $160, 4. Loretta wide-leg trousers, Saloni, $189, 5. Print flare pants, Search for Sanity, $68, 6. Striped flared trousers, Harvey Faircloth, $345, 7. 70s flared pants, Stella McCartney, $148.19, 8. Joan stretch-cady flared pants, Diane Von Furstenberg, $330, 9. Wide-leg suit pants, H&M, $59.95

This article was originally published on House of Marbury.

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