5 Tips for Styling Wide-Leg Pants
Have you ever found a wardrobe staple so good you never want to take it off? For me, it’s wide-leg pants. Besides being comfortable, wide-leg pants are a versatile and on-trend fashion statement women of any age can wear. This style is so easy to dress up with heels for a night out or down with sneakers for weekend errands! If you’re looking beyond your leggings and denim for a style change, you have to try the wide-leg pant. Below I’m sharing five style tips on how to wear wide-leg pants effortlessly.
Are you looking for more trends this spring? Check out my recent post here, styling a bright orange dress for the season.
1.) Tuck in your shirt
This small effort will elongate and accentuate your waist in the best way! Wide-leg pants are typically high-waisted, so go for a full or half tuck to bring out the details when in doubt.
2.) Balance the proportions with a slim-fitted top and a cropped jacket
As you can see, I’m following this style tip in most looks below because wide-leg pants look so much better with a slim-fitted top and jacket. Not sure which jacket to wear? When in doubt, go with denim!
3.) Heels will dress them up
If you’re heading somewhere a bit fancier, pair your wide-leg pants with your favorite heels to dress them up! One of my favorite things about wide-leg pants is that they are versatile and will take you flawlessly to any occasion.
4.) Sneakers should be on the chunky side
Since wide-leg pants are a bit flowier and on the longer side, wear a platform sneaker or something slightly chunkier than your average shoe. This will elongate your legs and make you look thinner; it will also allow your sneakers to be seen!
5.) Wear cropped pants with open-toe shoes
Since wide-leg pants can be a bit longer, grab a pair of cropped wide-leg pants to wear with open-toe shoes like sandals in the spring and summer!
Wide Pants Styled Below
How gorgeous is this army green color for year-round wear?! This shade is coveted by so many and can easily be paired with any other color in your wardrobe! These pants are very flattering and run TTS.
Denim and wide legs? Yes, please! These are some of my favorite pants from my recent Evereve haul. They are so on-trend and can be paired with anything you already own. These pants have been a top seller for me. See them in motion here.
These wide-leg trousers can be easily dressed up or down. These fit amazingly! I love the soft cream color for spring and summer—size down one size.
Not sure where to wear your wide-leg pants? Flaunt them at the beach as a cover-up because… why not?! I love this chic black-on-black look I wore on one of my recent travel endeavors. The Shoreline is a favorite designer of mine, and these pants are perfection! I’m wearing a 0 here.
A denim jacket with linen pants is a great daytime look that is laid-back and casual, and it also works for cooler summer evenings or air-conditioned indoor spaces. Pair with sneakers for running errands or swap for wedges for a cute daytime look. I also added this denim vest underneath for a chic denim-on-denim look. Check out this post for all things styling linen pants.
One of my newest obsessions is these Spanx Crepe Trousers. They are made of the most beautiful material and are a perfect neutral tone for many style combinations.
There is a reason why these wide-leg pants by Spanx have been on my top 5 Selling Items of the week for four weeks straight! First, they are Spanx… so you know you’re going to love the fit, fabric, and price! Next, let’s talk about the Air Luxe fabric! Besides being breathable and light, it’s incredibly soft! These pants also come in 3 lengths. I have on a size XS in the regular length. You can see them in motion below!
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