Wide leg wonders: trousers that are smart, chic and flattering

These stylish bottoms that are top of our wish list!

Wide leg trousers

Leave the cigarette pants in 2019 – wide leg trousers are the new wardrobe must-have and we’ve done the ‘leg work’ for you by rounding up the best styles in the shops.

SHOP MODEL LOOK: Trousers, £28, Wallis (opens in new tab)


From the office floor to the dance floor, a staple pair of black wide-leg trousers are extremely versatile and they look just as good with a strappy sandal and they do with a pointy boot. For the festive season, sparkle and shimmer with sequins on top or team with a chunky knit for the daytime.

Wide leg trousers

SHOP NOW: £119, Hobbs (opens in new tab)

Wide leg trousers

SHOP NOW: £25, M&S (opens in new tab)

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SHOP NOW: £60, laredoute.com (opens in new tab)


From cream to camel, we love the more neutral shades we’ve found on our shopping travels and here’s the best part – more wardrobe mileage! Once these lighter lovelies have seen you through winter in style, they’ll be good for the summer months (teamed with sandals) too.

Wide leg trousers

SHOP NOW: £110, Phase Eight (opens in new tab)

Wide leg trousers

SHOP NOW: £49.99, Zara (opens in new tab)

Wide leg trousers

SHOP NOW: £60, Monsoon (opens in new tab)


Don’t be scared to wear colour this season and all fabrics are up for grabs too! Velvet is great for the evening but you can easily dress it down in the day with a slogan tee and trainers.

Wide leg trousers

SHOP NOW: £175, LK Bennett (opens in new tab)

Wide leg trousers


SHOP NOW: £22, Peacocks (opens in new tab)

SHOP NOW: £15, Roman (opens in new tab)


If you want to jazz it up a little bit there are plenty of prints from subtle checks to full on floral that can add some extra fashion forwardness to your wardrobe. Opt for a plain top or shirt in black, white or the same colour tones.

Wide leg trousers

SHOP NOW: £35.99, Mango (opens in new tab)

Wide leg trousers

SHOP NOW: £59.50, Oliver Bonas (opens in new tab)

Wide leg trousers

SHOP NOW: £17.99, H&M (opens in new tab)

Team these trousers with a simple tee - and you'll be office or weekend-ready.

Millie Gooch worked at woman&home as a fashion writer and stylist and has worked on numerous shoots for the brand. As a freelance journalist, Millie has written for a range of publications, including, ELLE, Stylist, the BBC, and the Evening Standard.

Millie is also the founder of Sober Girl Society, an online collective of women who don’t drink alcohol. Millie's debut non-fiction book, The Sober Girl Society Handbook, is a bestselling manual to navigating life as a young and sober woman. Millie gave up alcohol back in February 2018 and has since dedicated her career to changing perceptions around sobriety.