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

These stylish bottoms that are top of our wish list!
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  • 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


    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

    Wide leg trousers

    SHOP NOW: £25, M&S

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    SHOP NOW: £60, laredoute.com


    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

    Wide leg trousers

    SHOP NOW: £49.99, Zara

    Wide leg trousers

    SHOP NOW: £60, Monsoon


    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

    Wide leg trousers


    SHOP NOW: £22, Peacocks

    SHOP NOW: £15, Roman


    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

    Wide leg trousers

    SHOP NOW: £59.50, Oliver Bonas

    Wide leg trousers

    SHOP NOW: £17.99, H&M

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