I’ve been a big fan of loose trousers for ages. I love the easy fit, the deep pockets, and the fact that they fit if I have an eclair or two. But in doing the first exercise of The Curated Closet, in which we take daily pics of our outfits, I noticed I look more polished and modern in a slim pair of trousers or dark jeans. (I will report further on the book in a future post – it’s been truly helpful). I’m not going to quit my baggies, but I’ll style my slim pants more often. The fabulous women of Visible Monday provide examples and trouser inspiration.
As always, the first tip is: wear your slim trousers when you want to, styled the way you like them, and own it.
And there’s always room in my closet for a new pair of slim pants:
Jill from Doused In Pink wears slim-fitting distressed jeans in a completely modern way – with a camouflage print knit top, statement necklace and fringed booties. A gorgeous red coat tops it off.
Lizzy of What Lizzy Loves is also rocking slim jeans but with an unexpected element – a fully sequined sweater. Love her quilted red bag to add a shot of color. This is a fabulous look for any age, and I love the dressy/casual combination.
Susan of High Heels In The Wilderness shows how she styles three different pairs of slim pants: skinny jeans, leggings and trim leather trousers. She varies the lengths of her top pieces to create different shapes. Love the Stuart Weitzman patent loafers Susan is wearing with all the looks.
Anna of Anna’s Island Style went wonderfully colorful with bright print trousers and a brilliant print-mixing blouse. No one said we have to wear only black pants, eh?
Greetje of No Fear Of Fashion chose her cropped trim trousers to wear under a fab shirt dress, while visiting Paris (totally jealous now). I love this long-over-lean look, a fun way to style your slim pants.
How do you like to style your trousers?
Here’s more fab looks for any age, inspired by the Visible women:
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