The New Rules
Trousers are trending right now, ladies. It's time to show your formalwear faves there’s a world outside the office. Take them out, show them a good time, dress them up, take them for brunch... Whatever you do, stop boring them with work! Here are five of our fave ways to show your trousers who’s boss.
Black stripe trousers £13
1. MIX IT UP
Embrace sportswear staples and finishes – i.e. hoodies and drawstring waistbands – to take the formal edge off. Extra points for fashion-savvy stripes.
Houndstooth culottes £10
2. CHECK IT
No longer does plain reign. Go for hounds-tooth check and clash with bright knits. Brownie points for combining culottes and casual shoes.
Black side stripe trousers £13
3. BALANCING ACT
Business on the bottom, nonchalance on top. Cancel out the formal thread and wear your fave white tee with smart side-stripes.
Terracotta wide leg trousers £13
4. BROAD SPECTRUM
Wide-legged palazzos for the win. Welcome autumn’s palette and opt for terracotta, but team with a denim jacket to keep the cool feels coming.
Green check peg trousers £10
Style yourself to freedom with a half-tucked shirt, for an instantly less-formal look. Hey, you’re wearing a shirt and trousers… what more do they want from you?