I’ve been reading lots of different fashion articles this week that foretell the end of the skinny jean. Death to the skinny jean! RIP skinnies! I refuse to believe any of this of course, since for me and many others I believe, skinnies are less of an active fashion choice and more of a default option. Skinny black jeans, black heels white shirt – check! Skinny blue jeans, trainers, denim shirt – check! I tell myself they make economic sense too – less fabric? Check! check!
Despite my love of skinnies, I have for this style post decided to take the wide legged option.
I found this pair of wide legged pants on ASOS. Absolutely perfect for work, they are soft to touch and have a high-rise waist that matches shirts that are tucked in and fitted tops and tees alike. I did wonder if all the extra fabric would be unflattering – but I think that wearing a heel that exposes the foot is key to pulling this voluminous style off with confidence as it elongates the leg. I really admire those who can pull off styling where the fabric on the leg almost meets the floor (in the war of fashion vs practicality / comfort etc, be sure that fashion always wins out, though admittedly the rain might have other ideas…)
Are you wearing yours wide yet, Blog Reader?