The secret to finding wide pants suitable for all body types


Stretch jersey trousers, £155, Norma Kamali (net-a-porter.com); Poplin shirt, £34.95, (gap.co.uk); Snake print trainers, £22,(asos.com); Leather bag, £115 and shoulder strap £30, (megandbee.fr)

Sweater, from a selection at Zara

As for the size, the higher the better – although I think this should come with a caveat: for me the higher the size the bigger the Spanx I have to wear. greenhouse. Ideally, the belt should rest on the narrowest part of your torso. If you have a straighter shape, try using a belt to accentuate the waist and layer it with a blazer or jacket. This will help create the illusion of an hourglass figure.

If you want to look taller, pair it with a high heel and let the hem of the pants almost drop to the floor. This will make your legs feel like they last forever. If you’re tall and don’t want the extra height, try a flat shoe with a bit of color or shine.

Whatever you do, give this style a chance. I’m sure this will be a real game-changer for your wardrobe.

The details to remember

Layer your look

For a cozy winter weekend vibe, wear it with an oversized sweater

Dress up or down

The weight of the fabric dictates a romantic style or a structured professional type look

Add a shape

If you choose to tuck in your top, be sure to buy pants that sit at the narrowest part of your waist.

keep it simple

Choose a solid, neutral color that will never go out of style

Go long!

To look taller, make sure the hem falls almost to the floor

Inspiration

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