Wide Leg Pants Trend | Thriftanista in the City


Wide Leg Pants Trend

Wide leg pants are on trend for Spring but they have been trending in my closet for a couple of years now when I found vintage plaid pants at Savers during a Black Friday sale. I don't wear a lot of obviously 70s clothes but the high waist just spoke to me. 

wide leg trousers trend

When I tried the pants on they did everything I wanted them to do. Lengthened my leg, accentuated my waist and made my butt look bigger than it is. Hey hey hey. They also have the added benefit of not having a super long length and they're washable. Oh 70s pants, you did that.

wearing wide leg trousers

This is my first time daring to pair the pants with anything other than black. As I was pulling clothes out of the clean laundry pile in search of something to wear, I spotted my elbow patch sweater from cheap and trendy store. I could have stuck with jeans but putting on the plaid pants was a lot more fun.

plaid pants ideas

The bright pastel colors felt very springy and perfectly matched the balmy weather and blue skies of today. The touches of grey on the elbow patches and my boots match the dirty snow and muddy puddles everywhere. Definitely not what I was going for but it happens.

how to wear plaid pants
THRIFT vintage JC Penney wide legged pants - bead necklace RETAIL Discovery elbow patch sweater - Diba wedge boots

Are you a fan of wide leg pants?

how to wear wide leg pants

***in other news***

Looking for wide leg pants?

Macy's has them in plaid.

vintage pants ideas

Thriftanista Thrift Up! has a new sponsor. Peonia will be adding cute accessories from their wonderful collection of handmade jewelry to the gift bags. Grab a ticket for you and a friend. Only 7 tickets left!

I'm one of the latest winners of Thrift Store Runway's contest! See all of the winning looks and get your entries in for February on the TSR site.

Linking up with What I Wore Wednesday.


Post a Comment

You May Also Like

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...