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Elegant Trouser Styles You Should Know

Cropped Trousers

Some people like to call it the ankle swingers and they are going to be in fashion for a good reason. These are a great option to bump up your formal attire by allowing your ankles to breathe. When we say cropped trousers we it means the length should be enough to display your ankles only, it should not be too short.

It gives you footwear an amazing platform to shine, the crop should be perfect not too short not too long, because no one likes to see that extra cloth puddling at your ankles. Getting the length right is an important aspect which you should remember go to a good tailor and take their advice, the best length is anything ranging from 3 to 4 inches above the ankle. Cropped trousers can blend themselves well to both formal and off-duty settings. Cropped chinos in a light brown color will work well with a crisp white shirt, premium suede bomber and white sports trainers on the weekend for a casual look and for more formal occasions, black cropped trousers with a grey blazer, charcoal roll neck, and black formal shoes are perfect for a relaxed business-casual office.

Cargo Pants

Cargos went from army wear to an ugly disaster, but now it has come back thanks to a stylist who made these boring pants, even more, stylist and wearability. The key to buying the perfect cargo pants is that they should be between fit too baggy, you can fill those big pockets to the top but keeping them empty for a better look. Standard khaki green goes well with an over a shirt for a weekend look which gives good vibes. For the time being, if light colors aren’t an option, a pair of modern black cargo trousers can be worn along with a white Oxford shirt, grey sweatshirt, and navy overcoat for a look that passes inspection.

High-Waisted Trousers

High-waisted trousers are literally on the escalator. If you get everything right you can attain nirvana but if you got it wrong you’ll look lie like a kid who wore his dad’s suit to a party. They to get a perfect High waisted trouser is to get the length correct.  If you’re going for a wide-leg style a cropped fit ensures you’re not sinking in fabric. Equally, if mankles ( man-ankles)  aren’t your type, a tapered cut will allow the leg openings of the trousers to sit nicely with your chosen footwear.

High-waisted trousers are still super relaxed and the rest of your outfit should be Semi-formal. For your top go for a fitted polo or a loose T-shirt, tucked inside the waistband. You can layer this with a matching jacket and even a wool overcoat when the temperature falls. For footwear wise, mix things up a bit with a canvas high-top or suede desert boots.

Pleated Trousers

Not too long-ago pleat was a style statement mostly in your granddad times, it was for comfort rather than aesthetics. Nonetheless, these trousers are back in a fashion which you might keep in your wardrobe because it’s versatile enough to impress a few ladies as well as your granddad. It’s the time where you stop forcing your legs into your tight jeans and spend a few bucks in pleated trousers, but you should also know how to balance fitted fit and airy fit. Your trousers should be airy and comfortable but it shouldn’t look like a clown’s uniform. For styling, stick to relax tailoring in the jacket section, layered over with a white tee. A tucked-in collar shirt can work too. In the footwear, section sticks to Derby boots, brogues or white canvas trainers.

Tracksuit Bottoms

The time when sportswear came off from just being sportswear to oh-my-god-I-can-wear-this-to-work. It can offer the same level of comfort as pajamas.  These are some signs of relief for people who wear formals all the time for work.

There’s a variety when it comes to tracksuit bottoms. You can go to side-stripe trousers. Or instead, you can go full nylon and go for that 90s, head-to-toe vibe. Whichever you pick, go for a slim cut and if the cuffs aren’t elasticated then go for a little cropped leg. Tracksuit bottoms have always been best when paired with sportswear. A side-stripe trouser can be matching with a smarter shoe just as excellently as it can with a trainer. Toss on a plain tee and a bomber jacket and you’re good to go.

For a more street look then go for the full nylon tracksuit and wear it with chunky trainers and a dad cap.