You can’t open TikTok or Instagram without seeing a pair of tailored wide-leg pants — and we’re obsessed. While the dreaded low-rise jeans seem to be making a comeback, the streamlined elegance of the wide-leg pant is one of the (many) reasons they’re the best viral trend of the 2020s.
Wide-leg pants are the ultimate closet essential thanks to their wild versatility. Pack a breezy linen pair on your next vacation, or throw on tailored black trousers to take you from the office to happy hour. Maybe you want to jazz up your work-from-home look without feeling like you’re wearing real clothes. Yes, wide-leg pants are here for you.
They’re comfortable, timeless, relaxed and polished. They also give off a French girl chicness that Emily in Paris never could. Keep scrolling to shop some of the best wide-leg pants right now, and get ready to live your chicest, breeziest life.
Best Wide-Leg Pants
$40 at Nordstrom
OK, but have you ever seen a pair of pants that's more appropriate for a desk-to-drinks-to-curling up on the couch situation? Well, now you have, because these are it.
$25 at Nordstrom Rack
Obsessed with both the stylish and the pull-on-and-go bits of these pants that are meant for fall.
$229 at Nordstrom
Slip these silky brown wide-leg pants on and you've got yourself an elegant, refined and effortless fashion serve.
Abercrombie & Fitch
$100 at Abercrombie & Fitch
Meanwhile, here's a more straightforward refined pair of satin wide-leg pants. They'll look so good for something as casual as an AMC $5 Tuesday movie night or an upcoming wedding. (When paired with the right top, obviously.)
$45 at Nordstrom
These blue-ish grey trousers are understated enough to work with any outfit in any setting.
$178 at Nordstrom
Achieve all-day perfection in these sophisticated front-pleat pants styled with a flattering high waist and flowy wide legs.
$54 at Lulus
The belt on these plisse pants gives any outfit that little bit of extra spice.
$118 at Madewell
These best-selling wide-leg pants have sailor-inspired button tabs at the waist that look great on everyone.
Abercrombie & Fitch
$90 at Abercrombie & Fitch
Mix the chic tailoring of menswear-inspired wide-leg pants with a pop of fun coloring and flattering pleats to get this perfect garment.
$218 at The Favorite Daughter
There's a reason why you've seen literally every influencer in your feed — and walking down the street — wearing these pants from The Favorite Daughter. It's because they're that good.
$97 at Everlane
Constructed with breathable, lightweight fabric that’s soft to the touch, you won't find anything more comfortable than this Everlane pair. Also, how cute is the gingham?
$65 at Princess Polly
These classic tailored pants come in a whopping 19 colors to match your personal style. Or treat them like Pokémon and catch 'em all.
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