Wide leg pants give you the best of both worlds; they shield your legs from the rain but are also breezy and comfortable. You can dress it up with a pair of heels or make it a casual outfit with sneakers and a sweater. They also come in different types and designs like cropped or flared. You can also opt get a pair that has an elastic waistband for extra comfort.
If you’re looking for some outfit inspiration, take it from these celebrities and influencers who wore wide leg pants to the beach and on coffee dates.
At the beach, Erich Gonzales sported an all-white outfit that made her bronze-looking skin stand out. She paired her white wide leg pants with an off the shoulder top with ruffled sleeves and a floppy hat, the perfect comfy outfit for a day at the beach.
Shop: River Island White Wide Leg Trousers. Available at SM Megamall.
Laureen Uy, on the other hand, decided to take a streetwear approach. For her top, she chose a sweater with a red print that matched her red sneakers. Her pants were a little cropped so she could show the details on her socks.
Shop: Uniqlo Oxford Wide Leg Pants. Available at Glorietta 5.
Putting her own spin to classic khaki pants, Bea Marin went with a plain white T-shirt with a black corset. Keeping with the minimalist color scheme, she wore white sneakers and accessorized with a black bag and sunglasses.
Shop: Zara Casual Suit Trousers. Available at Power Plant Mall.
You can also opt to wear these pants in a bright color like Kryz Uy. The rest of your outfit can then be in muted colors, making the wide leg pants the focal point. In Kryz’s case, she wore a blue off shoulder top with white sandals and a gold bag.
Shop: H&M Pull-on Pants. Available at SM Megamall.
For an outfit you can wear to work and straight out to dinner, take inspiration from Maxene Magalona. She pairs her maroon pants with a black top, jacket, bag, and ballet flats. Her black flats have stud embellishments that match the silver hardware on her bag.
Shop: Chloé Cropped Trousers. Available on Farfetch.
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