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The Wide Leg Pants with Flats Trend—a Super Fashion Forward Trend for Super Hot Days

Summer is a few weeks a way and I am more then ready to shake off the winter blues, pack up the sweaters and the skinny jeans and get my summer jam on. Last week I wrote about how hot New York gets in the summer and how wearing form fitting clothes can make you feel like you are roasting alive. For me summer in New York is all about lose fitting clothes that give you plenty of breathing room— anything that will make you feel more comfortable and that includes what’s on your feet as well. So I am totally in love the wide leg pants with flats trend. The other day I was walking through the subway on my way to work and I saw a young women wearing super wide leg flood length trousers in a mustard yellow color with pointy black loafers, a wide cut black top and a black moto jacket. And I thought she looked great, and this reminded me that I need more of both of these items in my closet. I recently bought a pair of super wide leg pants at COS in black but I want to pick up a few more pairs in other colors. I want long ones, flood height and ankle grazing. And a pair in a print perhaps? And for flats so far I have a pair of slip on sneakers in white, a pair of Adidas, a pair of fringe sandals, a pair of Aerosoles and couple of pairs of ballet flats with straps. But of course I need more, right? How do you feel about this trend? Do you do it? Or are you more of a shorts and sun dresses kind of girl?


Navy wide pants are so yuppy chic. Loving how Amy of Fashion Jackson styled hers with these neutral flats and wide cut top. And that Chloe Cross Body Bag doesn’t hurt either


And what about a double whammy of white? Cool huh. To see more cool looks from this stylish blogger head to ZoryMory.com

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And Elif of The Fashion Melody really has it going on with these extra long wide leg pants and sandals.

Top image by Erik Melvin via Garance Dore


  1. I love flats so I’m loving this trend.


  2. I cannot pull this trend due to my height but tall ladies like you can it looks so elegant.

  3. I love this trend. Stylish and attractive.

  4. this is one of my fave looks on others! i can definitely see this on those hot summer days paired with some chic slides or flats.

  5. I tend to wear dresses or skirts more during the summer cause I don’t like the feel of pants. I do like the look of wide leg pants though and I’m actually on the hunt for a pair of culottes.

  6. I love the look of wide pants with flats. I think it’s very chic looking.

  7. I think it looks very stylish yet so comfy. I absolutely love Amy’s outfit!:)

  8. Yes! Wide legged pants have been making a comeback recently and I am really loving the trend. I am looking for a white one but they are usually very sheer. ;-(

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

  9. Personally, I’m totally in love with wide leg pants, but I tend to love the extra long kind. Unfortunately, that means that I frequently step on the hem- it makes for an uncomfortable setup. I need to try some shorter varieties and see how they look.
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  10. Perfect trend!! I’m still nervous to try though! I feel like I’m too curvy to pull this off.

  11. I just got a pair of wide-leg pants and they are absolutely wonderful! Super comfy and cool! Personally, I love wearing it with just about anything! <3

    xx Bash |   go say   H E Y   B A S H

  12. Yeees love the wide legged pants!! I also just bought a pair myself from Cos and will be throwing up the post some time soon. Aren’t we both just the coolest on the block? 🙂 Haha love your style and fashion forwardness here!

    Stephanie ● Sartorial Diner

  13. I feel like I’m too short for this trend, but I love it on other people!

  14. so much inspo! I really love the way they styled these wide legged pants!


  15. Love this look for summer and beyond. It is very chic. I don’t ewar short soften, so a skirt or these pants would be great. Summer is upon us! Yay!
    xx, Elle

  16. I used to wear wide-legged trousers all the time, then stopped. Now, I want to grab a pair again, because I just love those navy pants! <3
    Great inspiration. Have a nice weekend.
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