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How To Style Wide Leg Pants

How To Style Wide Leg Pants

In a world where trends are changing faster than ever, it’s never been more important to have steady pieces you can always reach for in your wardrobe. Timeless garments you know you can rely on, ones that make you look and feel your best. And one item of clothing that is up to the challenge is a pair of wide leg pants.

Wide leg pants have made a glorious comeback, and they’re here to stay – for good reason. Simple and practical, wide leg pants suit women of all shapes and sizes. They come in so many varieties – from high-waisted flares and palazzos to relaxed trousers that hang low on your hips.

If you own a pair of wide leg pants or are itching to sew a new pair, you’ve come to the right place. Pattern Emporium is the home of beautiful and educational patterns, and our wide leg pants sewing patterns are some of our bestsellers! As experts in the sewing and fashion industry, we’re going to share our best styling tips so you can rock your wide leg pants wherever you go, no matter the occasion.

How to Wear Wide Leg Pants

Wearing a stylish and comfortable pair of wide leg pants is a great choice for all occasions. When wearing them, however, there are a few tips you should follow to maximise your style. Here are our 2 golden ideas for sewing and wearing your wide leg pants with style:

Pick the Right Fabric

The most important factor when it comes to getting the best our of your wide leg pants is ensuring you’ve selected a fabric that suits the weather. When you choose PDF sewing patterns from Pattern Emporium, you get fabric suggestions for all seasons. Wide leg pants sewing patterns at Pattern Emporium come with detailed information about fabric choices and styles. 

Make our wide leg pants, such as the Coco Pants Pattern, with a lightweight material, like linen, for the summer. For the colder months, Pattern Emporium gives you options for woven and knit fabrics. Our Urban Pants and Palazzo Pants Pattern are the best for knit fabrics. A luxurious wool jersey is a good choice for colder seasons along with double brushed poly, ponte or a nice wool crepe knit. 

Choose the Right Length

Wide leg pants come in a variety of different lengths, including full length, ankle length and cropped. Depending on your height, you may find that you prefer one particular style. 

Our women’s pants sewing patterns offer various leg length choices, so you can tailor your wide leg pants to achieve exactly what you want!

What to Wear With Wide Leg Pants

Now, the next vital step: picking what to wear with your wide leg pants. There’s no right or wrong answer to this question; it all depends on your personal aesthetic. Whatever you feel best wearing is the way to go!

If you’re stuck for ideas, however, we’re happy to offer some styling suggestions. Want to create an hourglass silhouette? Try pairing your wide leg pants with a fitted top for a practical, balanced look. Wide leg pants that are fitted at the waist and flare out towards the bottom, such as our Vacation Vibes Palazzo Pants, are perfect for this.

What Tops to Wear With Wide Leg Pants

When it comes to pairing the perfect top with your wide leg pants, there are a number of roads you can go down. For something effortlessly chic, wearing a fitted full length or crop top creates a balanced silhouette. The tight top half, flowing into a wider bottom, helps give the dramatic appearance of curved hips and elongated legs.

Alternatively, you can lean into the wide, relaxed nature of your pants. Do this by wearing an oversized t-shirt, and French-tuck it into the waistband of your wide leg pants. This gives more of a streetwear look.

A classic top to wear with wide leg pants is a button-up shirt or blouse, especially if you’re headed to the office. This look strikes the perfect balance between professionalism and the relaxed feel of wide leg pants.

If you’re not sure what top to wear with your wide leg pants, ditch the struggle altogether and wear a wide leg jumpsuit! You will look so stylish, despite the minimal effort. The different styling options that you get with Pattern Emporium’s wide leg pants patterns offer you these options and much more! 

How to Wear Wide Leg Satin Pants

When it comes to wide leg satin pants, you can either mellow out the luxurious sheen of the fabric by dressing it down or style the top half to match its formality. Printed wide leg pants pair well with the same print for a cohesive look or neutral colours for a contrast that brings attention to the pants. Opt for a fitted or structured top, such as a basic t-shirt or blouse, to create contrast and balance. Avoid wearing too many accessories or overly formal pieces, as this can overwhelm the look. Complete the outfit with a pair of simple heels or sandals for a refined finish, no matter if it’s casual or formal.

How to Wear Wide Leg White Pants

White wide leg pants can make your overall outfit look clean and fresh, so you need to lean into this when choosing which top to wear. While white is a colour that goes with everything, you can choose to colour block by wearing white on white. Or pair them with a printed top to create a contrast. 

Now that you know how to style wide leg pants, it’s time to get sewing! Browse our range of women’s pants sewing patterns online at Pattern Emporium today. To learn more about our range, get in touch with our staff.

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