Famous fashionistas like Marlene Dietrich and Katharine Hepburn were early adopters of the trouser as a sign of power and femininity in the 1930s. The timeless design has added style and elegance to women of all ages through the years.
Our edit of must-have plus size trousers is full of beautiful designs, handpicked by our buyers.
When it comes to plus size trousers, finding the perfect fit can be tricky. Cut, length, waist, colour: all these factors have to line up, creating the perfect pair.
Opt for cigarette trousers for a sleek, slightly tapered fit, or chinos for a straight, curve-framing design. For a casual, figure-hugging look, go for skinny jeans, but if you’re after a timeless, easy-but-chic feel, wide-leg try wide-leg trousers. A lot depends on the material too, as you could dress all these styles up or down to fit any occasion. Check out premium labels like the navabi collection or Manon Baptiste for beautiful tapered tailoring or stylish wide-leg designs, or modern classic Levi’s for the perfect fitting skinny jeans.
There is a playful element to ankle-grazing styles, especially when you go for patterned socks. Combining high heels with a pair of trousers that ends above the ankle can make for a high-impact look, accentuating the heel and framing the foot beautifully. Same goes for ankle boots: the edgy design will have enough room to shine with a cropped style. A style ending below the ankle would suit ballerina pumps or brogues, while a longer style gives you extra opportunities for turn-ups. You’ll find a variety of lengths to suit all tastes by labels like Verpass or Yoona.
Your body type is the main factor you should consider when looking for the perfect fitted trousers. For example, hourglass figures would best suit high-waisted styles, as they will follow their curves perfectly, while strawberry shapes would feel more comfortable in a mid-rise. You’ll find a large variety of waist cuts in our handpicked edit of trousers, by labels like KJ Brand or L’Artusi.
Black is the safest option here, as the styling possibilities are endless. It’s also very easy to style up and turn a typically casual style like skinny jeans into a chic look, suitable for the office: simply add a flowing shirt, a blazer and a pair of heels. Going for a bright colour would make a more impactful statement, but might be trickier to combine. You’ll find beautiful seasonal pastel hues in the latest navabi collection.
There are no rules when looking for the perfect fit: incorporating your style and what you’re comfortable in is key. Whether you choose to highlight your curves, or feel more at ease in a wider-shaped design, or whether you’re choosing a style for the office or a night out: our buyers have created a varied, all-inclusive edit, just for you.
leggings. Providing maximum comfort with minimum effort, the pull-on design is soft and stretchy, and comes in so many lengths and colours. Following your shape perfectly, leggins are a stylish go-to for the gym and beyond.