The Best Trousers for Every Shape
Like a great office mate, the ideal pair of work pants is dependable, versatile, and always professional. Find the one that suits you best.
If You Have Full Hips and Thighs
Look for: Minimizing darks and structured fabrics, like tropical wool, which downplay curves. Stretch makes them even more forgiving.
Straight or wide legs are best. But if you want a narrow cut, skip the super-pegged legs and choose a pair with a little width
at the hem to offset hips.
Avoid: Pleats (of course). Watch out for vertical pockets that lie along the side seams: They stick out, making hips look wider.
Pair them with: A nipped-in jacket or a tucked-in top to highlight a small waist. Look for a feminine cut that fits curves. Also important? “Heels, heels, heels,” says Kim Naci, a stylist and the owner of Sass New York, a personal styling service.
True Royal pants. CH Carolina Herrera blouse. Banana Republic belt. Freelook watch. Kara Ackerman ring. Nine West pumps.
So maybe you can’t change your health overnight. But you can get a head start.