The best way for plus size women to determine what style pants make them look slimmer is to try some different styles on and check the mirror. What is most slimming depends on your body shape and height. In general, straight leg pants are most flattering if you have a narrow body frame. If you are wide in the hip area a slight flare bottom pant would look good. Most plus size women can wear bootcut pants, flared pants, straight leg pants and harem pants. Avoid stretch fabrics, extreme flare bottoms, baggy and tapered style pants. Dark color and longer is better when it comes to choosing flattering pants. Your pants should touch your shoes and cover your heels. Pants in lighter fabrics or a blend of lighter fabrics are more flattering than stiff fabrics. Most important is fit. Flattering pants should fit perfectly. If necessary visit your favorite tailor.
Can I wear flats with wide leg pants?
Wide leg pants are a classic and can be worn with flats if you are at least 5 feet 7 inches tall. Wide leg pants come in high-waisted or low-slung styles. When wearing wide-leg trouser pants with flats it is important to have a well-tailored style. The pants hem can just skim the ground or be a little higher. When deciding on the hem of your wide legged pants be sure that they allow for safe walking without tripping. These pants look chic at the office or going out to a party with a tucked in, slim fitting top and a cropped jacket or tailored blazer. Neutral colors like black, navy, or even white are more practical and versatile than bold color pants. Brogues, mules, loafers, sandals and flats are all stylish on tall women wearing wide-leg pants. If you are shorter than 5′ 7″ wear heels with tailored wide leg pants that are not too wide at the hem.
What type of top can I wear with the “New” slouchy trouser pants?
Trouser style pants look best with fitted tailored style tops, shirt style blouses, cropped sweaters or T-shirts. Cropped leather jackets or blazers are great finishing touches. For the office wears slouchy trouser pants with a blouse and blazer.