January 27, 2011

Spring 2011: Trend Time #1 - Wide Leg Trousers

It's (almost) spring. Well not really, but we can dream. Spring trends are already filling up every imaginable retail outlet and it's still frickin' freezing. But, I like to plan ahead! So, each Thursday for the next five weeks I'm going to highlight one wearable spring trend.

Today spring trend highlight is wide leg trousers. Yeah, yeah, for many wide leg trousers have never gone out of style. But pair them with a slightly fitted top, tucked in dolman blouse or strong shoulder top and chic is what you get.

Many a mag are showing these pantalones super long, practically covering the shoes. Just be sure to balance your overall volume with a cinching belt or jacket - no one looks hot in a trash bag.

Here are a couple pieces I'm a fan of...