August 10, 2010

V is for Very, Very. V is also for Va-Va-Va-Volume!

 Sometimes, you just need a bit of volume! Skinny jeans/ trousers don't do this, so.......

Elephant trousers, I used to call them many, many years ago! Now they are just wide legged trousers, extra, extra volumnised! Because I am tall, I find it hard to get a pair of voluminised wide legged trousers that fit me. I have searched & searched for a pair that sit on my feet, as opposed to my ankles. Is that too much to ask?

I get quite excited when I see wide legged trousers, but excitement turns to plain disappointment when I look at the length measurements. I know just by looking at them, that they won't fit! In an ideal World, I would have the trousers (and Chanel bag)shown in the Stockholm Street Style picture. But they look very luxurious, very, very pricey, not very unemployment friendly.

But because I tend to go off on fantasy tangents on this blog, I decided to pick a few pricey, pricey volumnised trousers. I don't know why I do it, because when the fantasy ends, I realise that the £695 Aquascutum High-Waisted leather trousers are not in my wardrobe, but alas, they are only in my fantasy filled head. Oh, well!

Are wide legged, volumnised trousers for you?



First image from Stockholm Street Style
All trousers from product Websites


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57 comments:

style'n said...

hmmm...like but don't love. I will stick with my skinny pants for now ;)
naina

Mia Delessi said...

I'm not a fan of that type of trousers, but it looks nice with a chanel bag

Ginta said...

I love wide legged trousers but as you I've a problem finding them in the right length!

Style of a Fashionista said...

I love wide legged trousers esp as skinny trousers have been a round so long makes a welcome changed xoxo

My Lack of Style said...

Hmmm, no..

My Republic of Fashion said...

I love the different opinions...thank you!!:)

Fashion Queen said...

Personally I don't like it. But I do like the Chanel bag.

wobblinbetty said...

the stokholm street style pic is beautiful, very classy indeed. I think that is one of those look that you can pull off at its best when you are over thirties, so chic!

vdcouture said...

i think it's too cool!!!

love,vdcouture

jemina said...

I LOVE em so much, the more (volume) the merrier!!! wishing you a wonderful day darling, xoxo

johanna said...

LOVE so much!!

Couture Carrie said...

Loving these trousers!
Gorgeous post, darling!

xoxox,
CC

kirstyb said...

i need me some of these trousers xxx

Closet Fashionista said...

I love them, but I don't know if they would look good on me...I do have an old pair of really really big bell bottoms from middle school...I should feature them on the blog and see if people think they are okay to wear again XD ...they're green-ish colored though o.O
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Pretty Pleased said...

Love these statement making trousers...not for everyday but definitly a special occassion pair!
MC
www.prettypleasedblog.com

les deux said...

I also love wide leg pants trousers. They just look so cool and elegant when done right. Unfortunately, I am not blessed with the right lower half for wide legged pants, therefore when I wear elephant pants, I absolutely look like an elephant. I think I'll hold on tight to the skinny jean trend until it perishes completely.

Les Deux - Katie

fshnonmymind said...

Wide legs are not for me, as I have the opposite issue of being a shortie. I have one pair of wide-leg jeans that I do love, but only wear with some high heels.

maggeygrace said...

I so wish I could pull something like this off. But, alas, being not even five feet tall does that. Skinny jeans for me!

Audrey Allure said...

I love the look of it, but it's not really my personal style.

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ilsteviewonder said...

I love the wide leg trouser look!! this makes me want some white ones! :D

ching said...

wow...i'm loving those trousers!

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Sara Lynn said...

I do really like them! I will have to keep them in mind when I shop :)

La Boheme said...

Love the look if worn well and with the right proportions everywhere else. I got 2 pairs but dresses and boyfriend jeans are ruling my closet right now :) xoxo

Fashions Not A Luxury said...

I have the same one's as the MANGO! that I have had for many years (black, grey) just last week i wored by Gray one's. But unfortunately no Camera so no Post of It. Their so wide legged, tall, slimmer.
X Ari

nookie said...

they are cute but they don't suit me

Bella *Bellgetsreal said...

I love love wide legs. I use to wear them all the time in my late teens and now it looks like they are coming back. So happy for this as they are so flattering on.

Ivania said...

the zara trousers are soo cool! thought it was a superlong skirt at first

Ashley said...

Yes! I found a pair like this at Urban Outfitters, but they were almost $200. I want them so much though.

Marie Z. said...

I love wide-legged trousers! I'm wearing a pair right now ; )

pancakeSTACKER said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog again :) I love the idea of wide-legged trousers. I'll have to try them out! Hopefully I can pull them off.

http://bit.ly/pancakestacker

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said...

Nice picks- I like this look! Though I wear skinnies all the time.

Isabel said...

ill take the bag over the pants LOL

Johanna - MyShoebox.se said...

Wide legged trousers look good, but they have to fit the person who´s wearing them. I don´t think the style would fit me....

Style and coffee said...

love the chloe trousers!!!

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Ryma said...

Thank you & nice bag
http://justeryma.blogspot.com/

JR

Katie said...

Some of them look great :)

KIRAFASHION said...

those kind of pants are so charming!!!

Elle Sees said...

since i'm short, i look ridic, but i love the look.

naomemandeflores said...

I think they work well in really skinny girls.

Jonathon Pedrozo said...

well i have problems finding skinny trousers :'(

xx,
JON
http://jonathonfashionvictim.blogspot.com

BarelyVogue said...

I am not much of a pants person but lately I am loving these trousers. Great choice!
xx
Sahi
www.barelyvogue.com

MarchMusings said...

I love how the pants look in mags but even though I'm tall they don't look the same on me. Plus, they are not conducive to running down stairs, rushing in and out of cars and trying not to trip over a cat!!

Beckerman Girls said...

I would TOTALLY WEAR wide legged trousers buttry not to wear them on a rain day....or they would be VERY WET!!! hahaa
xoThe Beckerman Girls

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Vitori Thinks said...

I had one in the past... =) I dont know if I still have the right to wear it again... HAHAHA! =P

Rose said...

ahh how i love these... if only i was talller!

Niki B. said...

LOOOOVE the first pic with the chanel bag!

x Niki
A Haute Mess

The Backseat Stylers said...

I've been thinking about pulling my flared jeans out again, but these elephant trousers are a completely different story. I don't think I could pull them off!

ari said...

love the wide leg trousers, but I admit the fit is always tricky for some reason or another.
xoxo
ari

Aney said...

Love the white on white. Never imagined how great white trousers actually look. I'm dreaming of the day where I can finally pull a pair of these off!

Style Porn said...

The shitty thing is, most really nicely made expensive clothing has a longer inseam, and all the cheap stuff we can afford has a shorter inseam. Well...that works out just fine for me, but for a tall gal I bet it's frustrating!!

jamie-lee said...

These don't really look good on me - they make my legs look massive! haha but, they do look good on certain bodyshapes :)

http://pagesixxx.blogspot.com

Mar said...

I'm not a fant of these trousers, I'm more into skinnys. But fashion is fashion, so let's see. Maybe in one month I'm arleady wearing them hehe :)

Anthea said...

I love them! I know they make me look short, but who cares? They're super comfy.

Anthea,
Embracing Style

Lee Oliveira said...

Not a huge fan of the wide leg trousers but I do like these ones. The mango and clhoe are my favs here. I think you need to be super tall and thin to wear them. Like yourself of course.

LOx

Valentine said...

Looks great !


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-diary of a fashion stylist-

The Y v said...

I like the trousers.
but the problem is that it may be hard to pair them with other clothing and needs a lot of work to make them look.

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