Statement pants have been a popular trend these past few seasons. These days there are a range of statement pants to choose from, from busy prints to bright and bold colours. Wear them all year round and dress them up or down depending on the occasion. If you’re after some inspiration on how to style your statement pants then check out these great street style takes on the trend.
Wear your statement pants in summer by choosing a relaxed, lightweight style. Hanh from The Hanh Solo blog wears some fun printed pants from Forever 21. She teams them with a white cropped top from Urban Outfitters, Tibi shoes, and a statement-making red Louis Vuitton handbag. You could easily recreate this kind of outfit for a relaxed lunch date with the girls or dress it up with a crisp blazer.
Not quite sure what to team your statement pants with? Well, why not go the whole hog and pop on a pair of statement shoes as well? We spotted this lovely lady on the Topshop Tumblr wearing her statements pants rolled up at the cuffs, revealing a pair of lace-up platform boots. She also wore a white collared shirt and navy coat, which you could easily remove for a more warm-weather appropriate look.
We spotted this stylish monochrome look over on the Stylesight blog. This lady has paired her bold black and white pants with a patterned top and graphic scarf. Since the top and scarf feature quite subtle patterns, the pants remain a major focal point of the outfit. She completes the look with black booties, a handbag, and assorted bracelets.
Scarf prints have been enjoying a lot of popularity lately. Here, Anton Lombardi snapped a stylish city dweller rocking some black and white wide-legged pants. You can easily pick out the noticeable scarf print to the sides. A plain white t-shirt, platform shoes, and an on-trend denim vest complete the look.
Stand out from the crowd in bright floral printed pants. This lady was spotted by the photographers for the Stylesight blog. She teams her bright printed pants with a black crop top and beaten-up shoes. You could easily recreate a similar kind of outfit for a festival-friendly look.
If you prefer your statement pants a little more understated, then take a leaf of out Jessica from Tuula Vintage’s book. Her ASOS check pants are a great option for wearing casually or to work, and aren’t too over-the-top. She teams hers with a plain white top, black heeled sandals, and simple black clutch.
We spotted this striped look on the Stylesight blog and think it’s a pretty chic take on the trend. The blue and taupe striped pants look great teamed with a chambray shirt and leather biker jacket. This is a great outfit for fall, but you could also make it more summer appropriate by switching the shirt and jacket for a slouchy white tank top.
You could always make a statement by sporting a brightly coloured pair of pants. Kate was snapped by Amar Daved for Elle wearing these sunny yellow Zoe Jordan trousers. She teamed them with a white top, plaid jacket, and peep-toe heels. She also accessorised with a long statement necklace.
Work a bold look in leopard print pants. Karen from Where Did U Get That wears her Zara leopard print pants with a sheer black tank top, fringed ankle boots, and black fedora. Rounded Ray-Ban sunglasses and a vintage bag completes this street-smart look.
Metallic pants might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but they sure do make a statement. We spotted this metallic ensemble over on Stockholm Street Style. The metallic pants, teamed with a plain black t-shirt and Pop Art-inspired clutch makes for a chic daytime look. It’s also one that could easily transition into the night.
Plaid is certainly having a moment right now, and you can style plaid pants in many different ways. Go for a super preppy look or dress it down for a grunge-inspired outfit. Here they’ve been styled in a polished manner, with a textured knit, pointed pumps, and ladylike handbag.
These are just a few examples of how ladies have been wearing their statement pants on the street. What’s your idea of the ultimate statement pant? Which of these street style looks do you like best?
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