Five types of trousers and how to wear them

Do you ever open your trouser drawer, see the pile of shades and styles, and draw a blank? This comprehensive guide to the five most important styles of trousers will surely be what you need to create endless outfits for any occasion.

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From casual to semi-smart and first-date-appropriate, the way you style your jeans will depend on their colour and fit. For example, a skinny pair with a light wash, faded areas or stylish rips is perfect for a casual day out. Take away the rips and darken the colour, and you’ve got the perfect pair to be styled with a shirt.


The trouser of choice for many smart-casual events, chinos are perhaps more versatile, albeit more difficult to style. If you’re stuck on these, you could consult on how to make these bad boys work, or just go with the rule of thumb: darken the …