For some, winter means exclusively wearing black skinny jeans and sweaters from November to March. But for boundary-pushing style stars, there’s no such thing as “off season” style. In fact, Rihanna, Gigi Hadid and Brie Larson just stepped out in a really refined (really comfortable!) piece — oversize menswear pants. And just like the styling geniuses they are, they’re making our standard skinnies look a little drab.
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Leave it to Rihanna to introduce the trend in the coolest (least-wearable IRL) way possible — by teaming her suit-inspired pinstripe pair with two things we would not think to style with a suit — a tiny crop top and fur-accented sneakers.
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Hadid on the other hand, shows an easier way try the trend, choosing a crop straight-leg version with a standard black Joe’s turtleneck, an edgy boot and a luxe Kenneth Cole shearling coat that sparks all the #coatenvy. It’s one of the those outfits you’re already pairing with your skinny jeans, making it a perfect beginner’s version.
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Lastly, our favorite breakout red carpet star, Larson, is also nailing her party circuit wardrobe thanks to her outfit at the W Magazine Golden Globes event. She wore a Céline top tucked into a tailored, oversize pant (also by Céline) with a Mizuki choker and Gabriela Hearst bag. The whole ensemble looked so fresh, sophisticated and unexpected, it’s a perfect look to try to push your style savvy.
Topshop; Aritzia; Mango
So now that you know how to wear the trouser three different ways, we did the courtesy of finding a similar look for each celeb-loved pant. They all check in at under $70 and are available to add to your shopping cart right now. (From left to right: Topshop pinstripe peg trousers, $68; Aitzia “Caroline” pant, $42.50; Mango cropped palazzo trousers, $40.)
Are you going to try out the trend? Share in the comments below!