During the hottest month of the year, wearing trousers can seem like a strange choice, but let us show you why trousers can be a great choice for summer.
The reality is that trousers can be stylish, comfortable and extremely versatile, making them a staple piece for your summer wardrobe. The trick to styling summer trousers perfectly is to get the cut right – once you know the perfect cut for you, you’ll never look back.
Read on to find out just how versatile trousers can be, and help you find your perfect style!
Why we love summer trousers:
While stylish and comfortable, shorts aren’t always practical or appropriate. When it’s very hot, we’re often left with a dilemma of what to wear, particularly when we need to cover up a bit more or look smart and stylish, while staying cool and comfortable. Summer trousers are a fantastic option. On-trend and available in a range of cuts, colours and prints, summer trousers are light enough to keep you cool, while ultra flattering when you get the cut just right.
Consider introducing a few pairs of trousers to your wardrobe, which will become your go-to for smart occasions over shorts.
5 styles to try this season
- Palazzo Print
The palazzo print trouser embodies elegance, oozes style and sophistication, and is always on trend. Sitting high on the waist, this style draws attention to the smallest part of your body. Creating balance with the wide leg cut and bold print, this style can be teamed with a simple vest top tucked in, for a stylish and smart look. Perfect for the office or meetings in the summer, let your palazzo print trousers do all the talking, and keep the rest of your look simple.
- Knit Palazzo
Simple and chic, the knit palazzo is a staple piece in our wardrobes this summer. With a retro feel, this style is timeless, and can be worn again and again each year. Available in a wide range if colours, this is the perfect style if you prefer simple colour blocking and tend to avoid busy prints. Create balance by styling with a fitted top, such as a vest or tailored blouse.
- Carrot Trousers
This tailored style, also known as ‘paper bag waist’ trousers, is perfect for those who favour a minimalist look and like to keep things simple. Gathered at the waist and tapered on the leg, carrot trousers are super flattering as well as comfortable. For the office try styling with a sleeveless blouse or silk cami tucked in, and finish with a simple black leather bag and court heels.
- Mini-print fluid trousers
This cut can easily be styled up or down, making the mini-print fluid trouser super versatile. Ideal for lazy beach days that lead to mojitos at sunset, this style is on-trend and really flattering. Try styling with flat sandals and a cropped t-shirt for casual days, or dress up with a cami top tucked in and a pair of heeled strappy sandals.
Last but not least is an all time favourite at Lookiero HQ, the culotte. As the perfect mix between elegance, freshness and versatility, culottes can be worn with sandals, high heels and even sneakers. Once you invest in a pair, you’ll find yourself reaching for them several times a week. Stylish, comfortable and flattering, culottes make the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.
Make your look unique and versatile this summer, by investing in a few key summer trousers, perfectly suited to your style.