Though on the whole, the trend landscape has been skewing more conservative of late (sweatpants, sneakers, suiting, etc.), there’s a small handful of almost overtly sexy trends that have emerged in recent months, including the subject of today’s story. No, we’re not talking about off-the-shoulder tops; rather, we’re discussing lace-up trousers.
It’s not the first time we’ve seen these head-turning bottoms steal the spotlight. Thanks to designers like Isabel Marant this obsession has gone through a few cycles, and right now it’s back in full force. Fashion influencers like Bella and Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner, and Alessandra Ambrosio have all been spotted in lace-up trousers over the last month or so, and we have to admit that as daring as this trend may be, we’re totally game to give it a go.
See below for ways to pull lace-up trousers off, and shop our picks to get the look.
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Lace-up pants make a major statement; a simple white tee is the perfect way to complete the look.
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On Bella Hadid: Rask coat; Are You Am I bodysuit; Made Gold Betty Lace-Up Jeans (£234).
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Typically we see the laces on the front or side, making this back feature all the more enticing!
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On Gigi Hadid: Ray-Ban 50mm Round Sunglasses (£125); Frame Denim jacket; Local Authority Take a Trip T-Shirt (£117); Unravel pants; Saint Laurent Small Sac de Jour Croc Embossed Tote (£1945); Rogues Bullseye Flats (£169).
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On Alessandra Ambrosio: Ellery dress.
Style with a tee and ankle boots for a stylish and easy ensemble.
Upgrade your gym look.
Thanks for the cool pants, Rihanna.
These look way more expensive than £30, no?
These feel classic enough you could wear them season after season.
A girl can dream!