I'm after some new tailored trousers for work, and I really don't know what to look for. I am getting by with an assortment of badly-fitting/threadbare/ancient boot-cut trousers which i wear to work with fitted tops/shirts/cardigans and boots, but I'm sure there's something a bit more fashionable out there......I just can't find the right pair. Narrow? Wide-leg? Cropped? No idea.
I'm 45, a size 10, and 5 foot 7 tall. I'm looking for trousers which are:
Less than £50, ideally Washable (no dry cleaning, thanks) Any colour Suitable for smart/casual office
Get to Zara. Try on a few different styles and shapes. Although you might struggle with washable. Most washable tailored stuff is vile. Next always used to do some, and M&S too, but it feels nasty, imo.
I definitely will look at 7/8 trousers in the spring, but agree they're a definite no-no when it's minus-3 outside!
Bluelights, I'm an avid eBay purchaser for most things, but not trousers or jeans because I find the fit quite tricky and there's usually no possibility to return. I have been caught out many times. I'll have a look at the Coast ones, though.