What trousers, that aren't jeans, do you wear at the weekend?

(21 Posts)
PuraVida Sun 02-Oct-16 09:23:51

Or indeed any day that you're not at work?

Jeans don't work for me. I've got a high waist and flat bum and every single pair just slides down

I need inspiration for comfy but not dowdy alternatives

BringMeTea Sun 02-Oct-16 09:29:18

I have these in black and khaki.
www.hush-uk.com/womenswear/daywear/trousers_jumpsuits/amie_joggers_black.htm

Glitterspy Sun 02-Oct-16 09:32:13

I wear either patterned harem pants (I am not on the zeitgeist I am aware of this), khaki chinos or leggings. Or go to the gym in the morning and not get changed...

PuraVida Sun 02-Oct-16 09:34:34

I'd seen those hush ones, what do you wear with them? And which shoes?

VladmirsPoutine Sun 02-Oct-16 09:46:10

At home? Leggings. Out and about doing some shopping or whatever I have amassed quite a collection of different coloured jeggings. M&S and H&M have some good options.

Simplecountrygirl Sun 02-Oct-16 09:47:40

Will be keeping an eye on this thread.

I too get stumped re what to wear at the weekend. For work I wear ankle length skinny leg work trousers which look really good and are pretty flattering. I have navy, black and black and white chequered ones. I went to a baby shower the other day and this girl had my chequered ones on with a slinky black top and black brogues with a big mulberry to complete the look. She looked simple, stylish and classy. But I was thinking 'I would feel a bit too 'smart' or worry that I look too 'smart' for the weekend.

Are skinny leg office type trousers acceptable at the weekend? I like wearing jeans and often do, navy and black, always skinny but sometimes, I want to something different!

Also, what are people's opinions on Blazers at the weekend? Again, I always feel too smart!

Apologies OP, I've just completely de-railed your thread 😳😳

BringMeTea Sun 02-Oct-16 09:48:28

Slouchy but short jumpers or short and fitted jumpers. smile
Trainers or ankle boots with low top to avoid any hint of cossack. Must say I tend to default to the black and only wear khaki/olive with trainers. (Onitsuka tigers if you're interested)

dementedma Sun 02-Oct-16 09:55:30

Pyjamas

StewardsEnquiry Sun 02-Oct-16 10:15:49

This might not work for you if the cut of the jeans is the problem but I have a few pairs of trousers that are jeans but made of fabric rather than denim IYSWIM. I got them from M and S I think. They are a bit smarter than jeans but still really versatile.

PuraVida Sun 02-Oct-16 10:40:54

Crash away simplecountrygirl. I wear the same yo work and feel too 'worky' if I wear them out of work

I need something I can just bung on when I roll out of bed but not need to change should I want to go out later so no PJs. I've ordered the hush joggers and a pair of harem pants too (how much??!! shock)

I really find waistbands uncomfy, I think I'm just the wrong shape or a bit too fat

Banderchang Sun 02-Oct-16 10:48:41

I do wear jeans a lot, but also at this time of year I like denim skirts or dresses with tights and boots. Very comfy and slouchy.

29redshoes Sun 02-Oct-16 11:11:22

I have the same problem as you OP and as a result I just always wear skirts and dresses. Not helpful to you I know! I will be watching this thread with interest.

Shockers Sun 02-Oct-16 11:14:54

M&S jeggings in denim are great as 'jeans' tucked in boots. They have ones which sculpt your bum too (can't vouch for those as I haven't tried them), if you're a little flat of arse.

3isthemagicnumber Sun 02-Oct-16 11:17:52

Love the hush ones but how does the sizing come up ?Im an untoned size 10 ,5ft 7 ...

SwedishEdith Sun 02-Oct-16 11:28:22

I'll crash as well. Don't like wearing work stuff at weekends or tights really. I think I want some sort of thick, jersey type of pants to pull on that are sort of straight legged ie not leggings.

dudsville Sun 02-Oct-16 11:50:26

In not hot weather I layer tops so I can go braless, not everyone's cup of tea, but I'm not so big that they move about. I pair these loose layers with skinnies. So not v helpful to you. Although it doesn't sound it, the look is smart while being not at all what I'd wear to work.

PuraVida Sun 02-Oct-16 13:41:41

swedishedith I used to have that very thing. They came from the white company. Thick jersey, wideish, straightish legs and a fold over waistband. They were great but mine became my decorating trousers and they dont seem to make them anymore smile

BringMeTea Sun 02-Oct-16 13:41:43

3is I have both the joggers and the harems from Hush. They are quite generous but I would say take your 'usual' size.

PuraVida Sun 02-Oct-16 13:41:57

That was meant yo be a sad face sad

SwedishEdith Sun 02-Oct-16 23:05:27

That is annoying about the White Co pants. Maybe I need track pants shock

PedantPending Mon 03-Oct-16 03:07:01

Brax either cotton, cords or velvet depending on the season.

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