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What's the winter equivakent to linen trousers?

(16 Posts)
sameagain Sun 26-Oct-08 20:24:56

I loved mine this summer, easy to wear, dress up or down, slightly more dressy than jeans and can be worn with flat shoes/sandals. They were my standard outfit, with a dressy(ish) top for an evening that started in the pub, but could end up anywhere.

What can I wear instead now, for an evening when jeans might not be appropriate?

MorticiaAnnSpookington Sun 26-Oct-08 20:26:38

some wool trousers ? not knitted,obviously, but woollen fabric

janeite Sun 26-Oct-08 20:26:51

Black velvet but jeans shape so not so dressy?

Skirt and boots.

traceybath Sun 26-Oct-08 20:27:54

cords but jean style?

although personally i find dark indigo jeans are pretty smart

Podrick Sun 26-Oct-08 20:28:31


Flum Sun 26-Oct-08 20:28:38

Wool or tweed style.

Flum Sun 26-Oct-08 20:29:01

Wool or tweed style.

twinsetandpearls Sun 26-Oct-08 20:30:51

I was wondering this yesterday after watching someone walk through town in white linen trousers and thinking I know why she is wearing those but she looks daft.

MorticiaAnnSpookington Sun 26-Oct-08 20:36:08

cords are nice too - I wear them a lot

scaryfucker Sun 26-Oct-08 20:44:32

boyfriend, slouchy jeans

slouchy cords

wide legged tweedy trews

knee-length skirt, woolly tights and boots

all staple winter wear in the scaryfucker household

sameagain Sun 26-Oct-08 20:47:11

sf - I love my slouchy jeans, but is it possible to dress them up? What do you wear on your feet? I always wear Converse pumps / Timberland boots with mine.

scaryfucker Sun 26-Oct-08 20:55:49

nah, I don't dress my slouchy jeans up

they look silly with heels IMHO, slouchy is v casual

I wear mine with converse or birkenstocks in warmer weather

for slightly more dressy occasions I wear black skinnies with knee length black boots and a trendy jacket

sameagain Sun 26-Oct-08 20:59:02

That's what I thought SF, but I really can't contemplate skinnies! Did I hear a rumour boot-cut are back? smile

SilentTerror Sun 26-Oct-08 21:45:13

Have wondered this myself!
Love the wide leg shape of linen trousers.
I have some wide leg jeans from Monsoon that are a bit smarter than usual jeans,also wide leg wool trousers in tweedy fabrics.
Would love someone to come up with soft slouchy fabric for winter trousers though.
Oh,also have the Boden velvet wide leg slouchy ones they have done for a few years now.

scaryfucker Sun 26-Oct-08 23:49:08

of course sameagain, bootcuts also on the fashion radar !

tbh, I cannot wear velevet trousers

make me feel like a 5 yr old

kettlechip Mon 27-Oct-08 19:39:36

agree with sf, cords, skirts with boots, try Fat Face and white stuff for slouchy comfy trousers which can be dressed up or down. I'd wear with smartish flat boots.

And a definite no to velvet trousers, I couldn't carry a pair of those off at all.

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