When it comes to outfit styling, few events provide as much inspiration as fashion week. Bringing together the fashion world’s most stylish individuals, these events act as a one-stop shop for outfit ideas and styling inspo.
With spring well and truly here, I’ve been thinking about the season’s staples and pondering the best trouser-and-shoe pairings. Wide-leg trousers have always illuded me, as they seem to be a particularly difficult item to pair with footwear. (Evidently, I’m not alone. We’ve recently seen an increase in searches of the phrase “shoes to wear with wide-leg trousers.”)
Luckily, the street style at Copenhagen Fashion Week, which is always attended by sleek dressers, offered up plenty of inspiration on this exact topic and was a veritable masterclass in how to style wide-leg trousers. Whether you’re looking to style flared jeans, wide-leg leather pants or traditional suit trousers, those in the know have a footwear option for every occasion.
Keep scrolling for the best shoes to wear with wide-leg trousers, including chunky boots, heeled mules and pointed-toe pumps.