From ultra-skinny, flared, drawstrings to derriere zip denim jeans by Vetements, trousers have undergone a major evolution. But recently, more and more people on Pinterest have been searching for this trendy pair of pants: paper bag trousers. As seen on Stella McCartney, Joseph, and Proenza Schouler, paper bag trousers are taking over the catwalks and even the streets with models like the Hadid sisters, Kendall Jenner, and Sienna Miller sporting the chic bottoms for their off-duty looks. A large percentage of the stylish crowd at Copenhagen Fashion Week crowd have been rocking them too.
The waist-cinching silhouette is ultra-flattering on any body type with its high waisted cut and belt that creates the illusion of an hourglass shape. And best of all, you can get away with matching it with almost any piece–yes, even the most basic ones. With its structured silhouette, adding it to your #OOTD instantly makes you look like you put so much thought into your ensemble. It’s not surprising why so many celebrities and Instagram It girls have been wearing these trendy trousers as it can be dressed up or down to your liking, making it such a versatile piece.
Here are 5 of our favorite paper bag trousers that you can shop, stat:
Navy paper bag waist wide leg trousers, MISSGUIDED
Pinstripe paper bag trousers, ZARA
Check paper bag waist trousers, TOPSHOP
High waist utility trousers, MANGO
Classic paper bag trousers in black, H&M