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Paperbag Ankles: An Alternative Way To Wear Your Wide-Legged Pants

Here's how the paperbag ankle trend will help to transform and elevate your outfit.

We’ve all had a moment with wide-legged pants – they’re comfy, sleek and chic. Now, enter: the pants of the paperbag variety. First spotted in Bottega Veneta’s Resort 2020 collection, this style quickly infiltrated the fits our street style stars come Spring Summer 2020.

From boots to strappy heels, loose fitting pants were tucked in at the ankles of shoes, helping to solve the problem of too-long pants without having to run to the tailor for an alteration. The cinch at the ankle also adds a dimension of sophistication to outfits, and is easy to incorporate into your current wardrobe. Plus, it gives your shoes some airtime – what’s not to love about flaunting a fit from head to toe? 

Above and below, browse the galleries for your street style inspiration, and the shoes that match.