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Add To Cart: Palazzo And Wide-Leg Trousers For Nine-To-Five

Don’t get us wrong: we love a good pair of tailored trousers. Sleek and slimming, a fitting pair of cigarette pants can even help you look taller. But wearing them five days a week can be a pain sometimes — especially when compared to the ease and breeze of a pair of wide-leg trousers. So why not swop them out for one of these relaxed pieces that are oh-so-chic?

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Temperley London platinum silk satin-trimmed sequin-embellished chiffon wide-leg pants, US$779.73 (S$1,055.89) from Net-a-Porter
If you fancy adding a lil bling to your wardrobe, pick up this shimmering statement-making sequin trousers and finish with the matching top for a show-stopping look. Else, throw on a simple black blouse and slip into a pair of black mules to balance this eye-catching piece. Loro Piana Kilian trousers, US$1,425 (S$1,929.69)
Always wearing black to work? Why not change things up a little with this vibrant sunset orange number from Loro Piana? Made with lightweight linen, this cheery pair of ankle-length pants remains breathable even when it gets unbearably warm in Singapore. Finish with a comfy pair of ballet flats. Marika Vera Angela crepe wide-leg pants, US$225.54 (S$305.42) from Net-a-Porter
Looks like another pair of black palazzo pants right? Wrong. Marika Vera’s iteration features a thigh-high slit which gives a peekaboo effect as you walk. Brandon Maxwell wool-blend wide-leg pants, US$1,533.62 (S$2,076.78) from Net-a-Porter
Known for unique silhouettes that have garnered a following including singer-actress Lady Gaga, this Brandon Maxwell wide-leg pants have been given pleats for that extra volume and drama. Wear this with a body-hugging bodysuit or a French tucked white shirt. Stella McCartney wide-leg pants, US$970 (S$1,313.54) from Net-a-Porter
Wide-leg trousers do not always have to look slouchy and casual. Here, British designer Stella McCartney found the perfect middle ground by creating a pair that still looks tailored and polished. Pair this with a silk slip blouse and you’re ready for work or for a resort holiday. Balenciaga striped stretch-crepe track pants, US$1,830 (S$2,478.13) from Net-a-Porter
With blue side stripes, this pair of Balenciaga track pants will lengthen your stature even if you decide to pair it with chunky dad sneakers. Else, match this trousers with a cold shoulder blouse and strap on a sick pair of heels. Etro paisley jacquard wide-leg trousers, price available in store
Channel your inner bohemian with this luxurious cotton-silk blend paisley trousers from Italian house Etro, and go bold with clashing prints by pairing this with a floral top. We suggest going with similar colour tones (think: red, orange, pink, browns) to harmonise the patterns. Pomelo Fashion velvet wide leg pants – yellow, S$49
Add colour and texture to your ensemble in one fell swoop with this vivid mustard yellow velvet creation from Pomelo Fashion. Celebrate spring by slipping into a living coral blouse and finish the look with a pair of wedge sandals. Topshop Hawaiian wide leg trousers, S$79.90
If boss still hasn’t approved your leave for that Bali vacation, give them a subtle reminder by wearing this pair of beach-ready pants to work and finish with the matching top for a breezy co-ord look. Zara pleated palazzo trousers, S$69.90
Like a white shirt or little black dress, a pair of simple palazzo pants is a wardrobe staple that you need to own. Versatile and comfortable, this Zara pair can be dressed up in many ways from camis to shirts and bodysuits. No fuss in the mornings. Cos wide-leg seersucker trousers, US$125 (S$169.27)
This pair of lightweight Cos trousers are made of cotton seersucker. The crinkly texture of the fabric gives a unique touch to the outfit. Best paired with a linen shirt and loafers. H&M wide trousers, S$34.95
Add prints into your work outfit with this plaid number from H&M. The neutral colours means that it will match well with most other colours, but we suggest going with a maroon T-shirt and gold hoops to add some colour. Mango wrap stripped trousers, S$89.90
Featuring a unique wrap-across style, this pair of cotton-linen blend culottes from Mango comes in a playful yet neutral rusty orange colour. Pair this simply with a white top, throw on block heels and gold studs. Stylish work look, sorted.