With this detail, trousers become real eye-catchers
This season the pants will be tightened – not at the waistband, but at the ankles. The so-called “Leg Belts” make it possible and provide an extra portion of coolness!
Do you know these ankle straps with Velcro fastener that cyclists: strap on the inside of the ankles so that the trouser legs do not get caught in the spokes. Well, similar ribbons have now also been spotted on the pants of street style fashionistas. Whether the fashion inspiration really comes from exemplary cyclists: inside is therefore a question. The fact is: lace-up details on the ankles are absolutely trendy this season.
Hello, endless legs!
Whether wrapped, knotted or strapped – according to the Berlin designer William Fam, trousers with leg belts have a decisive advantage: “This type of trousers visually stretches the leg. It is tied to the narrowest part of the lower body; this creates a pull that follows the trousers “He explains to the” Elle “magazine. The illusion works even better when the waistband is cut to the waist. Endless legs guaranteed!
This is how you style the pants with leg belts
When it comes to styling, you have a free hand with this trend. Both sandals and cool sneakers go well with the special trousers. Those who like to work with style breaks can combine high heels with a casual T-shirt or sneakers with a classy silk blouse. But: the simpler the look, the more focus there is on the hip leg belts.
No Leg Belts? No problem!
Does the whole thing look pretty familiar to you? This may be because many influencers were already putting their ankles in the limelight in 2019 – even before pants with leg belts were hanging in stores. With the following trick: They wore wide pants, which they attached to the ankles with the straps of theirs Sandals fixed. So if you don’t want to buy a pair of pants with integrated leg belts, you can use this trick and it is absolutely trendy. Brilliant!
Source used: Instagram.de, Elle.com, own research