Why are the Puddle Pants the perfect alternative to skinny jeans

Why are the Puddle Pants the perfect alternative to skinny jeans? 

These loose fitting pants are a must-have in Kate Middleton’s wardrobe. 

Puddle pants make up for their lack of practicality with an elegant carefree attitude. These soft pants feature a length

that creates the illusion of a puddle around the foot and ankle. While this is the kind of trend that could make a

seamstress cringe, this devil-may-care approach of dragging the hem to the ground allows for a certain amount of ease,

especially when worn with flats, sneakers or sandals à la Kate Middleton, Zoe Kravitz and Bella Hadid.

Karim Sadli / Vogue 

The puddle pants, the ultimate trend

Neil Mockford


The designers who are championing the rise of the puddle pant are those who have always supported the baggy

silhouette. Balenciaga’s Demna, Tibi’s Amy Smilovic and the late Virgil Abloh of Off-White are among the names

that started this trend. Here are key pieces of the season, to be worn all summer and into the fall.

Our selection of puddle pants : 

Balenciaga – Japanese Twill Pull-Up Pants the Lost Tape

895 €

Galeries Lafayette Buy now Givenchy – Powder grain pleated wool and mohair blend wide leg pants

790 €

Net-a-porter Buy now Miu Miu – Loose Jeans with Logo Patch

790 €

Farfetch Buy now Jacquemus – Tied high waist pants

350 €

Farfetch Buy now The Attico – High waist loose fitting jeans

690 €

Mytheresa Buy now Coperni – Powder grain straight leg pants with pleats

550 €

Net-a-porter Buy now

  • Loulou Studio – Sulu silk crepe wide leg pants
  • 290,16 €
  • Net-a-porter

Buy now

& Other stories – Flared wide leg pants

69 €

& Other stories Buy now Franckie Shop – Gelso Pleated Tencel Blend Straight Pants

206,23 €

Net-a-porter Buy now Zara – Wideleg Jeans

39,95 €

Zara Buy now Mango – Wideleg high waist jeans

39,99 €


Buy now

H&M – Low rise twill flared pants

19,99 €


Buy now

Article originally published on Vogue.com 

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