Forties Fashion Is Having A Moment This Spring Here's Our Modern Take On A Classic Wide Leg Trouser

From puffy shoulder sleeves to square necklines and knee length a-lines, spring 2019 fashion has taken a lot of inspo from the 1940’s. We would be hard pressed to argue that there is any one piece more classic 40’s and timeless than a wide leg trouser.

Katharine Hepburn made a statement in them and became a style icon that would be recognized for decades to come. 

We are sharing how we put a modern spin on a classic staple. 

Wide leg trousers emanate prestige and power, but how do you take such a timeless piece and make it 2019? We wanted to create a look that you can take from the boardroom to the weekend, from meetings to brunch.

With the pants as the base and focus of this outfit, we wanted to keep the rest of the look simple. We paired a cute distressed stripe tee with a crisp clean pop of color in an ankle strap kitten heel. 

Photos by Roxy Yang.

Photos by Roxy Yang.



Every where you look stripes are featured with spring and summer staple items. This is a great way to incorporate a trend into your daily life in a subtle way. French girl style is all about having a solid base of wardrobe essentials, and incorporating trends as we see in the minute details. This tee is a perfect example.


Keep the accessories simple. This look is all about length and definition. We paired these statement earrings to extend the vertical line of focus. The eye is drawn from neckline to waist to ankle.

Pop of Color:

With the rest of this look aligning with the black and white color story, we added a pop of color in the shoe to accentuate the shape of the trouser from waist to toe. The beautiful thing about adding a pop of color in your footwear is that this look changes with each new shoe you wear. With all of the amazing options out there this spring summer, your options are endless. 


How many ways can you re-wear these pants? We want to see! Let us know and share your look online with us @sararoseco #sararoseco.