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It’s time to ditch the trackies and wriggle into something a little more stylish for spring. But don’t worry, these breezy linens and stretchy waistbands are every bit as comfy.
Pockets and prints, what more could you want in pants? Elk’s funky geometric Else pants have all the makings of a spring staple. As the days get balmier you’ll want to live in this crisp, cool and breathable organic cotton. Not a print-lover? Try the Dahme linen pants in the flax colourway. The drapey silhouette looks effortlessly chic paired with sneakers and a tee.
Ready to elevate your look but not quite so ready to take off the tracksuit? Try Reiss’ wide leg cropped Lola joggers. The ivory colour and seamed details give a more luxe look to your loungewear so you can wear it out of the house with pride. If you love a matching moment, pair it with the zip neck Lucy jumper for chilly mornings.
Get ready for the warmer days ahead with a scroll through Vintage Sole’s range of retro overalls and pastel pants. Go utilitarian with denim and khaki. Or embrace cottage-core in a pair of romantic floral ‘90s overalls. You’ll look right at home pottering around the garden or browsing the farmer’s market in this short and sweet style.
Gingham linen styles
Cut on the bias to drape over your body and hug your curves, the linen Georgia skirt is made for shimmying around the park. Gingham is proving to be the print du jour this season and Alpha60 has pieces to deck you out from head to toe. We’ll take the playsuit and sun hat too! And did we mention the whole range is on sale?
If you want to lose the waistband altogether, choose an easy throw-on-and-go dress. Nique’s Hisako dress is loose enough to feel like you're wearing nothing at all, but structured enough to look put together. This A-line shirt dress comes in a rich khaki to coax you away from winter shades of Melbourne black. Wear it with chunky boots now, sunnies and slides later.
A loungewear set that’s comfy enough to snuggle in bed but cute enough to leave the house? Be still our hearts! Made from a stone washed French linen, the Deiji Studios set from Incu will only get softer with time. The breezy, boxy separates can be worn together or paired back with wardrobe staples. Just pick your palette – a crisp white, pinstripes or sorbet coloured pastels.
They may be denim but don’t be fooled. These patchwork pants are secret pyjamas. Kloke’s rapture pants feature a relaxed wide leg and stretchy elastic waistband. There’s also an adjustable tie to make extra room when you overindulge. You’ll never want to squeeze your thighs into a pair of skinny jeans again.
Sustainable and Melbourne-made, Lumi’s threads are the antidote to fast fashion. And a pair of their Lorena pants are bound to be a much-loved wardrobe addition. Made from a natural fibre blend, they’re high waisted, wide legged and ultra soft. Get a pair in classic navy or inject a punch of colour to your look with the lilac hue.
A pair of classic black culottes is the new little black dress. And Kuwaii’s Sullivan pants are the perfect pair. Made from a lightweight crinkly tencel blend, they’re perfectly swishy for your picnicking adventures. The flat front and elasticated back mean they’re also stylish enough to take you back to the office. They also come in burgundy, plus a shorts version if you want to bare a little leg.
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Last updated on Fri 15 Oct 2021
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