You’d have to have been living under a rock not to notice that silver trousers are having a major fashion moment right now. From the runways of SS23 – we’re looking at you Isabel Marant – to the floods of Insta stars snapped at recent Copenhagan Fashion Week, a pair of disco-ready pants are heading to be one of the standout trends of the spring. And guess what? They’re far more wearable than you might initially think.

Metallic trousers are nothing new – think skinny coated denim or festive-ready sequins – but this season, they feel cooler, more contemporary, thanks to looser fits like tapered carrot-legs with the hems turned up or baggy ’90s inspired which work well with chunky trainers.

Scroll on for four easy ways to wear silver trousers, from day to night, plus some great Insta outfit ideas.


Day Look 1

A denim shirt will always make an outfit more grounded, whether that’s layering under an oversized blazer or pairing with some tougher leather pants. The same goes for SS23’s playful metallic hues. The key here is layering, so start with a good basic – we love ARKET’s buttery soft racerback tanks, slipped under an oversized denim shirt and paired with a looser fit tapered trousers. Finish off with retro-inspired sunnies and this season’s favourite cowboy boots. 



Night Look 1

There is something so effortless about an oversized white shirt in the evening. Elevate it with a snip of lacy pretty lingerie poking out from beneath – we love Anine Bing’s soft triangle bras – and simple accessories like Ottiumberg’s rope chain diamond pendant and an absolute steal of a velvet evening bag from Amazon.




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Day Look 2

Let the silver trousers of your outfit do all the talking and pair with some understated pieces perfect for weekend strolls or brunch dates like a roomy hoodie and chunky Nike Dunks. An oversized grey wool coat will add a little polish to the look and keep you warm before spring truly hits.




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Let the silver trousers take the limelight and pair with a cosy grey cashmere knit and classic Manolo's.

Night Look 2

Finally, corsages and big floral details are going to be huge this season and we love the juxtaposition of something overly girly paired with the modern, tough feel of metallic silver trousers. Zara’s sensible heel height sling-backs with rose embellishment and a timEless white tux jacket keep the look grown up.




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