For a few years now, people’s collective consciousness about pants fit has been: Skinny/Slim = Good, Baggy/loose = Bad.
But for the past few seasons, there has been a shift in fit when it comes to trousers and designers are sending down roomier cuts, which may or may not delight consumers who have been so used to wearing tight-fitting options.
If you’re frowning in disapproval, give it some time.
Why the sudden love for Baggies?
As we all know, the fashion industry moves in a cyclical manner. In the ’90s, the ’70s were the bees knees. In the early 2000s, the 80s was having a renaissance.
And today, the love affair with everything from 1995 onwards is at an all-time high and for those who remember, loose-fitting clothes were all the rage.
Junya Watanabe Junya Watanabe Dolce & Gabbana
Fashion labels from Junya Watanabe to Dolce & Gabbana sent down looks paired with baggy trousers and today, fast fashion labels are serving it up for us to try.
It also helped that street style Photographers captured fashion fanatics sporting the new silhouette.
Wearing Baggies Without Looking Like A Slob
Clearly the biggest issue most people are worried about when wearing baggies is looking like a slob.
We have been conditioned for so long to think that the closer the cut is to your body, the cleaner it looks.
But just everything else, minimalism is key to achieving a sleek look.