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They’re cute and much easier to take off that skinny jeans… what more do you want?

Drawstring pants have hit the big time lately and are slowly flowing down to the high street.

With so many options available ranging right from smart to casual, we’ve picked five pairs we (and you) need right now.

BARENA – Melange checked woven trousers – Shop now

These woven trousers from Barena are the perfect mix between suit trousers and casual pants. Wear them with a half tucked shirt and box fresh sneakers for a sharp, modern take.

PAUL SMITH – Drawstring track trousers – Shop now

Elevate your sweats to the next level with a pair that look slightly more tailored. Pair with anything from oversized sweatshirts to graphic tees.

SAVE KHAKI UNITED – Cotton-corduroy drawstring trousers – Shop now

For a more casual look and a nod to this season’s biggest fabric, corduroy, these Save Khaki United options are a great choice. Wear them with a casual shirt and some converse.


For a sportier take head for Alexander Wang’s collaboration with Adidas is perfect. Wear with the matching sweatshirt or style up with a graphic knit.

GUCCI – Tailored jogging trousers – Shop now

For a pair that will work from the gym to the office, a tailored pair from Gucci are a safe bet. Wear with a layered shirt, thin knit and an oversized overcoat.

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