The right way to wear check trousers

The right way to wear check trousers

The right way to wear check trousers. A way to make a statement without being too out there? Check. The trousers that are going to make all the difference to your wardrobe this season? Check.

Yes, they can be bold, and they may not be as simple to wear as the plain variety but check trousers can be one of the most stylish ways to cover up your bottom half.

Why own a pair of check trousers

Well for one thing, they are incredibly versatile and a great addition to have to your wardrobe. If you get the balance right, check trousers can redirect the focal point of a look, which for most guys is still based on the jacket or some piece of outerwear.

Every man should have a pair of plaid trousers. You can choose straight, skinny, or wide-leg. Cuff, crop and jogger ones are great options too.

How to style them


The casual look

If you want to keep things casual but still exude elegance and polish, team a grey print crew-neck sweater with some plaid trousers.

You can get a bit experimental in the shoe department and add dark green low top shoes to the look.

Or you can pair a denim jacket with a pair of grey check trousers. Dial up this whole look by sporting a pair of black leather derby shoes.

Smart casual

Combining black blazer and check trousers is a fail-safe way to keep your outfit looking refined.

Or if you want to add a bit of colour to your look, pair a navy blazer with orange and tan check trousers. Rock tan leather Chelsea boots to spruce your outfit up.

Effortlessly sophisticated

Add a pop of color to your look by wearing a yellow printed polo shirt with grey check trousers. To bring a little bit of class to your outfit, introduce a pair of grey canvas derby shoes into the equation.

Pairing black quilted blazer and plaid trousers is a must-try outfit for any modern gent. Adding dark brown leather loafers to this look will immediately kick up the fashion factor of this ensemble.

Weekend look

A long sleeve navy shirt and grey check trousers are two things every man should have in his wardrobe. You can experiment in the shoe department and complete this getup with some grey suede low top shoes.

If you want to lighten your look up a bit, swap the navy shirt for a light blue long sleeve one. This is the kind of tested combo you need when you have zero time to spare. To add a more polish finish to your weekend look, why not wear some black suede loafers?

Street style

Not only is a grey hoodie and plaid trousers a combo every man needs to have in his wardrobe, but it just screams street style. For extra style points, add white athletic shoes.

Look dapper without even trying by rocking a black sweater with some check trousers. White low top sneakers will add a sophisticated aesthetic to the look.

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The right way to wear check trousers

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