Trend Alert: Wide-Leg Trousers Like Olivia Palermo, Nicole Richie, And Blake Lively

Olivia Palermo on Nov. 16, Nicole Richie on Oct. 8, and Blake Lively on July 5.
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Olivia Palermo, Nicole Richie, and Blake Lively all showed off a hot fall trend recently — wide-leg trousers. Why do celebs love them? Because wide-leg trousers are a good pair of pants to have in your wardrobe — they’re comfortable, hip-slimming, and waist-cinching. And, the best part? They can instantly lengthen your legs if you pair them with your highest of high heels. Read on for our favorite wide-leg trouser picks. Go on, try something new.


OLIVIA PALERMO: Going for a supersophisticated look at the Mango launch in Madrid on Nov. 16, Olivia teamed her cuffed-and-pressed tan trousers with a satin blouse and a mini camel briefcase bag. For a similar style try Old Navy Cotton Twill Wide-Leg Trousers ($32.50,

NICOLE RICHIE: Nicole looked eclectic and chic at a book signing on Oct. 8 in extra-wide trousers, which she wore with a vest, a white sleeveless blouse, a skinny scarf and a brimmed bucket hat. We found these trouser look-alikes at Anthropologie ($148,

BLAKE LIVELY: While shooting Gossip Girl on July 5, Blake looked easy-breezy in dusty pink wide-legs cinched at the waist with a belt and paired with a tank and neck baubles. Steal this style with Mango Trousers ($79.99,

+ Which wide-trousers do you like best — Olivia, Nicole, or Blake’s?