15 of the most comfortable trousers for effortless WFH chic

Since lockdown began we have all been adopting a lot of loungewear to get through the challenges of adapting to our new lifestyles. But there is something to be said for getting up and getting dressed – sometimes for your own mental state more than anything.

Putting on a proper outfit can make us feel more like ourselves, and more productive to boot – but why not have the best of both worlds? These comfortable trousers will leave you feeling ready and raring to go but with all the comfort of your much beloved tracksuit bottoms – win win, if you ask us.

15 of the best pairs of comfortable trousers to shop now

M&S

Tencel Utility Tapered Trousers, £35, Marks & Spencer

These utility trousers are the ultimate in comfort, but in this chic colour and tapered fabric they’re also easily dressed up with a French-tucked shirt or a simple tee.

V by Very

Buckle Detail Wide Leg Trousers, £30, Very

Wide leg and belted is such a flattering shape and in this fluid material these nautical inspired navy wonders from Very are so easy to wear. Enjoy them now with a cute Breton and Converse, and then dress up when you are back in the office with a pair of heels.

H&M

Wide Trousers, £29.99, H&M

These neutral striped trousers are great for this summer heat, and look so chic you’ll want to wear them all season.

Linen Joggers, £24.99, H&M

A linen jogger is a classic wardrobe staple, and makes the perfect lighter alternative to your loungewear.

Casa Raki

Natalia Trousers, £220, Casa Raki

Invest in these comfortable trousers from Casa Raki now and they will last you for summer parties and holidays for years to come.

Arket

Flowy Paperbag Trousers, £79, Arket

These khaki paperbag high waisted trousers are a great piece to add to your fashion arsenal. They will easily transition from summer to winter and are incredibly comfortable, too.

Cos

Mulberry Silk Wide Leg Trousers, £99, Cos

These beautiful trousers are super soft and comfortable for moving around in, but still also look elegant dressed up on warm summer evenings.

Dropped Crotch Trousers With Pleats, £69, Cos

If you feel like injecting some colour into your wardrobe these pale blue beauties in a relaxed cut will work perfectly with plain t-shirts and sliders. You can smarten them up once you’re back at work.

Whistles

Fluid Crop Trouser, £59.25, Whistles

Whistles’ flowing pair of soft trousers cater for all of your comfort needs; a casual option that will allow for any activity.

Topshop

Grey Pleated Joggers, £39, Topshop

With the look of a smart work trouser with all the benefits of a relaxed elasticated waistband, these Topshop trousers are the perfect way to feel professional but still snug.

Me+Em

Me+Em are renowned for doing a great trouser and these luxurious silk joggers are no exception.

Three Graces

Three Graces Molly High-Rise Linen Trousers, £495, Matches Fashion

An investment, yes, but these classic wide leg trousers from Three Graces will work for every occasion and last for years. Whether a t-shirt and flip flop now, a shirt for work or a silk top for the long summer evenings, this style has got you covered.

Zara

Paperbag Trousers, £25.99, Zara

The perfect summer throw on! Pair with a bikini top in the sun or throw on with a tee for your daily walk.

& Other Stories

Relaxed Lyocell Drawstring Trousers, £65, & Other Stories

It doesn’t get much better than an elasticated waist and these trousers from & Other Stories come with all the luxuries of a lounge pant whilst looking more formal.

Asceno

Asceno + NET SUSTAIN London Printed Washed-Silk Pajama Pants, £210, Net-A-Porter

The ultimate in comfort are these luxe silk options from Asceno. Enjoy lounging in them during lockdown, then pair with heels and a black shirt for summer evenings.

Feature by Sophie Dearden