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Best pants for wedge body shapes

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Picking the perfect pants

Wedge body shapes generally have wide shoulders and a large bust, while also having narrow hips and thighs. The right pair of pants can help balance out your body and make you look fabulous.

Picking the perfect pants

Pants for wedges

"Wide leg trousers or flared jeans will help even out your body proportions," says celebrity fashion stylist and TV personality Dawn Del Russo. Experiment with belts to draw the attention to your waist, down and away from your shoulders.

For casual wear, cargo pants can add some needed volume to your lower body. Super skinny jeans, leggings and tapered trousers are probably not the best choice for your body type. You can pull off slim cut jeans by partnering them with a very simple, neutral top.

Celebrity wedges

Audrina Patridge, Charlize Theron, Renee Zellweger, Jessica Simpson and Angelina Jolie are just some of the celebrities with wedge body shapes.

Picking the perfect pants

What to wear

  1. 1969 Mid-Weight Flare Jeans ($70)
  2. Women's Twill Cargos ($30)
  3. Alice + Olivia Erica Wide-Leg Pants ($286)
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