Non skinny drapey trousers from Jigsaw which can be dressed up or down….

As I think I may have mentioned a couple of days ago, I’ve been checking out the sales recently. Most of the stores have had their final markdowns so I have recently paid Jigsaw, Whistles and Reiss a visit.

I generally stock up on well thought out wardrobe basics in the sale – things that need updating or replacing or more modern shapes which I am confident will be around for seasons to come.  Most of them won’t see the light of day until the winter but today it’s the turn of the Jigsaw tencel chinos (reduced from £75 to £52).

I have a reasonable selection of jeans, utility trousers and printed trousers in my wardrobe but there was definitely a gap for a looser, slightly smarter style of trouser which I could dress up or down. From trainers to heels, or flats to flip flops, these should do the job on lots of levels. Having tried these Jigsaw trousers on earlier in the season, I knew what they were all about.

Because I wanted that extra bit of slouch and comfort (I’m thinking long car journeys to Cornwall) I went up to a size 10, which gave them a completely different look to the size 8. The image below probably gives a slightly better idea of how they look!

As to the rest of my outfit, I went for a bit of colour clash on the accessories with a grey and yellow belt and a coral necklace, plus printed shoes.


Although I have had instagram for a while now, I intend to start using it a way of putting flesh on the bones of Style Guile. I will bring you closer shots of my outfits, show you my accessories, shopping trips and daily life. If you would like to come along for the journey, you can find me here


I also have a Pinterest board entitled “Outfit of the Day” which is a gallery of my daily outfits. Take a look for ideas and inspiration or alternatively use it as a tool to decide what NOT to wear! Either way I’m easy!


  1. Jane Robinson
    July 9, 2014 / 8:04 pm

    Hi there – what's your Instagram user name – the link's not working for me 🙁

  2. Jane Robinson
    July 9, 2014 / 8:26 pm

    Fear not – I've just seen the link at the top of the bog. Hurrah.

    • StyleGuile
      July 10, 2014 / 10:41 am

      Sorry it didn't work – I've just re-done the link so it should all be fine now. Thanks for letting me know! x

  3. Zara
    July 10, 2014 / 8:27 am

    Hi BethCan you tell me what height you are please? I'm lving the trousers but fear they may be too short on me.

    • StyleGuile
      July 10, 2014 / 10:42 am

      Hi Zara, I', 5ft 6" but I have rolled these up two or three times so they may be OK for you. They are pretty long!

  4. Avenue 57
    July 10, 2014 / 6:54 pm

    Such a good look. Love how the 10 vs the 8 changes the style

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