When was the last time you purchased a new pair of work pants? Exactly. Even though you get more wear out of them than practically anything else in your closet, they're not exactly the most exciting article of clothing to shop for. But because they're essential, and because we're here for all your sartorial needs, we rounded up 20 stylish pairs at a variety of price points. These are the types of work pants you can wear on your days off, too. Think chic, sophisticated pieces that never veer into the stuffy territory workwear can take. After all, the best work pants are the kind that can take you from your work day to your night out. You can thank us later.
Scroll down to shop our favorite work-friendly trousers.
We can't get enough of this color and that high waist.
We're biased, but trust us—these fit great.
A welcome departure from basic black trousers.
A splurge indeed, but a very chic one.
A pair of slouchy white pants is a wardrobe essential in our book.
In case your work wardrobe needs a dose of color.
Pair these with a slouchy black sweater and suede mules.
How to be comfortable at work without looking sloppy.
You'll wear these investment-worthy trousers forever.
These are perfectly tailored classics.
Pair these with a top that shows off the cool tie-waist detail.
Solace London knows a thing or two about power dressing.
We love the fringe detailing.
A warm-weather take on work pants.
We might also head to brunch in these on the weekend.
A relaxed fit that keeps its professional edge.
Pair with the matching blazer.
A sophisticated piece at a great price.
We can't get enough of the wide-leg silhouette.
A pristine option in white just in time for summer.
Where do you usually shop for work pants? Tell us in the comments!
This post has been updated by Sabrina Paparella.