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FW20 Trousers

Wide Leg Pants

Wide pants are a big trend of the last few seasons and it’s going crescendo. Compared to winter FW19 the wide leg trousers have a growth of 29%. It takes the formal and casual style by spreading on suits as well as jeans. Almost 1400 looks presented in the catwalks had wide leg pants.

Leather Pants

Leather is a trend that has had some success in recent seasons. Already for the summer it was in our top trends and for the winter FW20 increases again by 5%. The leather pants is definitely one of the must-have of the season.


The great return of leggings. Thanks to Saint Laurent and his vinyl leggings, this style is destined to have a revival. Balenciaga also closed its défilé with various looks worn with shiny jersey leggings. Most of McQueen’s looks walked with legs squeezed into leather. Overall the leggings have grown by 81% compared to the FW19 and the shiny and/or leather version will certainly be the trendiest.

Biker Pants

Balenciaga has proposed various looks taken from the world of motorcycling. Nicolas Guesquière for Louis Vuitton has also taken up the biker lines, mixing them with historic lines for an unexpected and contemporary result. With a focus on trousers, livetrend analyzed about sixty biker pants in the fashion shows, finding a potential microtrend for winter 2020.

You know the shape, now innovate with fabrics !

Certainly, wide trousers and leather trousers are the most popular styles among the winter 2020 pants. For the wide leg trousers, the tailoring style is definitely the trendiest, with a 29% growth compared to FW19. Worn in a suit with a jacket or a micro-cardigan, the silhouette is definitely sleek, thanks also to the high waist. This is certainly another trend that does not seem to decline.
For leather, eco-leather or vegan trousers, the most fashionable lines will certainly be leggings and biker. Leather or vinyl leggings will certainly be a must-have of the season. Hoping that the new eco-leather will seduce the various brands, we remind you that now you can get similar products by recycling the fish skin discarded by the food industry (see the French www.ictyos.com), but also of vegetable origin such as Appleskin: uses apple scraps from juice factories in northern Italy or the Alter-leather of cereals : recycles cereal waste and has zero C02 impact. This material made near Milan is very similar in appearance to leather. If you need more information about recycled leather fabrics contact us at hello@livetrend.co