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10 Work Pants So Chic You’ll Never Want To Take Them Off

Power dressing, who?

Work is a considerable part of our lives – so it only makes sense that having a go-to workwear wardrobe with some fool-proof pieces is a must. 

After all, what is worse than that 6:30am, pre-coffee, barely awake panic of “what on Earth am I going wear today”? Nothing. Which is why a good pair of timeless work pants is going to be your new BFF and solution to that age-old question.

Whether you work in the office, are on that WFH grind or you’re on the hunt for the perfect interview ‘fit – a situation is bound to come up sooner or later where you want to look professional and put-together yet still stylish. 

Especially now we have taken a turn to winter and corporate dressing can be a little tricky, a well fitting pair of work pants is way to go to nail your everyday work outfit. 

They’re so easy to style, you won’t even have to think come morning time, simply pair with a t-shirt and sneakers for a more modern laidback look, or throw on some pumps or heeled boots with a slinky silky shirt for an outfit that will take you from the boardroom to the bar. Throw on a matching blazer or trench and you have the ideal power dressing combo on chilly days. 

Take a look below at some of our favourite work pants to shop and you can thank us later when you cut down your morning routine by half. 

2024’s top 3 work pants for women 

  1. Louie Trouser, $180 at Avenue
  2. Atmos&Here Marlowe Longline Pants, $55.99 (usually $79.99) at The Iconic
  3. ASOS Design Flare Suits Pants, $54 (usually $72) at ASOS

The best work pants to wear to the office in 2024 

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Louie Trouser 

$180 at Avenue

Your classic everyday straight-leg trouser, these pants from Avenue are made from a thick premium blend fabric meaning they feel substantial and hold some shape. Style with a t-shirt and sneakers on the everyday or dress up for the office with your favourite button-up and a matching blazer. 

Style notes

  • Mid-rise, straight-leg silhouette
  • Elastic detailing at waist
  • Belt loops 

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Atmos&Here Marlowe Longline Pants

$55.99 (usually $79.99) at The Iconic

A slate grey trouser is a super timeless addition to your wardrobe. They’re a dream to style and can be worn in a myriad of ways from office formal to casual everyday wear. Style it with the matching vest for an effortless ensemble that requires zero effort. 

Style notes

  • Mid-rise waist
  • Comes in grey and black 
  • Twin side pockets

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ASOS Design Flare Suits Pants

$54 (usually $72) at ASOS

Add some colour to your office wardrobe with these moss green flared tailored pants that are the perfect combination of professional and fun. 

Style notes

  • High rise waistband
  • Straight legs around thighs and flares below the knees 
  • Available as a set with a matching blazer

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Smart Ankle Pants 

$59.90 at Uniqlo

Pristine white work pants are a great base for any corporate ‘fit. This pair from Uniqlo not only boasts affordability but also offers a flattering silhouette and expert cut. Whether you’re dressing it up or down, this versatile piece will effortlessly transition from one occasion to another, quickly becoming a staple in your wardrobe.

Style notes

  • Two-way stretch fabric
  • Tapered cut
  • Available in over five colourways

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Magdalena Suit Pants 

$49.98 (usually $99.95) at Peppermayo

Your new favourite trousers, the Magdalena suit pants sit low on the waist and offer a more oversized and slouchy fit whilst still looking pulled together. To make them look more elevated style with a statement belt, a button up and kitten heels for the office. 

Style notes

  • Wide leg
  • Pleated detailing at from 
  • Available in black, baby pink and beige 

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Indie High Waisted Pants 

$40 (usually $99) at Meshki

Alternatively to the trendy slouchy trousers, a more tapered shape is perfect for the office. They look elegant and professional yet still flatter your body, making you feel and look your best. 

Style notes

  • High waisted 
  • Cigarette pants style 
  • Also available in kelly green 

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Candice Pant

$79.20 (usually $279) at Saba

In a thicker tweed fabric, these are ideal for winter to keep you warm yet stylish all season long. The periwinkle blue colour adds some brightness to your wardrobe and the cut is ultra flattering. Pick up the matching jacket for an ensemble that will make you the envy of the office. 

Style notes

  • Straight leg with flare below the knees 
  • Invisible side zip closure 
  • Designed in Australia 

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High Waist Tailored Pants

$34.99 at H&M

For a more laidback almost masculine silhouette we love these relaxed high-waisted pants that fall straight on the legs and flatter the waist. Style with your favourite oversized knit and a blazer for that instant cool girl winter outfit. 

Style notes

  • Jersey material 
  • Elasticated waistband
  • Available in five colourways

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Aere Tailored Linen Blend Pants 

$84 (usually $120) at The Iconic

When the weather is warmer turn to lighter more breathable fabrics like linens and cotton so you can stay work-appropriate without overheating. These linen blend tailored pants from Aussie label Aere are a great option come spring and summer. 

Style notes

  • High rise 
  • Side pockets 
  • Available in five colourways

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Brisa Pants

$120 at Nude Lucy

Made from thick premium fabric, these timeless trousers will become a staple piece in your wardrobe year round. The cream colour is versatile and easy to style whilst the flattering shape of the pants ensures they’re something you reach for time and time again.  

Style notes

  • High-waisted and straight leg 
  • 100 per cent cotton twill 
  • Also available in black

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