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STYLING

HOW ASOSERS DO UTILITY TROUSERS

By Caroline Ferry, 29 March 2018

There are two things that probably spring to mind when you see the words 'utility trousers': one, undoubtably, is Lara Croft, and the other is All Saints circa I Know Where It’s At. Well, it's time to rethink utility trousers, because it is back with a bang for SS18, and our genius ASOSers have been wearing their very own pairs to work. This is how they styled them...
HOW ASOSERS DO UTILITY DRESSING

HOW ASOSERS DO UTILITY DRESSING IN CAMO TROUSERS AND VANS

Cool camo

If stealth style is your vibe, make like Sarah and treat your camo trousers like a trophy, letting them take centre stage while all the extras are stripped back and simple in black. Chic is the word here.

 

Pictured: Sarah Satherley, Social Media Executive

HOW ASOSERS DO UTILITY DRESSING IN YELLOW COMBAT TROUSERS

HOW ASOSERS DO UTILITY DRESSING IN YELLOW COMBAT TROUSERS

Hello yellow

If the true utilitarian look is more your thing, go bold in colour, and bold in bolts-ons, too – these beauts feature not two but approximately a thousand pockets, cords, laces, zips and ankle ties. Make it feel less rough and tough by adding your favourite denim jacket and squeaky-clean sneaks.

 

Pictured: Lakeisha Goedluck, Junior Content Editor

HOW ASOSERS DO UTILITY DRESSING IN SILK COMBATS AND STOMPY BOOTS

HOW ASOSERS DO UTILITY DRESSING IN SILK COMBATS AND STOMPY BOOTS

Silk rodeo

What’s awesome here is the absolute megamix of trends going on. Silky and slinky combats feel perfectly new season when teamed with Morgan’s favourite stompy boots and a statement cardi emblazoned with the most SS18 message of all.

 

Pictured: Morgan Brennan, Social Media Assistant

HOW ASOSERS DO UTILITY DRESSING IN OVERSIZED PAPER-BAG WAIST TROUSERS

HOW ASOSERS DO UTILITY DRESSING IN OVERSIZED PAPER-BAG WAIST TROUSERS

Power-puff girl

Admittedly, on paper, oversized voluminous utility trousers with a paper-bag waist do sound thoroughly out there, but actually, when you see it, you’re like oh, it’s amazing. Playing with proportions is so important here. Berilyn’s look is a masterclass in balancing those wide legs with a form-fitting crayon-bright tank and elegant heels. Bravo!

 

Pictured: Berilyn Wobil, Freelance Fashion And Social Media Assistant

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