Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Heyday Swing Trousers

Well, Hello there!
I have been looking for a wide leg trouser this winter but wasn't sure if they would be flattering - I'm used to a more fitted leg. After seeing Brittany at VaVoomVintage sporting a similar style I went ahead and ordered a pair.

I chose to go with the brand Heyday because they are a British brand that prides itself on quality and had a good range of colours. I went with their Swing Trousers in Grey for their versatility. The colour is a good neutral tone to be worn all year round and the fabric has a nice soft drape whilst being full bodied and medium weight. 

Looking good at the rear!
For sizing I went with the size 16 as recommended on their sizing chart (I usually always wear 14). They are a good fit in the hips and bum and only needed taking in at the waist as I had hoped - for the perfect fit.

I really like the side button closure, easy to open and adds an interesting detail on the side.

 I shortened the hem by 1 1/4" and recreated the turn-ups. I also took in the waist by 2 1/2" and left all the fabric inside. You never know it may need to be let out later! The alterations took under an hour and I was happy to go ahead with them to get the best fit.

I have styled the outfit with an ivory flat collared blouse, a navy cable knit jumper, a gold styalised leaf brooch, black leather gloves and brown brogues for a casual 40s daytime look.

Anyone else a fan of the wide leg? And how would you style them?



P.S. This is not a sponsored post, I bought these trousers with my own money after comparing different online companies myself. I have created this review in case someone might find it helpful.


  1. Very much so, in fact, three pairs of Heyday's trousers, plus some of Freddie's offerings, make up about 95% of my pants wardrobe, as I've always struggled massively with most straight legged, skinny, and modern styles in general. One of my favourite ways to style my Heyday pants is to take things in a more menswear inspired direction: button front shirt, fitted vest (waistcoat), and oxfords or a similar shoe, sometimes with a mannish (to revive a vintage word) hat to boot. I'll add in feminine touches like painted nails and pearl jewelry though, as I do always like a dose of ladylike charm in all of my outfits. :)

    ♥ Jessica

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