Men’s trousers Archive

Why are camouflage trousers ‘intimidating’ a parish council?

Name: Camouflage trousers. Age: Camouflage and trousers both have their origins in ancient times, but their marriage probably took place in the mid-19th century. Appearance: Intimidating. I expected you to say “unobtrusive”. “Intimidating” is not my word – it was parish councillor Joe Armstrong who said it. To whom? To fellow councillor Ian Dowson, at a meeting of Esh parish council in County Durham. Please …

The best mens sportswear for all ages – in pictures

Play fast and loose with your games kit: these sporty looks are about looking as good off the track as on. Milo’s towelling ensemble, part of designer Nasir Mazhar’s 10-piece collection for Topman, has street cred in spades. A tracksuit with loafers (Aaron) has some serious streetstyle points while for purists, Rob’s tennis look works on and off court. Game, set and match. Helen Seamons …

What I wore this week: wide-legged trousers

I had never thought about wide-legged trousers before this season. To me, they represented something removed from the everyday: a tragic, unloved clown performing at a circus or David Byrne stomping around in Stop Making Sense, making a performance art comment about big business. But everyone from JW Anderson to Craig Green has taken on the wide-legged look recently, making it the fashion norm. For …