Move over khaki because green is the new neutral and style lovers everywhere are filling their closets with green pants that can go with every outfit. Now, while the shift is certainly upon us, there are still many questions about styling these enviable green garments.
“What to wear with green pants” is a fair question because there’s a duality that exists with them. Depending on the fabric and style they can make a big statement or that can be incredibly simplistic. Therefore, the trick is to understand the type of look you’re going for.
Luckily, there’s some fabulous style inspiration to help guide the way and we found the best looks to help you figure out what to wear with your green pants. We also scoured the internet to find the best options to help you complete each look.
“Orange is the New Black” actress Dascha Polanco is here to reiterate that green is the new khaki. Dashca’s outfit is chic, comfortable, and on-trend. It’s all of the above. Polanco looks like she was caught mid-dance and mid-snap in her green drawstring waist cargo pants and black plus size bodysuit.
Model and actress Emily Rajatkowski was spotted strutting the streets of New York and serving this casual green pants street style look. She paired a soft-pink tie-front bralette with forest green chino pants.
White mule heels, and a gold chain crossbody bag. Gold accents complete her look with her gold watch, gold rings, earrings, and sunglasses that also feature gold detailing.
We scoured the internet and curated the best look-a-likes to help you put together this look. We found a satin tie-front bralette from forever 21, which felt like the only pair of green wide-leg chinos ANYWHERE, white pointy-toe mule pumps at Nordstrom and an incredible-statement leather Kensington bag at Shopbop.
Actress and singer Victoria Justice understands the power of a cute pair of skinny green pants. She understands it so much that she allowed them to be the statement piece they are and opted for completing her outfit with all black everything.
To get Victoria’s look, pair your favorite green pants with a black cropped t-shirt, black sunglasses, black stiletto sandals, ear cuff, and black leather crossbody bag.
This green pants street style outfit is best described as boho chic. To get the look you’ll need to bring together tailored green pants accentuated with a casual black boho sling bag, comfy crossover leather sandals, and a relaxed fit black tee.
We found the perfect items to help you achieve this green pants boho look. Lime green silk-pleated cropped trousers by Mansur Gavriel easily steal the scene. Nobody does boho better than Free People so that’s where we found your black relaxed fit tee. Lastly, Everlane is the fashion industry leader in good basics and their crossover sandals are perfect to complete the look.
An edgy look made for a day of shopping, Emily Rajatkowski wears striped green skinny cropped pants with a crop top and casual white sneakers. We found the best items to help you achieve the look with chunky white Calvin Klein sneakers, flower detailed cropped tank, high rise green ankle pants, and cat eye sunglasses.
Beyoncé’s Instagram is essentially a fashion mag perfectly crafted to display her best style looks. And, her green pants outfit didn’t disappoint. This particular green pants look summoned retro vibes as she paired her classic green trousers with a chevron top, metallic green pumps and drop earrings.
Olivia Culpo’s green pants outfit is the epitome of “polished socialite” from head to toe. To get the look, combine a blue satin blazer with olive green trousers, pilgrim heels, brown leather satchel bag and drop earrings.
Watching Zendaya emerge as a style icon has been incredibly satisfying, to say the least. This green pants outfit happens to be one of our favorite Zendaya looks because she’s so unafraid to play with colors. To achieve this look, pair front pleated forest green trousers with pastel pumps, and your favorite fitted sweater.
This street style outfit employs sage green as the perfect neutral. You can achieve this chic look by pairing your favorite cropped green culottes with a black balloon sleeve blouse, black mule kitten heels, and a white belt to tie it all together.
Play up your green pants look by letting them take center stage. Combine green satin palazzo pants with a rust-colored balloon sleeve sweater and green kitten heels a look that’ll make your legs appear to go on for days. You can finish the look with a stunning blue clutch and we found the perfect one with Simon Miller’s latest lunch bag clutch.
Olivia Palermo is no stranger to serving up the cutest street style looks. Here we see her opt to wear her green pants as a neutral piece and play up her rust-colored button up top. You can get the look by adding a green army jacket, rust button-up blouse, and black leather lace-up booties to your favorite green pants.
The only accurate way to describe Blake Lively’s use of green pants in this outfit is “regal. Blake went all out with a forest green velvet pantsuit accented with a burgundy velvet blazer. To finish her ensemble she opted for nude studded heels for extra glamour but also to elongate the leg.
We tracked down the perfect-affordable look-a-likes to help you get the look with separate green velvet blazer and pants from ASOS, a burgundy blazer from Missguided and nude heels from PrettyLittleThing.
Hailey Beiber’s green suede cutout pants took center stage as they were styled against a backdrop of all black everything. This street style combined a long sleeve loose fit black turtleneck, black lace-up booties, black driver cap, black sunglasses, and black purse to ensure that the pants remain the focal point.
This street style look employs green pants as a neutral rather than a statement piece. To get the look, pair green army cropped pants, a khaki shearling bomber jacket, a satin cowl neck blouse, a snakeskin kitten heel booties and a green belt bag for a polished and chic presentation.
Ever the fan of the latest trend, Emily Rajatkowski provides yet another green pants inspiration look with her sage green wide-leg pants, white boyfriend shirt, nude heels, and subtle gold necklace. The use of sage green as a neutral creates a unique-billowing outfit that’s both subdued and incredibly chic.