10 On-Trend Statement Pants We'll Be Trading Our Trusty Jeans For This Season

It’s easy to fall into the pattern of jeans and a sweater once the fall weather hits. It’s an easy look that is guaranteed to look cute no matter what. Sometimes keeping it simple ends up being what’s best, but for days where you feel like adding a pop of color or a new texture, switching up your pants can be a great way to go.

This season is the best time to experiment with fashion and wear things you wouldn’t always wear. This list features 10 pants from full-on flare to comfy knits to work-appropriate. There are so many styles out there, you’re sure to love at least one that you must add to your closet this season.

  1. 1. On a plaid kick

    Lola Plaid Kick Flare Pant, Urban Outfitters, $49; shop now

    Plaid flare pants will make getting ready for class a breeze. Pairing them with a sweater or solid long sleeve shirt makes for a trendy look with little effort.

  2. 2. Animal print

    Zebra Print Wide Leg Suit Pants, ASOS, $56; shop now

    These are a fun twist on classic suit pants. Pair them with a blazer for a cool work look or dress them down with a leather jacket and tee.

  3. 3. Fun flares

    Black Jersey Kick Pants, Missguided, $20; shop now

    Black pants that have a slight flare like these are a stylish take on those middle school yoga pants. Dressing them up with a colorful bootie and a graphic tee makes them the perfect trendy look.

  4. 4. Pop of pink

    Pop Pink Slim Kick Flare Pants with Clear Belts, ASOS, $56; shop now

    Make a statement with these hot pink wide-leg pants for drinks with the gals.

  5. 5. Crazy about corduroy

    Color Corduroy High-Rise Mom Pants, Urban Outfitters, $59; shop now

    Corduroy pants are perfect for fall. Pair them with a warm sweater for the ideal fall fit for class.

  6. 6. Utility cargos

    Touch and Cargo High-Waisted Chain Pants, Nasty Gal, $35; shop now

    If your style is ~edgier~, cargo pants are a go-to.

  7. 7. Sweet and silky

    Urban Renewal Remnants Satin Puddle Pant, Urban Outfitters, $69; shop now

    These oversized satin pants are a total statement piece for the fall. Whether your style is edgy or feminine, they can work with truly any aesthetic.

  8. 8. Cozy cable knit

    Beige Co Ord Cable Knit Flared Trousers, Missguided, $47; shop now

    Being comfortable and on-trend? Sign me up. You could pair them with the matching top, or opt to make the look a little more subtle with a long sleeve white shirt.

  9. 9. Love for leather

    Spanx Hip-Zip Faux Leather Leggings, Anthropologie, $128; shop now 

    Look sleek and stylish with these Spanx leggings. The zippers add a unique touch and the faux leather makes them really easy to style. Dress them up with a sweater and booties or go casual with a tee and white sneakers.

  10. 10. Keep it professional

    Topshop Wilma Stripe Peg Trousers, Nordstrom, $40; shop now

    For the times where you want to keep it professional and simple, striped trousers are a go-to. When flares and animal prints are too much, these are perfect for a classic look.

Sometimes a change can be a really good thing. You don’t have to make a statement every day, but owning even one pair of pants that is different from everything else will boost your wardrobe and your confidence.

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