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10 Pegged Pants Styles To Rock This Year

Pegged pants are a type of pants that became popular in the 1950s and 1980s. A pegged pants are trousers cut full in the waist and thigh area that taper to a cuff or gather at the ankle. Some pegged pants styles have a full cuff with buttons; while others gather around an elastic band.

 A soldier and two men wearing zoot suits with pegged pants in Washington D.C. in 1942
A soldier and two men wearing zoot suits with pegged pants in Washington D.C. in 1942

Modern peg-leg trousers are easy to spot. Most have two front pleats that meet at the waistband and expand out down the thighs only to taper again at the ankles. Some pegged pants can be high-waisted and cropped at the ankle.

The trend was originally popular among men but soon later became the norm for women too as it was thought that the style fit a woman’s body shape better. Since then there have been several peg-style clothing designs.

Men’s Black Peg Leg Pants

Here is a pair of slim-fit peg leg pants that feature two-tone stripes. It has four pockets and belt loops. These pants also have zip and hook fastening and are cropped at the ankle. It’s the perfect casual look!

Exposed Zip Fly Plaid Peg Pants

Here’s a preppy style that you can wear in the spring, summer, or fall. These multicolored high-waisted pegged pants are made of 100% cotton. It’s also no stretch.

Hoxton Ankle Pegged Pants

The Hoxton Ankle Peg is a high-rise super-skinny ankle style that has a slightly more straight fit around the calf. The pants have a very soft and comfortable fit.

Belted Peg Trousers

These belted peg trousers are made of polyester and are a bright bold blue color. Great for if you want to stand out at an event.

Alexandria Peg Trousers

There are also pegged pants pattern styles for the boldest among us. For example, these Alexandria peg trousers have an elastic waist and a drawstring closure. But, the eye-catching aspect is the pattern of the fabric.

Skinny White Pegs Slim Fit Jeans

A simple look that you can wear to parties, clubs, or other casual settings.

Cropped Peg Leg Trousers 

This pegged pants outfit is perfect for a casual outing with friends.

High Waist Pegged ’90s Pants

These are tie-waist twill trousers that are a great substitute for the usual denim pants. The style of these pants fit nicely with a variety of clothing options. For example, you can wear a chunky sweater and clogs or a sleek top and mules with no fashion mishaps.

Pinstripe Peg Trousers

These are peg leg tailored trousers that have a slightly boyish fit. They sit a bit high on the ankles which gives a more modern look and feel.

Classic Pegged Pants