The Best Black Pants for Your Body
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The Perfect Fit1 of 13
Black pants can work wonders for your figure, but finding the right pair can be a daunting task. Which is why Woman's Day decided to go out and do the leg work (literally) for you, in search of the best slacks to fit a variety of shapes and sizes. Whether you wear them for work or play, the following trousers are guaranteed to flatter your body in fantastic style.
Best Skinny2 of 13
Perfect for tucking into trendy ankle boots, this slim part-pant, part-legging has a forgiving cut around the hips and thighs.
SHOP NOW: Gap Really Skinny Pants, $60
Best Everyday for Plus Sizes3 of 13
Thanks to an adjustable button-tab waist and plenty of stretch, these pants flatter your curves.
SHOP NOW: Lane Bryant Trouser, $50
Best Leg Lengthener4 of 13
The front seam that extends from waist to ankle on this skinny pair helps create a long, slim line that adds inches to short gams.
SHOP NOW: LOFT Petite Scuba Lean Trousers, $80
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Best Butt Lifter5 of 13
A spandex panel in the seat raises your rear end to new heights. Flat welt pockets in back keep bulk at bay.
SHOP NOW: Spiegel Butt-Lifter Pant, $59
Best High-Waisted6 of 13
With a navelgrazing rise and pocketless front, these trousers have a sleek silhouette that lengthens short frames.
SHOP NOW: Jones New York Flat-Front Pants, $60
Best Wide Leg7 of 13
Woven with plenty of spandex, this chino glides over — and visually balances — below-the-belt trouble spots.
SHOP NOW: Spiegel Slim Pants, $44
Best Dressy8 of 13
Slightly shiny fabric and a straight fit make for timeless after-dark elegance.
SHOP NOW: MNG by Mango Pant, $30
Best Straight9 of 13
For the truly trend-resistant: The classic cut of this pair works with any top you own.
SHOP NOW: Victoria's Secret Christie Fit Straight Leg Pant, $40
Best Tummy Trimmer10 of 13
Talk about black magic. Slip into these slacks and the ultrawide (and slightly stretchy) waistband makes tummy pudge — poof! — disappear.
SHOP NOW: Apt. 9 Maxwell Straight-Leg Pants, $30
Best Skinny for Plus Sizes11 of 13
Bulk-free faux pockets and a roomier ankle opening prove that tapered trousers don’t have to add inches to hips and thighs.
SHOP NOW: Attention by Kmart Slim Fit Pant, $25
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Best Thigh Slimmer12 of 13
A slight flare at the hem visually balances ample thighs, and the flat front keeps the hip area smooth and streamlined.
SHOP NOW: Old Navy Essential Wide-Leg Trousers, $33
Best for Curvy Hips13 of 13
Bye-bye gapping! The stretchy contoured waist hugs a tiny middle, while the generous cut through the hips has you covered.
SHOP NOW: Dockers Addison Sure Fit Trouser Pants, $32