Top from left: Umit Benan, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry Prorsum; Middle from left: Giorgio Armani, Burberry Prorsum; Bottom from left: 3.1 Phillip Lim, Calvin Klein Collection, Michael Bastian.
"Pleated trousers do not make you look fat—that's the most common misconception. The ones we saw for Spring/Summer 2013 are tapered for a slimmer silhouette. Try pairing them with a blazer for the office or a clean tee and white sneakers in warmer weather. They're really comfortable and a good alternative to chinos."