On top of those requirements, the many trouser styles, shapes, colours and yearly fashion updates make it even tougher to identify what trousers you need.
Put together by UK office wear experts at Alexandra Workwear, this list showcases our ten most popular smart work trousers for women in 2022 to help you find the ones you need this season.
Smart work trousers for women in 2022
Morning stripe trousers
Alexandra’s traditional-cut morning stripe trousers are suitable for more formal or front-of-house roles that require a conservative dress style, such as hospitality and healthcare.
The pinstripe pattern, combined with the straight leg, lends these trousers a clean-cut appearance that produces a sharp profile for the wearer.
The morning stripe trousers, made of a polyester and wool blend, mix the toughness of synthetic fibres with the breathability of natural fibres to keep you comfortable all day.
Essential women’s chinos
Alexandra’s practical women’s chinos appear professional with various outfits and job roles, including casual and smart casual business situations.
The narrow fit shape of the chinos, available in three colours – black, navy, and stone – offers them a contemporary flair while remaining neutral enough for most offices.
The Essential women’s chinos are 56% cotton, 42% polyester, and 2% spandex, providing the ideal balance of comfort, strength, and flexibility.
The breathable cotton keeps the user cool, and it’s reinforced with polyester for durability and spandex for stretchability, making it suitable for most body shapes.
Alexandra’s chinos are practical and fashionable, with two hip pockets and two rear pockets to help you keep your most-needed equipment close at hand.
Assured women’s trousers
The Assured women’s trousers are ideal for those who work in a fast-paced customer-facing environment where appearance, endurance, and durability are critical.
The trousers, made from a hard-wearing polyester/wool blend fabric and available in three classic colours, will provide you confidence throughout your working day without sacrificing style.
With a material that can withstand a 40oC wash, these trousers are easy to care for no matter what industry you work in.
Easycare women’s trousers
The Easycare women’s trousers are comprised of a durable 100 per cent polyester fabric with a stain repelling technology to keep you looking professional throughout the day.
They offer an ergonomic design that allows you to keep all of your most-needed equipment close at hand, with two rear hip pockets and a front coin pocket.
Cadenza women’s wide-leg trousers
The Cadenza women’s wide-leg trousers are made with jacquard lining and constructed in a polyester/wool/elastane combination for optimum comfort. These trousers are for professional ladies who want a less figure-hugging style.
These trousers contain design embellishments such as mock rear pockets and a flat front, in keeping with most business designs, and are made to look fantastic in any industry.