| April 14, 2014

Spring is nothing else if not prime time to try out new styles, colors, and prints—and one of our favorite ways to experiment with all of the above is by wearing giant, patterned, flouncy trousers. Some call them Hammer pants, and far be it for us to disagree.

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These guys are the ultimate combination of style and comfort -- and one way to give those boyfriend jeans a rest.

In fabrics like cotton and silk, they float on your body and feel as close as to wearing nothing while still very much wearing something as is possible. Brands from Old Navy to Etro has rolled out their own versions for spring, all equally as fabulous.

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Check out 15 perfect pairs to try out this spring below:
Jungle print pants

$53, ASOS.

Billabong pants

$39, Tilly's.

Old Navy
Pixie ankle pants

$35, Old Navy.
Print high-rise pants

$62, Nordstrom.

Jules B
Ganni black margertia print trousers

$199, Jules B.