Insight & Inspiration

These wide leg, high waist trousers are the perfect figure flattering choice! Many of our customers express how dissatisfied they are with shopping at chain stores on the high street and they look to us for timeless style, feminine tailoring and quality fabrics.

We are retrospective in our design rather than fashion forward so we look to the past for inspiration. That's why these trousers are wide leg and high waist, a common style in the 1940s that looks just as good now!

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Detailed Description

Wide leg trousers are a flattering style on all shapes and sizes. Often we hear women with large hips and thighs tell us that they commonly shy away from trousers in general but when we tell them in the shop to trust us and try something a little out of their comfort zone the results are often shockingly positive.

The 1940s inspired high waist design is another flattering feature. The waistband is at our smallest point and the trouser leg just skims the hip and drops to the floor, extending the idea of length and good proportion.

We've added feature belt loops so you can make the most of the waist and our Berkeley belt (shown in one of the images here is the perfect size to match the waistband. Belt is sold separately. Buy this leather belt to suit a high waist here.

These wide leg trousers feature our signature big deep handy pockets because we all know we cant be without our phone / keys / important items.

Our mix and match separates includes these trousers, skirts, jackets and more so it was important to find a quality fabric that looked great but could also been machine washed. If your buying a matching jacket and trouser/skirt you know that the bottoms are going to be washed and worn far more regularly. View our capsule collection here.

This wool mix is perfect for autumn / winter / Spring. We design and make in London, England so our summers are short, we end up wearing these trousers at least two thirds of the year! However if you would like a lighter weight version of these pants, with no wool content, then try the Kensington Trousers which are almost the same pattern. 

The wool mix wears well over time thanks to the blend that is soft to the touch but also durable. The wool mix feels good against the skin but we still lined these trousers to the knee.

New colours every season and some favourite colours are restocked from season to season:

We use woven fabrics with visually interesting detail:

Our black is not a solid colour, we describe it as charcoal because it has texture and depth, there's actually a small herringbone running through it if you look closely.

Our wine herringbone features gorgeous flecks of lilac, gold and orange, they are discreet but enhance the overall effect. 

Our dark brown tone on tone comprises of various shades for an overall impressive look.

The Holborn Trouser is made for a multitude of occasions.  This style matches perfectly with our jackets to create a smart mix and match capsule wardrobe.

Made in Britain, locally in London from cloth woven in Italy.

Composition: Outer 50% wool, 30% polyester, 20% cotton Lining 100% Polyester.

Hand wash or Gentle Cycle Machine Wash on cool temperature. Lay flat to reshape.

Size & Fit Expertise

The Holborn is an ideal trouser for women with large hips and or thighs but suits a large range of shapes and sizes.

Waist measures approximately as follows:

UK 8 - 27"

UK 10 - 29"

UK 12 - 31"

UK 14 - 32"

UK 16 - 34.5"

UK 18 - 37"

UK 20 - 39"

Over the seasons we have acted on customer feedback to improve our sizing. Some productions have been "resized" so you may find the size tag inside is different to the UK size you ordered but know that this is on purpose and we are sending you the trousers with the correct waistband measurement.

Delivery & Returns


COVID-19 TEMPORARY INTERRUPTION OF SERVICES. We are currently dispatching Monday-Friday. Please be aware there could be a delay to your delivery due to the higher demand Royal Mail are currently dealing with. Any questions email boutique@revival-retro.com

FREE UK DELIVERY on orders over £100. Royal Mail delivery within 10 working days.

If you would like your item sooner please note our same day despatch deadline is 2pm and select your preferred service accordingly. We offer both DHL and Royal Mail services. 

FREE N. AMERICAN DELIVERY on orders over £300. DHL delivery within 5 working days.

INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY Choose your preferred service from the list available:

  • Royal Mail: Europe 3-5 working days, rest of world 5-7 working days
  • DHL: Delivery available by the end of the next working day to most major cities worldwide
  • N.B. Working days are set by Royal Mail in the UK and the local Mail provider in your area

All orders will require a signature upon delivery.

Orders are despatched from our London shop. Please note our cut-off for same day despatch, via any service, is 2pm. If you have any queries call us during shop opening hours 11am - 7pm Monday to Saturday +44 207 636 8922.

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