In the wardrobe, leather trousers are one of those wardrobe items that were previously considered statement items, reserved for the rock stars and Kate Mosses of the world (with the odd cameo from Ross from Friends). However, in recent years, they’ve settled into a more mainstream strata, embraced by brands at both ends of the fashion market. I mean, if someone had told fashion editors 20 years ago that M&S would create its own pair of leather trousers—let alone 15 of them—and that the fashion crowd would snap them up, they probably wouldn’t have believed you.
But here were are, and I have to say, M&S’s leather trousers, both real and faux, are some of the best around. And I’m not the only one who thinks so. Simple type “leather trousers in Marks & Spencer’s search bar, hit return, and you’ll be met with rows of pairs, each of which come with an overwhelming amount of five-star reviews. Scanning through some of them, there are a few things that serve to reason.