With that colour denim it was bound to look good! And it was easy peasy - here's how:
Cut off the legs at crotch level parallel to the waistband and then sew them up.
Make two handles with the remainder of the cut-off section and add them to the inside of the waistband.
Then make a lining of a similar shape and add the fastener of your choice. Turn the top of the lining down and top-stitch in place.
Told you it was easy!
If you are careful not to cut the bottom of the pocket it can still be used :)
The interior with an added pocket for luck:
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