April 28, 2015

 PHOTO: Miranda Kerr, Alexa Chung, Olivia Palermo

 

  This season the trouser shape of the moment is the flare. Weren't we doing that ten years ago, I hear you cry, and twenty years ago and in the 70s? Surely I can just dig out my bootcut jeans from the last time the sartorial roundabout stopped at Wide Leg Trousers? Oh come on, you know by now that's not what fashion is about. Every time a trend gets re-invented we have to buy the same thing all over again. However, the SS15 flare does have some subtle (and not so subtle) differences though so beware; get it wrong and you'll look like you belong in an early noughties girl band not on the chic streets of Milan.

 

  First off, flares take a lot more effort than skinnies. This is because the whole point of the flare's carefree nature is to look like you didn't try too hard and we all know that a  too-cool-for-school vibe takes a huge amount of work to pull off. The footwear is key - pointy heels poking out from the bottom of y...

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