The future of flares

Take away the St. Trinian’s inspired school tie whose stripes unfairly dominate this look and you have not just another example of the evolving silhouette of trousers but also a far-sighted inspiration for this next potential evolution of this women’s trend.

To date we’ve seen most of the styling of wide leg trousers have a 1970s tilt to them and rightly so: fashion is all about reinterpreting the 70s right now. This look differs, however. Wide legged the trousers may be, but their ‘Oxford bags’ cut gives them a 1920s / 1930s overtone – and that’s one of the eras that fashion is likely to reinterpret across 2012 / 2013.

This look was snapped in London by the ever eagle-eyed Wayne Tippetts.

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