Are flares making a comeback?

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Sunday, 25 June 2017, 4:07PM

When it comes to versatility, nothing beats a great pair of pants. Flares are making a comeback along with raw, distressed hems in jeans. Striped and quirky, printed pants always make a statement and man-style pants are classic wardrobe staples.

Double Crossed Laced Side blazer $249 Wide-leg denim jeans $179 Both from Storm Step into the weekend and team with a slouchy tee and flats for a relaxed, casual style.

Babou Bomber $520 Painterly Pants in chestnut/yellow $425 Salvador loafers in black $415 All from Karen Walker Keep it simple and wear patterned pants with a black top. Accessorise with a textured necklace to create interest.

Vest in Black Magic $375 Brace Trousers in mixed suiting $370 Chelsea boots $950 All from Zambesi Borrow from the boys with this striking pants and braces ensemble. The vertical line down the side gives the illusion of extra length.

She's So Line jacket $649 Million Collar Baby top $449 All of Cuff pants $399 All from Trelise Cooper The petite among us can sometimes be overwhelmed by a strong pattern. A platform shoe helps balance out proportions.

Tilt Tunic in black $447 Principal pants in ink $347 Both from Taylor Yeti bag in camel $525 Reflect court shoes in latte $627 Both from The Shelter Flared pants are the go-to piece of the season. They work on all shapes and sizes and add a touch of drama to your silhouette.

Pepa knit top $229 Pick n Mix scarf $119 Buff Tailed Thornbill pants $269 Spliced trainers $229 All from Gorman It's easy to be stylish and comfortable at the same time. These fun pants work well on pear-shaped figures.

Pieta top in spice print $269 Vitta pants in nutmeg $299 Both from Gregory For an even dressier look, wear with a tailored navy jacket and tie hair back in a chic ponytail.

Beauty box

Clockwise from left: Schwarzkopf Beology Deep Sea Extract & Herbal Plant Essences Repair Conditioner $17 Prevage by Elizabeth Arden City Smart Double Action Detox Peel-Off Mask $126 Sukin Paw Paw Ointment $10 Dr Hauschka Colour Correcting Powder $69 Savar Natural Instant Boost Multi Toner $51 Tom Ford Fleur De Portofino Eau de Parfum 50ml $378

For him

Clockwise from left: Ethique Suave For Men Shampoo and Shaving Bar $22 Karen Walker Monumentals Eyewear Pablo Vintage Clear Sunglasses $329 World Richard Pryor Trousers $349 Shiseido Men Moisturising Emulsion 100ml $60 Deadly Ponies Mini Ranger Rucksack Fur $1295 Barkers Zig Zag socks $13