We solve the pants/shoe conundrum

Flared legs, cropped skinnies, slouchy pegs — anything goes when it comes to trousers right now.

 Flared legs, cropped skinnies, slouchy pegs — anything goes when it comes to trousers right now. But the trend comes with its fair share of shoe problems. We solve them

Cropped skinnies

Acne skinny leather trousers, $1,250, www.acnestudios.com

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A  classic bootie


Whistles suede ankle boot, $238, www.whistles.co.uk

*Styling tip: If the ankle boots are too tall, your legs will look like stubs. You want to show a sliver of sock or skin above the boot.

Tailored wide legs



Stella McCartney wide leg trouser, $595, www.netaporter.com

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A  bold court shoe



Zara pumps, $90, www.zara.com

*Styling tip:
Choose a bright shoe for a flash of color as you walk.

Slouchy peg legs

   

ASOS jersey pants, $27,  www.asos.com

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A graphic flat



J.Crew printed loafer, $168, www.jcrew.com

*Styling tip:
Loafers, yes. Ballet slippers, no. Why? Because this isn’t 2004.  


Tailored cigarettes



Topshop cigarette trousers, $76, www.topshop.com

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An ankle strap heel

Steven Triummp Ankle Strap, $169,  www.shopbop.com

Styling tip: Pay attention to length.  Ankle straps work best when the trouser hits just above the ankle.



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