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Image / Fashion

Is This The Most Flattering Silhouette For Women?


By Olivia Keating
25th May 2017
Is This The Most Flattering Silhouette For Women?

A paperbag waist is an elegant one. Sitting at the hip with a loose bow neatly tied at the waist, a tapered trouser creates a flattering, hourglass figure while the wide-leg lengthens the silhouette. To avoid looking frumpy, tuck a graphic tee or smart shirt into the waist and wear a heeled shoe to further elevate the long and lean frame.

Shop our top picks on the market below…

Trousers with frilled waistband, €49.95 at Zara

Striped palazzo trousers, €39.95 at Zara

Bannerman trousers, €105 at Finery London

Kung Fu tapered wool pants, Vivienne Westwood Anglomania, €405 at Net-A-Porter

Wide-leg striped trousers, €60 at Topshop