Wide Angle: How To Style Flared Jeans For All Occasions

Few sartorial items come close to the ubiquity of the five-pocket blue jeans. As it happens, its fan base is inevitably divided into the flare-averse and the flare-intrigued cliques. Sporting flared jeans is easier said than done unless you know how to flaunt them without overwhelming your lower half. With their exaggerated silhouette and floor-grazing length, these Seventies-inspired jeans offer a tricky standard of balance.

The key to nail this trend iteration is to give your old pair a modern twist. We have rounded up six looks for you to infuse a dose of chicness to your trusty flared jeans.

Boardroom Stunner

Go classic, pairing dark washed flares with a camel coat and printed blouse. Pointed pumps create the illusion of an elongated leg and a satchel bag adds to the sophisticated look.

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Shop the look: Capulet Drivers Coat; Michael Kors Nude Mid PumpRemanika Eva Blue Satchel Bag

Boho Chic

Team high-waisted flared jeans with a long kimono or cardigan shrug and heeled clogs for an upbeat bohemian style. Play with bold prints to add an indie vibe to the flares.

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Shop the look: Manoviraj Khosla Black Embroidered Long Shrug; PRYM Printed Kimono Shrug; Free People Satin Scallop Cami; M. Rena Lace Body-Shaping Camisole; Lucky Brand Odalia Sandal

Short and Sweet

Much like your skinny jeans, flared bottoms are incredibly impactful when teamed with a crop top. For additional oomph, coordinate the colour of your top with your wedges.

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Shop the look: Luxxel Off Shoulder Top; Blue Life Kimono Crop Top; Scarlet Boulevard Tie Crop; See by Chloe Wedge Espadrilles; Allure Chevron Design Sling Bag 

Cropped Flare

The secret of nailing an ankle-length version of your flared jeans is to pair them with pointed flat shoes. Team with a chic blouson or sweatshirts.
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Shop the look: Amo Cropped Flared Jeans; Shuffle Crochet Peasant Top; Remanika Blue Backpack

Retro Charm

Channel your inner maverick. Teaming your flares with a pastel button-down shirt fully or partially tucked in. A strappy platform number and oversized sunnies are perfect add-ons to the ensemble. Check these holiday dresses womens

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Shop the look: Uptown Galeria Crepe Shirt; Giamba Flower Embellished Platform Sandals; Yves Saint Laurent Vintage Butterfly Frame Sunglasses

Smart Casual

Team a light-washed pair with a neutral-hued camisole and jewel-toned blazer for a smart casual look. Add platform clogs to mock-up a taller height and a duffle bag for your essentials.

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Shop the look: Rag & Bone/Jean Flared Jeans; Silver Guard Black Camisole; Misa Blazer; Amber Orchard Clog; Jewelz Floral Cut Earrings; Allure Beige Duffle Bag

So, put your skinnies to rest and sport this unsung hero of denims as often as you wish!

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