THREE WAYS TO WEAR

WHITE PANTS

Lots of us avoid them, but white pants are the height of chic. Here’s how to make them work for you

Laidback luxe

Take the dress-down approach to white pants with a classic denim jacket and flat sandals. Play it safe with a plain navy or grey T-shirt, or experiment with a slogan tee. This is the perfect look for a relaxed weekend walk, with the pants offering a stylish alternative to your everyday jeans.


Pale and interesting

Teaming white pants with light colours works well. A big catwalk trend this year was for white jeans with white blouses, but for an easier take on pale and interesting, a beige trench or pastel blouse looks fabulous. White pants also showcase bold accessories.


Playing the blues

Imagine fluffy white clouds against a sky-blue backdrop, with the endless azure ocean lapping away beneath. It’s a colour palette that works, right? Which is why teaming white pants with blue is always a good shout, spanning the full spectrum from an indigo cashmere sweater to a lagoon-blue linen shirt. This ribbed knit in a lovely steel blue works perfectly too.


Words: Sophie Hines Images: Alex Bramall Styling: Vickie Keeble Make-up: Anita Keeling Hair: Luke Benson Model: Charlotte Wiggins

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