The Wide Leg Pants are Back!

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Thank God the wide leg pants trend is back (Not that I’ve ever stopped wearing them)… I’m not a person who follows trends for the sake of them being the latest thing!!! … I normally stick to what suits my body shape and style… So I’ve been waiting for this trend to come back for a while! Not so I can start wearing them (like I said I never stopped) but because now I can easily find them everywhere! …Hooray for that!!

To me, there’s nothing chicer than a pair of wide leg pants or better yet a wide leg jumpsuit!! My favorite brands for wide leg jeans are 7 for all Mankind and Zara. For wide leg pants, my favorite are Ellery and Celine. And for the wide leg jumpsuits, my absolute favorite Brand is Rosie Assoulin…Chloe comes a very close second, though!

The wide leg pants are a statement unto themselves. Even the most classic or simple look like the one above looks dramatic and far from boring.

70s Style Icon: Ali Macgraw

You probably know her as Jenny from the movie The Love Story for which she won the Golden Globe for best actress and was nominated for the Academy awards for Best actress.

The movie also made Ali Macgraw become an instant style star, celebrated for her natural look, preppy outfits and the woollen hats that became her signature. The character is still referenced by designers today, epitomising a key look of the period.

It wasn’t just that movie or even luck that made Ali a style icon…. she actually began her career as a stylist and assistant editor at Harper’s Bazaar….. She caught the eye of the legendary Diana Vreeland, and became her assistant at Vogue. Diana and Ali worked on defining American style in the mid 1960s.

In a Chanel ad in 1966