These 6 outfits convinced me to try this “old” jeans trend


We spend a lot of our day writing about denim, let it be the last trends we spot on the track or the new one jeans sweeping the fashion scene. As this is one of the most polished items in our wardrobe, we consider this time to be well spent.

Avid readers will know that we’ve already given you the details on jeans you need to know, but now, as we find ourselves in the dawn of fall, we’re starting to see new trends emerge, with a retro jeans style. is proving more and more popular in style circles. With the return of broader options in general, it was inevitable that flares would also make a comeback – we just hadn’t anticipated their impact.

Over the past few weeks we have spotted 70s flared denim all over. Streets of Copenhagen Fashion Week from celebrity-lined sidewalks in New York to our Instagram feeds, flared jeans are fast becoming a staple of our wardrobe this season.

We understand, however, if you’re trying to try the trend. After years of straight-leg jeans dominating the fashion agenda, adopting this over-the-top figure right off the bat can seem daunting. So, to make it easier for you, we’ve found six perfect examples of what to wear with flare jeans, which you should be able to recreate with items you already own.

Scroll down to see how connoisseurs style their flare jeans, and rest assured you’ll be totally on trend for the rest of the year.


Style Notes: A cardigan is always the perfect accompaniment to flared jeans, and a short-sleeved style will seamlessly transition your summer wardrobe into fall.

Buy the look:

Rouje Romeo Cardigan (£ 145)

Ibiza by Loewe Paula Small basket bag in raffia and leather (£ 450)

Framework Le High dark denim flared jeans (£ 245)

Zara Leather block-heel sandals (£ 50)


Style Notes: For perhaps the easiest pairing of jeans, just add a pretty blouse. The one with a contrasting collar will be particularly cool. Then add a cool touch with a pair of Converse.

Buy the look:

Ganni Embroidery collar (£ 75)

Victoria beckham Balloon-sleeve silk-crepe blouse (£ 490)

Cloth & Bone Black Nina Flare Jeans (£ 118)

Converse Chuck 70 Classic High Top (£ 75)


Style Notes: Embrace the retro appeal of flared jeans by wearing yours with a beige leather jacket (we predict this faux option from M&S will be a hit this season) and finish with a pair of on-trend cowboy boots.

Buy the look:

Marks and Spencer Belted faux leather jacket (£ 55)

Marlet Casual poplin shirt (£ 55)

Mango Flared jeans (£ 40)

Marlet Square-toe leather boots (£ 225)


Style Notes: You can still wear flare jeans if you subscribe to a minimal aesthetic. Pick a long coat, which will keep your overall figure clean, and pair it with a hassle-free top and simple accessories.

Buy the look:

Massimo Dutti Long black coat (£ 269)

& other stories Round neck cotton t-shirt (£ 17)

Neous Small Delphinus leather shoulder bag (£ 475)

COS Cropped flared jeans (£ 69)


Style Notes: Flare jeans might be a current trend, but you can make them totally timeless by wearing them with classic pieces. A plaid blazer, camisole and beige shoes are all you need to give flares everlasting appeal.

Buy the look:

APC Prune double-breasted houndstooth wool blazer (£ 395)

Stella mccartney Cressie camisole (£ 104)

Marks and Spencer Magic Shaping High-Rise Slim Flare Jean (£ 40)

Prada Stitched leather platform sandals (£ 740)


Style Notes: Upgrade your outfit of jeans and a cute top with a pair of lightly washed flares and a chic satin blouse. Then reinforce the ensemble with sharp black accessories.

Buy the look:

NA-KD Large Sleeve Satin Blouse Green (£ 41)

The mayor Western leather belt (£ 245)

Reformation Peyton high-rise bootcut jeans (£ 118)

Dear Françoise Mule Chair in Black (£ 280)

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