If the idea of squeezing into your skinny jeans fills you with dread, we’ve got some good news: flares are back on the map.
We don’t take too kindly to being told not to wear something, but for those who don’t enjoy the restriction and discomfort that comes with skinnies, flared jeans are the perfect solution – and all the coolest women on Instagram are wearing them.
These 70s-inspired jeans are just one of many relaxed styles that are taking over this year, as more and more of us opt for comfort during the pandemic. While slouchy 90s-style jeans and mom jeans are the perfect staples to invest in, flared jeans offer a more considered and styled look. Better yet, they seem to suit absolutely every body due to their flattering shape.
There’s so much flared jeans inspo going around Instagram right now, we just had to share some with you – so if you’re wondering how to wear them, look no further.
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Flared jeans often have a reputation of being retro, but they can be chic and modern too. Opt for neutral tones to achieve a sophisticated and minimalist look.
We love this 70s-inspired look from Sara Waiste, complete with neutral clogs – another trend for spring.
Sara’s outfit is elevated with the use of accessories, proving that more really is more.
Let your flares do the talking like Lindsey Isla, whose printed top is simple yet so effective teamed with the jeans.
Flares don’t have to be worn with dainty shoes and a feminine blouse. Toughen up the look with a printed sweater, oversized coat and chunky boots.
These jeans can easily be dressed up too by simply adding a pair of heels and statement accessories. This simple but oh so stylish look follows the simple plus-3 rule, which you can read more about here.
If you’re struggling to muster up some imagination when it comes to flares, opt for double denim or co-ords. This look takes next to no planning, but look how pretty!
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Riah Recycled Jeans, £75, French Connection – buy now
Flared Cropped Patch Pocket Jeans, £65, & Other Stories – buy now
Slim Flare Jeans, £27.99, Zara – buy now
High Loose Jeans, £110, Levi’s – buy now
High Rise Flared Jeans, £150, Reiss – buy now
Tommy Hilfiger Harper White High-Rise Flare Jeans, £90, Urban Outfitters – buy now
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