Cigarette pants, or tapered trousers if you’re a non-smoker, are this season’s fast track to easy, effortless styling. Ever versatile and surprisingly flattering, they’re the new-season way to wear your trousers, teaming them with everything from chic silk shirts to cool slouchy tees, sky-scraping heels to cute and practical flats for effortless elegance.
We love D&G’s skinny stretch satin trousers for a touch of autumn luxe, and they’re sleek, simple tailoring is the perfect match for this season’s minimalism – plus, the one-button looped waistband adds a touch of cool-girl androgyny to a classic piece.
But with so many ways to wear them, take a peek at our guide below on how to best style your cigarette pants to achieve easy new-season styling.
American Vintage Jacksonville Jersey T-shirt, £17.50, theOutnet.com
A slouchy tee is the perfect relaxed counterpart to your luxe tailored bottoms, and American Vintage’s Jacksonville long sleeved T-shirt will take the edge off the autumn chill. Push the sleeves up to just below elbow length to keep things soft and casual.
Leopard Skinny Belt, £16, Topshop
Add texture and interest to your staple separates with a skinny leopard print belt. Not only will it keep your trousers in place, it’ll bring your look up to date for the new season with a subtle indulgence.
KG by Kurt Geiger Vinnie, £150, Kurt Geiger
A peep-toe boot adds a cool and unconventional new-season twist to classic cropped tailoring. These nude lace-up booties by KG are a practical every day option that don’t compromise style – we love their modern Victoriana design (and if your toes get cold, a pair of wine-coloured socks will spice things up).
Whistles Andrea Leather Tassle Clutch, £120, ASOS
Finish off your look with an oversized clutch – it’ll hold all your daytime essentials and take you through to effortless evening elegance with ease.
D&G Skinny Stretch Satin Ankle Trousers, £195, available at my-wardrobe.com.