Last Updated on 17th May 2017

Promising to be a major player during this transitional period from spring to summer and loved by international streetstyle stars everywhere, dresses over trousers for us, is a big fat “nay”. Sadly, not all of us possess the ability to pull off all of the weird and wonderful trends that emerge every season – a super power reserved for the stylish elite that walk among us such as Rihanna, Caroline Issa and Susie Bubble.  And while there was a time when we could just about get away with skirts over jeans, the sad truth is, now we’re unable to wear neither skirts or dresses over trousers without looking like a right mess.

We’ve tried glam long gowns complemented with jeans, to short floral spring dresses worn over cigarette pants, with no luck whatsoever. And so, with a heavy heart we admit defeat. Dresses worn over trousers is simply not for us. That, doesn’t mean however that we can’t appreciate the beauty of the trend when executed properly. Here’s some of our fave looks…

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