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Sunday 20 August 2017

smokin' hot pants

cigarette pants are a wild card equivalent - Add some spectacular shoes and it's a look that can pretty much take you anywhere, says Dee O'Keeffe

w Hile tailored and tapered trousers can be enough to make most of us break out in a cold sweat, a perspiration which is directly related to the size of our thighs, if you've got it then there are few better ways of flaunting it than in a pair of sophisticated and sexy cigarette pants.

Earlier this year at the Golden Globes, Harry Potter actress Emma Watson showed how it should be done.

The stunning actress and UN spokesperson wore a Dior gown over some slinky black trousers.

Like most fashion naturals it's Emma's confidence that convinces.

The look can be day time - see Stacy Keibler, Jessica Alba and Irish lass Amanda Byran.

Equally Olivia Palermo and Miranda Kerr nail a version of the trend which is languid, giving the impression that fashion and its interpretation is as easy as breathing to them.

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Shailene Woodley and Cara Delevingne show how to add some serious sex appeal to the look for a low key evening style - perfect for gadding about town or a date.

If you are a little more body conscious then take your lead from Emma Watson and pair some slinky trousers with a dress of some description.

Try not to swamp your frame though, play up one part of your body that you're pretty happy, maybe even delighted, with.

After all, fashion really is there to gild the lily.

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