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Style Trend Inspo: Flared pants and Ballet flats

There’s nothing better than loose-fitting pieces that are cool and also very aesthetic. Such is the case of flared pants. This silhouette has been prevalent since the '70s, creating retro-inspired outfits that are hard to miss. Brought back for a couple of seasons now, with brands like Etro and Saint Laurent reimagining it in 2022 with a less fitted design on the upper leg, allowing the garment to flow more naturally.

Thus, combining pants that demand attention can become quite a challenge. Especially on those days where leaving the house quickly is necessary. Fortunately, we have found the ideal footwear to wear with flared pants. These are the patent leather dancers . This romantic, but striking shoe not only aligns with the Spring-Summer 2024 footwear trends , but is the perfect pair for this versatile garment.

What patent ballet flats to wear with flared pants in summer 2024?

Flared denim pants with blue patent flats

Without a doubt, you cannot talk about flared pants without including jeans on the list. Unlike its heyday, in the 70s, this denim model has been seen in a baggy vision. With Generation Z having a penchant for this kind of style, these pants have completely dominated the street style scene. To combine them correctly as some of the best style prescribers have taught, patent leather ballerinas with a gathered effect are suggested, or if you prefer, more minimalist ones, which gather at the foot like a second skin.

Agolde flared jeans. Courtesy of Farfetch.
Blue patent ballerinas by Sarah Chofakian. Courtesy of Farfetch.

Animal print flared pants with patent Mary Jane ballet flats

Leopard print is a trend that has been in the fashion cycle for some time as a formula to dress extravagantly in an elegant way. Many may remember this pattern in the 90s, with figures such as Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell and even Fran Drescher, wearing it in different pieces. Thus, in summer 2024, one of the best ways to wear this pattern is with flared pants and flat black patent leather Mary Jane shoes, so as not to compete for the prominence of the outfit in question.

Phillip Plein animal print flared pants
Mary Jane patent ballet flats from ALOHAS. Courtesy of Farfetch.

Transparent flared pants with red patent leather ballet flats

Although transparencies can be found in fashion since the 18th century, the truth is that this style of clothing reached its peak with a chiffon and feather dress by Yves Saint Laurent in the 1960s. Since then, transparencies They have created their own revolution in the women's wardrobe, establishing this type of elements as a challenge to the established rules. In this way, it is easy to understand why transparent pants are part of the most popular models in Spring-Summer 2024 . And of course, such a sensual piece needs footwear with the same scope, such as red patent leather ballet flats to achieve a perfect look.

Transparent flared pants by Gemy Maalouf.
Patent ballet flats by Claudie Pierlot. Courtesy of Farfetch.

Cut out flared pants with metallic patent leather flats

Nothing better to give an avant-garde touch to any look than flared pants with cut out details. Ideal for formal occasions if combined with a blazer and lingerie blouse, or, for more casual occasions, paired with minimalist tops. However, regardless of which of these combinations is chosen, it is recommended to use impact footwear, such as patent leather ballet flats with a metallic essence.

Maje cut out flared pants. Courtesy of Farfetch
Versace patent leather ballerinas. Courtesy of Farfetch.

Flared cargo pants with patent leather flats

Cargo pants came as a proposal from the 2000s, to give a different look to modern outfits. However, the popularity of the design has opened the doors to merge with other models, such as flared pants. And while in the past they were used with tennis shoes, in a more urban light, now, they can be worn during work hours, accompanied by ballet flats to give them a somewhat more formal character.

Andreādamo flared cargo pants. Courtesy of Farfetch.
Valentino Garavani patent ballet flats

Floral flared pants with patent slingback flats

A great way to celebrate summer and its colors is with blouses or flared pants with floral motifs . Ideal for those who are not afraid to include bold prints in their wardrobe, they will be a great aesthetic resource. To get the most out of them, you need low-top shoes, made of patent leather - extra points if the model has a color gradient - and a slingback presentation , for a sophisticated final vision that will be very difficult to resist.

Alice+Olivia floral flared pants
Christian Louboutin patent slingback ballerinas.

The original article can be found on Vogue Mexico.

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