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greyantweb.jpgI’m a huge fan of combining the casual with the chic – so when a girlfriend said she wanted wide-legged jeans and asked me which ones I liked, I of course turned her on to Grey Ant. The pants in their Spring/Summer 2008 collection actually transcend the “jeans” label and would be better categorized as proper denim trousers. These pants fit amazingly well through the hips and seat and thigh before blossoming into flares that are large enough to blow in the breeze. The large width of the flare is the key to why these jeans look so chic. They are in fact that rarest of animals – the statement pant. As such, they are not for everyone and you should proceed with caution when attempting this look. Done wrong, you may well just end up looking sloppy. Done correctly however, (paired with massive, chunky heels? floppy hat? fitted blazer?) and you have a guaranteed head-turning look that should carry you through just about any early summer engagement, day or evening. – x eddie

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