I know it's hard to think about the summer when it's this cold, but I'm trying to stay positive by looking to future trends. The penchant for harem pants has been hanging around in the wings of fashion for a while appearing on the catwalk at Balmain and YSL for Autumn/Winter '08 but looks likely to be even bigger in the Spring. The Aladdin style trousers have already been worn by Naomi Campbell but are soon to be available in brighter shades. They were spotted on the Spring '09 catwalk at Alexander McQueen (left), Betsey Johnson (right) and Chloe (center) to name but a few.
The trend has now hit the High Street with great options available for under £50. It's best to choose a slightly cropped pair as they will be more flattering and team with a tight fitting top or crop top if you're feeling brave. This exaggerates the volume and balances the shape slightly. See below for some examples available now.