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Stepping out of my style comfort zone: Tartan trousers


Article by Ceri Wheeldon

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Do you find you pretty well keep buying effectively the same outfit  over and over again? I know I do.  I was recently snapped wearing a pair of tartan trousers – and have had so many people asking about them since the photo was posted on Instagram – in fact to show the boots – which were a bargain from Zara (£29.99) . These trousers are so unlike anything I normally wear – but for some reason I was just drawn to them.

They are tartan denim from French Connection. I loved the fact that they are 2 different types of denim – the front of the jeans are different to the back.  A little bit quirky! I teamed them on that particular day with a black tunic sweater and faux fur gilet. I  wear them with a variety of black tops – and also with a scarlet sweater – although I wear black boots when I wear  them with a red top. They also look fab with a crisp white shirt.

over 50 style tartan trousers

They are fun to wear –  and comfortable as there is a slight stretch in the denim. They make a change from my normal black or animal print jeans.

I have had so many compliments when wearing them – I’m pleased I stepped outside of my own style comfort zone and bought them. Life is too short to get stuck in a style rut!!

 

Available from House of Fraser £75

More sizes available on amazon

 

 

Ceri Wheeldon

Ceri is Founder and Editor of Fabafterfifty.co.uk She is a frequent speaker at events and in the media on topics related to women over 50 , including style and living agelessly. With 20+ years experience as a headhunter Ceri also now helps support those looking to extend their working lives.

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