As skirt lengths drop and trousers widen ahead of next season, update your wardrobe with the newest styles for your lower half...
The pleated midis and wrap skirts from the a/w 2016 catwalks are the ideal styles for the end of summer. Go for florals, bold prints or block colours.
Jacket, £89, top, £29.50, skirt, £49.50, bag, £35, and shoes, £29.50, all Marks & Spencer (marksandspencer.com); socks, model’s own
£305, Theory (net-a-porter.com)
£30, Asos (asos.com)
£250, Mother of Pearl (motherofpearl.co.uk)
Wide legs, crop lengths and paper-bag waists are the new details to look for.
The key is to keep hems wide and loose rather than super skinny.
Top, £35, trousers, £35, stole, £49.50, and shoes, £49.50, all Marks & Spencer (marksandspencer.com)
£381, Rachel Comey (matchesfashion.com)
£130, Reiss (reiss.com)
£42, Topshop (topshop.com)