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This chic new trouser trend has arrived just in time for spring

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Harriet Davey
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Not ready to brave bare legs yet? Say hello to effortlessly stylish split-hem trousers…

There are many trends that come and go quicker than even our fashion editors can keep up with. As we consider the environmental impact of our fashion choices, we’re saying “no” to hard-to-wear trends and choosing to invest in the chic pieces that are here for the long haul. So, when we spot a style that promises to become a new wardrobe hero, we take note. 

It’s time to introduce you to the split (or slit) hem trousers. As seen on the most stylish women during fashion month, they’re the new style that has caught our eye for all the right reasons. Whether you opt for skinny, straight or wide-leg, it’s all about creating a flared silhouette at the bottom with the split at the front. The best thing about this effortlessly elegant new design? It’s a trend that works for the office too.

Thanks to their tailoring-inspired designs details and palette of monochrome and neutral tones, split-hem trousers can inject a touch of your personal style into even the most corporate of dress codes. A sleek black pair by Victoria Beckham is set to command attention in the boardroom when paired with a crisp white shirt, or if your office has a more casual approach, consider a pillar-box red pair worn with a fitted t-shirt for a playful look that is no impactful.

Whether you’re looking for a tapered pair to wear with a smart blazer,or a wide-leg style that will take you straight from your desk to evening events, these are the best split-hem trousers to reinvent your workwear wardrobe. 

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