As zany trouser suits paraded down the autumn/winter 2012 catwalks, so the fashion set’s lust affair with the patterned cocktail pant began. Norwegian street style titan Hanneli Mustaparta showcased some 60s-esque, graphic-printed yellow trousers, with contrasting accessories and knit, at Paris S/S ’13 fashion week
Trousers were either given a rich metallic sheen or a woolly grey effect – but always matched with suitably natty tailoring up-top and peep-toe, bow heels down below – atJonathan Saunders’ A/W ’12 presentation.
Models legs’ displayed posies from dandelions to monochrome oriental motifs, at Marni ‘s floral-inspired A/W ’12 showcase.
Pop star Rihanna looked to Kenzo for a vibrantly-hued Tee to match her high-waist, zingy orange pants.
Christopher Kane ‘s models were decked out in lashings of dark leather leopard print for the A/W ’12 showcase, with trousers to match.
Model-come-chef, Jourdan Dunn , chose silky, floral printed trousers to give her evening attire an edgy touch at the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund awards.
Topshop kitted out this London fashionista in a fiery, floral suit for spring/summer ’13 fashion week.
Never one to let the patterned side of the fashion camp down, Mary Katrantzouswathed legs in turquoise and purple diamond creations, for her A/W ’12 show.
The fashion crowd were wowed by Prada ‘s team of matchy-matchy models, all in similarly zingy asymmetric patterns, at the label’s A/W ’12 showcase.