Picking up the Slacks

By Rachel Baker | Boston Magazine |

Pear Shaped
Trousers with similar top-to-bottom width balance a booty-heavy silhouette. Milly cotton-Lycra pants, $208, Wish, 49 Charles St., Boston, 617-227-4441.

Pegged legs in a lower-rise cut draw attention to all the right places. Genetic cigarette jeans, $175, Barneys New York, Copley Place, Boston, 617-385-3300, barneys.com.

Flowing trousers make long bodies look even taller—and slimmer. Elie Tahari silk pants, $248, Saks Fifth Avenue, Prudential Center, Boston, 617-262-8500, saks.com.

Sturdy, dark fabrics keep curves in check. Piazza Sempione pants, $495, Tess & Carlos, 1241 Centre St., Newton Centre, 617-965-8377; and other locations; tessandcarlos.com.

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