Find out how to work the trousers trend for a variety of budgets and across three generations.

Steal, Spend, Splurge

Steal
Necklace Copper & silver New Look €7.99
Top Black 1/2 sleeve with peplum detail Penneys €13
Trousers Pale gold shimmer metallic Penneys €17
Boots Black suede shoe boots Penneys €22



Spend
Bracelet Large jewel encrusted Zara €22.95
Trousers Green chiffon with satin waist band French Connection €156
Jacket Green tux jacket French Connection €210
Top Green sleeveless chiffon French Connection €110
Shoes Burgundy shoe boot New Look €29.99



Splurge
Cape Black shoulder high neck cape Blathnaid McClean at The Design Centre €238
Top Black floaty satin top River Island €25
Trousers Red Reiss €175
Boots Black Leather Ankle boots River Island €113

Hair: John Cheese, Style Director, Brown Sugar
Makeup: Zoe Clark using Cosmetics a la Carte (www.zoeclark.com)
Model: Grace Connell

Kitten, Cat, Cougar

Kitten: Alison
Blazer Deep purple H&M €39.95
Blouse Lilac chiffon with collar detail Warehouse €52
Trousers Navy cropped reiss €190
Shoes Black gold tipped shoe boot



Cat: Ingrid
Trouser NW3 at Hobbs €145
Blouse NW3 at Hobbs €130
Top NW3 at Hobbs €70

Cougar: Joan
Jumper grey with black embellished collar Principles at Debenhams €53
Trousers grey with black waist detail Warehouse €63
Shoes Models own