Which Star Gets Striped Pants Right?

07/24/2013 at 04:00 PM ET

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Tricky dressing pop quiz: What’s three steps above a basic blue jean but a smidge less risky than printed PJ trousers? If you guessed striped pants, you’re right — and they’re right on trend. Some of Hollywood’s most trendsetting style stars have been wearing these bold bottoms in the past few weeks.

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And there are as many ways to wear this look as there are stripe styles. Hilary Duff went for a skintight, zipper-adorned pair of jeans while Piper Perabo picked a ’70s-rocker-esque flared Joseph pair with circus-tent stripes. Rosie Huntington-Whitely paired pinstriped pants with a loose top and heels, while Nicole Richie went bold with a baggy, slouchy pair that contrasted her print top.

Certainly this look isn’t for everyone, but stout-hearted fashionistas among us should definitely give it a try. Between the slimming vertical stripes, the comfy fit and the versatile black-and-white color palette, these could end up being your favorite pants.

Tell us: Would you try striped pants? And who wore it best?

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Mila on

Hilary looks the best but love all 4 looks.

Anye Nevaws on

What brand of striped pants is Hilary Duff wearing. I really want a pair of those. Very hot!!

Anye Nevaws on

What brand of stripes is Nicole wearing?Good look w/ the top.

Anye Nevaws on

I love Hilary Duff’s striped pants & how they flatter her figure. That is the style for me. However Nicole Ritchie seldom gets it wrong. Love the contrasting top. I went on line to find myself a pair of black n white striped & chose Hudson’s Krista super skinny fit ladder stripe jeans. I found them on 6pm.com. They were $154, but w/ 6pm’s great prices they were priced at $100. W/ a discount I paid $97 n that includes free shipping. So excited!!! What do u all think a black tee shirt or contrasting tee ?? Let me know~~which way to go.

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