#MondayMotivation: Pedal pushers are returning - how to wear this trend in 2018

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Better known as cigarette pants, far too generous to be classified as Bermudas, yet too short to fall in the ankle grazer class, pedal pushers are coming back. 

According to Leandra Medine of Man Repeller, capri pants were a major fashion statement in the late nineties; and were again revived at the recent Chanel 2019 resort collection.

Back here at home, however, while we are jamming to Distruction Boyz’s Midnight starring, it appears that Busiswa, who sings about the knee-ka-bok already had an inkling that this trend is coming back.

READ MORE: Yara Shahidi, Kim K, Zendaya and more outfit envy from the MTV Movie and TV Awards 2018 

Bella Hadid.

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So, if you foresee this trousers trend looking good on you, here are three ways to make these extended bike shorts your thing this season.

Missguided at Superbalist, R197



Bedazzled Shoes

Since a glossy pair of slippers is well out of the question at this point in time, a burgundy pair of cankle (calf ankle) boots will be the perfect stand in. 


Daily Friday at Superbalist, R599.

Otherwise, there’s always a comfortable alternative in the form of platform sneaker which always look good with classic school girl socks.

Style Republic at Spree, R229.

Rubi Socks, R80.


READ MORE: Pick your favourite fashion trends of 2018 in a stylish game of 'Would you rather?' 

Fifties pin-up

On a different day, a full throwback tribute to the fifties will always get the nod, so throw in a pair of golden hoops, a head scarf and retro shades.


Cotton On sunnies, R250.


Princess Diana vibes

Wear your capris like a princess and colour block your way through the winter with an oversized sweater and a moon bag for good measure.

#princessdiana #princessofwales #ladydiana

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Cotton On moon bag, R250.

Slouchy pullover, MRP, R180.

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