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Which Star Gets Striped Pants Right?

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FameFlynet; Splash News Online (2); AKM-GSI

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?