From trawling the Sartorialist back catalogue on Style.com I have taught myself that it is better to invest in the following;Narrow trousers cut 2 inches above the ankle, this keeps the trouser from getting wet and soggy in our ubiquitous rainy weather, but looks good peeking out from...
So why did I go out and buy a pair of slate grey linen shorts on sale in GAP yesterday? Well for one the colour is lovely and goes with everything. Also they fit like a glove and because I do have a half way descent set of pins they flatter. So all I need now is some hot weather!
Ever the optimist but rest assured if it ever arrives sans the bloody relentless north westerly wind I will be ready to go.
Zara is currently my choice of shop for trousers and they currently have some lovely narrow ones, the down side is they are cut to be worn with vertiginous heels so I will have to cut 5 inches off the hem to create my Sartorialist look. As well as save up for a coat and get searching for some scarves to add to my collection.