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Best pants for rectangle body shapes

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Picking your perfect pants

If you have a rectangle body shape, you can wear almost anything. However, some pants styles will make you look better than others.

Pants for rectangles

Pants for rectangles

"Low rise, skinny styles and a wider leg both work on this body shape," explains celebrity fashion stylist and TV personality Dawn Del Russo.

Avoid big flares and cargo pants, which can make you look more boyish than you are. For the office or a night out, silky flowing trousers are a fantastic option.

Celebrity rectangles

Gwyneth Paltrow, Keira Knightley, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Hudson, Nicole Richie and many models have rectangle body shapes.

Pants for rectangles

What to wear

  1. Celebrity Pink Skinny Low Rise Jeans ($34)
  2. Old Navy Skinny Mini-Flare Jeans ($37)
  3. Wilcox Silk-Cotton Trouser ($178)
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