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Winnie Harlow Proves Chain Link Pants Are Easier To Wear Than You’d Think


Assembling an outfit that combines sophistication with a healthy dose of sartorial edge can be a daunting task, especially if you're fresh out of ideas. The easiest way to find new trends worth experimenting with? Celebrity street style. Winnie Harlow's chain link pants are the latest model-approved piece to add to your wardrobe (and they're way easier to style than you'd think).

Harlow was photographed in New York City on Weds. evening as she walked into the highly anticipated Moschino x HM fashion show alongside other A-list models like Bella and Gigi Hadid, Taylor Hill, and Naomi Campbell. The newly appointed Victoria's Secret model wore high-waisted black cargo pants with a chain link belt, designed by the ultra-trendy label, I.AM.GIA.

Harlow paired the utility-inspired bottoms with a cropped hoodie, and she pushed up the tight ankles of the pants to show off her lace-up booties. She slung a small, cube-shaped MCM bag on her shoulder and hid her face from paparazzi in extra-large sunglasses. The 24-year-old kept it super casual on her way to work by pulling her hair into a low ponytail.

Harlow isn't the only celebrity to experiment with the throwback trend. Lady Gaga wore Miaou's iconic pinstripe pants in A Star Is Born, and both Bella Hadid and Selena Gomez have added '90s-inspired chain belts to their closets.

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While Harlow opted for a casual version of the chain link pants look, that doesn't mean that you can't dress up the style for a more formal occasion. Add some edge to your work ensemble by pairing the pants with a silky button-down, a tailored blazer, and classic suede pumps. If you're heading to date night or dinner with friends, team the pants with your favorite cropped turtleneck sweater and patent leather ankle boots.

Ahead, shop Harlow's latest style statement, along with The Zoe Report's picks for adding a touch of grit to your next outfit.

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Cobain Pants



Try out the trend, Winnie Harlow style, with these edgy pants. If you aren't so excited about the idea of wearing a crop top, try wearing a simple black bodysuit instead.

Chain Trousers



These red beauties find the perfect balance cargo style and track pants. Wear them with a white hoodie and bulky sneakers, or dress them up by pairing them with a blouse, a trench coat, and boots.

Chain Detail Cargo Pants



These lightweight cotton cargo pants feature the perfect high waist for tucking in your favorite tees and tanks. Plus, the color is bound to go with any sweater in your closet.

Alair High-Rise Boot-Cut Trousers with Chain Details


Veronica Beard

These pants are made for someone who is looking for something a little more classic — they're basically a formal trouser with an added twist. Emphasize the gold accents by wearing them with a pair of gold hoops or even a metallic clutch.

Tommy Pant - Navy Pinstripe



Miaou, an Insta-famous brand that recently made headlines after a cameo in 'A Star Is Born', is known for their chain link details. Wear these pinstripe trousers with the coordinating top, or mix and match with a polka dot or leopard-print blouse.

Apron Pants


Sandy Liang

Take it up a notch with this pair of pants that double as a skirt. Because they're such a daring statement, it's easy to pair them with just about any neutral top that you already have hanging up in your closet. Add chunky black boots for the ultimate utility look.