There is a fit—and a color—that's right for everyone. Classic cuts carry off brights best; navy is safer for a trendy wide leg. White on top makes it all pop.
A slim goldenrod pair (Escada, $890), very Audrey Hepburn, suits sculptor and actress Elaine Grove, 64. Cotton poplin top, Piazza Sempione, $470. Earrings, Julie Sandlau. Ring, Kara Ross. Shoes, Bruno Frisoni.
Administrative assistant Adrienne Slater, 48, is jazzed by magenta trousers (Rena Lange, $1,195). Stretch cotton top, Premise, $235. Earrings, Nina Basharova.
A high-waisted style (Lela Rose, $625) makes 37-year-old photographer Hyuna Shin look taller and leggier. Cotton and linen top, Celine, $510. Bracelets (from top), Lia Sophia, Philippe Audibert, Nina Basharova.