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A pair of power pants will see you through the entire year. They’re timeless (duh!), versatile, and allow you to take strides that are a little more brisk and purposeful — perfect for getting over those Monday blues. Whether you are feminine, androgynous or a minimalist, there’s something here for everyone. Shop above.

Flared pants by Alexander McQueen, S$1,109, via Farfetch
Add a dose of femme fatale to your ensemble by wearing this fuchsia pink flare pants. It’s calling for a baby blue striped button down to complete the look. Pleated flare pants from Bimba Y Lola
Minimalist lovers, this pair of white pants is for you. Sporting girlish pleat detail and a slightly flared hem, this is a quiet staple that’s easy to match and will remain a part of your wardrobe even in years to come. Cady tapered pants by Maticevski, £880 (S$1,552), via Net-a-Porter
A pair of black pants may be pedestrian, but not one that sports unique — albeit subtle — details, like this Maticevski piece that features a sculptural origami-inspired pocket. Complement with an off-shoulder ruffled top and a pair of heeled sandals. Jacquard flare pants by Gucci, US$1,606 (s$2,205), via Matchesfashion
Opulent yet retro, what we love about this pair of Gucci trousers is the emerald green jacquard details. Pare-back with a black blazer. Cotton-poplin straight-leg pants by Michael Kors, £695 (S$1,225), via Net-a-Porter
Featuring gingham check details, this monochromatic piece is suitable for both work and play. The playful ruffled hem adds a dose of femininity, which will stand out when worn with a neatly pressed white shirt and a pair of black brogues. Silk-charmeuse cropped skinny pants by Nili Lotan, £705 (S$1,243), via Net-a-Porter
Crafted from silk-charmeuse in a midnight blue hue, don’t let this pair be restricted to just evenings — they can in the daytime too, with a white blouse and, a jolt of colour via a pink or yellow blazer. Mid-rise straight cotton pants by Etro, S$375, via Mytheresa
Swap out your blacks and greys for baby blue. This pair of Etro trousers will pop if you’d wear it with a neutral hue up top. Straight cropped pants by COS, price available upon request. Available at places like Ion Orchard and Westgate.
Instead of basic grey pants, opt for something that sports a quirky print. If you’re looking to avoid the ostentatious, then this tone-on-tone pair will be right up your alley. Wide pants with side stripes by Zara, S$99.90
Despite its haters, athleisure’s not yet dead. Take this to the next level with a crisp blouse. Satin side stripe pants by Topshop, S$106
Bright colours are proven to improve one’s mood. If you’re in need of a boost, this pair of trousers might just do the trick. Complement it with a matching blazer and a pair of white sculptural heels. Tapered corduroy pants by Arket, £69 (S$122)
Cut from a soft corduroy material that is made out of organic cotton, this pair of pants by Arket are made for environmentally conscious individuals. Bonus? They are naturally resistant to creases, which means you will not have to spend extra time steaming them in the morning. Wide trousers with belt by H&M, S$64.95
If you’re naturally petite, go for a pair of high-waist wide-leg trousers to elongate your form. Chino trousers by Zara, S$69.90
A pair of camel coloured trousers should be your next wardrobe essential. They’re versatile enough to be worn with everything else in your closet.