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How to Wear Cropped Pants — Six Styles to Copy!

I love seeing cropped pants on the runway because they offer looks that you can easily incorporate into your everyday style. These pants interject class to your style without compromising comfort.

Cropped pants have saturated the runways back in 2009 with fashion houses — such as Rag & Bone, Calvin Klein, and Versace, to name a few — sending their models decked in shiny, stretchy, and lacy pants on the runway. Until now, this style has been embraced by the eclectic fashion-loving community. From the S/S 2013 fashion shows, Thakoon, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, and Nina Ricci are among those who made use of this menswear-inspired garb.

Cropped pants have a place in vintage fashion, urban style, boho ensembles, office wear, and street style. So, whatever your style preferences are, you got to have cropped pants. They’re as versatile as they are chic.

They aren’t going away anytime soon, so you might as well saturate your closet with them and rock them in the next seasons. Here are some styles that you can try.

1. Easy Peasy

Go for an easy silhouette with a tailored pair of printed cropped pants and a light sweater. Tuck the sweater a little under your pants and pull some of it out. Pair it up with a strappy pair of flats, and you are good to go!

Easy PeasyPiamita Brigitte Cropped Pants, $285.00
Vince Cashmere Sweater with Slit Hem, $295.00
Marais USA Double-Strap Suede Flats with Haircalf, $87.50
Opening Ceremony OC NY Bag, $750.00

2. Spring Play

In a few more weeks, spring will be upon us. This pair of pants from Versace inspires me so much to assemble a spring-perfect outfit. Wear it with a cutesy bustier top.

spring playVersace Vintage Floral Skinny Pants, $695.00
Sonia Rykiel Embroidered Bustier in Satin Crepe, $895.00
Diane von Furstenberg Hurit Cardigan, $298.00
Pour La Victoire Elle Cap-Toe Pumps, $260.00
Loeffler Randall The Locker Tote/Clutch Set, $495.00

3. Edgy Chic

Rock a pair of cropped leather trousers. Mix it up with boots and a girly top to balance the sweet and the spice.

Edgy ChicAlexander Wang Cropped Leather Combo Pants, $850.00
Nonoo Zoe Cutout Blouse, $325.00
Alexander Wang Aymeline Booties, $402.50
Tory Burch Penelope Tote, $650.00

4. Fun with Prints

Defy the rules with a print-on-print ensemble. What makes this look cohesive is the presence of the coral shade in both prints.

print on print10 Crosby Derek Lam Plaid Slim Pants with Knee Seams, $355.00
Nicholas French Jacquard Tee, $260.00
Calvin Klein Collection Harlow Cap-Toe Pumps, $278.00
Tory Burch Violet Tote, $475.00

We hope you find the above to be cool ways to wear cropped pants. Copy these looks, or consider your own style and work around the styles above.

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