Wide-legged cropped pants, commonly known as culottes, might initially have you scratching your head at how to style them. However, did you know that there are tons of ways to make them look elegant, stylish and more appealing?
Culottes can make a great style statement without compromising your comfort. Perhaps these celebrities will convince you to give them a chance:
1. Katherine Heigl
Katherine Heigl leaving her hotel in Manhattan wearing sunglasses, long peach coat, cropped trousers and gold patterned shoes in New York on November 13, 2014
The 36-year-old looked ready to conquer the world in her tan culottes that she wore with a long coat, white button down shirt and a pair of metallic pumps. This outfit can easily turn into your workday favorite!
2. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez and other American Idol judges arriving at the Hollywood week auditions at The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on October 29, 2014
The American Idol judge went to work wearing a pair of Alice + Olivia High-Waisted Pleated Gaucho Pants. She teamed them up with her Naeem Khan Pre-Fall 2014 Gold Chain Top and a pair of Giuseppe Zanotti Suede Ankle-Strap Platform Pumps. The embellished top added just the right amount of wow factor to her look!
3. Rita Ora
Rita Ora switches on Westfield Christmas Lights and performs for fans at Westfield London on November 3, 2014
The British singer saw it fit to match her Whistles Hoshiko Patchwork Culottes with her Whistles Mitsu Bandeau Top. With that much confidence, even a completely matchy ensemble is stylish and chic.
She was also spotted matching further by wearing her Hoshi Check Coat over her outfit and sporting a pair of Fendi Iridia PVC Ankle-Strap Sandals.
4. Alexa Chung
Alexa Chung collaboration with Nails INC – The Alexa Editions photocall at Selfridges in London on November 20, 2014
The TV personality recently launched her new line of nail polish wearing a pair of Vilshenko Tania Black Wide Leg Cropped Wool Pants and matching Vilshenko Sofia Jacket Coating All Over Embroidered Jacket.
5. Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence at Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014 – Christian Dior in Paris on July 1, 2013
The Mockingjay actress also rocked a pair of culottes during Paris Fashion Week. She partnered the flowy pants with pink cropped top. This look was head-to-toe Christian Dior.
6. Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham attends London Fashion Week SS14 – Vogue Dinner at Balthazar – in London on September 15, 2013
As for David Beckham’s other half, she wore her Victoria Beckham culottes with a cropped white shirt and cropped knitted vest also from her fashion label. She capped off her look with a pair of Casadei Blade Suede Pumps.
We don’t know about you but these outfits made us want to try wearing culottes. We even spotted some cute pairs in our favorite stores. How would you like to wear these?
1. Rebecca Taylor Splashy Flower Print Culottes, $350.00 at Shopbop
2. Tibi Escalante Stripe Pleated Pants, $795.00 at Shopbop
3. Solace London Cort Culotte Pants, $229.50 at Shopbop
4. Tibi Pleated Wide Leg Leather Pants, $1100.00 at Shopbop
5. Whistles Allover Lace Culotte Pants, $255.00 at Shopbop
6. Issa Judy Wide Leg Pants, $270.00 at Shopbop
7. Creatures of the Wind Proxi Culottes, $405.00 at Shopbop
Who do you think looked best in culottes? Let us know by leaving a comment below!
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