It’s Official: The Culottes Trend Is Here To Stay


When putting together your 2015 wardrobe, be sure to include a pair of chic culottes. Already a sought-after silhouette, the voluminous bottoms are continuing on as a pre fall staple thanks to collections from Thakoon, Gucci and Elizabeth & James. Here, we show you a few different ways to style the unexpected piece. Hint: just pretend it’s a midi skirt!

Cool Culottes

Lighten Up

Elizabeth & James

Upgrade your weekend wear with an all-light ensemble a la Elizabeth & James. Simply tuck a collar blouse into sleek culottes and finish the look with lace-up sneakers to keep it casual.

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Collar Blouse



Satin Culottes



Classic Sneakers


Saint Laurent

Longwear Gloss



Play With Proportions


Take a cue from Thakoon and mix and match proportions (and materials) for a fresh result.

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Cotton Blouse



Ribbed Crop Top



Houndstooth Culottes


Isa Arfen

Mars Mules


Rachel Comey

Borrow From The Boys


Gucci gets it right with this menswear-inspired iteration of the culotte trend. Oxford ankle booties polish off the outfit.

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Double Breasted Camel Coat


River Island

Embellished Sweater



Wide Leg Pants



Lace Up Booties


10 Crosby Derek Lam