Like the corset layering trend that’s been witnessed all over the street style scene during Fashion Month, the savvy combination of a dress and pant is one that the fashion set—everyone from models to editors—has been donning non-stop. Perhaps the easiest and smartest way to adapt a frock for cold weather, this styling trick allows you to stay warm while rocking a one-of-a-kind look. Now, you may be perplexed on which dress and pant make a good match as slapping on whatever pair you have can often be unflattering. The secret to pulling it off is all in understanding which proportions and silhouettes complement each other. To eliminate the guesswork we’ve formulated three failsafe teamings you can rely on this season. Get our tips ahead for the coolest of-the-moment ensemble.
The Best Pant & Dress Combos
Straight Dress & Skinny Jean
An easy dress of a casual, straight shape pairs nicely with the streamlined silhouette of a skinny jean. Opt to mix crushed velvet and patchwork denim for an interesting, on-trend result.
A-Line Dress & Slim Pant
Balance out the open A-line frock with a slim cigarette pant. This simple '60s-inspired mock neck mini allows the print of the pant to pop.
Slit Dress & Flared Pant
When styling a flared pant choose a shirt dress with open side slits, which allows movement and flow so you don't look so constricted. The longline dress also helps offset the wide leg.