Feeling a little uninspired in the sartorial department? Same. As winter slowly dwindles away to welcome warmer weather, we’re patiently waiting until we can fully bust out our spring pieces. While we’ve been slowly incorporating these wares, we’re excited to try the fashion-girl styling trick of combining dresses with pants. Witnessed recently on multiple street-style stars, this cool-girl pairing adds necessary warmth to a frock while injecting a refreshing-yet-androgynous vibe. The one challenge? Pulling off the look without drowning your frame or looking like you left the house in everything you own. Ahead, try these styling tips that are sure to complement women of every height.
How To Wear Dresses Over Pants
Tunic & Wide-Leg Pants
Styling tip: Those who are vertically blessed can pair a long tunic with wide-leg trousers rendered in a similar minimalist hue for a sleek, statuesque look.
New Jagger Wide-Leg Pants
Round Neck Tunic
A-Line Dress & Cropped Trousers
Styling tip: If you're on the shorter side, choose an A-line minidress that hits above the knee to team with cropped cigarette pants. Finish with pointed-toe pumps to elongate the legs.
Martie Pant in Bi-Stretch Cotton
Mixed Media Shift Dress
Longline Dress & Boot-Cut Jeans
Styling tip: Somewhere in between? Opt for a longline printed dress and boot-cut or straight-leg jeans for a flattering, slim silhouette.
Pinstriped Washed Silk-Habotai Dress
The Icon Bootcut in Roamie