October 12, 2015

Culottes


culottes |kjuːˈlɒt(s)|

pluralnoun
women's knee-length trousers, cut with full legs to resemble a skirt.
ORIGIN mid 19th cent.Frenchknee breechesdiminutive of cul rump, fromLatin culus.


DAGMAR

Crepe culottes

$191.13

 Dagmar's bright-blue culottes are an effortless way to wear color. This low-rise crepe pair has pockets at the front and back and curved, vertical seams that elongate your silhouette. Balance the wide-leg shape with heels.

ELIZABETH AND JAMES

Presli fringed crepe culottes

$344.17

 We love the effortless feel of Elizabeth and James' 'Presli' culottes. Cut from cream crepe, this pair has a wide-leg silhouette that is trimmed with delicate eyelash fringing along the sides. Wear them in a tonal palette with sneakers and a clutch. 


ELIZABETH AND JAMES

Presli fringed crepe culottes

$344.17

 Elizabeth and James' 'Presli' culottes are cut from black crepe for a wide-leg silhouette that feels effortless. This pair hits at the most flattering point on your calf and is finished with soft eyelash fringing along the sides. Wear them with a simple top and sneakers.

ELIZABETH AND JAMES

Trenton printed silk crepe de chine culottes

$325.12

Elizabeth and James' silk crepe de chine 'Trenton' culottes flare out at the thigh and fall below the knee. This tropical leaf-print pair has a flattering high-rise waist and pressed pleats to balance the fluid wide-leg silhouette. We like them best with the matching top. 

ROKSANDA

Color-block wool-crepe culottes

$1,005.84

 EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Roksanda's wool-crepe culottes are elegant and feminine. Cut for a flattering wide-leg silhouette, this pastel-pink pair is punctuated with a cornflower-blue waistband and off-white pockets that define your waist and hips. The silk crepe de chinelining ensures a smooth, comfortable fit, too. Style them with the matching top.

ROKSANDA

Toyin cady-paneled tweed culottes

$1,024.89
As seen on the label's Fall '15 runway, Roksanda's black and white tweedculottes have been tailored with a wide leg and pleated for added volume. They're finished with swirling panels of cady – a recurring pattern throughout the collection. Style yours with a tonal sweater and heels. 

STUDIO NICHOLSON

Wilson checked wool culottes

$719.46
Nick Wakeman was a menswear designer for over 20 years before launching Studio Nicholson in 2010 - her collections are smart, tailored and effortless to wear. These checked wool culottes sit at the narrowest part of your waist and are finished with deep front pleats to emphasize the wide-leg silhouette. Try them with sneakers. 

STUDIO NICHOLSON

Wilson pleated denim culottes

$394.97
 Studio Nicholson's Nick Wakeman describes herself as "obsessive about beautiful cloth." Made from pure cotton denim that holds its shape, these cropped 'Wilson' culottes sit flatteringly high on your waist and are finished with on-seam pockets. Style yours with a shirt and low-top sneakers.

TIBI

Draped silk crepe de chine culottes

$598.81
 Tibi's fluid culottes are designed with an asymmetric draped front, giving the illusion of a midi skirt. This lightweight pair is cut from smooth silk crepe de chine and finished with convenient side and back pockets. Complement the mushroom hue by teaming yours with other neutral pieces.

TOME

Bow-embellished taffeta culottes

$681.36
Cut in the season's key wide-leg silhouette, TOME's beige taffetaculottes reflect light beautifully. This lustrous pair has a bow and elasticated waistband that emphasize the most flattering point of your waist. Wear them with a white shirt. 

VALENTINO

High-rise denim culottes 

$770.25
 Sitting at the slimmest part of the waist, Valentino's wide-leg denimculottes create a flattering silhouette. An elegant way to work the season's '70s trend, this Italian-made pair is ornamented with studded silver 'V' plaques at the pockets. Team yours with a sweater and sandals.

ZIMMERMANN

Ryker broderie anglaise cotton culottes

$344.17
Zimmermann's 'Ryker' culottes are cut from airy broderie anglaise cotton in a flattering wide-leg silhouette. Perfect in hot climates, this breezy design works equally well for sightseeing or relaxed beach-side dinners. They're underpinned with tonal shorts for extra coverage.Credits to Net-a-Porter.