pluralnounwomen's knee-length trousers, cut with full legs to resemble a skirt.
ORIGIN mid 19th cent.: French, ‘knee breeches’, diminutive of cul ‘rump’, fromLatin culus.
Dagmar's culottes are an effortless way to wear color. This low-rise pair has pockets at the front and back and curved, vertical seams that elongate your silhouette. Balance the wide-leg shape with heels.
Presli fringed crepe culottes
We love the effortless feel of Elizabeth and James' 'Presli' culottes. Cut from , 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.
Presli fringed crepe culottes
Elizabeth and James' 'Presli' culottes are cut from 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.
Trenton printed silk crepe de chine culottes
Elizabeth and James' '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.
Color-block wool-crepe culottes
Roksanda's culottes are elegant and feminine. Cut for a flattering wide-leg silhouette, this pair is punctuated with a waistband and pockets that define your waist and hips. The lining ensures a smooth, comfortable fit, too. Style them with the matching top.
As seen on the label's Fall '15 runway, Roksanda's and culottes have been tailored with a wide leg and pleated for added volume. They're finished with swirling panels of – a recurring pattern throughout the collection. Style yours with a tonal sweater and heels.
Wilson checked wool culottes
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 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.
Wilson pleated denim culottes
Studio Nicholson's Nick Wakeman describes herself as "obsessive about beautiful cloth." Made from pure 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.
Draped silk crepe de chine culottes
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 and finished with convenient side and back pockets. Complement the hue by teaming yours with other neutral pieces.
Bow-embellished taffeta culottes
Cut in the season's key wide-leg silhouette, TOME's culottes 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.
High-rise denim culottes
Sitting at the slimmest part of the waist, Valentino's wide-leg culottes create a flattering silhouette. An elegant way to work the season's '70s trend, this Italian-made pair is ornamented with studded 'V' plaques at the pockets. Team yours with a sweater and sandals.
Ryker broderie anglaise cotton culottes