October 12, 2015


culottes |kjuːˈlɒt(s)|

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


Crepe culottes


 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.


Presli fringed crepe culottes


 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. 


Presli fringed crepe culottes


 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.


Trenton printed silk crepe de chine culottes


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. 


Color-block wool-crepe culottes


 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.


Toyin cady-paneled tweed culottes

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. 


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 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. 


Wilson pleated denim culottes

 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.


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 silk crepe de chine and finished with convenient side and back pockets. Complement the mushroom hue by teaming yours with other neutral pieces.


Bow-embellished taffeta culottes

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. 


High-rise denim culottes 

 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.


Ryker broderie anglaise cotton culottes

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.

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