Culotte

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The word culotte describes both the lingerie and a pair of wide pants that may look also like a skirt. In Italian culotte is called “gonna pantalone = skirt pants”. The shape of the culotte is basically a pair of mid-length wide-leg pants. The

For those of you who are 40 years old now, for sure would remember our mothers wearing the culottes . To me the culotte icons are the Charlie’s Angels.

The culotte has been identified as trendy garment during the summer 14 but it is still very trendy of this fall/winter season.

I would suggest to match the culotte with a romantic blouse maybe with a knot or with a soft cashmere sweater.  I would not wear them with a jacket or blazer.

Should you want to recreate a 70’s style just wear the culotte with a blouse and a pair of knee-length brown boots.

Armani Collezioni: Pleated Culotte Pants

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BCBG: Runway Adyson culotte

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Isabel Marant : Cropped wool-twill wide-leg pants

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Marni: Cropped wool-twill wide-leg pants

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Michael Kors: Wool Flannel Pleat-Front Culottes

 

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Philosophy: Pleated crepe wide-leg culottes

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Tome: Wide-Leg Culottes

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Topshop: Pleated herringbone twill culottes

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Tory Burch: Fern stretch-wool crepe culottes

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Last year Victoria Beckham was already wearing culotte during the New York Fashion Week.

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