Can’t bear to wear your oh-so-snug skinny jeans this summer? Then, upgrade your wardrobe and invest in culottes. A flared, roomy shorts that can almost pass of as a skirt, get breezily stylish in culottes to beat the heat.
A hot staple on the runway and the red carpet, here’s some inspiration for you to ace this trend. Transform the culottes from workwear to party-ready by experimenting with the length, prints and fabrics. Now, you can be comfortable and chic at the same time. Go ahead, keep it cool!
1 Fashion fauna
Score perfect style points like singer Solange Knowles (pictured on top) by rocking eclectic printed culottes with a bralette, perfect coral pout and fun footwear.
2 Head-to-toe in style
Take cue from this Kaelen Haworth design and go uber chic in a pair of breezy culottes paired with a strappy top in the same prints.
3 Colour code
Actor Lupita Nyong’o stays on trend and keeps it summery with colourful separates. Peppy eye makeup are an added bonus!
4 Silken style
Model Chrissy Teigen keeps it feminine in a pair of silken culottes and a cute bralette. Props for the easy hairdo and glossy lips.
5 Wonder working woman
Take inspiration from designer Philip Lim to add a dash of corporate chic to your culottes with a matching summer blazer and a vibrant blouse.
6 Minimalistic glam
Reality star Kim Kardashian’s floor sweeping take on culottes with a sleeveless blazer ticks all the right style boxes.
7 Mixing monotone
Designer Ruchika Sachdeva’s breezy culottes paired with a boxy top makes for great office wear as well as for casual do’s