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How to wear breezy culottes, the new must-have 'pants' for spring

Pack away those hot pants and tights. These easy breezy pants are officially this season’s fashion staple.

fashion and trends Updated: May 08, 2015 15:07 IST
Arpita Kala
Arpita Kala
Hindustan Times
Culottes,Pants,Summer fashion

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

First Published: May 08, 2015 14:58 IST