16 Reasons To Finally Give Culottes A Chance

You've come up with a million excuses to not add a pair of culottes to your wardrobe: They make your legs look short; you don't know what shoes to wear; they fall at a weird length; finding the perfect fit is impossible.

But this wide-legged look has proven to be more of a staple than a fad. In fact, store shelves are showing that culottes are sticking around for yet another season, highlighting their versatility and staying power. So, if you still haven't found "the ones" for you, we've rounded up 16 pairs we can almost guarantee will change your mind. From weekend-ready knits to polished evening alternatives, click through for culottes that will finally convince you to give this trend a try.
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Like mom jeans, but better.

Topshop Petite Moto Denim Culottes, $68, available at Topshop.
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Yes pleats.

Pixie Market Pleated Crop Pants, $55, available at Pixie Market.
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Wear with a button-up and flats during the day and then with a crop top and strappy sandals come evening.

Dolce & Gabbana Wide Leg Culottes, $745, available at Farfetch.
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Goodbye, sweatpants. This pair gives casual-cool an entirely new meaning.

Wilfred Beaulieu Pant, $145, available at Aritzia.
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Who needs a dress or skirt when you've got a spruced up pair of culottes?

Erika Cavallini Darshon Culottes, $300.95, available at Farfetch.
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Check this pair out.

ASOS Linen Check Culottes with Tie, $60 $36, available at ASOS.
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For a less boxy look, opt for a pair with a flattering tie-waist.

Tibi Tie-front Silk Culottes, $595, available at MatchesFashion.
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Pair with a matching top for a cozy weekend set.

Rachel Comey Wharf Pant, $345, available at Rachel Comey.
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Pajama dressing has never looked so good.

Thakoon High Waisted Culottes, $550, available at Moda Operandi.
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Why not give leather a whirl?

COS Wide Leg Leather Trousers, $450, available at COS.
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Make jewel tones your new neutrals.

StyleNanda Banded Wide Leg Woolen Pants, $53, available at StyleNanda.
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Think of these as a cool version of a school uniform.

Forever 21 Elasticized Back Culottes, $19.90 $13.99, available at Forever 21.
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Think (blush) pink.

Temperley London Cropped Lanai Culottes, $875, available at Orchard Mile.
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Who said khakis can't be cool?

Loéil Edinburch Pants, $108, available at Loéil.
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Super soft suede and a stretchy elastic waist? Sign us up.

H&M Suede Culottes, $299, available at H&M.
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A slouchy, white pair will carry you through spring and summer.

& Other Stories Wide Leg Trousers, $90, available at & Other Stories.

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