We've got our ideal cold-weather silhouette in mind and it looks a lot like this: comfy, basic (maybe oversized) sweater, boxy coat, sleek booties, and, well, fancy pants. That's right — we're taking our bottoms up a notch this season by choosing them in luxe fabrics and patterns. Leather and velvet replace denim and corduroy, while dressy metallic pants give nighttime mini-skirts a rest. Plaids and patterns are back this season, too, rounding out a list of heavy-hitting pants you'd never see coming, but want to see in your closet all fall and winter long.
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