The Fashion Girl’s Guide To Making Lazy Pants Look Fancy

'Tis the season of glitzy dresses. Whether you're headed to your parents' holiday shindig, your office soiree, or a romantic night out with your S.O., you'll instinctively reach for a sparkly frock just because tinsel's in the air. For anti-dress girls, this time of year is tough. If that's you, don't ditch your pants just yet. Trousers in all forms (wide-leg, stick-straight, or cropped) are reigning supreme and can easily act as an alternative to the stale seasonal shifts. To give you some inspo on how to style, check out five of the best fancy-pants catwalk moments below and shop each look, too. Bottoms up!
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Pants Paired With A Tunic: Céline

For an easy look, pair a tailored, slightly cropped pant with a billowy tunic. To keep the vibe high-end, go for rich materials, like silk.

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Fancy Matching Set: Christopher Kane
When you don't feel like thinking about coordinating your ensemble, the matching set is key. Try one with fun details, like fringe or a peplum, to keep it interesting.

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Floor-Length Pants With Graphic Jacket: Karen Walker
A bold topper paired with eye-catching pants is just as statement-making as a printed frock.

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A Vest With Loose Pants: rag & bone
Go for the unexpected with a dress-like vest with cozy, loose pants. If it's chilly (which it most definitely will be), layer a slim turtleneck underneath to stay toasty.

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Cropped Trousers With A Jacket: Mother Of Pearl

If you're somewhere slightly warmer, cropped trousers are very forward-feeling, especially with a festive topcoat. Just make sure you wear heels to elevate the outfit.

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