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Top 10 Culotte Pants

Show Off Your Shoes this Summer and Sport These Ten Best Culotte Pants

Show Off Your Shoes this Summer and Sport These Ten Best Culotte Pants

Ready for a history lesson? Culotte pants have been in the rotation for quite some time now. They were first introduced into the sartorial sphere by European upper middle classes during the Renaissance, and later became a women’s garment during the Victorian era for horseback riding. Now? Any gender can wear them whenever they please. In the summertime, comfort can definitely be king (or queen). So when the temps rise, breeze into any of these top ten pairs of culotte pants ideal for dressing up or down. 

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June 24, 2016

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Tibi Stretch Knit Culottes
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Tibi Stretch Knit Culottes

Ideal for the workplace, these streamlined and straight leg culottes look sharp paired with a crisp button down and some power sandals for a look that means business. 

Warehouse Soft Culotte Pants

These swishy pants make us feel more comfortable just looking at them. Be prepared to feel and look amazing in these guys all day and night!

ASTR Cristina Lace-Up Culottes

A flattering and comfortable high waist with large, roomy pockets set these lace-up culottes apart. Plus they’re crafted out of lightweight denim and cotton for an easy, breezy wear. 

7 For All Mankind Culotte Jeans

Keep it swinging when you sashay into the party sporting these white, wide-legged denim culottes. 

MinkPink Splendor Falls Culottes

Take a lacy and embroidered approach to the season’s most comfortable style in these vintage-inspired pants that are the perfect blend of trendy and whimsical. 

Madewell Clemente Pull-On Crop Pants

Don’t you want to wear your pajamas to work? Get the best of both worlds in these colored culottes with a wide, comfy waistband. Will they double as actual PJs later? We’ll never tell if so.

Loft Cropped Wide Legs Pants

We love the slightly longer hem these culottes bring to the table. Pair nearly anything with these casual pants that can easily be dressed up or down. 

Pilcro Linen Culottes

Give your summer some serious style by adding these wide-legged pink pants to your arsenal. An Anthropologie fave that you know you can trust.

Zara Culottes With Slits

These are super stylish, come in a hue of blue you don’t see every day, and are under $50. It’s already a done deal. 

Ann Taylor Wide Leg Ankle Pants

A contoured and tailored waistband gets you an unparalleled fit in these smart and sophisticated culottes that take top spot, and for good reason. 

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