Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Trend or Trash? Culotte Jeans //

Dear Readers,

Denim has been at the forefront of the Spring/Summer trends throughout this year, and it doesn't look as if that is changing any time soon in readiness for Autumn/Winter.


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The denim culotte burst on to the scene in the early months of this year and has been worn in so many ways by different famous faces, from boho-queen Vanessa Hudgens to Leandra Medine of Man Repeller.


Trend or Trash? TREND
Keep it tailored and simple on top when you can - A colourful knit, bodysuit, tight blouse or a floaty crop top for warmer days Photo: Pinterest

Denim culottes are a flirty take on a regular jean, with the movement of a long skirt and the practicality of a trouser. I definitely think denim culottes are Trend rather than Trash, but it is a style which needs to be catered to your figure. 

Shorter women should opt for a simple culotte style that doesn't affect the hem too much. This will stop the piece from cutting off the leg and making you appear shorter. Also heels are a must when possible, as it will further elongate the leg and create the illusion of height.

Taller women should opt for styles which play with the hem and draw attention toward the feet. Horizontal dye effects can help to shorten the leg too if you are aiming to look more petite. Loafers and slides are the perfect footwear addition to this look.

 Style a darker denim culotte with a pastel t-shirt to break up the heaviness of the look. 
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Play with the layering trend by adding an oversized cardigan, duster or slim-line coat. Photo: Pinterest
Keep things minimalistic with monochrome to create an effortless chic look.

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Two-in-One trend: Style your denim culottes with a basic striped t-shirt or jumper. Photo: Pinterest

Denim doesn't have to be blue. Take the trend to the next level by sporting a colourful pair like these red denim culottes.Photo: Pinterest

Pair your culottes with a statement autumnal colour knitted piece like this mustard one.Photo: Pinterest

Hems have become all the rage with regular denim in recent months, so why not experiment with statement hem culottes.
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 Belted culottes are a great way to draw attention to the waist and accentuate your frame. Photo: Pinterest

Split flares are bang on trend and are so fun to wear on a night out. Sport yours with a pair of statement heels for maximum impact. Photo: Pinterest


So will you rock a pair of denim culottes this Autumn/Winter?

Stay Sweet,

Alice xx

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  1. This is definitely a trend. Denim never dates but this new twist on an old fav is new. Happy to see you back after the instagram hack.-xx

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