I’ve been seeing a lot in the fashion mags and on style blogs about culottes/midi-pants/gauchos lately. I haven’t decided yet if I’d wear them. I am tall enough to carry them off but don’t really have an outfit in mind. Flat shoes? Platforms? Slim or full top?
Anyway, The Guardian had a couple of articles (here and here) article about this newly revived trend, and featured these specimens. Let me know what you think?
|Lightweight, $60, mango.com.|
|Floral and striped silk, £360, by Mother Of Pearl, from harveynichols.com
These are my favorites, except for the price!
|Navy, £125, whistles.com.
These are classic and washable, but still kind of pricey.
So, would ya?
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yes I would!! Want! I try hunting them in thrift stores, but never find ones that fit me in the waist. Either too big or too little.
I've been waiting for gauchos for years!
They are great, although I am not so sure they would flatter my figure… Love the monochrome print version! xxxx
I would do the style that is full like a skirt. I'm partial to that one. Debbie @ ilovemylemonadelife.com
good advice xo
I don't know why my comment was eaten, but yes I would. Well I have, since I own a pair in black.
I really like the print on the Mother of Pearl ones, but I would probably go for the navy blue version.
Alex – Funky Jungle
you'll look fab!
Oh, come on, Patti. You *know* I would. I love culottes. I'm currently trying to figure out how to wear them into fall!
I love them. Am looking for a pair to replace some I had to move on. I like black, mid width, fluid fabric. I prefer a slightly unconventional silhouette and would wear an ankle boot with them.
Definitely not my cup of tea… I don't find the cropped, wide length flattering. At only 5'4 I either wear long wide leg trousers with heels or tight ankle trousers but not a mix of both.
I'll return for your party tonight… in a dress 🙂
Annette | Lady of Style
I love these pants. Never understood why people ever stopped wearing them. There are definitely many ways to wear them, so let your fashion style take over.
Are they long or mid length? I think they are a lovely functional but soft piece of clothing. I happen to have none in my cupboard! Maybe I should get some!
I do love the second pair with its interesting pattern, and the first pair is very elegant. But I think I would prefer if they were long. Mid length would just remind me of the uniform physiotherapy students wore:-) XO JJ
I would, but now I can't afford them. I had some tweed gauchos in high school, that I loved, and then some denim ones in my early 20s, which I wore all the time. I'm glad they're finally back!
Yes! I really like those green culottes.
I've been doing my emerald green culottes for a couple of years now! I find that you have to really wear a fitted/slim top to counter the fullness of the bottoms. Also, the right shoes are crucial – nothing too chunky. You've inspired me – time to get another wear out of them this week!
Yes I would. Yes I did. I've posted an outfit with these twice already on the blog and I love them as pants for summer. I like the 2nd pair here, but would personally probably go for the navy ones.
Alex – Funky Jungle
LOVE the Mother Of Pearl ones!!
I wish I could wear these! I would in a heartbeat if I did not have the hips I do! But, if I am able to slim down enough on my current diet, I am so there!
I have been wearing those types of pants for over 20 years now – they're the best in the summer, and for bike riding. It's my 'thing'!