Culottes: 30 cool styles to try now

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Culottes you need in your new-season wardrobe...

Culottes are back, and there’s nothing boring about this season’s styles.

From bold prints to sleek silk options and frayed denim – there’s a style guaranteed to suit any sartorial preference and budget.

As ever, the high street has picked up on the fash-pack’s love of the long short, and offered up a whole host of purse-friendly options.

Cos and Zara have your statement designs covered, while Marks & Spencer has the perfect pair for your workwear wardrobe.

Make H&M and Topshop your go-to destinations for catwalk trends and designer-looking culottes with high street price tags while Whistles is our top pick for pretty prints designs guaranteed to liven-up your wardrobe.

For those on the lookout for an investment buy, head to Theory for classic wide shapes or MSGM for a quirky take on the trend.

What?s really key this season is the contrast between luxed up and off-duty culottes. For the weekend,it?s all about denim and most importantly with an on-trend frayed edge. J. Crew, Zara and Rachel Comey are you go-to?s for this look.

While in the high-end camp, silk culottes in jewel tones and sleek tailored pairs beautifully embellished bring a whole new proposition for occassionwear. Natasha Zinko and Tibi have some truly fabulous pairs for this season’s social occasions so make sure to give them a look.

Yes, culottes are firmly back on the fashion map, and we couldn’t be happier.

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