Fall and winter are definitely seasons that are more conducive to wearing pants than wearing skirts. So what better time to play around with pants and get creative with this clothing item? Pants can be feminine, professional, quirky and often very sexy. Check out these newly immerging styles of pants that are just as much fun to wear as skirts!
You may attribute the side strip pants to 3.1 Phillip Lim, or you may attribute them to Uma Thermun’s jump suit in Kill Bill… either way, they are incredibly cool. What with the sporty looks we have been seeing on the runway, track-inspired trousers are right on trend. These folded front trouser from 3.1 Phillip Lim are a professional and classy version of this trend that would make the perfect work pants this fall.
If you know anything about fashion, you probably already know that plaid is the pattern this fall/winter. It’s not a pattern often seen on pants, until now! L.A.M.B makes these wonderful plaid tapered trousers, and there are plenty of other designers offering this style as well. They are surprisingly versatile and the perfect pattern for crisp fall days.
Whether you wear the real or the fake stuff, you can’t deny that there is something sexy and captivating about the look of leather. There are countless variations of this style ranging from small leather detailing, to complete leather cat woman pants. These skinny jeans by Siwy Mich are a nice mix of stretch denim and leather and would look fantastic with a contrasting oversized cozy sweater.
During SS11, the hottest thing you could wear was a floor length billowy skirts, so it is just part of the natural progression that someone would think to try that look on pants. This is probably not a look you want to go for if you have to spend a considerable amount of time outdoors in the cold, however it would make an absolutely chic evening outfit as an alternative to a dress or skirt. These pants by Theyskens’ Theory are a whopping $731.25, but similar styles are sure to start popping up at mid-range retailers in the near future. So keep an eye out for pants like these because they are sure to be a unique statement piece.
There is a tendency to be safer with clothing choices once the weather starts to get cold. But why stick to jeans and dark colours this fall and winter when you can wear a beautiful printed pant. And with all the bright colours and florals that are in style this fall, it will be easy to adapt your summer wardrobe to fit this fall trend. A pair like these by Tibi would look great with a blazer for work and a simple blouse for an evening look.
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