Culottes 2021: they are still in fashion. How to wear culottes in 2021

Culottes have not lost their popularity for several years.  This model doesn’t appear as often as palazzo pants in the fashion weeks of 2021. However, the stars of «street style» keep on creating new outfits with this well-loved thing.

Look at fashionable culottes 2021 now!

Culottes for women: whom this style suits

Culottes are suitable for almost all types of figures because they visually correct flaws. Girls of short stature are recommended to wear models with a length just above the ankle. Tall ones can wear any length.

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New York Fashion Week 2020-2021

Very plump girls, especially those with an apple shape body and rounded belly, must wear them carefully. The concept of culottes is a narrow waist and wide from the very bottom legs. On wide hips, the oversize effect will be lost. Tight culotte pants will look like flared trousers.

However, this applies to girls with lots of excessive weight. If the girl is only a little plump, it’s recommended to wear culottes. They will make the legs look visually slimmer. Wide culottes resembling a skirt are perfect. Important tips for choosing culottes for plus-sized women are described in a separate article on the site.

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Culottes 2021: photos of the relevant models

There are standard and cropped culottes. The classic model with the length above the ankle and an average width of legs is still relevant. The Victoria Beckham and Zimmermann brand has given the classics a more modern look due to the actual colors and prints.

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Victoria Beckham 2021
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Zimmermann Resort 2021 Collection

The «fresh look» at culottes are cropped models just below the knee. They do not distort the proportions of the legs, but rather emphasize the elegance of the calf. The Marc Cain brand has represented such models in their collections of 2021.

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Marc Cain Berlin Automne-Hiver 2020-2021
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Marc Cain Berlin Automne-Hiver 2020-2021

The photos demonstrate perfectly how to wear culottes in winter and autumn. Women ask a lot of questions about culottes. How to wear culottes with tights, which shoes fit wide trousers? Search for answers on our website!

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Marc Cain Berlin Automne-Hiver 2020-2021

We should give special attention to culottes flared below the knee. Models with creases or with a wrap in the front are suitable for a business image. For everyday life, you can choose models from soft fabrics. Thin tops and shirts should be slightly worn outside or tucked. In tandem with flare, choose loose jackets with sleeves and a wide shoulder line.

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Marc Cain Berlin Automne-Hiver 2020-2021

Look at the best fashionable trousers 2022 on our website.

What culottes in style 2021: colors and fabrics

Clothes made of eco-leather were seen in almost all collections in the fall fashion weeks of 2021. Dense rough matter matches well with light, thin fabrics: silk, cotton, viscose. They are suitable for an evening look with leather culottes.

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Brown, white and black models are suitable for office outfits. They can be combined with classic shirts and plain jackets.

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Chanel’s Cruise 2021 Collection
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Relevant dense fabrics:

  • denim;
  • suede;
  • suiting cloth;
  • cotton and linen.
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Chloé Resort 2021 Collection
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Zero + Maria Cornejo Spring 2021 Ready-to-Wear Collection

Tops of any fabric are combined with culottes from a material that holds well in shape. The contrast of textures is in fashion. For example, soft velveteen or coarse linen can be combined with smooth tops.

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Although satin is fashionable, it’s not the best fabric for culottes, it strongly emphasizes the hips and rumples quickly.

Dimmed natural colors are in fashion in the winter of 2021: khaki, beige, dark violet, brown, gray. They are versatile and suitable for a basic wardrobe.

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The Academy New York Fall 2021 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show
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Chloé Resort 2021 Collection

The bright accent will be the culottes with prints. Animal prints (leopard, snake, tiger), floral and small geometric prints are still in fashion. All check variations are relevant – especially in the fall-winter models.

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White will be an absolute leader in the summer of 2021. A plain white look – «total white look» – looks excellent. It can be complemented with accessories in beige or brown. It’s great if they will imitate natural materials: embossed leather, straw weaving, wood.

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Zimmermann Fashion Collections

Also, white culottes are combined with black, beige, gray and blue things.

How to wear culottes in 2021?

General tips on how to wear culottes right way, read the separate publication. Now find out what to wear culottes with in 2021. What are the best combinations with classic culottes?

What to wear culottes with to look modern and fashionable?

Romance blouses with puffed sleeves for a delicate feminine look.

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Stylish shirts with print or plain shirts are suitable for everyday walks.

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Read about fashionable leather culottes.

Fashionable seductive bodysuits can be worn by girls with a slim figure.

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Lingerie tops are a bold combination for young slender girls who like to be in the spotlight.

What to wear culottes with

Cropped tops for a festive summer occasion will suit slim girls. However, plus-sized women must combine culottes with a closed top. The models of culottes should also be chosen carefully.  Read important tips for choosing culottes for plump women in the article by our authors.

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In winter, you can wear culottes in combination with tights, which should be the same color with shoes or trousers. Learn how to wear culottes in winter.

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Turtlenecks will create a versatile look.

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Loose sweaters with chunky knit or polo necks are suitable for cloudy, cool weather in fall.

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Stylish trench coats and straight coats are preferable as outwear.

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Leather jackets are ideal for culottes. We will get a stylish youth outfit.

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What shoes to wear with culottes?

What shoes look good with culottes?

Any shoes which shows the ankle is suitable for an outfit with culottes. In summer, it can be sandals with thin straps, in autumn and spring – classic court shoes.

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how to wear culottes in 2020

If you want to look slimmer, wear high-heeled shoes, this allows you to visually lengthen the silhouette.

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Shoes with beige straps will be less visible on the feet, it will also create the effect of lengthening the legs. A casual option is flat sandals, wooden shoes or trendy mules.


In cool weather, wear culottes with cropped boots or ankle boots to match trousers or tights.

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Frame Resort 2020-2021

Don’t wear culottes with massive sneakers and wide boots. For example, with cowboy boots. This way your legs will look fatter and shorter.

What shoes to wear with culottes in winter? Read the best tips on the site.

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