Culottes are Back!

Find out how to wear that 70s fashion staple as temperatures drop from steamy to chilly.

Good news: The cocoon coat, slim jeans and knee-high riding boots you bought last fall are sure to get plenty of play again this season. But how can you give your autumn repertoire a much-needed shot in the arm—or, uh, leg? Brace yourself: Culottes are back, according to Courthouse-based fashion blogger Alicia Chew. Furthermore, “the crop top isn’t going anywhere, and I think we’ll see flares making a comeback,” predicts the 25-year-old, who chronicles her own sartorial adventures at

Not sure how to pull off those cropped, wide-leg numbers without seeming too That ’70s Show? Here are a few pieces to pair with them as temperatures move from hot to chilly.

Culottes: Rebecca Taylor poplin pleat-front culottes, $350.

Sweater: Theory Linella funnel-neck sweater, $365.


Top: Erika Schrieber structured bib top, $165.

Scarf: Refined silk-cashmere wrap, $75.

Boots: Ellen leather boots, $298.


Shoe: Pour la Victoire Elysie Kiltie heel, $260.

Bag: Kerrington Square tote, $295.

Bracelet: Sophie Blake Ophelia cuff, $495.



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