Check out our edit of this year's most talked about item...
Culottes have been all over the catwalks this year. They are the perfect piece to transition from crisp spring days to warm summer evening. They instantly add interest to an outfit, flatter legs and are really easy to style with with everything from evening tops or jumpers – so don’t shy away from this year’s wardrobe staple.
We’ve rounded-up colours and cuts to suit every body shape, so that you can look stylish while feeling comfortable!
Here’s our edit of the best culottes on the high street as well as advice on how to style them – helping your wardrobe transition into spring with some key seasonal pieces.
C’mon lets be bold when it comes to culottes, it is nearly spring after all. A bright yellow pair will up the ante on any outfit when teamed with basics that you already own. Wear now with a cosy knit and gold trainers.
Buy now for £24 at Dorothy Perkins
If you are going to stick to a neutral colour, like navy, then make sure the shape of your culottes have something a bit different about them. We love this pleated pair from Warehouse – add a printed gingham top to keep your entire look on trend.
Buy now for £45 at Warehouse
Looks as though the Pyjama trend isn’t going anywhere, and we for one couldn’t be happier. Super comfy, soft on the skin and effortlessly chic – what more could you want? These cream pair with black lining from Whistles will look incredible partnered with a dark roll neck and backless loafers. Super stylish without even trying.
Buy now for £189 at Whistles
If you’re nervous about wearing a print, then stripes are the easy go to. Always on-trend and effortlessly cool. Lengthen your legs in seconds with these vertical striped trousers from River Island. Wear with a bright knit for a pop of colour.
Buy now for £38 at River Island
Higher waist pieces are perfect for smoothing out your tummy and work wonders in adding a few inches in the leg department. This coral coloured pair from J.Crew ooze laid-back luxe. Wear with a silky pussy bow blouse and wedges for a long Sunday lunch.
Buy now for £130 at J.Crew
Step away from wintery darks and make your look more spring-like with soft blush tones. Pick up from the gold buckles and team with some matching block heels and a ruffled shirt.
Buy now for £29.99 at H&M
For your go-to summer holiday trouser, look no further than this white pair of culottes from Biba at House of Fraser. With a skinnier shape, these trousers will make your legs look longer, not wider. And with an elasticated waist, they won’t pinch around your tummy too much. Add a printed top to give it that extra punch.
Buy now for £59 at Biba at House of Fraser
For the in-between season, these printed culottes from Jigsaw are ideal. In a darker tone, you can wear these bottoms spring or winter. For a chillier day add a navy roll neck and then when the sun shines, throw on a silky cami top. Re-wear them for years to come with the staple stripe print.
Buy now for £149 at Jigsaw
These Margot culottes from Donna Ida are great for a pear shape as they flare from the hip rather the knee, creating a longer leg line. Denim is a style essential, so it should be pretty easy to pair these culottes with items that you already own. Go totally retro by styling them out with a pussy bow blouse and heels with a slight platform.
Buy now for £185 from Donna Ida
Rev up any outfit with these bright red culottes from Zara. Keep the entire look on trend and colour clash with a pink knit; totally bold and very Valentino inspired. Best part of all – they’re only £19.99. Pinch us; we’re still in shock.
Buy now for £19.99 at Zara