Gaucho Pants: The Perfect Transitional Piece

Gaucho Pants: The Perfect Transitional Piece

Ever since Kate Hudson proved it’s possible to make giant, billowing pants look stylish, we’ve been pondering how to incorporate gauchos into our wardrobes. Our conclusion? Gaucho pants are the perfect transitional piece, crafted to take you from summer to fall with ease.

Not only are they typically constructed from lightweight, easy-to-wear fabrics like linen and cotton, but their midi-length cut means they’re perfect to wear during those awkward not-quite-hot, not-quite-cold months. They’re also easy to dress up or down, great for both office and after-office wear.

Not yet convinced? Scroll down to shop 12 pairs that will make perfect additions to your summer or fall wardrobes!

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    Acne Studios Depend Cropped Boiled Wool Wide-Leg Pants ($530)

    The near-ankle length of these trousers looks best with a really high heel.

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    Alexander Wang High-Waisted Box Pleated Trouser ($550)

    The pleats in this gray pair make them especially great for office wear.

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    Chalayan Split Gaucho Trousers ($440)

    Bet you never thought a pair of gauchos could be sexy, right? Behold: the thigh-high slit.

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    Commes des Garcons Double-Layer Wide-Leg Skirt Pants ($475)

    We love the industrial feel of this pair.

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    Elizabeth and James Trenton Wide-Leg Cropped Trousers ($325)

    This classic black pair is great with sandals for a breezy outdoor brunch, but can also be easily dressed up with pumps.

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    Line & Dot Wide-Leg Gaucho Pants ($98)

    This pair’s extra-wide legs ensure you can move around easily.

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    Lovers + Friends x Monica Rose Cannes Gaucho Pants ($180)

    If you like breaking the rules, feel free to wear these white trousers long after Labor Day.

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    Monki Wide Leg Cropped Pant ($50)

    This checkered print is just so, so good. Plus, the matching top makes the overall effect super-stylish.

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    MSGM Gigi Cropped Trousers ($189)

    Try a pair in a shimmering brown fabric to make the ultimate fall statement.

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    Topshop Cropped Wide Leg Trousers ($84)

    Another office-friendly pair!

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    Whistles Culotte Cropped Pants ($225)

    These might be the most flattering gauchos ever, thanks to the navy hue and high waist.

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    Zara Wide-Leg Linen Trousers ($60)

    This linen version gives us a high-style casual vibe.

    Scroll down to see our five super-stylish ladies wear their gaucho pants!

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    Do you love the gaucho pant trend? Tell us in the comments below!

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