Slit Pants: The New Skinny You Need In Your Wardrobe

Slit pants may not sound desirable at first mention—just know we’re not referring to too-small trousers gone bust—but our office is smitten with this look in a major way. We’re not the only ones; the street style set is all over this trend, yet another reason why you should take notice.

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    The logic behind our affinity is simple: the unexpected split adds a touch of DIY rawness or zippy subversiveness to standard pair of jeans or skinny pants. Inspired by some of our favorite fashionphiles, we gathered a variety of slit pants for you to try, from slick leather pairs to clean, classic versions. Click through our slideshow to shop this look!

     

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    Marie Hindkaer Andersen

    Blog: Blame It On Fashion

     

    Wearing: Acne Liz Stripe-Print Trousers ($178).

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    Camille Charrière

    Blog: Camille Over The Rainbow

     

    Wearing: Tibi pants.

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    PHOTO: De Lune

    Claire Geist

    Blog: De Lune

     

    Wearing: J Brand pants.

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    Jayne Min

    Blog: Stop It Right Now

     

    Wearing: Ksubi jeans.

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    PHOTO: We Wore What

    Danielle Bernstein

    Blog: We Wore What

     

    Wearing: J Brand Vera Mid Rise Skinny Jeans ($108) in Coated Stealth.

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    PHOTO: Fashion Vibe

    Zina Charkoplia

    Blog: Fashion Vibe

     

    Wearing: H&M pants.

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    Evangelie Smyrniotaki

    Blog: Style Heroine

     

    Wearing: Balmain pants.

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    The skinny vertical stripes on Acne’s Liz Stripes Beige Stripe Pants ($320) elongate your legs. Play up your figure even more by styling them with neutral heels.

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    Team Alexander McQueen’s sophisticated Leaf Crepe Slit-Front Trousers ($775) with a tailored blazer and silk shell for the ultimate power suit.

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    We can’t think of a cooler concert outfit than Vanessa Bruno’s Leather Tailored Cropped Trousers ($1155) paired with a band t-shirt.

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    Traveling this month? Add a splashy color to Mango’s Ikat Print Trousers ($60)--anything goes, but we suggest yellow!--for a chic sightseeing outfit.

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    A frilly, romantic blouse cuts the edgy appeal of Marissa Webb’s slick Binta Leather Moto Pants ($899), perfect for your next GNO.

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    Basic blue skinnies get an upgrade with ankle zips. Polish off Paige’s Ziggy Zip Jeans ($199) in Pacific Dusk with a lightweight striped sweater and ballet flats for an errand run.

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    Little black dress beware! Satine’s Jennifer Cuffed Pants ($295) are a sexy alternative for date night paired with a semi-sheer blouse.

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    Pair Zara’s sleek Trousers with Zips ($60) in White with a colorful knit and chunky gold accents for lunch with your girlfriends.

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    Want to try this trend at your office? Rag & Bone’s Dakar Pants ($395) have a back zip that’s suitable for the 9-to-5 grind styled with pointy-toe pumps.

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    Look like a model-off-duty in J Brand’s bold Jewel Zip Front Zip Skinny Jeans ($297) worn with a slouchy tee and utility jacket.

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Binta Leather Moto Pants

Binta Leather Moto Pants

Marissa Webb, $899
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Dakar Pants

Dakar Pants

Rag & Bone, $395
SHOP
Liz Stripes Beige Stripe Pants

Liz Stripes Beige Stripe Pants

Acne, $320
SHOP
Jewel Zip Front Zip Skinny Jeans

Jewel Zip Front Zip Skinny Jeans

J Brand, $297
SHOP
Jennifer Cuffed Pants

Jennifer Cuffed Pants

Satine, $295
SHOP
Ikat Print Trousers

Ikat Print Trousers

Mango, $60
SHOP
Ziggy Zip Jeans

Ziggy Zip Jeans

Paige, $199
SHOP
Leather Tailored Cropped Trousers

Leather Tailored Cropped Trousers

Vanessa Bruno, $1155
SHOP
Leaf Crepe Slit-Front Trousers

Leaf Crepe Slit-Front Trousers

Alexander McQueen, $775
SHOP
Trousers with Zips

Trousers with Zips

Zara, $60
SHOP
Vera Mid Rise Skinny Jeans

Vera Mid Rise Skinny Jeans

J Brand, $108
SHOP
Liz Stripe-Print Trousers

Liz Stripe-Print Trousers

Acne, $178
SHOP
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