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.
Slit Pants: The New Skinny You Need In Your Wardrobe
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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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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.