This Sleeper Pant Trend Always Feels Especially Right This Time of Year


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Well, we are finally in the midst of winter, which means it’s time to acquaint ourselves with a new set of trends for the season. Corduroy is one trend that is making its way back around the fashion circuit. While corduroy has technically never been "out of style,” it hasn’t been seen as a wardrobe staple in quite some time. According to fashion people, though, it's time we stop sleeping on corduroy—specifically, corduroy pants. Corduroy is an easy way to add texture to an otherwise simple look. Plus, it’s cozy and durable. What more could you want for winter? As with any pants, fit is key, so make sure to check out our tips for how to find the best pants for a curvy body and our tailoring guide.

Don’t expect to see only corduroy pants, though. Fashion people have recently been styling the fabric in modern, fresh ways, which is helping to shed the retro reputation it carries. Along with pants, it seems like corduroy jackets are also having a moment this season. Hailey Bieber, Alexa Chung, and Katie Holmes have been spotted out in a brown corduroy blazer from Khaite's fall 2022 collection on numerous occasions.

Textured fabrics may seem daunting to style at first, but there are so many ways to incorporate corduroy into your looks, no matter the season. Scroll on for six ways to style this sleeper trend, from winter ensembles to outfits to transition into spring too. 

Corduroy Suit + Sweater


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If you're in a winter fashion rut, colored corduroy is one way to brighten up your look. Try out a monochrome corduroy suit in a bold shade to remind you that spring is just around the corner. Pair with a Fair Isle sweater for a cozy touch. 

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Corduroy Pants + Tank Top + Pearl Necklace


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Even a simple tank top looks so chic when paired with a pair of corduroy pants. Accessorize with a pearl necklace and a classic black belt. 

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Corduroy Pants + Ecru Hues


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Corduroy pants are most often seen in brown and navy, but you can't go wrong with a pure white pair for winter. Layer with ecru pieces from top to bottom. You're guaranteed to look so luxe, trust us

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Brown Corduroy + Leather Crossbody 


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Is there anything chicer than a monochrome brown moment? Polish off the look with a functional leather crossbody. 

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Corduroy Pants + Animal-Print Coat + Turtleneck


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Corduroy is a fairly chill fabric, but if you're looking to make a statement, pair your pants with a faux-fur animal-print coat. Pairing a classic camel turtleneck underneath makes this outfit wearable, whether you're popping out for errands or grabbing dinner with friends. 

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Corduroy Pants + Crop Top + Faux-Fur Coat


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If you aren't ready to give up warm-weather clothes just yet, pair corduroys with a white cropped tank and layer with a faux-fur coat. 

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