Whether you like them or not, one thing's for certain: Culottes, once known as "split skirts," are here to stay (and essential for crafting a chic and fashion-forward yet relaxed fall ensemble). Don't believe us? You will once you've reached the end of this article.
Now, if you're not quite sure how to wear the bottoms, which look like a skirt when your legs are together (hence the name, split skirt), have no fear, because we found some of the best culotte outfits for fall that show you just how to style the pants. And once you see the below looks, you'll realize that culottes are actually incredibly versatile (pair them with an oversize knit or a sleek crop top, for example), can be worn with just about every shoe style, from boots to sneakers to ankle-strap heels, and are far less intimidating to wear than you may initially think. Ahead, see 15 of the best culottes outfits for fall, and then our favorite "split skirts" for re-creating these featured looks.