The Chicest Way to Wear Culottes in the Winter

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If one thing's certain, it's that a winter wardrobe can start to feel redundant. No matter the size of your denim drawer or trouser selection, we all know the discouraging feeling of rotating through all your favorite cold-weather outfits. Today, we hope to spark some fashion inspiration by introducing how to wear culottes in the winter.

We know—the cropped, wide-leg style seems counterintuitive in the cold. Though with the right styling techniques, culottes are an easy addition to your outfit routine. The first way to transition them into the winter is by wearing the cropped hem style with ankle boots to cover up the exposed skin. Secondly, fashion girls tend to pair their culottes with a large coat or chunky sweater on colder days. Finally, layering is key. Wear a flattering turtleneck or fitted blouse underneath your winter jacket to balance out the flowy style. We turned to the most fashionable It girls to see exactly how they style their culottes in the winter, and this is what we discovered.

Scroll down for some winter culotte outfit inspiration!

OUTFIT #1

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Collage Vintage

Pair an oversize camel-colored coat with structured culottes for a menswear-inspired look. 

A high-quality camel coat is definitely worth the investment. 

Available in sizes 34 IT to 48 IT. 

A turtleneck is always a reliable layering piece. 

Available in sizes 1X to 3X. 

Style these white culottes with sandals for the summer and black booties for the cold-weather months. 

Available in sizes XS to L. 

This block heel promises both style and comfort. 

Available in sizes 5 to 11. 

OUTFIT #2

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Style black culottes with a minimalist blouse and a plaid blazer. Wear the look with black pumps for an office-appropriate outfit, or take on a chic street look with your favorite white sneakers. 

A plaid blazer is a necessary on-trend piece this season. 

Available in sizes XS to XL. 

Style a white blouse with denim for tailored street looks. 

Available in sizes S to L. 

Pair these culottes with black pumps for the office. 

Available in sizes 32 IT to 40 IT. 

Every fashion girl has a pair of cat-eye sunglasses in her closet this season. 

OUTFIT #3

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Sandra Semberg

For those particularly frigid days, layer heeled booties with thick culottes. Then, throw on your warmest shearling coat, and you're good to go. 

Shearling moto jackets are a guaranteed on-trend piece.

Available in sizes 4 UK to 12 UK. 

Pair these pants with mid-calf booties to compensate for the cold. 

Available in sizes 1X to 3X. 

These heeled laced booties are sure to elongate your legs. 

Available in sizes 35 to 41. 

When wearing a neutral outfit, opt for a patterned bag to add detail. 

OUTFIT #4

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Sandra Semberg

Wear patent kitten-heel booties to complement the crop-flare hem. To finish off the look, carry a bold bag and rock a statement puffer jacket. 

Puffer jackets are a must-have this winter season. 

Available in sizes XS to XL. 

Pair these cropped flare pants with a heeled shoe. 

Available in sizes to 14W to 26W. 

These sock booties are sure to be your next everyday staple. 

Available in size 5 to 11. 

Match these gold-frame lenses with chunky vintage jewelry. 

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Accessories like a bold bandana and silver shoes add essential detail to this neutral look. 

The gray long sleeve sweatshirt is undoubtedly a closet staple. 

Available in sizes XL to 4XL. 

Complement a pair of patterned trousers with a plain white T-shirt. 

Available in sizes 4 to 14. 

A bandana is an easy way to add a touch of flair to your outfit. 

Wear simple denim with this silver kitten heel. 

Available in sizes 35 IT to 42 IT. 

Next, check out these winter-approved evening dresses