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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Wearing: Acne Liz Stripe-Print Trousers ($178).
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Wearing: J Brand Vera Mid Rise Skinny Jeans ($108) in Coated Stealth.
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.
Team Alexander McQueen’s sophisticated Leaf Crepe Slit-Front Trousers ($775) with a tailored blazer and silk shell for the ultimate power suit.
We can’t think of a cooler concert outfit than Vanessa Bruno’s Leather Tailored Cropped Trousers ($1155) paired with a band t-shirt.
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.
A frilly, romantic blouse cuts the edgy appeal of Marissa Webb’s slick Binta Leather Moto Pants ($899), perfect for your next GNO.
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.
Little black dress beware! Satine’s Jennifer Cuffed Pants ($295) are a sexy alternative for date night paired with a semi-sheer blouse.
Pair Zara’s sleek Trousers with Zips ($60) in White with a colorful knit and chunky gold accents for lunch with your girlfriends.
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.
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.