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!
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.