Time was that zippers held a purely practical purpose. Need to slide into a fitted dress or pair of no-stretch Levi's 501's? Yeah—you'll use a zipper. But these days, there's been a surge of fashion-forward, dare we say edgy, ways that women are incorporating zippered pants into their wardrobes.
At their most basic, zipped hems or exposed pocket details add a bit of intrigue. At their most blatant, they zig and zag across an entire pair of pants. Below, we're highlighting a few of our favorite ways to embrace zippered pants in your day-to-day life, and then we're offering up a few of our favorite styles so you can get the look and give it a try.
Read on to check it all out!
On Kendall Jenner: Unravel Lace Front Flare Leather Pants ($2218).
Zipper pockets give leather pants an extra-edgy spin.
These aren't your typical zippered jeans.
This take on the zipper trend is perfect for the maximalist.
On Bella Hadid: Off-White x Levi's Zipped Jeans ($268); Off-White x Nike sneakers; Dior bag.
Style these edgy jeans with sneakers for a cool ensemble.
Zippered hems allow for extra-skinny jeans.
On Sofia Richie: DL1961 jeans; Céline slip-on sneakers.
Zipper-front jeans are the ideal off-duty staple.
These cropped pants are perfect for summer.
Kick flares look so good with boots.
Pair these with a simple tee and sneakers.
Unzip them for an edgier look.
Fashion girls love these jeans.
A subtle take on the zipper trend.
These won't stay in stock for long.
A camisole and mules would look great with these trousers.
Who could not love this color?
We're getting mod vibes from these.
We can always count on Vetements to master a trend.
Doesn't get much better than 60% off.
The distressed edges are so fun.
This color is everywhere right now.