My Love For Culottes

My Love For Culottes

…and why you need a pair!

I was scrolling through twitter the other day (yes I am using Twitter a lot more now, so do give me a follow @lifeastillyrose if ya want!) and I noticed a tweet that said "I'm wearing culottes for the first time today and my ankles feel so FREE". I was so shocked that they had never owned a pair before, I mean, culottes have only really blown up within the fashion world this year but I remember getting hooked on them last summer! Culottes are pretty big right now, their stylish yet effortless charm has seemed to grasp a very large amount of people buying them!

So for my declaration of love for the one and only, beautiful-god given-creation of culottes, I'd like to dedicate a whole post to them. Lets go back to the first time I tried a pair on, they were Bershka, and it literally felt like I was wearing pyjamas! My legs felt so free, and not restricted, so I fell in love with their comfort. I'm gonna take you on my culotte journey, starting with my very first pair to my latest pair – notice how I didn't say 'last' because this girl ain't stopping!

Here's all the culottes I own…

1.

SHOP THE OUTFIT:

CulottesNew Look

TopPrimark 

New Look have been killing it on the culotte front recently so I decided to pick up two pairs, yes two! First, a classic black pair with the 'crinkled' or 'pleated' look (not too sure) which is so in at the moment and I had to grab a pair for myself.

 

2.

SHOP THE OUTFIT:

CulottesNew Look

TopTopshop (NOW £15!)

Then the other pair from New Look which I'm sure you would have seen a lot of people wearing recently but they were too nice not to buy! They're the dusty pink front tie culottes that just look so cute once paired with the right summery top and a denim jacket (which I STILL need to get).

 

3.

Find similar pair HERE

Then we have last years Bershka culottes which were a treat to wear throughout last summer. They're such a soft and light material and practically feel like a pair of PJs. They also come up a little shorter than my others which keeps me nice and cool. I don't tend to wear these ones as much anymore as I prefer the material of my other ones now, but they are still great to wear on holiday.

 

4.

SHOP OUTFIT:

CulottesForever21 but no longer available, find similar pair from Asos

BagMatalan (original not found)

ShoesOffice (NOW £40!)

The last pair of culottes are from Forever21, another super light, perfect for summer material. I love the wrap tie around the waist, I think it makes them look more stylish n cute. The shape of these ones are a lot more flowy as they are slightly wider which is super cool.

In my current job  I work with children, therefore I sometimes wear my culottes to work and they are so comfy and easy to move around in – I love them! Plus I recently found out that they are the best shopping outfit, easy to take on and off quickly in hectic, hot and sweaty changing rooms ๐Ÿ™‚ so that's another tick in the box from me!

That's the end of todays post, I admit I have made out that culottes are like the best thing on planet earth but all it comes down to is that I just really like them and wanted to share the love with you all :). I hope you enjoyed it, and thank you for reading!

Tilly x

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34 Comments

  1. August 9, 2017 / 6:02 pm

    I really want culottes but I have tried some pairs on and because I have such skinny legs they look really weird and baggy on my legs but I’m still hoping to find a pair that suit me! This is a gorgeous post I love it! ๐Ÿ˜Xx

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 9, 2017 / 6:30 pm

      Ahh that’s so annoying, have you tried Bershka’s? They are usually pretty good. I hope you find the right pair! Thanks for reading โค๏ธ

  2. Candice
    August 9, 2017 / 6:03 pm

    I seriously need to get a pair as well they look really nice great.

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 9, 2017 / 6:31 pm

      Thanks girl, and yes go for it!!

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 9, 2017 / 6:31 pm

      Thank you! And yes I agree๐Ÿ˜I love it. Xx

  3. August 9, 2017 / 6:34 pm

    Culottes have been so on trend at the moment! I have actually never tried a pair before and I feel like I need to ๐Ÿ˜‰ Love so the soft pink ones๐Ÿ˜

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 9, 2017 / 6:40 pm

      So many people have never tried a pair of Culottes, I’m so surprised! But at least ur not alone. I would sooo recommend them, v v comfortable ๐Ÿ˜Šxx

  4. August 9, 2017 / 6:39 pm

    Lovely post and photos as always Hun, you look gorgeous!! I especially love the pink pair! xx ๐Ÿ™‚

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 9, 2017 / 8:43 pm

      Thank you so much! Thanks for reading ๐Ÿ’—

  5. August 9, 2017 / 8:21 pm

    Ahhh these look so pretty! Beautiful post ๐Ÿ˜Š
    I love culottes but I have a hard time finding the perfect pair cause I’m so short ๐Ÿ˜…

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 9, 2017 / 8:44 pm

      Ahh that must be annoying! Thank you for reading!๐Ÿ’•

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 9, 2017 / 9:39 pm

      They’re just the best๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ and me neither! Aha x

  6. August 9, 2017 / 10:31 pm

    I have a new found love for culottes, as they are so comfy! I love all of these outfits, especially the pink ones!xx

    Hannah | luxuryblush

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 10, 2017 / 9:39 am

      They are!! And thank youโค๏ธ

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 10, 2017 / 9:39 am

      Ahh you should try some! They’re super comfy! Thanks for reading x

  7. August 10, 2017 / 9:49 am

    You look AMAZE in culottes! I wish i could pull them off, I’m just so tall they don’t look as good unfortunately, but they look like such a staple for your wardrobe all year round! xx

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 10, 2017 / 10:02 am

      Aw thank you so much! And how annoying you should try the talk section in Topshop, but they might be a tad expensive ๐Ÿ˜ฌ. Thanks for reading anyway!x

  8. August 10, 2017 / 11:53 am

    I absolutely love culottes – I have four pairs now and just like you I wont be stopping soon! I wear them a few times a week, they are so good for work. Really want those pink ones, they are gorgeous! xx

    Sophie | Sophar So Good

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 10, 2017 / 2:16 pm

      They are just so cool aren’t they! And thanks for reading hun x

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 10, 2017 / 7:56 pm

      Thank you!

  9. August 11, 2017 / 9:02 am

    I really need some culottes! I have quite chunky legs so they are so skinny round my thigh before they fit normally around my leg which is annoying! You look amazing in them!!

    Meg – Themegedit.wordpress.com

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 11, 2017 / 3:43 pm

      You should feel comfortable in your body, your beautiful! I’m sure there is a pair out there that you would feel nice in, just keep hunting. But thank you for reading lovely, means a lot xx

  10. August 13, 2017 / 11:24 am

    Love this post and I definitely share your love for culottes! They are my go-to summer piece ๐Ÿ™‚

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 13, 2017 / 2:08 pm

      Thank you! And aren’t they just amazing!x

  11. August 14, 2017 / 5:02 pm

    loved all the outfits ( I have a preference for the pink one),culottes add that little something to simple outfits x

    todaysouhaila.blogspot.com

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 15, 2017 / 8:38 am

      Thank you! And yes those pink ones are so cute! xx

  12. August 14, 2017 / 7:29 pm

    Aww you look super stylish in the Culottes, I wish I could carry them like you โค๏ธ Xx

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 15, 2017 / 8:43 am

      Aw thank you so much! I’m sure you look fab in them ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

    • lifeastillyrose
      August 28, 2017 / 7:51 pm

      Aw thank you so much!x

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