Culottes Outfit: Black and White with a Little Leopard

When I did this post on culottes outfits a few weeks ago, I expected a little bit of backlash.  And I got it.

It seems some of you just can’t get on board with the 2016 culottes trend and I totally respect that.  It’s not for everyone. Honestly, this is one trend that I didn’t think I’d try.  But this year for me is all about getting out of my comfort zone.

So I challenged myself to buy a pair of black culottes and try them out.

Yep, I’m hooked.

They’re SO comfortable and a great alternative to skirts, dresses and even shorts.  Pair them up with a flowy silk tank (I LOVE the back on this one) and heels for a polished put together look.  You can also dress your culottes outfit down with lace up sandals.  And this is one trend that will stick around for Fall 2016, so go ahead and get a pair!

Culottes Outfit – Black and White with a Little Leopard

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47 Comments

  1. Marta C

    Love this chic look on you Alison! The culottes look great and love the adorable back detail on the top, we are on the same page today with black & white outfits! Thanks for hosting:)
    Marta
    http://www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

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    • Alison @ Get Your Pretty On

      Marta, I just love the ease and classic feel of black and white. I’m glad I’m not the only one!

      Reply
  2. Shelbee on the Edge

    I love culottes and was super excited that they are back in trend. You look amazing and so sophisticated in this classic black and white outfit. And those shoes are simply spectacular!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

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  3. RedTagChicLA

    OMG those leop heels are so eye catching!

    I can’t wait for you to see what I’m wearing this week at the blog – come check it out and lemme know what you think!

    Happy Wednesday!

    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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  4. Blaire Bingham

    What a beautiful and classic look. Culottes are such a fun wardrobe piece!

    xo, Whitney and Blaire

    Peaches In A Pod

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  5. Shaunacey

    I’m not organized enough to post and linkup this week but LOVE this look!!!!!
    The back of that shirt is so pretty too!
    Culottes make me nervous but I love how you styled them 🙂

    Reply
  6. Amy Ann Arnold

    Oh my goodness, I LOVE culottes! I think they are so fun and so flattering, you just have to find the right fit. You look great in them!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  7. Jaymie Ashcraft

    Love love these!!!!! I actually love culottes!!!! 🙂
    Jaymie

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  8. Sarah @ Foxy's Domestic Side

    Love that top! I feel like I’m too short to get away with culottes, like my legs are already short enough, do I need to accent that with some culottes? Hehe…they look fab on you and those shoes, swoon!

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  9. Laura

    You are rocking those culottes! I love a classic black and white look!

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  10. Happinessatmidlife

    These look great on you, culottes are so fun!

    Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!

    Alice

    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

    Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

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    • Alison @ Get Your Pretty On

      Alice, thank you so much for stopping by and I’m looking forward to checking it out on Thursday!

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  11. Gina Stroud Binder

    Okay, this post inspires me to try the look I rejected after childhood!

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  12. Leslie Clingan

    Goodness, girlfriend, you look stunning. My PC has turned his nose up at culottes but clearly he hasn’t seen any worn the way you wear these. So sassy and feminine. Love the back of your top, too. Thanks for the shopping details. Heading over there now to check out your pieces. Thanks for joining our link-up at TBB. 🙂

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  13. nancy

    You look great! in this outfit, but these are so flowy they are not immediately seen as culottes. The shoe straps cut your legs in half also, imo. It’s similar to these booties that are so in style. I always thought we did what we could to present illusion of longer legs, and legs look so shorter in these. I do love black and white, I wear it so often, you can’t go wrong.

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    • Alison @ Get Your Pretty On

      Nancy, these wide leg culottes do present as a skirt from some angles and I’m sorry that you don’t like the shoes. They were fun to style.

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  14. InMyJoi

    Love the simplicity of this look!

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  15. Natalie Norris

    You look gorgeous Alison!!! And I am in love with culottes!!!!

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  16. kerriejo

    KILLED it, Alison! The shoes. The top. WOW.

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  17. Shannon Jenkins

    So pretty! Love the black and white with the pop of leopard!

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  18. Dawn Lucy

    This outfit is perfect and I want to copy every little bit of it! 😀

    Thanks so much for linking up with Fun Fashion Friday & hope you had a fab weekend!

    OXOX

    Dawn Lucy

    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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    • Alison @ Get Your Pretty On

      You are so sweet Dawn. I will make sure to stop by this Friday for the Fun Fashion Friday link up!

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  19. Lyddiegal

    I was an admiere of the trend on others and never expected to like it myself, but now I own two pairs! I think you styled these perfectly, and I love your leopard pumps!
    Chic on the Cheap

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  20. Jeans and a Teacup

    I love my black culottes and I think they look great on you too! I think it’s all about finding the right pair for your body type!
    ~Jessica
    Jeans and a Teacup

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  21. JL@ A Pocketful of Polka Dots

    I have actually been wanting to try out this trend, I just haven’t found a pair right for me yet. This look is definitely inspiring me even More to try culottes – I love it! the pop of leopard is perfect. Thanks for linking up with Fabulous Friday! Hope to see you back this week.

    Jennie – A Pocketful of Polka Dots

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