The Culottes

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Necklace: Forever 21
Top: New Look
Watch: Olivia Burton
Culottes: Matalan
Shoes: Matalan

There are some fashion trends that I usually just firmly put in the category of 'love, but can't wear'. Whether that's because I think I'm not tall enough, not slim enough, not cool enough - sometimes I've just resolved that things are not meant to be. Sometimes that's been a bit of a blessing in disguise (man am I glad I didn't spend £80 on disco pants) but sometimes I get a bit of a FOMO type feeling. So - when I spotted this pair of culottes in Matalan last weekend, I decided to just go for it!

My mum looked a bit dubious as I added them to my basket, but when I came out of the changing room wearing them I got the ultimate mother seal of approval: "they actually look quite nice." Score! I'm still not quite convinced that they don't make my bottom look the size of Brazil Bridget Jones style, but I love the wide fit and the high waist and they've given a new lease of life to my collection of cropped tees. Teamed with a striped top and some plimsolls, I feel almost - dare I say it - cool!

3 comments

  1. I've got a bit of an obsession with culottes at the moment, I have four pairs and counting...

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  2. You look great in them! I should definitely give them a go myself but I'm a bit too worried I'm going to look like Kim K - like...PREGNANT KIM K - in them. Plus culotte means knickers in French so I can't even say it with a straight face so how am I supposed to wear them? Haha!

    - Elodie x
    www.elle-yeah.com

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  3. Love this look, breton and culottes, perfect!
    x

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