THE SPLITTING FASHION-CULOTTES
The subject of fashion may seem frivolous to some until we realize that women’s dress has always reflected the dynamic changes in society. But when changes are good they come and attract people again and again.
One of the most acceptable changes which took place in seventies is culottes-divided skirt, which is in fashion now days also.
Culottes are also known as a split skirt or divided skirt. It has also been called a skort
(a portmanteau for skirt and shorts). While some garments sold as culottes resemble short trousers, to truly be culottes they need to look like a skirt. Thus they differ from trousers or shorts by being much fuller at the bottom hem than at the waist.
One of the most chased after fashions of the sixties and seventies were culottes. Many active housewives loved them for their versatility. It was the movement, look, and dressiness of a longer skirt with the modesty of pants. You could run errands, and attend an exercise class all without changing your clothes or worrying about revealing too much because culottes kept everything covered while making the owner of the culottes look a little more “put together” than if she wore say a sweat suit or jeans and a t-shirt. Culottes had a more dressy like quality.
Culottes were introduced in women’s wardrobe as a sports wear but when something which is very stylish, sexy as well as comfortable cannot go out without fashion designers moderation; designers gave culottes a new meaning.
Today culottes can be one of the most versatile pieces of clothing in your closet. Simply strut a pair of black culottes with a t-shirt and sandals for those more casual gatherings or switch to a dressier type of blouse and shoes for a more formal occasion and no one will be the wiser. You definitely need to give the culottes a chance in your closet today; for sure you won’t be sorry you did
So all you fashion follower girls, hurry and go buy a trendy yet stylish yet comfortable piece of culottes as per your choice!!!!