Culottes Are My Jam! | Thriftanista in the City

6.16.2014

Culottes Are My Jam!

This thrift find is one of my favorites. It's not every day you come across amazing culottes. In case you didn't know, culottes are my jam! I found this pair mixed in with the skirts while thrifting Atlanta. I love how bright and summery the floral "arrangement" is. 

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I managed to stay pretty comfortable after stuffing my face with at a Father's Day Ethiopian feast for dinner.  The partial elastic waistband came in quite handy. Yes friends, these culottes have crazy color, high waist, and elastic. They were meant for moi much like the Eiffel Tower ones. It's definitely a thrift score. Sorry about the gratuitous hand-in-pocket shots but yeah...pockets too! 

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I've come a long way as far as floral patterns are concerned. I remember detesting all things floral. Too doily and old fashioned for my taste but I've grown quite fond of them. Perhaps because they came back on the fashion scene in a big way and I see them everywhere! I like to be original but I'm definitely influenced by current trends.

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My goal this summer is to wear skirts and dresses (or culottes) most of the time. Winter was so brutal. I just want to feel the sun on my skin, wear the least amount of clothes I can possibly wear and still keep it classy.

vintage floral culottes

I wore it with another favorite thrift find -- a yellow button down shirt. It's great for color blocking and the front ties well for a faux crop top.

What thrift find are you loving lately?

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THRIFT Division II yellow shirt - Tanner vintage floral culottes - Carlos Fiori snakeskin clutch RETAIL Gianni Bini GIFT necklace

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15 comments

Houseful Of Nicholes said...

I so remember when I was ypunger, not knowing the proper spelling and calling them coolocks. LOL! Gret find.

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Claire said...

I would never think to pick these culottes up off the rack. But they look so perfect and summery in your pictures. I wish I had such a good eye!

Rattles Heels said...

These culottes are cute on you, I love the colors.

Shannon Holmes said...

I love that shirt. So summery!

Terri. said...

Great look! Thank you so much for sharing.

Brigid O'Hara said...

You look so cute! The outfit is perfect for summer. Dressy but casual. Love it!

Ashleigh said...

The length of the culottes and where they hit you at the waist has a really elongating effect! You look super tall. I suppose the heels help too!
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Anonymous said...

I love culottes, they are perfect for summer days. They can be dressed up or down.

Marie said...

I love that print! So pretty for summer, what a find.
Marie @ In Our Happy Place

Ali Haider said...

I love very much culottes,it looks super&perfect for summer season.They 're convenient to use.

Jessica Jannenga said...

Love these colors on you! THe florals are so pretty, and the yellow is one of my favorite shades.
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victoria lau said...

I love this! This is definitely thrifting and styling at its finest. Great colors for the summer.

Anonymous said...

Oh my word, you rock those culottes!! I'm pretty sure this is the first time I've seen any on anyone and liked them. So summery and adorable! <3 ~Jenni

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