Cropped pants, while often maligned on fashion blogs, remain a favorite of fashionistas as well classic customers — perhaps because, contrary to common perception, the cut flatters the ankles, lengthens the leg and shows off killer flats or boots. The pants usually sit at the natural waist, with straight legs, slight flares or A-line silhouettes. Details include pressed center seams, pleats at the waist or deep cuffs. Fancy matelassés are trend-right, but plain poplins, denims or suiting fabrics will work, as will fluid wovens, which give the pants an almost-culotte feel.

Chalayan Pre-Fall 2019
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Emilia Wickstead Pre-Fall 2019