Plus Size Culottes for Women

When temperatures soar, how do you stay cool? With a pair of plus size culottes, of course! Relaxed and comfy, culottes are one of the easiest styles of pants to throw on for that everyday style. There are many different styles to choose from. In the Ulla Popken selection of plus size culottes, you'll find:

  • Plus size denim culotte jeans
  • Plus size sweat culottes
  • Plus size wide leg culottes
  • Plus size knit culottes

Styling plus size culottes for everyday cool

Plus size culottes are a loose fit style of cropped summer pants. With more coverage than shorts and a wider leg than capris, they're a versatile choice for everyday wear. Because they have a wide fit, it's a good idea to go with something more fitted on your top half. A baggy top worn with culottes can look sloppy, so choose a semi fitted tank. If you have a pear or hourglass shape, tuck it in to show off your waist!

For a really relaxed look, go for a pair of cotton culottes with a cropped denim jacket. All you need is a simple tee, and you're ready to go! Think about your shoes, too: sneakers give your culottes some street style, sandals make them vacation-ready, and heels add polish and femininity. Which look will you go for?

Plus size culottes to stand out from the crowd

Many pairs of plus size culottes are made from relaxed cotton or linen - ideal for daytime chilling. To turn up the heat when night falls, look for something different. Try culottes with a leather look for a style that's sure to draw the eye! Wear them with a silk blouse in a bold, striking print for an evening look that's sexy and sophisticated.

Don't neglect prints, either! There are plus size culottes with bright, graphic prints that are sure to turn heads. Just remember to keep it simple on top, as you don't want a top that clashes with your statement culottes. For something really special, try wearing culottes with a matching top. This ensemble creates a mock jumpsuit look, but one that's far easier to take off at the end of the day!

Frequently asked questions about our plus size culottes for women

Where on my leg should my plus size culottes hit me?

Plus size culottes can sit anywhere along the calf, from right under the knee to just above the ankle. Avoid culottes that hit right at the fullest part of your calf, as they can make your legs look shorter and stumpier. Instead, choose a pair that are either closer to the ankle or closer to the knee, as you prefer. Because they have wide legs, culottes cannot be cuffed like other types of pants, so it's important to choose the length carefully.

What fabrics are best for plus size culottes?

In summer, it's hard to beat a pair of cotton pants, so if comfort and breathability are high on your list of priorities, look for plus size culottes made of this fiber. Linen is also a good choice, as it's extremely lightweight and breathable. However, linen has a tendency to crease, so it can be more practical if blended with another fiber. Viscose is very soft. It doesn't have the structure of cotton or linen but will feel great against your legs, and it has a swishy effect that can be very striking.

What's the best way for shorter girls to wear plus size culottes?

If you're on the petite side, then you'll want to stop your plus size culottes from making you look even shorter. Wear them with a top in the same or a very similar color. This monochromatic look has a gently elongating effect. Of course, throwing on a pair of heels is always an easy way to add some inches, too!

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