Pleated culottes make me. The pleated culottes are indeed fashion fundamentals because of how serviceable and snug they are. My favourite would be the gold and navy culottes, pleated of course. The most flattering length of wide-legged pants would be right below the knee, preferably high waisted.
The high waist culottes give prominence to the midsection, hence favourable for most frame types. Worn lustrous, split skirts look hefty (if a cloth has ever worn you, you know what I mean). Worn dark, on the other hand, they pose petite. A fitting top like the one I am wearing helps harmonize the bulk of bifurcated skirts.
It is surprising how dapper chic shoes look when deuced with socks. I am serious about this look because it is psychotic- in a good way of course.
The best thing about coupling socks with heels is that the former can be worn in any colour and texture. This synthesis can be assembled into popular, retro or even suave. Just remember, the more open the heel, the fancier (assuming you follow fashion rules).
This look is probably best worn in fall. I clinched to go bold and wore printed socks, but moderated the intensity with the nude heels. The pleated culottes feel more refreshing incorporated with the heel-sock marriage.
..and my pictures are much better now, thanks to @volatresspixel (Instagram) .
Thanks for the stopover and I hope my ensemble elates you.