Pants or dress? Pants or dress? Pants or dress? WHY CHOOSE? Back in 2014, Emma Watson wore a CHIC AF Dior look, showing the world that, yes, you can wear two different pieces at the same time.
At last night’s premiere of FX Network’s Feud: Bette and Joan, Kiernan Shipka wore a fall 2017 Oscar de la Renta dress over matching pants that had us going, “Uh oh. Now every time we buy a dress, we’ll have to by matching pants. Sorry, bank account.”
3 InStyle Editors Reveal How to Wear a Dress Over Pants
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Look For A Streamlined Pant
“The pant you wear for this look shouldn’t have too many belt loops, pockets, or pleats,” says Wallace. “This way there are no bumps or lumps under your dress.”
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Layer With Leggings
Pew turned to Phoebe Philo’s Celine Fall/Winter 2016 collection for inspiration. “Layering with a really thin legging-like pant underneath is another option that will do the trick.”
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Keep Things Loose
Solkin suggests an oversize look: “I would keep the top and pants equally loose, so you create a roomy look that flows well together.”
So yeah, pants AND dress AND Kiernan: Winners.