Style Diary – 9 to 5

21 Jun

****** Nicolette Lang-Andersen ****** Vancouver Fashion & Personal Stylist

I’t’s been a busy busy week, so I’m posting my Tuesday’s ensemble a little late.  Here it is…TA DAAA!

Clearly, I’m taking advantage of the polka dot trend this season.  It’s such a classic print that you can wip out at any time of the year and any season.  I especially love this print on these wide leg culotte pants that I bought from Jennyfleur Loves – the fabric moves so beautifully and gives my outfit a boho chic feel.

Here’s a fab little “did you know” for you…

Culottes describes a split or divided skirt or any garment which “hangs like a skirt, but is actually pants.  During the Victorian Era (mid- to late-nineteenth century) long split skirts were developed for horseback riding so that women could sit astride a man’s saddle rather than riding side saddle.  The term “culottes” was co-opted from the original French definition of the word to describe these split riding skirts…

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