Cropped pants were once deemed a fashion faux-pais, but those days are far from over. Cropped pants are in style right now in a major way, and after trying a few pairs out for myself, I feel obliged to advocate for them — especially to shorter, fuller women who may fear that they won’t be flattering for their body types. In fact, cropped pants can be the exact opposite — the shortened hem line shows off the ankles, which when paired with the right pair of shoes, can elongate the legs. Also, certain silhouettes have major slimming factors that look stunning on many body types!
Here is the ultimate style guide to wearing cropped pants. Use the style tips below to find your perfect fashion match and then shop the edit below!