It's hard to get creative with bottoms in the fall. We know what it's like: You find a pair of jeans that make your spine tingle with the thrill of sartorial excitement. You want them to become your partner-in-crime for the entire season, but after a month or so, you begin to suffer from denim fatigue.
The solution to this enduring problem? Durable, yet soft-to-the-touch corduroy pants. The '70s-inspired ridged fabric has cropped up in numerous Fall collections in all sorts of lovely autumnal hues — mustard yellows, warm burgundies and chestnut browns — and has since trickled down to the virtual racks of retailers in the form of retro-style mini skirts, wide-leg trousers, kick-flare pants, cool overalls and lightweight jackets that are perfectly suited for the fall chills.
Though similar to your jeans in silhouette, cords provide that electrifying sense of newness thanks to their ribbed fabric, which boasts a pleasant, velvety feel. And the material is a chameleon, easily assuming shapes and styles beyond the all-too-expected pair of high-waisted pants, so you can get on board with a cord this fall even if you're a skirt and tights kind of gal or fan of layering turtlenecks under jumpsuits.
Ahead, we've rounded up over 27 of our favorite corduroy options of the moment to satisfy just about any budget or style.
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