Hot Culotte

The culotte brings together the comfort of trousers, the chicness of a skirt and the looks of an outstanding piece. There’s one for everyone, as it comes in lots of different fabrics and cuts.

The culotte. Extremely popular in the ‘70s, when it was still called the ‘split skirt’. It’s back, but without the pretentious image of the past. The culotte has become cool and funky. It comes in various materials, from soft leather, sturdy cotton and supple wool to silk and jersey, and different cuts, from elegant, rustling and spacey to sleek - like Summum's version with a razor-sharp fold.
The comfortable wide-leg trousers require a little thought, but once you've mastered the styling, they'll be a favourite in no time. It's all about finding the right balance between the bottom and top of the outfit. Just take Louis Vuitton: his oversized waistcoats went with narrow culottes and high boots that showed just a bit of bare knee. Rugged and sexy. If you go for a wide culotte, choose a less voluminous top. Since the culotte visually cuts your leg in two, you look smaller. A ton-sur-ton outfit counteracts this. Take a look at the black and green creation by Zimmermann, the fresh red ensemble by Giambattista Valli or Summum’s cream and pebble version.
Add shape to your silhouette by accentuating your waistline. Tuck a beautiful blouse into your culotte, or combine it with a polo neck jumper and short plain jacket in understated tones, like the one by Alberta Ferretti. Ulla Johnson emphasised the waist with a short top with ruffles at the hem. For something more 'daytime', throw on a long sleeveless Summum cardigan - another winter hit. And finally, shoes determine the culotte’s success. A pair of high boots give your look a sophisticated ‘70s kick, while Mary Jane pumps show off your thin ankles. And there you have it: the success of the culotte.

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Wide Punto Milano trousers Wide Punto Milano trousers

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Knitted alpaca wool blend cardigan Knitted alpaca wool blend cardigan

KNITTED ALPACA WOOL BLEND CARDIGAN

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Poplin blouse with cargo pockets Poplin blouse with cargo pockets

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€89,95
Boxy Punto Milano blazer Boxy Punto Milano blazer

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Cotton blouse with ruffles on the shoulder Cotton blouse with ruffles on the shoulder

COTTON BLOUSE WITH RUFFLES ON THE SHOULDER

€89,95
Long knitted wool blend hoodie Long knitted wool blend hoodie

LONG KNITTED WOOL BLEND HOODIE

€139,95
Classics tailored blazer in a cotton blend Classics tailored blazer in a cotton blend

CLASSICS TAILORED BLAZER IN A COTTON BLEND

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Trousers with peacock print Trousers with peacock print

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€129,95
Blouse with peacock print Blouse with peacock print

BLOUSE WITH PEACOCK PRINT

€99,95
Classics trousers in cotton blend Classics trousers in cotton blend

CLASSICS TROUSERS IN COTTON BLEND

€119,95
Linen T-shirt with the Summum logo Linen T-shirt with the Summum logo

LINEN T-SHIRT WITH THE SUMMUM LOGO

€69,95
Wide Punto Milano trousers Wide Punto Milano trousers

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€139,95
Slim fit trousers Slim fit trousers

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€119,95
Top with heart print Top with heart print

TOP WITH HEART PRINT

€109,95
Midi-dress with swirl print Midi-dress with swirl print

MIDI-DRESS WITH SWIRL PRINT

€119,95
T-shirt with print T-shirt with print

T-SHIRT WITH PRINT

€69,95
Sporty Punto Milano trousers Sporty Punto Milano trousers

SPORTY PUNTO MILANO TROUSERS

€129,95
Classics top with lace Classics top with lace

CLASSICS TOP WITH LACE

€44,95
Knitted alpaca wool blend jumper Knitted alpaca wool blend jumper

KNITTED ALPACA WOOL BLEND JUMPER

€139,95
Blouse with heart print Blouse with heart print

BLOUSE WITH HEART PRINT

€119,95
Sporty Punto Milano trousers Sporty Punto Milano trousers

SPORTY PUNTO MILANO TROUSERS

€129,95
Slim fit trousers Slim fit trousers

SLIM FIT TROUSERS

€119,95
Floral print top with three-quarter sleeves Floral print top with three-quarter sleeves

FLORAL PRINT TOP WITH THREE-QUARTER SLEEVES

€99,95
Transparent top with swirl print Transparent top with swirl print

TRANSPARENT TOP WITH SWIRL PRINT

€99,95
Leather look culottes Leather look culottes

LEATHER LOOK CULOTTES

€119,95
Basic top with crossed straps Basic top with crossed straps

BASIC TOP WITH CROSSED STRAPS

€39,95
Long Punto Milano blazer Long Punto Milano blazer

LONG PUNTO MILANO BLAZER

€219,95
Baggy trousers Baggy trousers

BAGGY TROUSERS

€119,95
Basic top with crossed straps Basic top with crossed straps

BASIC TOP WITH CROSSED STRAPS

€39,95
Basic top with crossed straps Basic top with crossed straps

BASIC TOP WITH CROSSED STRAPS

€39,95
Boxy Punto Milano blazer Boxy Punto Milano blazer

BOXY PUNTO MILANO BLAZER

€179,95
Classics top with lace Classics top with lace

CLASSICS TOP WITH LACE

€44,95
Skinny trousers with foil print Skinny trousers with foil print

SKINNY TROUSERS WITH FOIL PRINT

€119,95
Joggers Joggers

JOGGERS

€129,95
Boxy knitted jumper with three-quarter sleeve Boxy knitted jumper with three-quarter sleeve

BOXY KNITTED JUMPER WITH THREE-QUARTER SLEEVE

€129,95
Knitted alpaca wool blend spencer Knitted alpaca wool blend spencer

KNITTED ALPACA WOOL BLEND SPENCER

€119,95
Leather look blouse Leather look blouse

LEATHER LOOK BLOUSE

€119,95
Top with peacock print Top with peacock print

TOP WITH PEACOCK PRINT

€109,95
Top with quilted detail Top with quilted detail

TOP WITH QUILTED DETAIL

€99,95
Top with embroidery Top with embroidery

TOP WITH EMBROIDERY

€99,95
Tailored blazer with peacock print. Tailored blazer with peacock print.

TAILORED BLAZER WITH PEACOCK PRINT.

€179,95
Sweatshirt with puff sleeves Sweatshirt with puff sleeves

SWEATSHIRT WITH PUFF SLEEVES

€109,95
Colourful print scarf Colourful print scarf

COLOURFUL PRINT SCARF

€59,95
Belt with large buckle Belt with large buckle

BELT WITH LARGE BUCKLE

€49,95
Leather metallic belt Leather metallic belt

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Cable spencer Cable spencer

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