A Style Guide To Corduroy

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Corduroy has rapidly grown in popularity since the 1970s, and there are numerous ways to style it. It can get tough to put together an outfit that includes your favorite corduroy pieces due to its unique texture and appearance. No need to worry because VALLEY has you covered with the style guide you didn’t know you needed for any of the corduroy clothing you have sitting in your closet.


Wide-leg corduroy pants are the perfect statement piece. Pair these corded pants with a fitted top to make them stand out and get the recognition they deserve.

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If you aren’t sure how to put that pair of flare corduroys in your closet, add a simple crop top and oversized statement sweater to create the perfect fall outfit.

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Maybe you want to channel your inner Harry Styles. Do this by adding a few unique pieces to your favorite pair of corded pants to create a statement outfit that will definitely grab the attention of others.

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Jackets and Blazers

Blazers are making a big comeback in the fashion world as well, so a corduroy blazer is a must-have for your closet this year. Pair the blazer with a plain top underneath, then turn it into a set by adding a matching pair of corded pants to complete the outfit.

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Overall paired with corduroy has a very high potential for a trendsetting outfit. All you need to pair with these overalls are a fitted turtleneck or scoop neck top. Complete the ensemble with a pair of platforms and you now have the perfect going out-to-dinner outfit.

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If you own a corded jumpsuit, it won’t be hard to create an outfit for the fast-approaching colder weather. Add to the jumpsuit by pairing it with some statement jewelry and heeled booties. 

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One of corduroy’s best features is how it can be dressed up and down. A corduroy skirt can create a trendy, fancier outfit if you’re stuck on what to wear for a nice night out. Because corduroy is a statement already, add a simple top that can be tucked into the skirt. Now you have a classy and fancy outfit for your next family dinner.

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If you’re looking for a way to style that corded hat you’ve impulsively bought, you have come to the right place. If you want a way to spice up one of your plain sweat sets, complete the outfit with a corduroy hat for a subtle statement.

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Inspired to buy some new corduroy pieces for your closet? Show us how you’re styling corduroy this year by tagging us, @VALLEYmag, on Instagram.


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