Corduroy is an interesting alternative to denim and great for colder weather

Charli XCX, Kendall Jenner, Miley Cyrus and Olivia Wilde have all been spotted looking gorge in corduroy. Designers like Isabel Marant and Altazurra have also shown corduroy on their runways.

Influencers on the ‘gram, never wanting to be left behind, have also joined in on the trend. This is where you can buy a few fab corduroy looks.

The brighter the better

Corduroy in various shades and hues is great because firstly, the fabric really pops and the texture contrasting really well with just about everything.

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Corduroy flare leg pants R100, MRP

Corduroy jacket R150, MRP

Red utility skirt R599, Zando

Toned down diva

Dark corduroy is as close as it gets to denim, but it’s usually more affordable and definitely more chic. Corduroy dresses in dark or neutral tones are great paired with colourful or patterned tops. If you want to further dress up the outfit, you can always wear thigh-high boots and add a belt or belt bag.

Corduroy bodycon skirt R119.99, MRP

Stud corduroy earrings R25.99, MRP

Black cropped trousers R699, Zando

Dark green button front dress R699, Zando

Sizzling shoes

Corduroy has got you covered from head to toe. Literally. Textured shoes add an interesting layer to your outfit – especially for work looks that can be a bit dull.

Stiletto court R179.99, MRP

Corduroy block heel R199.99, MRP


The most affordable and easy way to incorporate this trend into your wardrobe is through cool accessories like bags and hats. These won’t make you feel too hot and you won’t have to break the bank to stay on trend.

Corduroy backpack R100, MRP

Corduroy bucket hat R60, MRP

Corduroy baseball cap R50, MRP

Corduroy moonbag R49.99, MRP