Special occasions should be wear-whatever-you-want occasions, really. Who says you have to throw on a fancy dress and heels if that's not your thing — certainly not Gwyneth Paltrow. The style star made a case for dressing down when she stepped out to celebrate her boyfriend's birthday on Wednesday night, looking impossibly cool in culottes and sneakers.
Sure, we have a soft spot for the glamour of the red carpet, but we get needing a break too. And this seems like the perfect compromise: a chic alternative to jeans and a t-shirt. Plus, did we mention those cropped trousers make showing off sweet kicks like Gwyneth's even easier? Keep reading to see the look in full, and then shop it for yourself.