Just because it’s officially cold, doesn’t mean you have to ditch the cropped pants. In fact, don’t. They solve one of the biggest winter style conundrums about freezing temps and ankle booties. Previously you were forced to choose between hiding your cute new booties under your pants or showing them off with a dress and tights and freezing to death. But cropped pants keep your legs covered while showing off those cute af boots you spent way too much on to hide all winter. The look works with skinny, straight leg and flared styles. Here’s how to make the cool combo work.