01/04/2013 01:14 pm ET Updated Mar 06, 2013

Steal The Style: Tracee Ellis Ross' Tuxedo Slacks

It's amazing that a simple strip of fabric on the side of a pant conveys such class. Tuxedo pants are a great staple item for every woman, because they're multifunctional. Worn up, they can be paired with an elegant blouse or turtleneck. Worn down, they can be paired with a simple white t-shirt and bangles like the lovely Tracee Ellis Ross displays (above).

To find a great pair of classic tuxedo slacks we suggest your local vintage store or men's suit shop- yes, they can fit you for men's sizes.

For those of you who want a quicker option, we've got three of them below!