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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Spring Trend in My Closet-Wide Leg Pants

I am loving all the wide legged pants lately! I purchased a pair last summer that are somewhat more casual, as seen here, and I received this lovely Andy The-Anh pair for Xmas...

So comfortable for day but they can certainly be dressed up for night. That being said, they also need to fit correctly in order for them to look good and for the most part, probably can't be purchased and worn directly off the rack. At the very least, they usually need to be hemmed. (Always the case in my situation!)

These were too big for me when I got them and had I known how much I was going to like them, I would have had them altered sooner. As you probably know, I usually do my own alterations, but these were just to pretty and too much beyond what little expertise I have to do it properly. (They were about 2 sizes too big!)

So after a little research, I came across The Blue Bonnet Cut and Sew Company. It's really not your typical tailor, I think they actually do more large scale uniform type work for big companies, and it's more like a warehouse than a cozy little shop but they did an amazing job for an amazing price! They took them in and hemmed them for $25! I have a few more items that I'm planning on taking to them.

Anyway, I'm now on the hunt for more flowy style pants and Topshop has some of the prettiest...

(photo from topshop.com)
Pleats are so pretty and feminine! These would be an easy substitute for a dress at a formal occasion.

(photo from topshop.com)
I love the print on these but sadly I'd probably have to hack off at least 6 inches to wear them and that would ruin them.

(photo from topshop.com)
But an all over pattern like this is doable...if I was brave enough...

What new trend will you be trying this spring?
J.

6 comments:

AH said...

i want to try out wide leg pants too, but i have no idea if i can pull them off and what to pair them with... yours look really great, though! i'll have to give it a go!

janettaylor said...

Love love and love!

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Rachel {Inspiration in Italy} said...

I love this trend too! Your's are amazing!
xo
Rachel

Melanie said...

The extreme wide-leg pants are freakin awesome. I think what I love most is they create the optical illusion that they're a long skirt.

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Kristin said...

I wish I could do my own alterations! So cool. LOVE that last pair!

The Tame Lion said...

Absolutely fantastic!
I'll introduce this blog to my wife!!