Legs for Days…and Nights

October 18, 2011 § 1 Comment

Not only are high-waist, wide-leg trousers universally flattering and elongating, they also maintain relevance year-round, ranging from easy breezy lightweight jeans to heavier, more structured pants.

It’s all in how you style it.  See below.

Jason Wu S/S 2011 RTW

Vest, LaROK ; pants, Diane von Furstenberg; handbag, Badgley Mischka.

Chloe F/W 2010 RTW

Top, American Apparel; blazer, Silence & Noise; pants, Diane von Furstenberg; belt, 14th Street Antiques; bra, La Perla.

Earrings, vintage.  Go treasure hunting–never know what you might find!

ASOS 2011

Derek Lam S/S 2011 RTW

Top, American Apparel; pants, Level 99; belt, Value Village.

Handbag, Value Village.

Clockwise from top left: Lucite cuff, Antiques & Beyond; brass and mother of pearl cuff, 14th Street Antiques; blue topaz and white gold necklace, Ali’s mother’s jewelry box; gold arrowhead and gold ring necklace, family heirloom; gold bangle, Whiffenpoofs; earrings, Loehmann’s.

Jason Wu S/S 2011 RTW

Haider Ackermann F/W 2011 RTW

Haider Ackermann F/W 2011 RTW

Top, J. Crew; blazer, Silence & Noise; pants, Elevenses; clutch, onyx and gold ring, and clip-on earrings, all Ali’s grandmother’s; shoes, Elizabeth and James.

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§ One Response to Legs for Days…and Nights

  • Lucy says:

    In the last photos your wide-legs are worn with higher heels making the pants seem quite short. Is this an acceptable look today in order to show off the shoes/boots? How long should wide-legs be ideally? I really like the first two looks! The vest is fantastic and the green shirt yummy. Is it alright to continue wearing white in the fall? Just wondering. The casual man-shirt look is terrific as well. The belt really makes it. And I like the ruffle shirt with the last look. Thanks for the ideas.

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