Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Captain Tight Pants*

I would just like to say…if I had been wearing this out fit OUT I would have worn the harness with it. But as it is, the pants are a little over the top tight, and I didn’t feel like I could really get away with too tight pants, AND a sexy harness type thing at the office.

I toned the whole thing down with a blazer as well. I know the pics are a bit fuzzy, but I promise. The pants are tight.

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Honestly, they are really more of a denim legging.

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They have an elastic waistband. When I first got them, this was a great source of amusement to me. As in my mind, only old ladies wear denim leggings with elastic waistbands.

They are so comfortable though. And I feel good in them. And you can’t see the waistband.

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You can kind of see my take on Kasmira’s messy bun here. I haven’t mastered the art of getting it on the SIDE yet, and that’s my favorite part. But I’ve gotten a lot better at the teasing.

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Blouse detail:
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Blazer detail:
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That blazer is one of my favorite second hand buys. I love that the subtle pattern keeps it from being plain black, but it’s also subtle enough to work with almost anything.

I wore this last Friday, and I am actually wearing the same thing today, but with my Matisse brown boots and my Bona Drag sweater. I’m flying home today for the birth of Baby Quinn ( http://introducingquinn.com/Blog/Blog.html ) and to help my sister. And MAYBE to go on a field trip to the zoo with my nephews kindergarten class. I hope.

*I hope some of you get this reference

Blazer H&M, thrifted
Blouse, Target
Denim leggings, Target
Boots, vintage
Bag, Steven by Steve Madden
Earrings, chainchainchained at etsy


Alannah said...

Isn't that a Serenity thing?

I LOVE that blazer. So glad you do the close-ups so I can see the patterns on everything!

Elastic cracks me up too, but heck if nobody sees it, who cares? The elastic mom jeans are the WORST--I can't believe people actually wear those!

Have fun with Quinn!

hello jamie: said...

I am rocking the messy bun every day these days, but more because I can't really afford a haircut. I've even been putting it a little to the side sometimes, just to feel like I am not bald.

I miss you.

todds_wife said...

I am also digging the close ups of the patterns...
If you can't see the elastic, then it doesn't count - and those pants/leggings (whatever) look great with those boots - so rock that elastic!!

Sal said...

WORK those denim leggings, lady.

Trace said...

Love the outfit, and the hair! I'm trying to perfect K's messy updo too. The pants look fab on you.

Congrats on the new baby in the family!!

Caroline said...

Mal would approve...

And I too think you look great!

Eyeliah @ stylesymmetry.com said...

That is so sassy, I love it for the office. If you are going out after work, just add the harness then! :-) perfect

Anchibride said...

Wonderful outfit! Love how you put everything together. :o)

And guess what -- I bought a pair of those denim leggings too, lol! I even got two pairs for my mother. I had to get hers a couple sizes bigger so that they'd look more like straight-leg pants, but they're really fabulous, and under long blouses they look just like skinny jeans.

I'm planning on wearing mine on the flight (23+ hours ... ugh!) to Sri Lanka this summer. I need to be comfortable but look nice too, so these were perfect.