Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The pants of spring

As I am putting together my spring wish list, I can't help but notice the several cute pant styles available right now. I feel like some of these trends have definitely been around before and could easily be found in second hand stores. Here are some of my favorites:

White pants are a perfect match for the "nautical" look that has been so popular lately. These would look good with a white and blue striped shirt or a bright pop of color. Asos Mango white skinny jeans, $44.65

I love the 70s styles that are circulating right now including wide-leg jeans. You can create a bohemian look with these by wearing a flowy blouse or dress them up with a neat bow tie blouse. Unlike the 70s, I especially love that these jeans are updated with a low rise fit. Gap wide leg trouser jeans, $69.50

I have always loved the boyfriend jeans style. Its casual laid-back look is the perfect contrast to a sharp blazer. 501 Boyfriend cut jeans Ovation, $79.50

I have seen bright color pants everywhere lately including Zara's spring ads. They would be perfect paired with the neutrals that are so popular for spring. Forever 21 Stretchy Denim Capri, $17.80

I am obsessed with green skinny cargo pants. After the advent of skinny jean popularity, it only made sense to combine the girlish Audrey Hepburn vibe with a tough military color and texture. Plus they will look so cute with a flower-print top. James Jeans Twiggy Cargo Cappuccino, $172

Menswear styles continue to enchant me. I can't get enough of the exaggerated proportions and tailoring, which is why I think I can actually approve a pair of tapered pants. It helps that they are cropped and will look quirky with a pair of oxfords or sexy with a pair of high heels. Topshop Navy Horn Button Tapered Trouser, $80

6 comments:

Ms. Givens said...

I need all new pants. Gained 15 pounds this winter and everything is too tight. :(

Christina said...

Ms. Givens - Winter has a way of doing that. It has been such a bad one too. Lot's of staying in and comfort foods for me!

My Heart Blogged said...

I'm in love with colored skinny cut pants, and I'm hoping I can find some flattering ones at the thrift store.
My Heart Blogged

Dina's Days said...

I've been giving bright colored pants a thought lately. Those blue ones we saw at FGI stole my heart, don't know if I can pull them off. I love a lot of things you listed here, wide leg and white pants yes and yes.

Kristin said...

I've got 2, 3 and 5 covered! Now I just need a new pair of 1s!

Christina said...

Dina - you need to go for it! Kristin - I need new white pants too!

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