Wardrobe Staples: Pants

Here I am-finally getting around to writing this next wardrobe staples post on pants.  A couple of weeks ago we talked about tops and, I must say, you all responded to it much better than I had anticipated, so, thank you!  Keep sharing and spreading the word!  It's working, ya'll!

So, anyway...pants.  Despite the summer-like temps here lately in the Midwest, I am still going to talk about them because they are a necessity.  I know-you are probably like, "How hard is it to buy pants?  You just get them."  Oh no, my loves.  You do not just go get a pair of pants....you get a wardrobe staple.

Let me break this down for you: 

  • Jeans in a medium to dark wash
  • One pair of neutral colored pants (black, tan, grey, etc.)
  • Either another pair of neutral colored pants OR a pair of pants in a secondary color


Gotta have at least a pair of jeans in your wardrobe.  I prefer dark jeans simply because I think they make me look thinner and more seems to go with them color wise.  There are a plethora (ha-see what I did there?) of ways to wear dark jeans, but my fave way to style them is like this: 

This will take you to the pin.

Neutral Colored Pants

I like to refer to these as "interview pants."  Back in the day, I had about five or six pairs of these.  In black.  Different styles, mind you, but all the same color.  Try to break it up a bit.  If you already have black, pick you up a grey pair or a tan pair.  It doesn't hurt.  You would be surprised what you can do with grey and tan pants. 


Pair of Neutral or Secondary Colored Pants

This is where you can get a little expressive with yourself if you would like.  Try on some colored bottoms.  I love the maroon, teal, and plum skinny jeans I see all the time.  However, I am not running to try on skinny jeans, so, I opt for leggings.  Comfy, stylish, and cute?  I'm in!

I took the time to load up our Pinterest board with some style ideas for you to get the creative juices flowing like I did the last time.  You will see that at the end of the post.

I also wanted to take a moment to kind of apologize for my hiatus last week.  The weather was so great last week that I felt compelled to enjoy the sunshine.  I spent most of the time playing with L, reading, and working on the yard.  It was great!  Did I miss blogging?  Yes, but, I needed the break.  It was nice to recharge, but hopefully now I will be back to my regularly scheduled blogging program.

Have a good one all!

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  1. I need to invest in some grey pants I think. I've gotten two new pairs of jeans recently (one skinny, one bootcut) and I have numerous pairs of nice, black pants but I think my wardrobe needs a little something else in the pant department.

    1. Yes! Go with grey! You can do just about as much with grey as you can black! Thanks for stopping by Sara!


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