Personal Styling: 4 Pants, 28 WaysJanuary 30, 2015
A few things we strive for in our wardrobes: whimsy, romance and a healthy dose of versatility. We have no room in our closets for one-trick ponies, which is why we’re going bottoms-up bold with this pronouncement: standout pants will get you more use than any single dressor yes, even pair of jeansthat you own. And we’re backing it up with math, courtesy of Christina, our personal stylist and statistician of chic, who has outfitted four new silhouettes from our latest lookbook seven ways apiece, for an entire February’s worth of ensembles. How’s that for getting a leg up?
This sculptural pair nips the waist and shows a little ankle, while a sweeping‚ blouse‚ and chunky‚ necklace‚ add even more drama.‚ Heels‚ always flatter when worn with crops.
Modernize a classic‚ stripe‚ with a fitted silhouette and colorful‚ beads.
Add a‚ hat and‚ flats‚ for weekend sightseeing.
Put a little spring into your step with a daisy‚ top, refined‚ necklace‚ and a coordinated‚ shoes‚ and‚ bag‚ pairing.
Catch a movie in this whimsical‚ top.‚ Grab a‚ cardi‚ for warmth, keep your popcorn‚ cash‚ handy and be ready for a post-flick drink in comfy-cool‚ heels.
Running around town? A simple‚ tee-and-sneaks‚ outfit does the trick. Just add a headband‚ for polish and your‚ wallet‚ with the essentials.
A romantic‚ top‚ and‚ earrings‚ are must-haves for an effortlessly pretty look, but give it a twist with striped‚ heels‚ and a structured‚ bag.
A subtly off-the-shoulder‚ top‚ and killer‚ heels‚ make for a perfect date night look. Keep your‚ earrings‚ simple and your‚ clutch‚ on the wild side.”‚
“I love the Hepburn-esque drape of this classic pair.‚ They’re tailored enough for work‚ but laidback enough for weekend.‚ A solid‚ blouse‚ and coordinating‚ heels‚ never fails to look chic with drapey‚ wide-legs;‚ break up the colorblocking
with a textural‚ necklace.
A graphic top is a sharp counterpoint to the pants’ soft drape. Finish your look with pale‚ shoes, a‚ necklace, and a pinky-red‚ lip‚ for a pretty pop.
Give your pair a 70s spin with a‚ tee, metallic wrap‚ belt, sky-high‚
platforms‚ and a floppy‚ rancher.
These pants were‚ made‚ for the office. A‚ shirt‚ with a hint of quirk plays nicely with a refined‚ necklace, chunky heels and a sleek tote.
Or were they made for events? With a pretty‚ top, red pout and sparkly‚ necklace and clutch, you’ll be the picture of unstudied elegance.
Warm weather getaway in your future? Just throw a strappy‚ tank,‚ shades‚ and an armful of‚ bangles‚ into your beach‚ bag‚ and you’re ready!
But for now, layer on a cozy sweater, denim jacket and earthy necklace, and finish with a whimsical pair of sky-blue heels.
This pair is for the skirt loyalists. They’re feminine, swingy and extra comfy, thanks to the elastic waist.‚ A neutral‚ sweater‚ and simple‚ heels‚ really let these lovelies‚ shine.
My quintessential lady-who-vacations look: a crisp‚ blouse‚ and neutral‚ heels paired with a unusual‚ necklace‚ and fun‚ bag.
When heading to the office, add a splash of pattern on‚ top‚ and keep everything elseclutch,‚ necklace‚ and‚ lipssimple and polished.
Spring brings out the prep in all of us. Pair a graphic‚ tee, striped‚ slip-ons‚ and a go-everywhere‚ backpack‚ with a classic‚ blazer.
Cozy‚ sweaters,‚ scarves‚ and‚ booties‚ are perfect for the last weeks of winter. And don’t forget a lanky‚ necklace‚ for effortless cool.
A patterned‚ vest‚ over a‚ tee, paired with chunky‚ platforms‚ and worldly‚ jewelry evokes an urban explorer kind of vibe.
Going to a party? A pretty‚ blouse‚ and cocktail‚ ring‚ are always invited. Don’t forget comfy dancing‚ shoes‚ and a dressed-up phone‚ case‚ for stylish Instagramming!
A fun print updates classic slim-leg crops.‚ Ace proportion play with a long white‚ blouse, chunky‚ heels‚ and delicate‚ jewelry.
Ease, please. All you need is a‚ tee,‚ slides‚ and‚ shades, with a chambray buttondown‚ tied around the waist for temperature shifts.
The ultimate trying, but not too hard, weekend look: a laidback-luxe mix of sweatshirt,‚ sparkle, un-sporty‚ sneaks‚ and a cool-girl‚ bag.
A cocktail party look is a wrap‚ blouse, jeweled‚ flats‚ and simple‚ bracelet‚ away. Tuck a‚ clutch‚ under your arm for easy mingling.
For the girl who takes her classic with a side of quirk, a white‚ shirt‚ and red‚ lip‚ pair perfectly with sparkled‚ slingbacks‚ and an offbeat‚ tote.
The seasoned traveler always packs a‚ cardi‚ for layering, an easy‚ tee, walkable sandals‚ and a‚ hat‚ for shade.