The wonderful world of PANTS: Part Deux

Laura Byrnes High-Waisted Trousers and Joanie top.

Back in November I posted about pants. I’m happy to report that the long Laura Byrnes High-Waisted Trousers in black fit as well as the cropped version I love!

They hit just below the ankle, which is a good length for cigarette-style pants. The high front waistband totally controls my loose midriff skin and the stitched front leg creases keep the pants looking crisp and fresh.

Here, I paired them with my Laura Byrnes Joanie top and ReMix slides. The result is very Kim Novak circa Bell, Book & Candle with a dash of cowl neckline from an original series Star Trek skant.

Those who want in the high-waisted trousers in other colors (they come in red and a rich royal blue, too) should know that the blue version runs a bit leaner than the black. Size accordingly!

Laura Byrnes High-Waisted Trousers.

For the record, I’m 5’8″ tall with about a 34″ inseam.

I purchased the 2x size for my 32/33″ waist and 48″ hips.

The wonderful world of PANTS: Part Un

Lately, a lot of my friends have been talking about pants. For me and for many others, pants are a touchy subject. My crazy waist-to-hip ratio makes it hard for me to find pants that fit comfortably and attractively. As I’m roughly 42-32/3-48″, a pair that fits in the hip is almost always too big in the waist. Sometimes, pants are fine in the thighs and WAY too baggy in the knees/calves. Continue reading “The wonderful world of PANTS: Part Un”