When it comes to pants, I tend to be a purist (or a not at all-ist, hence my love for dresses and skirts). Give me some jeans, maybe a pair or two of colored denim or cords, and I am set.
When I first laid eyes on these glorious pants, I reacted like a 13 year old boy seeing a cute girl; my eyes rolled back, my mouth watered, and I distinctly remember uttering the phrase “hummana hummana hummana”. Unfortunately, I was in public and had to pull myself together relatively quickly.
Once my brain was back in semi-working order, I realized my stubby legs could never pull off such a huge and colorful pattern without looking approximately 2 ft tall. I decided to try them on anyways, but resigned myself to having to admire these pants from afar. Luckily, I was wrong, or (more likely) decided these pants were so gorgeous I didn’t care, so happy ending for all! And now I can’t stop wearing these pants and all my dresses and skirts are jealous because I am clearly playing favorites.
Moral of the story: always take a chance on those fashion items that make you swoon, and prepare yourself for the inevitable closet uprising that is bound to happen when you do (and be sure to always have a white blouse handy to wave in defeat!).
Pants: Banana Republic