If you had told me a couple of months ago that I’d be wearing cropped flares (and not hating them), I would have laughed…in yo face.
Now look at me. HA HA. Jokes on me, I guess…
Curse you, TME and your “Cropped Flares Week”.
Yeh, so I wore them…and I didn’t hate them. I know, I was in disbelief, too. I think it’s in most part, because I went with casual footwear, because hell naaaaw would I be wearing them with a heel. CONVERSE all the way, baby.
The day I broke out the cropped flares, we went out for a morning of errands, a coffee break and mozying around Midtown, CLT – one of my very favorite areas in Charlotte. Seriously. If we were bajillionares, I would move there in a second. It’s all the charm, with huge oak trees lining the sidewalks, old homes chock-full of character, little shops….aaaaah. I die.
Maybe a little bit high water-ish when I sat down. #tallgirlprobs
hat: Herringbone ball cap from Parc Boutique (old), but oh my gosh…I just got this Woolen Baseball Cap in burgundy and I. love. it. They have it in grey, black and olive, too.
tops: Free People Thermal Top (purple) – this is a fantasic top for Fall and Winter. I like it so much that I now have two…the purple and grey. It’s something easy and cute to throw on with jeans or leggings in the morning.
bag: Sole Society Bridgette Satchel – a solid bag, with enough room for baby and mom things. I can fit two diapers, wipes, snacks, wallet, keys and phone in there. Plus – it makes me feel like a classy broad. 😉
Overall, I’d say they definitely still do not take the place of my favorite skinny jeans, nor do they rival my high waisted flares, but I’ll give it an 8 out of 10…if for no other reason than to be able to say in the future, “Yeh, we totally saw this coming years ago and wore them before EVERYONE else, so there”. I’m all about one-upping people. lol.
No, but really…I may even be thinking of wearing them again. Ugh.
The Cams of three weeks ago would be in shock and horror.
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All photos by Ariana Clare.