My Favorite Way to Wear Wide-Leg Trousers

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Show me a menswear-inspired trend and I’ll probably like it. Boyfriend blazers, slightly oversized button downs, slouchy jeans…give ’em to me. A pair of wide-leg trousers are definitely another I cannot and will not brush to the side. In fact, ladies, I think they may just be my new favorite way to throw some good old androgyny into the day-to-day mix.

In order to make these particular suit-like pants work on me, I knew I needed a decidedly more feminine top…ya know, to balance it all out a bit. Also, I was dead set on them working with sneakers, because…sorry I won’t be wearing heels. If I could hit that sweet spot with it, life would be good. This could be an outfit I want to keep coming back to, day after day.

Well, not only did I find the perfect top (that is actually like a sweatshirt. YEP. amazing), my favorite sneakers of all-time work sososo well with the trousers. I am ALL ABOUT THIS MENSWEAR-INSPIRED outfit. In fact, I felt so good in it I won’t even attribute it to the menswear at all, but instead simply call it CAM’S WEAR.

That’s it.

I have found a look that truly makes me feel like I am presenting myself and my style, in a very genuine way that makes me feel good.

It’s so exciting when that happens with clothes!

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the outfit

top: Daily Ritual Cold Shoulder Top (TTS, wearing small) – looks dressy, but feels like a sweatshirt. I don’t think I need to say anything else. This is going to be well-worn by the time this coming Winter sees it’s end.

pants: Halogen Wide Leg Pants (TTS, wearing 4) – the striped pair I am wearing appears to be sold out, but the navy is fully stocked. Also, I found them in plaid. Ummm and hi, 1901 Wide Leg Sailor Pants.

shoes: Golden Goose Sneakers (superstar distressed) – always my favorite sneaker to throw on with anything. Too expensive? Totally get it…P448 has a line that’s a tad more affordable and their John Sneaker is very similar to my own.

bag: Kate Spade Satchel (old) – this was my first ever *big* designer bag purchase. I was so excited. I had wanted a Kate Spade for years! While I have been having a love affair with Minkoff backpacks, I still go back to this classic satchel when I want a more refined look…and BTW: I have been considering the Mulberry Street Bag for years. Classic.

sunglasses: Polarized Aviators ($12 off of Amazon!) – remind me of Ray Bans. They are cheap, but do the trick. I have had them for about 4 months now, and they haven’t broken, so. Good enough for me!

necklaces: faux crystal necklace, borrowed from daughter (not joking) – my grandmother used to wear this necklace and when she passed, it was given to Maddie. I have since claimed it as my own (since Mads doesn’t appreciate it at all)…and I love it. I took a look around on Etsy, and they have a lot of similar options — for example, this beauty. I love the layering possibilities with necklaces like that. Also! — It’s something not everyone else will be wearing.

Cheers,

Cams

Find me over on IG, for more #totallycasualmotherhood moments (@camilledipaola).

Photos by Christina Hussey Photography.

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