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January 11, 2012

Club Monaco blazer, gloves & scarf, BCBG clutch,
Michael Kors heels, Jay & Elle jumpsuit

I know you guys are probably sick of my weird obsession with palazzo pants, but honestly, the very fact that I found a silhouette for my bottom half that actually works for me is a small miracle and I fully plan on taking advantage of it. 

You’d think having an hourglass-shaped body would be great, but really…it’s not. I’ve learned to accept and love my body as it is, but that doesn’t meant it’s still not extraordinarily frustrating to find clothes that actually fit my body properly. I’ve slowly but surely developed an arsenal of silhouettes in my closet that work for my shape but up until this fall, I still felt like I was limited to skirts and dresses. As you may have noticed, over the past few months I’ve really started really immersing myself in the world of high-waisted pants, and let me tell you, it’s a great place to be.

Hope you’ve all been having a great week so far, happy hump day!

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70 Comments

  • Reply Jill McFee January 11, 2012 at 9:03 pm

    LOVE the high waisted on you. You rock it girl!

    peace&love, Jill
    Favor the Brave

  • Reply hélène January 11, 2012 at 9:34 pm

    Not only that but they look sooooo comfy! Love the color of the scarf too. Pretty.

    xx

  • Reply Andrea January 11, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    You look fantastic {as always!}! Someone needs to tell me how to dress for my body shape.. i would love the feeling of knowing that I found the right silhouette for me! I love the blazer too.. i don't yet own one (i know, sad) but i'm hoping to change that soon 🙂

    Andrea xoxo

  • Reply Small Town Gal January 11, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    The pants look great on you. I love high-waisted pants but hesitant to try. But if I had your slim body figure, I wouldn't mind trying.

  • Reply Sam January 11, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    You are one of very few people who can pull palazzo pants off, glad you've embraced it! It suits your modern classic style. Pretty pastel scarf

  • Reply Dora January 11, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    Your body looks fab in this palazzo pants!

  • Reply Casey January 11, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    High waist + Hour glass = perfect! I am a HUGE fan of high-waist jeans, trouser, skirts…not quite the high waist bikini bottom but I think they're darned cute!!

  • Reply Leonie January 11, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    This outfit is awesome! Palazzo pants really do look great on you. Loved how you kept it simple with black and a little bit of icy blue. Very classy!

    Mint & Teal

  • Reply JennaStevie January 11, 2012 at 11:59 pm

    SO gorgeous, I could never rock these pants the way you do. They're gorgeous, and your blue scarf is so pretty on you. I love this! It makes life easier to find silhouettes that are flattering, I'm always experimenting but I know my go to looks that'll look good
    xJennaD

  • Reply brookemeagan January 12, 2012 at 12:18 am

    You would never know that you sometimes find it hard to dress your body type because you always look impeccable. I love these pants on you. And they look so comfortable. Bonus! The colour of your scarf is so pretty on you and I'm incredibly late to say this, but I'm totally digging your bangs! Gorgeous as always. XO

  • Reply Sandy Joe January 12, 2012 at 12:58 am

    I wish I could wear palazzo pants like you! This is an obsession I can get behind whole heartedly. Gorgeous.

    x The Pretty Secrets

  • Reply Cee January 12, 2012 at 1:53 am

    Palazzo pants really were meant for you – I've never seen anyone else pull them off like you do, pally. [You may recall how incredibly silly they look like on me ;)] I love the mint and cream shades paired with black; it's fresh and spring-like, but still perfect for winter. And those leather-wool gloves are the perfect finishing touch! Hope to see you soon, pally? Coffee the weekend of the 21st, perhaps?
    xox,
    Cee

  • Reply Kaitlin Mattingly January 12, 2012 at 2:23 am

    okay…i'm in love with those trousers. i love the exaggerated wide leg. so magnificent.
    and well that pretty scarf is darling!

    xoxo katlin
    kaitgirl

  • Reply aliciafashionista January 12, 2012 at 2:51 am

    I've long been immersed in the world of high waist. It's the best thing that's happened in fashion for a looong time 😉 Could never be sick of your palazzo pants, you rock them like no other! Love this outfit, beautiful girl. Let's get together soon xo

  • Reply Kelly January 12, 2012 at 3:21 am

    =) super cute!! your sneak peak on instagram was killin me because i wanted to see this look! cute cute cute!! xoxoxo

    http://pinkiesandbracelets.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Aarti January 12, 2012 at 4:55 am

    the high-waisted trousers really do suit you! I love this look on you – you look so classy and elegant!
    xxx Aarti

  • Reply relish January 12, 2012 at 5:14 am

    you make me want to try out palazzo pants!
    v pretty
    xx

    http://relisherr.blogspot.com

  • Reply Jackie January 12, 2012 at 7:04 am

    Palazzo pants look amazing on you! I love them but I am way to petite to work them well, so embrace your height and shape!

  • Reply vintage process January 12, 2012 at 7:56 am

    Great pictures! I love it!!

  • Reply Jen January 12, 2012 at 8:10 am

    You pull of palazzo pants like nobody's business, my dear! It makes you look like a chic European just waiting to be streetstyle photographed! This jumpsuit is gorgeous; the colours are beautiful and I can't wait to see all the ways I'm sure you're going to style it in!

    Hope you're having a great week!
    xox
    Jen

  • Reply Selene January 12, 2012 at 8:15 am

    you're amazing! love so much your outfit!
    thank you for the comment!

    http://hipandchips.blogspot.com/

  • Reply MizzJ January 12, 2012 at 8:17 am

    I'm really loving the Tiffany-esque blue of your scarf!

    Hehe you could totally make the sesame noodle dish! It's very very easy, I almost wonder if I should do a tutorial because a few ppl don't believe me!

  • Reply Christy U lam January 12, 2012 at 8:32 am

    Nice color of your scarf, you look so chic in this outfit, love your sense of styling.
    Christy

    http://am2pmchic.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Rowan Reiding January 12, 2012 at 10:55 am

    WOW! Girl, you've got a great blog going on here!
    I love your outfit! Very personal!

    Loves,
    Rowan

    http://www.redreidinghood.com

  • Reply Suzi Maynard January 12, 2012 at 11:05 am

    Alexandra, you look wonderful in these pants! I also find myself sticking to what suits my body shape when selecting garments. Like you, I am a pear shape and prefer to wear A-line skirts & dresses as I find them to be the most flattering. I am still looking for the perfect pants for me, besides jeans! Hope you're well. x
    Suzi x
    suzimaynard.blogspot.com

  • Reply samecookiesdifferent January 12, 2012 at 11:25 am

    lord in love with your bad ass pants <3

    X the cookies
    samecookiesdifferent.blogspot.com

  • Reply Heather January 12, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    That egg shell blue and black look awesome together… and girl I am jealous of your hour glass shape! I'm straight up and down – give me curves please!!!!

    xo
    http://www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

  • Reply Marcella January 12, 2012 at 12:48 pm

    Hey, if it ain't broke don't fix it right? A formula that works is meant to be. You look fabulous and elegant as always. Love the dreamy neutral palette, minty green is something I've been meaning to add to my closet!

    x Marcella
    http://www.fashiondistraction.com

  • Reply Sandra Leiva January 12, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    Cute pants!
    You look great! <3

  • Reply two birds January 12, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    wow, i can understand your obsession! you look fantastic! i have an hourglass figure myself and just assumed these pants would look horrible on me. you've inspired me to check them out!!

  • Reply Violets and Cardamom January 12, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    Love this outfit! Palazzo pants are great! And I love the pop of color from your scarf!

  • Reply Jules January 12, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    cute outfit! i've been looking for wide leg pants.

    http://fabulositywithinreach.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Heather January 12, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    love the color of your outfit!!! Also love your pants! I need to wear my wide leg fabric pants more often!

    http://fashionistanygirl.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Sam January 12, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    Lol Alexandra, I was reading your post yesterday after I did mine and thinking that you would love those pants!

  • Reply Cara January 12, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    I love the colors going on in this outfit, the mint scarf with the taupe pants, so chic! Those palazzo pants suit you so well too Alex, you look beautiful!
    xo Cara
    http://www.afashionloveaffair.com

  • Reply The Key To Chic January 12, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    I can relate! The high waist makes your legs look so long! Love this silhouette, it's super flattering and sophisticated!

  • Reply Megan January 12, 2012 at 5:32 pm

    I absolutely love this outfit on you and I think you have found a silhouette in these pants that works great on your fantastic body!! Love the muted tones and that lovely scarf. Happy Thursday! 🙂

  • Reply By Sara Romero January 12, 2012 at 6:07 pm

    That teal scarf is the perfect way to bring this whole look together, what a pretty color pallete you are wearing. The look reminds me of a woman on the go, you look adorable!

    xoxo
    FAKE EMPIRE
    http://www.shopfake.com

  • Reply Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird January 12, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    I love your pants and that pretty scarf!

  • Reply lisa January 12, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    You look amazing in palazzo pants! It's always satisfying to find a silhouette that really works for your body; in fact, I think that's the reason why I've been accumulating wool pencil skirts like crazy in the last 1.5 years.

  • Reply GlamorousGirl January 12, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    cuuuuuteeee!

    http://glamourgirl-bg.blogspot.com/

  • Reply La Mode Operandi January 12, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    Great outfit! The pants look so stylish and comfy and mmmm that mint green!

  • Reply Kate January 12, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    This outfit is so glam! I love this jacket with the long gloves! And the clutch & scarf top it off perfectly! You look gorgeous!

  • Reply Gabrielle January 12, 2012 at 7:48 pm

    Love the whole outfit, it looks super chic!
    And that red top from your last outfit is breath taking,
    you look gorgeous as always!

    xx
    http://www.dentelleetfleurs.blogspot.com

  • Reply Mr. Taylor and his Lady January 12, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    those pants are fierce girl, and you are rockin' them!!
    xo TJ

  • Reply WestmountFashionista January 12, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    Thanks to your fabulous styling I feel that I need to invest in a pair of palazzo pants now. You style them so perfectly that they don't look anything short of chic.
    xx
    Jessica
    http://westmountfashionista.com

  • Reply Sara Alwan January 12, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    I love your outfit! <3

    xx
    Saraalwan.blogspot.com

  • Reply The Midwest Muse January 12, 2012 at 10:33 pm

    I would never dare to pull these pants off, but holy lady, you do it well. The jacket, gloves, and scarf are a wonderful addition to the pants. You've been killing it lately.

  • Reply Maria Bastida January 12, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    what a great blue tiffanys scarf!! 😀
    xx

    http://thegoldenpaillettes.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Sarah January 12, 2012 at 11:18 pm

    wow, dear you look incredible in the pants!! and i really love the neutral colour palette on you xxx

  • Reply lepinkbow January 13, 2012 at 1:12 am

    nice outfit!! i love your scarf, its such a pretty color!! <3

    lepinkbow.blogspot.com

  • Reply abeautifullife.ca January 13, 2012 at 1:16 am

    Keep those palazzo pants coming! You wear them just as well as anyone I know – they make you look so lean and tall!

  • Reply rue abbey January 13, 2012 at 2:08 am

    love this outfit!

    http://rueabbey.blogspot.com/

    Sophia X

  • Reply Josie January 13, 2012 at 6:01 am

    I love your scarf — what a great color!
    xo Josie
    http://www.winksmilestyle.com

  • Reply The life after January 13, 2012 at 8:26 am

    Very nice!!

    The Life After

  • Reply Jen January 13, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Love this look!

  • Reply Pop Champagne January 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    those pants are awesome, I love them!! and the florence and the machine title as well 😀

  • Reply Elisabeth January 13, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    Haha you're right, the furry ones are crazy but they would be fun to wear once of twice though. Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Leah January 13, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    Love the accessories, they really make the outfit pop!

    xo L.

  • Reply Clara Turbay January 13, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    I like so much this post. Well done.

    http://paquetevistasbien.blogspot.com

  • Reply Margaret January 13, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    amazing outfit, love your pants ! <3

  • Reply jamie January 13, 2012 at 9:00 pm

    no no im not tired of these pants at all! i loveeee the cut and the movement so keep wearing them 🙂 you look great! and id kill to have some curves lol.. every body has their issues but you are beautiful <3 happy friday, girlfriend!!

    love, jamie

  • Reply Style Servings January 13, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    Beeeauutiful, you pull those trousers off so well!

    http://styleservings.blogspot.com/

  • Reply ilovebananana January 14, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    this look is awesome!!! i really love your bag 🙂

  • Reply Lauren January 15, 2012 at 12:46 am

    Omg I totally agree about having an hourglass shape! I find clothes just aren't made for us, especially pants. I usually have to size up to fit my booty but then they gape at the top *sigh* so I stick to dresses and high waisted skirts…which are so much comfier! Although, those palazzo pants look really comfy, looks like I need to find myself a pair =]

  • Reply Quinn B January 16, 2012 at 3:08 am

    I feel like I would look completely crazy in palazzo pants, but I love them on you. The minimalistic blazer and clutch are both perfect additions and the scarf adds such a lovely pop of colour! I have to mention that you have such a classically beautiful face, too. I love the fringe! High waisted pants are super flattering on everyone's figure! Thank you for this wonderful outfit!

  • Reply Ármodi January 18, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    You're beautiful in these photos!! ♥ xxoo

  • Reply Elee. January 19, 2012 at 5:53 am

    Nice look!

  • Reply Rudy March 13, 2012 at 8:12 am

    Oh wow those are very beautiful .Your excitement is clearly justified! I want to tell youtrue religion shorts is my favorite and hope you can come in and see.

  • Reply Flara April 16, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    I to have an obsession with Palazzo Pants, because they are so very figure flattering; giving the illusion of a smaller waistline, whilst elongating my legs, made even longer by my wearing high sided platform shoes. Just love your look, more photo's like this please, remember the wider the Palazzo leg the better! Love Flara xxx

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