TMT's Closet 2.12.14

As you know, I've had flares on my mind. Turns out the thrifting fairy blessed me with a pair of $15 Anlo trouser flares that, miraculously, hadn't been hemmed by the previous owner and happened to fit like a glove. Since giving these a spin around town last weekend while running a few errands, I've realized that my go-to skinnies really don't do my bodacious buttocks any favors and that this style does help to make me look not so ass heavy. I've also learned that 99% of the shoes I own look stupid when worn with said flares. I am pretty much quarantining them into 'sandal pants' territory. Sandals + flares + 10000 degree heat in Texas. That will be fun.

Unfortunately, my giraffe stems aren't really conducive to the cool "footless peg leg" look that I love the most about flares and these trouser jeans look a little 2005, do they not??? Le sigh. So, I'll settle with these floor skimmers and keep on hunting for the perfect high-waisted and ridiculously long pair for a more retro flavor. Until then, it's these all-American jeans, a pair of raggedy black flats that are literally falling apart, a bold bib necklace (bought from here a long time ago), and a crisp white shirt for me. No complaints here. Also...did I mention that flares make me dance like Tony Manero? Yep. Truth.

(Update:  After I wrote this post, I found these FP jeans that comes in a 37" inseam. Be still my heart. I just ordered them in black sand. Let's be jean twins! Just don't look better in them that me, mmmkay?).



  1. Gorg! Though that last pic is my fave. Obvi! Miss you!

  2. Girl check out Banana Republic! I've bought some amazing flared jeans there that are extremely long!

  3. I have to ask, did those come from Buffalo Exchange? If so, I'm pretty sure those were my pants :) Either way, glad you're enjoying them!


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