I know we’ve been talking a lot over here lately about stocking up on the best fall items now, while they’re on sale! (This is the last week though, so act fast, because prices go up on August 7th!)
Today, we’re talking about some of my favorite pairs of pants (both denim and leggings!) that will become guaranteed staples when the temps cool off!
Faux Leather Leggings:
If you don’t already own a pair of leather leggings, jump on that bandwagon already! I love my leather leggings because they add a lot more interest to any outfit–they’re really fun to dress up when you’re going out (just pair with heels and a tank with a jacket over top!) and they’re great for elevating casual looks like sweaters and boots, too! But, the best part? They keep you really warm, which is obviously essential here in Chicago! (By the way, there are tons of great cardigans that are part of the sale too, similar to mine above!)
Right now, Nordstrom has a bunch of faux leather leggings on sale!
Here are some of my favorite pairs:
Rag & Bone Skinny Jeans:
These Rag & Bone skinny jeans are seriously one of my favorite buys of all time. All of my friends who have seen me wear them in person have purchased them from the sale immediately and absolutely loved them! I’ve also had several followers message me and say they purchased them after hearing me rave about them and that they totally lived up to the hype!
If you buy anything from the Nordstrom sale, I’d make it these! They run true to size but are super stretchy, so if you’re in doubt I would size down–or, just buy two sizes and return the one that doesn’t fit, so you don’t risk them selling out! (P.S. these grey booties are also part of the sale and they’re under $80!)
J.Brand Maria Skinny Jeans:
J.Brand is among the top-ranking when it comes to my favorite denim brands. I’ve worn them since I was in high school (granted, not the same pair :-P) and my love is still going strong! I’d highly recommend the J. Brand Maria Skinny Jeans (on sale right now in black and grey). They come in tons of different washes (I have the “Bluebird” wash) and colors, and they are super flattering.
In comparison to the Rag & Bones above, the material of these is thicker and they are higher cut in the waist. I wear these both day and night, but I tend to wear them more at night due to the fit and color being more dressy–but they are equally as flattering and make your legs look super long! They run true to size, if a little small, so if you’re in-between, size up!
Shop my favorite washes:
Ponte pants might be the most versatile pant you can have in your wardrobe. If you aren’t sure what they are, it’s basically like dress pants and leggings had a baby. They’re basically like leggings that you can dress up really easily–nice enough to wear to the office or out to dinner, but comfy enough to wear on a 9 hour plane ride! Every girl needs a pair!
Some are cut more like leggings (like this pair), others more like jeans (like these) or office pants (like this pair), but all equally as comfortable and sophisticated! (Personally, I love this pair with the zippers at the ankles, which are on sale for $75! They come in three colors, too–black, charcoal, and navy!)
Here are a few more favorites: