I am the first to admit; I have found a formula for getting dressed that works for me, but I do have fun trying out new silhouettes.
Each time palazzo pants are in style I am tempted to try them. I love the idea of wearing them in warm weather instead of a sundress. They are cool and comfortable and breezy like a sundress, but your arms and legs don't have to be on full display.
When you find the right top and shoes to wear with them, they are very flattering.
One reason that these pants work so well for me is that they have a smooth wide waistband instead of a gathered small elastic one. The later would add twenty pounds visually. The fabric is a very forgiving lightweight knit that skims the body but shows no jiggly bits.
The black platform shoes are sturdy and easy to walk in. I do not wear high heels with palazzo pants because it is too easy to get the heels caught in them as you are walking.
I paired the pants with a navy cutout shoulder top in the same fabulous fabric. I added a long silver necklace to create a flattering V-neckline. Without the necklace, the expanse of my bust makes me appear barrel-shaped.
Silver, blue and white is a classic warm-weather pairing for my cool skin tone.
We were on our way out to dinner on this evening, so the little silver box clutch was appropriate. A small straw clutch and a wide brim straw hat with flat silver sandals would make this look more appropriate for daytime. The hemline of the pants should almost touch the floor.
I am wearing a size extra-small pants here, so if you buy these, go down a size. The top is a size medium.
The necklace is by French Kande. The box clutch and sunglasses are old from T.J.Maxx. The shoes are by Kenneth Cole via Saks Off 5th.
The top and the palazzo pants are by Clara Sunwoo via my friends at ShopMyFairLady.com.
Thank you for joining us on this journey through midlife and beyond. The second fifty years are truly the best!
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