Pants Power

Shirt, Necklace & Pants (Limited); Shoes (Naturalizer Outlet);
Sunglasses (Charming Charlie); Watch (Michael Kors)
Belkis-Cruz Photography

I don't know why it's taken me so long to break out of the monotony of black trousers.  When I got my first office job out of college my outfits were predictable: black dress pants and a top.  And on days I'm late or don't have the energy to think (this happens frequently) - I still revert back to that easy formula.  It wasn't until a few years ago that I finally bought a pair of dress pants that weren't black... and it was a game changer.  There is power in colors - and while this still would have worked with black pants, it's a much more fun look with blue :)


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Mira said...

You look fabulous. Love the pants. I have a similar pair but they are a bit too long for me. So I don´t wear them very often :)


Sam said...

Hi dear, you wears these pants so well, wish i had the height to pull a pair like these off, love the colour.

FitTravelerAJ said...

I'm the SAME way! I've slowly branched out with colored skirts, but I have NO fun colored work pants....until this weekend! I bought a pair of magenta cropped pants and I'm excited about them!

Anyway, I LOVE this look on you! Those pants make your legs look miles long, that top is fun with the poofy sleeve and the necklace just pulls it all together. FAB!


Tasia |Ruffles and Sequins| said...

Very cute, Heather! I don't know about you, but I can never find really nice dress pants that are other colors than the typical neutrals. I never see bold ones, so I never think to get a pair. But I still love having bright jeans :D Love your fun necklace!

Ashleigh said...

The first pair of colored work pants I bought were actually skinny leopard cropped pants, but I love them! You are right, blue is much more fun!

Natalie said...

They look so great! I'm glad you took the leap and bought some not-black trousers, they really look amazing!

M+K said...

Blue really suits you! This is such a great outfit. We love that you've stirred clear of the typical black trousers


Rachel said...

You always look so good in trousers like this! I'm jealous because they totally overwhelm me, but you look like a tall model in them! :)

Alissa said...

Your legs look a freaking mile long! Oh my gosh seriously those pants are gorgeous!

Daniella said...

You look amazing in blue! Love the classic wide leg shape of your trousers and it adds such a twist with them being blue. Your necklace is such a stunning piece, completes the look perfectly sweetie :)

Take care,
Daniella xox

TheTinyHeart said...

Cobalt is one of my favorite colors to wear! Gorgeous!

The Tiny Heart

Lauren said...

What a fun, bright color! It took me forever to branch away from black or gray pants as well. It's definitely more fun getting dressed in color!

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Citrus - Refreshing Fashion said...

those pants are FANTASTIC!

XO Meghan

Dina Karivalis said...

Love your pants, the color is perfect and the fit is fantastic!
xo Dina
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Julie, from prosecco to plaid said...

Those pants look fabulous on you! xo, Julie

Anonymous said...

I love those blue pants, you look gorgeous!


Jackie l Food.Wine.Fashion said...

I love this look - you should buy some more bright pants because you wear them well!

xo Jackie

s said...

love the pants! you look amazing and am so envious of how tall u are! xO!

Helene said...

blue is definitely your color! it looks great on you!

Alyssa said...

These pants look so insanely chic on you! I think if I tried to wear them, they'd just pool around my ankles and look wacky, but you look so tall and model-esque!

Gloria said...

I absolutely love that shade of blue - how pretty!

Chahrazad said...

That is a lovely necklace and nice pants dear.


Bethie The Boo said...

These are fantastic pants! They really are a great color and they fit you so well. I was very similar in my first office job too, lots of black and neutral, but now I step out of the box more!

Natalia A said...

What a gorgeous outfit! x

Rakhshanda Rizvi said...

Love the pants & necklace <3 <3 You look beautiful!!

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Denisa said...

Amazing outfit and I like that colors, Very nice. Have a great day.


Rachel Lynne said...

I revert back to this formula all the time! But I don't even have black pants right now, just my denim looking trousers! I LOVE the blue pants, they are amazing! This makes me want to buy colored pants!

Agnes Mayer said...

LOve these pants Heather. It has taken me quite a while to break out of the black pant rut as well. NOw i love my coloured pants. I'm loving coloured crops right now.



Kim Alston said...

I love pants in different colors. That blue looks great on you!

Nico Saich said...

you look darling! Loving the outfit especially the pants!



Always Maylee said...

You look gorgeous in these pants, they make your legs look miles long!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Fabiola said...

your look is gorgeous!!! Love your pants!


Frannie Pantz said...

Great use of color and quite professional if you ask me! I love the trousers and stripes!

Terri said...

You look amazing! Everything about this is fabulous!


glamoroza said...

Blue is really great color on you.. love this outfit! :)


Mrs C said...

If color could kill, this one will! So striking and beautiful!


Aimee said...

Beautiful look! That necklace is so cool.
xoxo Aimee

Jill J @ Classy with a Kick said...

LOVE the blue color. Such a fun break from boring black, huh? :)

Classy with a Kick

Jen {Pearls and Lace} said...

Seriously loving this outfit, the turquoise and cobalt are so pretty! Your necklace is to die for too!

xo jen

Renae at simple sequins said...

Oh yes Heather, I am so into colors and trying to stay away from black. I am very surprised about how much black clothes I do own. But I am building up the colors, thrift store by thrift store. hahahahaha. I love these blue slacks of yours and the necklace is way wonderful ! ! !

Renae at simple sequins said...

ooops and we HAVE THE SAME phone. Wonderful.

Trenchcoats to Tiaras said...

That is an absolutely gorgeous color of pants. I love your necklace too! It's very easy to get stuck on a particular clothing format when it's easy to get together without much thinking. (The benefits of that include...extra time to sleep!)


Ginny said...

Love the pants! You look gorgeous, I do not look this great in dress pants, that's for sure. :)

newpetite said...

Love the pants and these make your legs look like awesome!! Im not usually a jewelry ind of person but the necklace is soo cute!

Valerie Price said...

I love your pants! They look so amazing with the striped top...such a pretty outfit!

Catherine said...

Lovely blue pants! I've been looking for navy pants - not the most exciting things ever, but I need good staples. Love that necklace!

Ashley said...

I don't think I've ever thought about putting mint and blue together...love it! And yes, totally agree that colored trousers are super, super cute!

Kate Sullivan Corpuz said...

beautiful- i'm loving the mint necklace!

always, koru kate

Nnenna said...

Your necklace is gorgeous and I love the color of your pants!

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Lady of Style said...

Those flared trousers suit you so well! Very stylish and the colour is awesomew anyway...

Lady of Style

Kelly {Sparkles and Shoes} said...

I love the royal blue trousers, SO pretty!

Sparkles and Shoes

valerie yvonne said...

love the necklace!

Amanda @ Eloquent English said...

Whoa those pants are fab!!!!!!!

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Josephine said...

Those pants are fabulous! I love the color.

<3 Josephine

Meredith said...

Those pants look sooo good on you! And I love that color!Gorgeous!

Sherin said...

Those trousers look absolutely amazing. Love the colour so much.

Diana Marks said...

what a beautiful color of your pants! I love it!

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Stephanie Timmins said...

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Rachelle said...

I've been neglecting the Limited, great pants! They are gorge and you look great in them.


Sunny & Star said...

Saw this outfit on Instagram this morning so I had to head over to see the rest of your photos. I am absolutely loving these blue pants. I am really wanting a pair of my own now.


LyddieGal said...

I agree - colored pants open up a whole new world of office dressing. Love your mint statement necklace with the cobalt!
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Elana said...

This necklace is fantastic! And you pull off these pants so well.

silvergirl said...

i knew immediately that those pants were from the Limited
i have a pair of red ones, they are just the best fitting pants ever
i will have to break my red ones out, i haven't worn them in awhile
great look

Katie said...

loved when i saw this on instagram today! those pants look great on you!

elle [wonderfelle world] said...

Those cobalt pants are such a stunning color and look amazing on you!

whitley hamlin said...

Fantastic pant Heather!! Shape, form, length, color, love it all!

Anonymous said...

The blue pants are divine!
I love them you look fab and totally agree about relying on black when in a hurry!
I love your necklace too!
x Kirsty

Anonymous said...

Great Color - i love that pants on you! And your necklace is really gorgeous!

Love, Kyra

Madame HaseHase said...

good choice! love the trousers! <3 tones


Annie said...

Love the shades of blue in this outfit - so pretty Heather!

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Festive Girls said...

I really love these pants, the color is gorgeous! I am guilty of always buying black pants as well or having too many pairs of jeans and not enough trousers in my wardrobe. I am trying to make a change this season. Thanks for the reminder.

Sam said...

Thank you for stopping by and for your great comment...hope your day is going well!

Imogen said...

I love the bright pants and what a fabulous stand out necklace.

Bri Marie said...

These are gorgeous on you!!! What a beautiful shade of blue - and they make your legs go on FOREVER, even more than they usually do! Love it!

Michael Z said...

Those are gorgeous! Love the color and you look fab!

awhite said...

Love, love, love cobalt! Such a brilliant color- and it looks stunning on you. :)


Tiffany said...

Love the cobalt pants! I'm definitely trying to invest in more colored trousers...but it is so hard to take the leap! These look great on you!


Lyosha said...

awesome pants, dear!

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Meghan Silva said...

The colour of these pants are .... AMAZING , hope you having an amazing week .

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megcasson said...

wow, those pants are amazing.


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Heiress said...

Wow Heather ! The pants fit so well. And that necklace is just like a dream. Simply awesome.

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Bree said...

Thank you for your comment. The blue pants are amazing and they look great on you. Your legs look so long!


olga said...

You have a great style. So love this look, and you look fabulous as always! ;o)

Mai Heart said...

oh my word! I am in love with your outfit! I have almost everything similar and will need to copy!!

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navy and orange said...

super fun outfit!

xoxo navy & orange

Caroline Topperman said...

I'm loving that necklace it's so fantastic!

RedTagChicLosAngeles said...

You are so rocking those hot blue trousers Heather!!!!


Cinz said...

omg you love gorgeous in those cobalt blue pants and i love the statement piece of necklace! I always go ohhhhh when i see this necklace in your outfit posts, lol