Army Pants

23 Jun

Colorful Necklace with J.Crew Silk Cotton Tee

I guess I can’t technically call these pants “army pants” since they aren’t army print, but I’ve been having a bit of writer’s block lately when it comes to post titles. When I was trying to name today’s post, my imagine started to run wild, and before I knew it I was quoting Mean Girls in my head and laughing out loud (luckily I was alone). That’s when I determined that my favorite line of that movie was said by a member of the “desperate wannabes”: “I saw Cady Heron wearing army pants and flip flops, so I bought army pants and flip flops”. Hence, that is how I came to today’s post title. Let’s face it ladies, we all know every word to that movie, so it’s kind of hard not to incorporate the memorable quotes into everyday life.

Today’s outfit is lightweight and simple. I got both these pieces on sale at J.Crew a few months ago. Don’t you feel like you either find a ton of cute stuff or absolutely nothing in the sale section at J.Crew? That’s always been my experience. Anyway, to offset these utility pants, I paired it with this breezy white tee. You can’t tell in the pictures, but the front is cotton, and the back is silky! It’s like a dressy t-shirt. Genius. I’m probably the most excited about these French Connection shoes I got in New York. I tried them on for fun at the store (it was the only pair they had), and they fit like a glove. I took that as a sign that I was supposed to buy them. Hope everyone is staying cool!

 j.crew green utility pants with french connection calypso leather city shoes

j.crew skinny washed twill utility pants

J.Crew vintage cotton silk back tee

White J.Crew Tee Simple Summer Outfit

Top: J.Crew | Pants: J.Crew | Shoes: French Connection

18 Responses to “Army Pants”

  1. pregaming with coffee June 23, 2014 at 7:57 am #

    Army pants and flip flops! Love the color though, for real. I’m one of those people who has a chronic fear of camo print, so those pants are especially appealing to me!

    • Baubles to Bubbles June 23, 2014 at 11:39 am #

      Hahaha now that you mention it, I think I might have that fear, too! I’ve really never owned anything camo, so maybe these pants are my way of testing the waters!

  2. Leslie June 23, 2014 at 12:15 pm #

    I definitely thought of that quote as soon as I saw your title! Haha, love those pants though!

  3. KatWalkSF June 23, 2014 at 2:02 pm #

    Girl you and me both! Blogging can be hard! Love this look and the French Connection shoes are perfect for this look!


  4. megan3784 June 23, 2014 at 6:32 pm #

    My army green pants are one of the most versatile pieces in my closet. I especially love to pair them with a red and white striped top and white Converse sneakers. Love how you styled yours, too!

    Megan //

  5. carascliche June 23, 2014 at 8:38 pm #

    Haha LOVE your thought process on this! Mean girls for the win!

    You look fab!

    xx Cara

  6. June 23, 2014 at 9:46 pm #

    What about the cute necklace?

  7. Stephanie June 24, 2014 at 1:55 am #

    Those shoes are fabulous! And how wonderful that they fit so well too. You’ll remember your trip to NY every time you wear them! 🙂

  8. Ashley June 24, 2014 at 11:33 am #

    I have trousers like this and I totally call ’em army pants- with ya, girl! You look great- super laid back and polished. 🙂


  9. @TeeChuk June 24, 2014 at 1:20 pm #

    loove the shoes! cute post!

  10. jodikayedwards June 24, 2014 at 2:19 pm #

    Haha, I hate when I get writes block, I just type whatever sounds good and throw it up there. Love the simplicity in this look!
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  11. FashionEdible June 24, 2014 at 10:32 pm #

    Love this! Those pants are amazing and your sandals are perfect! I have a hard time with titles too and I’m always scared of using the same one twice.
    p.s. I love your Captiva pictures!!

  12. SweetCandyDreamer June 25, 2014 at 11:02 am #

    Great pants!! I really like the whole outfit 🙂 xx

  13. elmundooo June 27, 2014 at 3:53 am #

    Lovely….! ❤ Like the combi of olive green and White…..the Outfit is very chic and you look amazing pretty ❤

  14. nikkiesays June 27, 2014 at 7:48 pm #

    Love your blog! I’ve nominated you for the Fashionista Award! -Nikkie 🙂

  15. geetikawalia June 28, 2014 at 5:12 pm #

    Loved your shoes and the color of the pants is very good! 🙂
    Geetika |

  16. Kenya L Fashion Blog June 30, 2014 at 9:55 pm #

    Love the olive pants! Great fit!!

    xo, Kenya

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