WIW: Artsy Audrey (and pants length question)

Trying out two new pieces today - one in the black assymetrical tunic, that you can't see well in the picture.  I'm impressed with how warm it is, which thrills me!

The second is the crazy vest that was just so crazy I had to have it.  I'm still trying to decide if I like it.  It's subbing for a scarf, though the scarf would have been much more sophisticated.

I like the formula.

My question is with these pants (black jeans).  As is, they're just a smidge short, I think.  (Though they don't really look it in the pics, hmm... Maybe it's just me?).  I'm considering cropping them (as shown on the left).  Is that the proper length?  And would these look weird cropped to that length?

I'd also want to wear these with booties, as shown in pic 2 (and that's the length that they usually scrunch up to on my calf, shown on the right, also).

Apologies for the lack of hair care - I'm fresh out of the shower and forgot to add my headband before the pics.  Hair cut is scheduled for Wednesday!

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10 Comments

  • Angie replied 4 months ago

    Great to see you, Amy. Fun look. The scarf reminds me of a wild bird.

    Crop the jeans two to three inches above the ankle bone and you are good.

  • Beth Ann replied 4 months ago

    A bold vest can be the perfect piece to punch up a late winter look!  I like the cropped pants.  They look a good length to me, or perhaps a 1/2 inch shorter.  

  • Style Fan replied 4 months ago

    I like the pants shorter.  The vest is great.  Your own version of Audrey's look.

  • unfrumped replied 4 months ago

    Live the vest over black. I'm not good with pant lengths but if you can get your footwear sorted, these pants look like they would be fun cropped.

  • merwoman replied 4 months ago

    Wonderful to see you Amy, and love your take on Audrey! xx

  • bonnie replied 4 months ago

    You look great in a column of black. I love the colors in the vest. 

  • Joy replied 4 months ago

    What Angie said. The vest is wild! Perfect for a column of black.

  • Bijou replied 4 months ago

    I love the sliver of ankle that you get with cropped pants - so I say give them the chop too. You can wear bold colours, so this vest is great on you. I really like your hair - if this is a bad hair day, then it must look amazing most of the time!

  • Momo replied 4 months ago

    The best is wild and awesome. A true statement .

  • RobinF replied 4 months ago

    Yes cropped! Love that vest, I thought it was a big scarf until I read your notes. Great look.

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