WIW: Cropped Pants

In keeping the spirit of today's ensemble, I tried out my black cropped pants, with a hi-low hem top.

I have a few questions:

  • Are these pants the right length?  I fear they may be too short for the look? (just measured: they're exactly four inches above the top of my ankle bone)
  • Are the shoes ankle-accentuating enough?  I'm watching for the right pair of black sandals (a bit more dressy than my birkenstocks).  Haven't found them yet.
  • Does the outfit work?
  • New "hibiscus" Burts Bees chap stick - does the color work?

Next haircut in a week, though I did adjust my headband after this picture, so that my hair is less "square".
 

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14 Comments

  • texstyle replied 2 years ago

    I think you did a great job with the ensemble - I don't know about the pant length  exactly, so I defer to others, but maybe it could be just one inch longer to be at 4" above the ankle bone? The shoes are great and definitely drew my attention in a good way.

  • RobinF replied 2 years ago

    Very nice! I don't know if that is the best length (I'll be following to see what the others think) but it is very flattering to my eye. I think the whole thing works great. What cute shoes.

  • rachylou replied 2 years ago

    The crops are perfect :) The shoes go great.

  • JAileen replied 2 years ago

    I love the shoes! I don't know anything sbout pant length, unfortunately.

  • cobaltblue replied 2 years ago

    You look cute as a button, and I wouldn't change a thing!

  • Lyn D. replied 2 years ago

    Very nice!
    I think the pant length is fine- the lower vamp on your shoe is showcasing more skin so more attention is drawn to your lower leg.

  • Joy replied 2 years ago

    Not to sound weird, but you have alluring ankles.  the pant length looks right to my eye.  The Burt's Bees looks good too.

  • Beth Ann replied 2 years ago

    2-4 inches is the range, in general, so I think you're good to go!  Most of my crops are just on the long side --- but I think looking "deliberate" is the most important thing.  From what I can tell, the lippie is fresh and lovely.  This outfit makes it mark with your legs-for-days!  I could see one piece of jewelry added to the mix -- a cuff, long necklace?

  • amiable replied 2 years ago

    Great idea Beth Ann - I agree a long necklace or cuff would be a good addition!

  • amiable replied 2 years ago

    Thanks to everyone else too - I felt good wearing this today, and think I'll keep these crops around for now :)  

  • Sally replied 2 years ago

    That top is great...I love the assymetrical hem.  I also love the pants and the shoes with it. I'm not an expert on pants length but they look good to my eye. 

  • marianna replied 2 years ago

    Everything looks perfect to me! The crops look great.

  • replied 2 years ago

    All looks good to me ! Can't tell about the lipstick without a close-up though ;)

  • Deborah replied 2 years ago

    I think this is gorgeous!  The cropped length looks good to me.  I also don't mind my crops a little longer but hey!  You are have a lovely long leg line and I find these very flattering :)

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