Thursday, January 28, 2010

Gaucho Pants are Coming Back in Style

Just because you work from home doesn't mean you need to always look awful. You don't always need to wear an old college shirt and Christmas print pajama pants. These are things I'm slowly learning. I'm also learning that gaucho pants are EVERYWHERE.

Ok, gaucho pants get a bad rap. I love my gaucho pants from college, ok? I wouldn't wear them to work, or on a date, or to the moon, but I love wearing them around the house or running errands. I'm not afraid to admit it. Love them.

There's a ton of stores that offer loungewear, which is like a happy medium between normal people clothes and pajamas. My husband may think that I spend my days at home working in lingerie. I do. (HUSBAND, STOP READING).

Ok, I really don't, and I'd like to start dressing slightly better for when the UPS man comes to my door. Here's some incentive to looking presentable while still being comfortable.







I actually don't know if I'd wear this, but I'd give it a shot. I have a super satin cute romper from VS that I love, and this has potential to be adorable. Or a potato sack.


13 comments:

  1. Please, please, no. Gaucho pants may be comfortable and everywhere but just, no. They are one step up from scorts or coulotts. One very comfortable step but a step I dare say we should not take. I am also not ok with the seeming general acceptance in the world that leggings have replaced pants in all social situations. When did this happen? (Besides 1991) I love leggings but there are rules, you know? I think you touched a nerve...

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  2. Also, I would totally live in that top outfit. I think its the shortness of the gaucho that bothers me so much. I think theyre just universally unflattering.

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  3. Just say no go gaucho pants!! You can never hide your panty line and there's always camel toe!

    To me, these are worse than leggings! At least with legging people feel compelled to cover the behind...

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  4. You already know what I think of gauchos from our twitter convo last night! hahaha And I will admit, I'm wearing a sorority tshirt and snowflake pajama pants AS I write this :)

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  5. I'll admit it--I kind of like gaucho pants. They are comfy!

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  6. My first controversial post!

    MrsFord - Come on, you know you'll be wearing blue gaucho pants under your wedding dress.

    Classy Fab Sarah - Yes, I will totally agree I've seen some BAD gaucho looks.

    Whitney - I still want to see that pic!

    CowgirlLawyer - Way to jump on the bandwagon with me!

    Note: I have 2 pairs of gaucho pants from college - I doubt I'll actually buy another pair, but I'm definitely not tossing them.

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  7. I'm wearing blue Gaucho pants... RIGHT NOW!

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  8. Just say NO to gaucho!! I cannot stand when people wear those out of the house. Just sayin.

    On another note, THANK YOU for your post re Hudson wide leg jeans. They look so comfy, I'm thinking about buying a pair on ebay. :)

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  9. I totally agree and clearly need to work on this!!!

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  10. I am also not ok with the seeming general acceptance in the world that leggings have replaced pants in all social situations.
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  11. Ok, I absolutely LOVE my gauchos, though I don't really leave my apartment in them. I have 2 pairs to sleep in, 1 pair as a swimsuit cover up, and 1 "dressy pair" that is just waiting to be in style. I won't hold my breath.
    However, I was out shopping last weekend and there were TONS of them at the stores! Making a comeback? Probably not. But it was kind of comforting knowing they're still out there!

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  12. I am someone who will not go to the mailbox without makeup and being totally presentable. I happen to like the way gauchos look if worn correctly. You can say that about any piece of clothing. I see people all the time who have spent a small fortune on their wardrobe only to look as if they were too ignorant to figure out what fits or looks good on them.

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  13. camel toe gooooooood

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