Fancy Pants

Everything comes around again. Even a pair of crazy shimmery wide leg pants I found on the free rack at a thrift store. I can't say much about their vintage or origin, the only tag states that they were made in Korea and the fabric content is 12% silk, 88% meatallic (and yes, that is how it's spelled).

Typically I wouldn't expect such an item to be having a moment, but metallic wide leg pants certainly seem to be. Everywhere from Anthropologie to Nordstrom are embracing the style.

In another instance of letting these languish in my closet for far too long without an occasion to wear them - and this particular look having been in my head since bringing the pants home - thai food on a Wednesday evening became the occasion. I opted for my flat Soak slides over heels as it was such a pleasant night I wanted to walk to the restaurant!

 off the shoulder tee, shimmer pants, scalloped clutch-7 off the shoulder tee, shimmer pants, scalloped clutch-5 off the shoulder tee, shimmer pants, scalloped clutch off the shoulder tee, shimmer pants, scalloped clutch-8 off the shoulder tee, shimmer pants, scalloped clutch-9 off the shoulder tee, shimmer pants, scalloped clutch-2
The Rundown
Black Off The Shoulder Tee Express similar
Metallic Wide Leg Pants Thrifted similar
Black Slides c/o Soak
Tilly Scalloped Clutch Matine
Carine Earrings Gorjana via Rocksbox
Begonia Pendant Necklace Aster via Rocksbox
Candice Shimmer Ring Gorjana via Rocksbox
(Use code lydiaxoxo for a free month of Rocksbox!)
Stacked Rings Gorjana via TJMaxx similar
Sunglasses "Cinque Terre" Kam Dhillon c/o Coastal



  1. These pants are fabulous what a great find.


  2. These are fabulous pants, Lydia!!
    It's the metallic part that are going to make them perfect for even dressy events!!

  3. These pants are fabulous - although I can imagine the thrift store would have found it hard to get someone to actually pay for them, especially at a time when palazzo pants weren't right on trend. But clearly, you got to gain from that, and lucky you. I love that the metallic gold shimmer is obvious when you look closely, but subtle enough that the pants could almost be considered beige at a glance, which I'm sure makes them easier to way for the transition for afternoon-to-evening-out. This whole outfit really does look like it was meant to be worn together - and it's rare that anything metallic could look so effortless!

  4. Those "meatallic" pants were quite the find - I agree with Cee that they do seem effortless on you, which is impressive for a metallic.

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

  5. I actually have a fairly similar pair of pants, but they're not nearly as cute nor as long. I think I need your cute pair instead.

  6. Well they look good to me and what can i say I have two or three metallic items waiting to be worn in the closet...
    Tell me more about the "free rack"... at the thrift store. I had never heard of this practice !!

  7. You pull off these pants so well! I love how you styled them! What a great find!
    Jeans and a Teacup

  8. Such a fun pair of pants! Love how you styled them with the black OTS top.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  9. I have an obsession with wide-leg pants and your metallic pair is GORGEOUS!!

  10. I love your sunnies,
    You look great.

    Much Love,
    Zarrah | The Bandwagon Chic

  11. That colors make you look elegant. Love your outfit.

    Life is amazing!!!
    Sofia xxx |

  12. Ahh "meatallic" I love it! Those are such a fun find too. You have such a great way of pairing new and thrifted pieces. The rest of your look totally modernized the pants!

  13. Fancy indeed, I love how it flows freely, really fab dear!

    Jessica |