Elephants on the Palazzo

Tuesday, June 11, 2013




 
Shirt: HM // Pants:Thrifted (similar) // Clutch: Forever 21 (similar) // Ring: Mossimo // Elephant Cuff: Thrifted // Wedges: Steve Madden (similar)

I am a huge fan of Palazzo pants, for obvious reasons; they are super comfortable! Palazzo pants first became popular in the late 1960s and early 1970s.The style was reminiscent of the wide-legged cuffed trousers worn by women fond of avant-garde fashions in the 1930s and 1940s, particularly actresses such as Katharine Hepburn, Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich (Wikipedia).

This pair of elephant pants probably belonged to someone's grandma in the early 90's, but I'll rock 'em in 2013! I am also sporting my new hand strap clutch. I first saw this trend on SheFinds at the end of last year, but they were all ridiculously expensive (like 2G's expensive). So, I waited for mainstream fashion to catch on... and it still hasn't, but this was hiding at my local thrift store. It's Forever 21, but I have not seen this in any store or on their website. Hopefully, it was a test run, and they're stock more soon! I am really digging this type of clutch, what do you think of this style?


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21 comments :

Alice Warren said...

I love how you made these pants so modern with your accessories! Great look.

Alice
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CousCousandCorkWedges said...

What an amazing thrifted outfit! Those pants are gorgeous! Andrea x

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Milena Yancheva said...

The outfit is a perfect!
Have a nice day!

Elizabeth said...

I love love love palazzo pants, they are essentially dressed up pajamas - but look WAY better! Great summer outfit :)

GreenBean said...

That elephant bangle is simply adorable!

Jennifer Romero said...

Everything about this is lovely!
oXo
Jenn
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Julia Terpstra said...

I'm so glad to see a fellow thrifter!!! I adore palazzo pants, but have to wear them when the hubby isn't around... he prefers micromini's , lol.
Those SM shoes are awesome blossom... and I can't believe you found an elephant bangle to tie in those pants! Great job!!! Jules from bles-id.blogspot

Abigail said...

Love it Tori :) The top is amazing on you!

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Breenah said...

Those pants are insane and ridiculous in the best way possible.

Tiffany Ima said...

Those pants are incredible!

Tiffany Ima
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Agnes Mayer said...

Great pants. Fabulous!!!!

Link up tomorrow for my weekly tres-chic fashion thursday link up.

Agi:)

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BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

I want those pants in my life!

ThriftyGirl51 said...

I LOVE the whole look! It looks great on you. But those shoes are amazing, I really like those!!! Hard to beleive you got all that at a thrift store. Looks right of the racks of an expensive store. My favorite so far!

Jeans and a Teacup said...

What a great find! Those pants are really fun!
~Jessica
Jeans and a Teacup

dotty said...

those pants are FANTASTIC! the elephants make them so unique!

dash dot dotty

Melaina25 said...

You must have the world's best thrift store! LOVE that clutch :)

✰Transatlantic Blonde✰

Cassandra Too said...

I really like your pants! The prints are so cute!

with love, Cassandra xx
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Anonymous said...

Love this look! I'm a fan of palazzo pants too but I don't have any with elephants! I really love those shoes too and I'm impressed that you got this h2t look from my favorite store, Goodwill.

Lauren @ Style Elixir said...

Those are the greatest pants! You look fabulous :)

Thanks for linking up with Style Sessions!

Lauren xx
www.stylelixir.com

Ochi Bernadas said...

Love the print! The ring is rocking this outfit too!

xoxo,
ochibernadas.blogspot.com

Penniless Socialite said...

I love that style of clutch. I always seem to drop mine and that little strap would prevent that. Thanks for linking up.
Tara
Penniless Socialite
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