Quest for Perfection

Who among us does not yearn for that perfect item of clothing, easy to wear, goes with everything and fits like a glove. 

For years now I’ve been on a quest for black pants that fit that description.  Have I had any luck?  Not so much.  I thought these would be the answer to my prayers.  They are from the Gap premium black pant collection.  In the dressing room they where divine, but after wearing them for a day and sitting in them, they are all baggy now.  The butt is baggy, the knees are also baggy, baggy = bad, bad = sad.

So tell me my fashion mavens, have any of you found that perfect pair of little black pants?

Black top – Inc. Macy’s
Black pants – Gap ( slim cropped fit )
Cardigan – J Crew Outlet
Leopard flats – Sperry
Necklace – beads – J Crew, locket – vintage from my Grandmother

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5 Responses to Quest for Perfection

  1. Mike says:

    Caroline Collection at Brooks Brothers.

  2. Kari. says:

    They look pretty good on you (and I love that sweater!). Was this before the day or at the end of the day? Have you tried the Editor or Columnist pants at Express?

  3. Hannah says:

    Would this be the reason why I keep getting black pants from you? That is not a complaint. 🙂 Love my “Doreen hand-me-ups!”

  4. I’m still on the hunt. Basics seem to be the hardest to find. The perfect ones that is.

    An aside, but you’ve been awarded: http://bit.ly/nXf2U7

  5. Shybiker says:

    I’m sorry you were disappointed but, I have to say, this is a beautiful, elegant look. The length of the sweater is absolutely perfect. The proportions of the outfit work wonderfully. This is one of the best looks I’ve seen in months.

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