Recently a friend asked me if I had a favorite piece of clothing. And based on her reaction, I assume she was surprised to hear that I said, "my Forever 21 sweatshirt." Besides the fact that it's slouchy and comfortable, it's nearly tissue-thin at this point and goes just as well with pajama pants as it does with a leather skirt. Sometimes it's not about an item's material worth, but simply an irrational attachment.
For someone with a disproportionately long torso,* I almost always go for high-waisted pants, since that extra bit of length in the leg is crucial. I have a couple pairs of trouser jeans that I love, but they're all in a wide cut and up until recently I hadn't found the perfect ...read more