I've owned several pairs of black trousers over the years, but none of them have been entirely perfect. I still love this high-waisted pair, but they're so voluminous that they're not as versatile as I'd like (read: they really don't work with flats). And these skinny cropped pants are also still a stand-by, but they're a bit too casual to ever dress up. I'd had my eye on this pair, by Phillip Lim, for a while and they met all of my requirements: they're impeccably tailored, show just the right amount of ankle and can be worn with a crisp button-down as easily as a slinky tank top at night.
The Perfect LWD
The perfect dress has to hit on a couple of different points to warrant a place in my wardrobe: it must be neutral enough to dress up or down, be worn with ease, and lastly, have a special detail that sets it apart. The Cupcakes and Cashmere Laurel chiffon dress fits the bill ...read more