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.
This weekend was spent almost entirely outdoors and couldn't have been more fun. My parents surprised me for my birthday (by crashing our Cinco de Mayo party) and were instrumental in helping us polish off leftover enchiladas and margaritas. My mom and I also managed to squeeze ...read more