After I read this morning's blog post and kept nodding along to all of Angie's reasons why wide leg crops are less popular, I immediately wrote a comment about how 4 of the 6 things applied to me, and that this explained why that silhouette didn't work on me. And immediately after I posted the comment, I realized that I actually OWN a pair of wide leg crops that I think are just flattering enough. Oops. So here's proof that even something that shouldn't work can work if you find the right pair. LOL.

For the record, I don't tuck, wear heels, or do high waists. I also try to avoid widening my already wide bottom half. These summer weight Teddie pants are mid rise on me and work with untucked tops and flat shoes and I think the vertical stripe pattern keeps them looking a bit more streamlined. They will never be the most flattering shape on me, but I think they are JFE and it's fun to switch things up once in a while.

Angie mentioned in the blog comments that her Teddie pants are not really very wide. Somehow these ones on me seem wider than the more winter versions do on most other people. I'm not sure why, but my suspicion is that it's because these are a zero-stretch fabric so a bit more crisp/stiff and I also sized up (necessitated by the zero stretch).

But anyway, so here's proof to never say never!

ETA: They do require some thought when styling though. I included photo #3 because I thought it was an example where the styling doesn't work as well.... Specifically I think they require waist definition or structure on the top. (See how much better they look in #4 with the jacket to provide structure and the tee scrunched up a bit higher?)

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