WIW: wide leg jeans, on the road

A few months ago I found some great wide leg jeans. But of course they were like a foot too long on me. I finally got them hemmed and I'm so happy with them! Perfect for the conference I'm at on Long Island.

Another few wide leg options arrived in the mail last week. I'd like a cropped version but we'll see how that looks on me. Photos when I get back home!

I was so proud of my packing job (a full week of outfits in my tiny carry on - mix and match rather than statements) but the forecast keeps getting warmer. All the lightweight, packable merino layers I brought are too warm! I'll be fine though. I brought 3 pairs of jeans with very different silhouettes, and plenty of layering tees, so with my leather jacket I'm set for warmer weather too without feeling too boring. I'll still need the heavier things when I go to Rochester at the end of the week.

The perfect mix and match packing list (all black except as noted):
3 jeans (wide leg, skinny, crossover)
6 tees (white and black)
merino cardigan and pullover
silk v-neck pullover
short sleeve wool pullover
silk buttoned shirt
white buttoned shirt
ankle boots
leather jacket
wool coat
2 light wool scarves

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  • Angie replied 1 year ago

    Super cute, nice capsule, and safe travels. 

  • Joy replied 1 year ago

    Great packing and outfit. It sounds like you even have temperature changes figured out.

  • Suz replied 1 year ago

    Those look great on you! Have a wonderful trip. You look very well prepared indeed. 

  • Style Fan replied 1 year ago

    Great jeans.  I am looking for cropped wide legged jeans too.  I want blue denim though.

  • replied 1 year ago

    You look great. I really like the cut of the white t - it's not easy finding jus that right fit, is it?

  • UmmLila replied 1 year ago

    good job! and it all sounds you to a tee.

  • Greyscale replied 1 year ago

    Lisa, I have I think 6 of these tees (2 white, 4 black) because they are perfect. They're all about to fall apart, unfortunately, and I can't get more. They're from Uniqlo a few years ago. The Everlane U-neck tee is very similar but the arms are a little tighter so it's less good on me.

    They don't have separate sleeves, just a sort of sleeveless dolman shape, and I think that shape is flattering on many different shoulder and chest shapes. Sleeves are challenging.

  • lpr200 replied 1 year ago

    Fantastic travel capsule!

  • Lisa replied 1 year ago

    Great job traveling with a small bag!

  • Xtabay replied 1 year ago

    I don't know if perfect packing is an art or a science, but whatever it is, you've nailed it.  Those pants are great, and the tees are just right.  The scarf and jacket really tie it all together.  YLF!

  • Sterling replied 1 year ago

    They look great!!

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