Fashion Trends on Trial: Palazzo Pants

Palazzo pants: wide legged, loose-fit, soft fabric, crazy patterns… they’re like the pyjamas you can wear in public, aren’t they?

(Wait, what are we saying here? Some of you wear ACTUAL pyjamas in public, don’t you? You can skip this post.)

Of course, not ALL palazzo pants come with prints that scream “summer in Boca”. Some are in plain colours or ditsy florals, and if we wanted to play devil’s advocate (which we don’t, really, but what the hell) we could argue that the loose fit and flowy fabric makes them a good choice for a hot summer, and that, when paired with a floppy hat, they can create a vaguely 70s¬†silhouette¬†which is OMGONTREND.

Or we could just say that, hey, these prints make our eyeballs bleed.

What do YOU say?

(All items pictured are available at BooHoo.)

8 Comments

  • June 14, 2011

    Emily

    I would really like a plain light brown pair. I also fell head over heels in love with a cream and black polka dot pair from River Island. Some of the floral prints I would totally wear. I’m tall so I’ve been told I am the right person to wear them. Unfortunately, they make me look and feel like Disco Stu.

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  • June 14, 2011

    Marthe

    If i was older and taller i’d maybe wear them as creating a casual but chic feeling. And in fact, dear fashion police, i love the print in the middle! ;D

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  • June 14, 2011

    Raechel

    I think they’re great!

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  • June 15, 2011

    Janelle

    I only like the first pair. But I wouldn’t wear them.

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  • June 15, 2011

    louboutins shoes

    is good idea!!

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  • June 15, 2011

    Karen

    I love the look, especially the print on the left. I am quite short, however, so I have a feeling that they would not look so hot on me.

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  • June 15, 2011

    ErinAvalin

    I quite like the look, in plain or very small print fabric! These prints, however, hurt me and look ridiculous! And being short is not a disaster with palazzo pants, you just have to make sure that they’re not too wide!

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  • June 23, 2011

    Rock Hyrax

    I like the ones that are really wide and look like a maxi skirt at first sight. (I’m talking about ones I’ve seen in real life – the examples here should all be thrown straight into FP jail.)

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