I had to go to “the mall” this weekend to return some things (ugh, I hate the mall on the weekends!!) but mostly wanted to stop by Eileen Fisher and try some things on in person, most importantly, these pants. Actually, they were the only thing I tried on; nothing else really appealed to me much in person.
I tried these on in the medium, petite and then the small, regular. In these photos I’m wearing the small regular and when I get them, that is the size I’ll get. I do want to try on the XS, just to see, but I like the sort of slouchy look of the small. The medium petite was shorter, of course, but I didn’t like the way they sat on my hips and fit my legs. They were a little too small, weirdly enough. Eileen Fisher’s sizing is soooooo odd, and I NEVER buy petites in her pants, even though, yes, I am petite.
Anyway, wow. I love these pants. More than my current Elizabeth Suzann silk andy trousers, and cotton canvas andy trousers definitely. I do intend to re-buy the black silk andy trousers in small once I sell my medium pair, because I like them much better in the smaller size, but I’ll pass on the cotton canvas Andy trousers; I’m just not in love with them. I do tend to feel “stuck” sometimes with things I don’t REALLY love though, because I feel like I SHOULD, you know? Everyone else does, so why don’t I?? And it’s easy to get sucked into that with Elizabeth Suzann…
I’d rather have these EF pants right now though – I love the straight fit, and the pockets. The waistband was really comfortable and sits a little lower on me, which I appreciate sometimes. I love a high waist, but not EVERYTHING has to be high -waisted you know??
When Eileen Fisher does another $25 off or other coupon/sale I’ll get these pants. I also have some store credit left on my rewards card, so the price will be a little more palatable. They may even go on sale in a month – that seems to happen frequently with EF.
Well, look at me… navy plaid. Who’d have thought??
I love it.