OUTFIT DETAILSHow to Style Lavender Pants for Spring
Outfit c/o LOFT: Blush Blouse (Petite XXS), Tie-Waist Pants (00 Petite, also in chambray, olive, red and gray)
Kendra Scott Earrings c/o, Nude Heels (review here), Prada Tote
Lavender is a big hit this spring and you’ll definitely be seeing more of it! A good way to incorporate it into your wardrobe is with these tie-waist pants. Colored pants can be scary but I promise you with a few simple steps, you can easily work it into your outfit rotation. One reason lavender pants is easy to style is it’s a pastel color. Since it’s not too much of a statement, you don’t have to worry about it clashing with another color.
Before we get into styling tips, I want to talk about the fit. These are the same as the red tie-waist pants I own. I’m wearing size 00 Petite in both and want to reiterate they do run a little big. Fortunately, the tie-waist gives me the ability to cinch in the waist. Whether you wear them to work, on the weekends or out with friends, you are guaranteed to be comfortable. These lavender pants are the perfect amount of stretchy and structured. Fit wise, they sit right above the hips, so they are not high-waisted. Keep this in mind when thinking of what tops to pair it with. Now, let’s get into styling!
Make it Monochrome
I cannot resist a monochromatic look. There’s something so chic about wearing the same color top and bottoms. This sweater is a great transitional piece into spring. Layer with a cashmere tank underneath for cold days and once the weather warms up, wear it alone. It tucks perfectly into these lavender pants and is just a shade lighter. I went with lavender earrings to complete the look but opted for nude heels to ground the outfit.
A monochromatic look is sure to make a statement but it’s not too bold since the colors aren’t as vibrant as say a hot pink. When doing a monochrome outfit, the shades don’t have to be the same, but the hue does. Don’t pair a warmer shade of lavender with a cool one as they could clash. As long as the colors are in the same color family, you’re good to go!
Pop in Pastel
Spring is all about pastels, right? I love the idea of walking around and feeling like a well thought out Easter basket, ha! Pairing pastels together can be easy to do because of how light the colors are. My favorite color to pair with lavender is blush, like I’m doing here. This ruffle henley blouse is a wardrobe staple and will go with anything. I love it with these lavender pants because it makes for a very fresh and light outfit.
Other good pastel colors to try with lavender would be a baby blue, mint green or even a light yellow. Since yellow and purple are on opposite ends of the color wear, they complement one another. If you opt for the pastel option, I would keep all other accessories neutral. I went with white and gold earrings here to keep the focus on the colors of the clothes. Of course, wearing my favorite nude pumps to make this a polished work look.
Wow with White
Unless you’re heading to a wedding and you are not the bride, you cannot go wrong with wearing white. A classic and elegant way to wear these lavender pants is with a white top. However, I wanted to give these pants a little sass, so I’m pairing them with a white bodysuit. This turtleneck bodysuit fits like a glove. Combined with my favorite nude sandals, these lavender pants are now ready for a dinner date or out with the girls. I love how elongating this whole ensemble is because of the fit of each piece. If you want, you can even throw on statement earrings!
However, if you pair these lavender pants with a white sweater or white blouse, it’s sure to still turn heads. It would just be a more modest approach to how you can wow with white. I’m envisioning how cozy it would be if you had a super soft white sweater and did a partial tuck with these lavender pants. Or you could project confidence in the workplace with crisp white button down.