RIGHT WHITES
the best white pants of the season

as seen on
NBC Today
May 21, 2006
 

We put some of this season's hottest styles in all price ranges to the test and featured our favorites for fit and flattery.

 

 

1. BEST LINEN TROUSERS

Liz Claiborne Silk-Linen ‘Sloane’ $99

  • Slim through the hip, no back pockets, angled front pockets
  • Lined so there’s no show-through
  • A wide waistband is neatly trimmed in satin with a smooth flat front.
  • Novelty buttons close just on one side, while back darts shape and wide legs add contemporary style.
  • This luxe, silk and linen blend adds a touch of lustre to your look with a comfortably casual feel.
  • Perfect pant for work or can dress it down for weekends
  • Available at lizclaiborne.com






2.  BEST WHITE JEANS

Seven for all Mankind ‘Dojo’ $132

  • Long, lean jeans with a flared ankle are the most flattering
  • Classic rise, fitted through hip but relaxed through the mid thigh and ankle
  • Trouser style fit
  • Denim has a bit of stretch
  • Thick enough denim so pockets won’t show through
  • Perfect jeans to dress up for a night out
  • Available at nordstrom.com






3.  BEST PLUS SIZE CASUAL PANTS

Catherine’s 5-pocket jean with stretch By Liz & Me®, $38

  • Light stretch for comfort and a great fit
  • Length hits just above the ankle which flatters most
  • Lightweight denim is cool and comfortable
  • Available at catherines.com






4.  BEST CROPPED JEANS

Lands’ End stretch denim cropped pant, $29.99

  • The comfort of stretch, the cool of crops, these are the kind of jeans you’ll reach for all summer
  • The fit is easy and comfortable
  • Cool orange twill trim on upturned cuffs adds interest
  • Available at landsend.com






5.  BEST WEEKEND CASUAL

Fashion Bug Cargo Cropped Pants, $24.99 (image not shown)

  • Easy fitting, short cropped pants (hits below the knee)
  • Cargo pockets and drawstring bottoms add interest
  • All pockets are patch pockets, so no need to worry about them showing through
  • Great length for petite women (as well as taller women)
  • Available at fashionbug.com






6. BEST LONG SHORTS

Banana Republic Cropped Chino, $68

  • Long shorts are a huge trend this season
  • Worn with a matching jacket and a great pair of wedge heels, this is a great look for the office
  • Be sure to look for untapered styles for a more flattering look
  • Long shorts are more wearable than you think: pair them with a wedge heel to elongate your legs
  • Available at bananarepublic.com and The Mall at Short Hills
  • Wedge shoes from footnotesonline.com





What you wear under your white pants is just as important as choosing the right pair. Wear only nude shades, never white, prints or colors. Look for seamless styles that won’t leave panty lines. 2 of our favorites:

Barely There Flawless Fit - thong or boyshort in nude

  • Seamless styling
  • Tagfree
  • Flat elastic leg trim is flawless under pants
  • Available in comfy cotton and microfiber that is unbelievably soft and lightweight
  • $9.00
  • Available at Kohl’s and onehanesplace.com

 




Bali Easy-On Shapewear in nude

  • Amazingly easy to pull on and comfortable to wear
  • Glides on with incredible stretch and recovery properties
  • Slims the thighs to create a slender, smooth finish under white pants
  • Molds to your body for exceptional control
  • Sizes:  M – 3XL
  • $25.00
  • Available at Macy’s and figleaves.com

 


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