1.28.2016

LYSSE, aka the best pants...EVER!

Happy Thursday readers!

Much of the pretty snow has melted here and life is mostly back to normal post-Jonas.

I am really excited to be back in a blogging groove. As mentioned before, I've had a list of posts planned for quite a while, but am finally now getting around to write them. Today's post is one of those.

Those that have been following along for a while, know that every year Bryce and I head to the Waterfowl Festival in Easton, Maryland with his family. To get an idea of what the festival entails, you can check out a recap post from my first visit to the festival here. Easton is the most charming small town on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and is filled with unique and fun shops. Bryce's mom and I really enjoy taking a break from all the ducks during the weekend by logging some girl time together shopping. I really hit the jackpot when shopping this year, because I found the best pants...ever!

As we were visiting the different boutiques, I kept noticing the brand Lysse. In fact, at Chesapeake Trading Co, in nearby St. Michael's, there were racks and racks of Lysse pants. After seeing the label pop up so many times, curiosity got the best of me and I decided to try a pair on. Boy...was I glad I did!


These pants, which are also available in plus sizes, are amazing! As you can see, they are a legging style pant, but with a thick enough ponte fabric that they can be dressed up for work or play.


I would compare them to a J. Crew Pixie Pant without the zipper, much softer fabric, and a leaner price tag. Wearing them literally feels like yoga pants, and on top of that, they have a nice high waistband with tummy control. Finally, if I haven't sold them on you yet, they come in endless styles! I bought the pair styled in this post, as well as this flocked velvet pair. And did I mention they're machine wash?


I took the close-up above to show you the detailing on the pants. I love that the print is subtle enough to be a neutral, but still pushes the envelope a bit. I also really appreciate the detail of a visible seam, which makes them more formal than a typical legging. Unfortunately, I can't find this exact pair anywhere online, but this pair has a similar feel.


They run true to size and I am wearing a small.

Next on my list for sure, is a navy pair, but I am also ogling over some of the more daring styles! Snakeskin, anyone?



They also design tops, jackets, dresses and skirts. I will say, I didn't try any tops on while in Easton, because I have a hard time justifying $80+ for a simple tee shirt, BUT, if they are as wonderful as the pants, it might be worth the splurge.



You can shop all styles at Lysse's website here, but after a quick search, I saw Lysse styles were also available at Nordstrom and Zappos....which led me to wonder if I've been living under a rock all this time?

Have you shopped Lysse before?

What are your go-to brands for pants and clothing that are as comfortable as they are stylish?

Have a great day!

14 comments:

  1. Ok, I made need them. I have worn my pixie pants to death. They are SO soft now, but looking a bit worn.

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  2. I love ponte knit pants. I have a pair from Lilly that are my favorite. I have never heard of this brand but they sound like a steal!

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  3. You have totally sold me on these pants- they sound amazing! How would you say they compare to Lilly Pulitzer's travel pants (my fave!) :) PS- you look too cute in the snow! Wish we had some down here!

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  4. These pants sound great! I love my Gigi pants from J.Crew Factory but hate the zipper! Thanks so much for sharing!

    xx
    Lauren Elizabeth
    Petite in Pearls

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  5. I have got to give these a try! I live in J. Crew Pixie pants, so I feel like these would be absolutely perfect for my wardrobe. You are always introducing me to amazing new brands :)

    XO, SS || Seersucker Sass

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  6. They sound amazing! Love your outfit and thanks for sharing!

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  7. Never heard of these but they remind me of the Lilly travel pants which I wear daily! I'm going to look into these though! PS loveeeee Chesapeake Trading Company!!

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  8. How adorable are these?! Never heard of them, but I'm so happy for an intro. I hope I can find some near me! You look fabulous btw!

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  9. This whole outfit is the cutest look - you rocked it! You've sold me on the pants - they sound fabulous!

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  10. These look AMAZING! I live in the Pixies so I'll have to give these a shot, thanks for sharing love!

    Erin, Attention To Darling Blog
    www.attentiontodarling.com

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  11. Those are super cute! I'm all of a pair of pants that feel like yoga pants but look nice like those! :)

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  12. Oh I need those! I love my J.Crew pixie pants except for that darn zipper! xo, Champagne&Suburbs

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  13. Those are super cute! I need a pair of pants like that!

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