Monday, October 18, 2010

Who Knew (See Jane Suprised)


I never thought I would be one to say the phrase 'cargo jeggings,' let alone buy a pair--recent interest in cargo pants was a big step in itself.  I couldn't help myself, though.  As soon as I saw them on a mannequin as I passed by American Eagle, my curiosity was piqued.  When I saw the price (under $20), I knew I had to have them.  This isn't my first pair of leggings disguised as denim material, but it is my first pair of cargo pants since junior high.

Anthropologie blazer, F21 top, American Eagle jeggings, J Crew shoes (here + here)

A year ago, if you could have told me that I would be buying green, cargo, jeggings (a cringe-worthy word in itself) from American Eagle, I would have demanded a refund of my future.  My how time changes perspective--I've been wearing these non-stop!

37 comments

  1. Cargo jeggings? and under $20???? that is a steal, LOVE em, and you look great in your outfit :))

    XOXO
    J

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  2. THEY LOOK AWESOME on you....love them!! AE is one of my fav stores too!


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  3. simple and cute :)

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  4. It's amazing how things change, isn't it? Heck, my younger self would have cringed at the thought of a leopard-print scarf. But you know what? I love it. Just like I love your cargo leggings - they're insanely flattering on you!

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    Jessica
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  5. Wow, they look great. And under $20, incredible!

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  6. I love them! They look great!

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  7. you have the perfect body type for those jeggings! love them

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  8. They look awesome on you!
    I love them paired with the blazer and heels. good idea!

    xx
    Nikki
    PS- I think Don Draper MUST have a brain tumor. I was hoping it was all a dream!

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  9. haha, if i saw them for that price i would get them too!

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  10. Oooh love those!!!!! :D I've been avoiding jeggings, but these are cargos so they are a bit different ;) May need to try them on :p
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  11. ummmm I love these! You look great (as always)! I actually dog-earred a sweater I saw in a magazine from American Eagle and couldn't believe it either. But for the prices...not gonna pass it up!
    xoxo

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  12. You're so right on about your cargo jeggings rule. Whenever I find myself sticking to a rule like No bright lipstick! No socks with open toed shoes! I'll try to go out of my way to break my own rules. Fashion, and even our own perception of it, is always changing.

    xoxo
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  13. These look AMAZING on you! So chic and flattering on you, and the color is absolute perfection.
    xo Josie
    http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

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  14. I too bought a pair of these and am totally in LOVE!

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  15. if only all of us were blessed with your legs....then we'd all be permitted to wear these pants. i however, am not.

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  16. nice american eagles..because they almost are comparable to the AG jeggings!

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  17. haha yes i dislike the word jeggings too! but they look so great and that price is unbeatable!

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  18. You got a major deal on the cargo pants. Holy moses. They look so good on you and your shoes have been locked in my mind for about a week. Not good for my wallet.

    Love the way you put the outfit together with a blazer. Totally amps it up.

    ps-it's cold down here (at least for us) - in the 60's and has been raining off and on the past couple days.

    xoxo,
    Carrie

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  19. and of course they look adorable on you! making me want a pair as well!

    doing my first giveaway this week-enter to win a fred flare gift card!

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  20. nice pants ! they look really good on you! :)

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  21. I can't blame you, these look great on you!:D

    ***** Marie *****
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  22. Those cargo jeggings look amazing on you. I got a pair of skinny cargos and I have been living on them for the last couple of weeks.

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  23. I love your outfit! Seriously! :)
    Super super super amazing!

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  24. I love this outfit and those shoes.. they're so versatile :)

    Hope you had a good weekend.

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  25. Those are so awesome! They look just like the J Brands that I love so much! (and these are much more affordable ;-)

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  26. They look super cute... and I HATE the word "jeggings" too. I bought a pair, but have avoided wearing them for fear I'll have to use that word. Ick.

    Leaving the House in THIS?!?!

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  27. Thanks for the sweet comment. You are pretty gorgeous yourself!!

    xx

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  28. Lol, I share your sentiments on the word "jegging." Great blazer!

    Call Me Ishmael

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  29. i love the red pedi with the gray shoes! nice touch!

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  30. I guess for under 20 they were worth a try! I love great deals like that. The outfit is great!

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  31. Anna Jane, the weather has been beautiful in Vancouver. Nice and crisp fall weather.

    You should come and visit our city :)

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  32. I actually love American Eagle jeans and the way they fit (I have 4 pairs!) but I agree I haven't owned cargos in years. I find myself wanting a pair desperately!!

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  33. Hey babe, thank you so much for understanding, you're the BEST!!! btw, i am your follower now, I love your blog and has been for some time, and only just realised that I haven't followed you yet :)

    Wishing you a beautiful day

    LOVE
    Jemina
    xoxo

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  34. Oh wow, these are so cute on you! And under $20??? I'm going to have to check out American Eagle sometime this week. Thanks for the tip!

    xo
    Valerie

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  35. Those cargo pants are too cute... I will be making a purchase today..xo lol

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  36. Hi
    Love the shoes, they were awesome:)

    From Norway - have a great day - SP

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  37. Those look great on you, and as a former sales associate who worked at AE when those came out, I can honestly say they don't look good on most of the people who tried them on - you're workin' it!

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