Wax Coated Pants Perfect For Spring

Wax coated pantsIt’s technically spring in North America, but the temperatures outside tell me we’ve got a few more weeks to go before we can wear short-sleeved clothing without a jacket. In the interim, a blazer and wax coated pants are the perfect pairing for this weather.

This navy blazer is a classic. It’s from J. Crew and it’s their ‘Schoolboy’ blazer, now available as their ‘Rhodes‘ blazer. It’s wool, lined, has gold buttons, and can be dressed up or down. I love that it’s wool because it keeps me warm on cool spring days – yet it’s not bulky. I also love that it’s a petite size, so no alterations were necessary. The sleeve and jacket length were just right.

These wax coated pants, though, are one of my go-to wardrobe items, especially in changing weather. They’re Canadian-made by a Montreal-based, socially conscious company called I Love Tyler Madison. I think the best part about these pants is that they’re pull-on, with no zippers or buttons. The founders of this company love that these pants work for many body types and I agree with them. I’ve seen them on others and they look great.

I’ve styled the pants with an untucked oxford shirt under my favorite blazer for a casual yet chic look. Adding pearls makes the outfit that much dressier, as do high-heeled boots. You could remove the pearls, add a scarf, and wear casual boots or flats for a less formal look. You could also take the look to a very casual level by wearing a t-shirt and sneakers.

Although these pants remind me of leather pants, they’re really not comparable. They’re made of rayon and a hint of stretch that is wax coated. It’s a lot easier to wear them without worrying about being too careful. They also come in a cropped version and lighter colors, just in time for the warmer weather.

So, what do you think? Have you worn wax coated pants? I’d love to know what you think.

Happy Spring!

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6 thoughts on “Wax Coated Pants Perfect For Spring

  1. Great article. I love J. Crew! The model for this post wears it very well – I just wish we could see her face – so mysterious!

    1. Thanks, Rob! J. Crew is amazing for petite sizes, so it’s a double bonus. As for seeing my fact, we’ll get there some day – maybe! Sunglasses is the next step…Mary

    1. Thank you so much! I’ve been absent from the blog for a few weeks, so receiving comments encourages me to write more! xoxo Mary

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