The Palazzo Pant: A Primer : It's So You!

The Palazzo Pant: A Primer

by Mary Sheehan Warren on 06/01/15

The palazzo pant has made a major comeback this season. Sometimes, I think of the Bionic Woman, my hero from childhood:

(5 and up: Really? This toy can only be appreciated by those of sophisticated taste. That's obviously 9 and up.)

I'm not sure many join me in my enthusiasm for the palazzo which brings back these specific memories. So, below is a nice example of how the pant can work tastefully for today's sophisticated woman:


The palazzo is supposed to be breezy, a hint of a skirt with the feel of nearly nothing at all. A light weight fabric is critical, and the print makes or breaks the effect.

Makes (Printed lines are good. Just wear a shirt.)

A favorite of mine:

When trying on the palazzo, check its flow when walking as well. There shouldn't be a whole bunch of shifting and tilting and twisting. Think breezy.

So, what about the related "jumpsuit" or "pantsuit" that's jumping into our sartorial consciousness? Well, the same rules apply. (And with an added bonus...)


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