Get Earthy in Marc Jacobs Silk Twill Wide-Leg Pants

My second designer inspired garment actually encompasses two design trends, earthy tones and “big girl pants”.  With Marc Jacobs silk twill I made the first garment of my earth-toned wardrobe.  This is the very first time I’ve sewn silk twill, but it will not be the last.  I love this fabric and would like at least two more pairs of pants out of it.  If you haven’t try silk twill, you should.  You will not be disappointed.

It seems like earth tones are always on trend and can be anchor tones for any seasonal wardrobe.  I really like the fact that this trend never goes away and that many of the colors are in my color palette. Wide-leg trousers are on trend and many designers showcased them on the runway as part of their spring/summer collections.  The length does not matter; it’s about the way the fabric flows around the legs.  This Marc Jacobs silk twill is fluid and feels great against the skin.  Designers that feature wide-leg trousers are:  Emporio Armani, Marni, and 3.1 Phillip Lim.

Previously, I made view A of McCall’s 6515.  This time I made view  D.  This pair was just as easy to make as the last.  The difference are the pleats at the waist and the wide-leg.  As stated in my previous review, it’s an easy pant to sew.  For the next wide-leg pair though, I will scoop out the back crotch hook a bit.  Also, I’ll make them a tad bit longer.  Here they look a little on the short side.  Worn below with McCall 6042 jacket, and Simplicity 4020 top, View C. 

 

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Comments


  • Sallie
    March 26, 2014

    Another great look Cennetta! I have that pants pattern just waiting to be made once the right fabric comes along – might have to check out this silk twill!

    • Cennetta
      April 4, 2014

      Thanks, Sallie. The silk twill is great to work with.

  • Lola
    March 26, 2014

    Beautiful and elegant. I’m sold!

  • Lori
    March 26, 2014

    That looks fabulous, Cennetta, I will have to look at that silk twill

    • Cennetta
      April 4, 2014

      Thanks, Lori. You won’t be disappointed.

  • Zeila
    March 26, 2014

    Perfect fit, and the style is so flattering on you. Actually, I think everybody looks good in a great fitting pair of wide-leg pants.

    • Cennetta
      April 4, 2014

      Thanks, Zeila. Yes wide-leg pants are very forgiving.

  • Peter
    March 26, 2014

    Those pants look fantastic, Cennetta. I love the way that fabric drapes — I must explore silk twill!

    • Cennetta
      April 4, 2014

      Thanks, Peter. Like I said earlier, “You won’t be disappointed.” Silk twill is beautiful.

  • Fiona
    March 27, 2014

    Cennetta I LOVE these! Such a great trend to choose and the perfect fabric for them!

    • Cennetta
      April 4, 2014

      Thanks, Fiona. I really like this trend and like it will be around for a while.

  • Pam
    March 28, 2014

    These pants are fantastic!

  • Ginger
    March 28, 2014

    Wow, these must feel amazing when you’re wearing them! And they really make a statement!

    • Cennetta
      April 4, 2014

      Thanks, Ginger. They do feel amazing. The fabric has a very soft hand and is drape is amazing.

  • Diana
    April 2, 2014

    A great look ! I love wide leg pants . They look so elegant with the other pieces you are wearing!

  • Cennetta
    April 4, 2014

    Thanks Diana. I love this trend.