Rated 3 out of 5 by KCP26 unusual cut
the fabric is gorgeous. I love the shimmer and the color and pattern are so unique and much better than they appear online. However, when I pulled them up, they were really tight in the thighs which wouldn't allow the rest of the pants to come up. basically, the pants are the same size in the calf as they are in the thighs so if you're thighs are larger than your calves, these won't fit. design flaw. if the fabric had a little stretch in them, they'd be perfect. have to send them back.
January 17, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by BBUSR I want these to work....
These pants are really stunning. The fabric is gorgeous and they manage to shimmer and shine without looking gaudy. They DO fit.... awkwardly.... I'd read another review that made the point about the pants being too narrow to pull up all the way past the thighs. So I chose to order the medium instead of my usual small. As reference, I'm 5' 7", 32-26-34, 126lb. Pants came out of the box in perfect condition, I was delighted to see that it had an elasticized waist in the back that somehow I'd missed in the photos, and they looked like they would fit well, if slightly on the loose side. And then I tried them on.... The thighs were not a problem, but the calves! I had a hard time pulling them all the way up because the calf portion of the pants are so narrow! I was so dismayed, so I shimmied and I wiggled and I got them on. Sort of. But, there I was, and yep, in the mirror my knees somehow looked like a speed bump on which my pants had stalled. I've only had them for a day, and they are back in the box, but I'm not yet ready to give them back. They ARE so beautiful. It occurred to me late in the day that maybe it is not so much the pant that is tight, but rather the lining. So, perhaps, I will take to my madam tailor and ask her expert opinion. I should add that I do NOT have obnoxiously large plumpy calves, nor am I runner with huge muscles. They fit my frame which is generally slender and should have most certainly fit into a size SIX pair of pants.
February 14, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Jabeen No stretch, strange weave, unusual pull
As another reviewer mentioned, the thighs are the same size as the calves, so on me (5'7" 130 lbs - usually a 2 or 4), the medium is tight. There is no stretch in the weave of the fabric, so they pull oddly when you walk. The length of the pants is the perfect crop, and the ankle button detail is great, but when you squat down, the pants dip very low (again, because of the way the fabric pulls), making them uncomfortable. Also, colors are much more vibrant than in the photos; the oranges are more orange and the soft pinks and corals are stronger in person.
February 26, 2013