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Hi, Everyone! How was your weekend? I am so glad we didn’t have any plans this weekend because I ended up with the stomach flu on Friday night. Thank God that it was a short-lived one. We woke up on Saturday morning to torrential rain and loud thunder. The rain was so heavy and lasted most of the day. I did get out and go to a luncheon at Neiman’s to see the Vince line for Spring and Summer. It’s all about belted pants, dresses, and skirts. Anyway, I am writing this post today because I posted the most flattering pants I’ve ever worn on my Instagram during the Reward Style Conference and I had so many people ask me about them that I wanted to share them with you.

First things first…have you downloaded the app?

First of all, if you have not downloaded the app, I highly suggest doing so. This is where you can find so much inspiration and find out about the products you like. By downloading the app, you will receive a push notification with ready-to-shop product information when you screenshot the image on the app. I mention this because anything I put on Instagram that has the “” wording, can be easily shoppable with the app.  It’s a lot easier than it sounds and I am linking a video below to help you figure it out!

These girls are my rocks in this crazy business

These photos were taken over a week ago at the Reward Style Conference. This is a yearly event that happens in Dallas where two hundred influencers are invited to participate. I am so fortunate that I have been asked for the last few years. The invitations are based on sales, and as you can guess, the average age is about 30. There are a handful of us that are over 40 and boy do we stick together! Not that I don’t love the younger girls, but there is a vast difference in what we wear and talk about.

I know you recognize Heather (silver suit), but the other two in the photo have become very close friends of mine. Erin (in the white suit) lives in Telluride, and you might have seen my post with her when I visited her hometown last summer. Tiffany (in all black) lives here in Dallas and has become such a sweet friend of mine. We wish that Erin lived here because the three of us get together regularly. We wanted to get photos together at the conference, and we had no idea what each would be wearing, but it turned out perfectly in black and white. I don’t know what I would do without these girls (and Debby, who wasn’t there)!

These are the most flattering pants, I’ve ever worn!

Now, back to the most flattering pants, I’ve ever worn. I had seen these pants a few years ago (still being made because they are so classic) and couldn’t track down my size in them. When I was in LA a month ago, I found them and snapped them up. They are by Derek Lam 10 Crosby. They are a little pricey ($385) but, the fit is fantastic (makes you look tall and leggy), and they are a classic style in form-fitting stretch cotton that you will wear for years to come.

I’ve found them in a soft white and navy as well, and the soft white just showed up at my house on Friday (I love them so much that I might get the navy too!). I paired the pant with a simple white silk button down (comes with a bow tie, but wore without) because I think the pants are the focus. I wore a black bra underneath to give it some sass! Also, I switched out my usual round Raybans for these square ones. Square is in!
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I’m off this morning to get back on the exercise train today.

I haven’t worked out in almost a month and today is going to be a beating! I know I won’t be able to walk downstairs or sit on the toilet tomorrow! Gotta get back on the horse! I have linked what I think is an excellent tutorial from Erin (above) on the app. She does a great job of explaining how to use it. Pus, she has a great YouTube channel if you like to watch videos.  I hope you all have a great day! xx

Photos: Katherine Gail Co.

Pants // Blouse (similar less expensive)// Sandals (similar) // Sunglasses // Bag (similar less expensive)