As you know I want to love everything in my closet. Before I make anything new, I decided to "shop" my closet first. I picked some items out of my closet that I like, but don't love and could use some alterations. I decided to alter them to give them a chance of being worn. One of the first things I altered were my white linen pants. I thifted them and I love them, but even after lengthening them they weren't long enough. I kept pulling them down to make them long enough and pulling them up so they weren't so low on my waist.I rarely picked them out to wear them.
I chopped them off, took out some of the width in the leg, and added a white cuff. They are SO comfortable and the casual, easy, sporty and bohemian vibe I was going for.
When I first decided to alter them I was going to cuff them into capris. I started looking on Pinterest and saw cute linen capris, but none of them were me. Finally, I found linen track pants and found my answer for these pants. Now I want to wear them every week.
I know that with young kids white isn't a great idea, but I truly love white. I truly love white. I do get them dirty with the kids, but they wash really well. If they do get stained, maybe I'll eventually dye them gray. Wouldn't they be so cute gray?