The rules for wearing leggings as pants.


I’m here to talk about a topic as controversial as politics and religion.  I referenced it in a previous post, and I know ya’ll have strong opinions on this:

Are leggings pants? I think so.

Some of you just vomited, others don’t understand the seriousness of this topic.  It’s extremely complex, there are rules.. but the verdict in my opinon is that leggings are pants.

It’s how you wear them, that determines whether they should be pants on you.

RULE #1

IF I CAN SEE THE CREVICES AND IMPRINT OF YOUR CELLULITE, THEY ARE NOT PANTS.

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Poor, poor, girl on the google image results of “leggings as pants”…  I’m sure she desired fame, but this wasn’t the way to get it.  Hopefully she learned her lesson. Doll, if you are reading this and think that I just gave you permission to look this way, you’re mistaken. These are not pants.

RULE #2

STAY AWAY FROM COLORED LEGGINGS AS PANTS, TIGHTS, ETC. (UNLESS YOU’RE THIS GUY, IN WHICH CASE MORE PLEASE)

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This fellow above was blessed with the gift of being able to wear leggings and nobody thinking twice.  He’s probably foreign.  Here in America the odds of you having Señor Booty’s nice build is pretty unlikely therefore -stay away.

RULE #3

CROP TOPS AND LEGGINGS. JUST DON’T.

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I’ve picked a hideous camo print outfit to further prove my point. Crop tops and leggings shouldn’t be a thing.  This lovely lady has been airbrushed beyond belief and she still can’t handle it.

RULE #4

CLASSY NOT TRASHY

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Cover your bits and pieces.  Focus on the accessories and make the leggings work with you -not make you look like a working girl. #sorrynotsorry

RULE #5

MATERIAL MATTERS

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I love ponte pants.  Buy a pair.  Or 6.  Ponte pants are the in-between of leggings and real pants.   I own around 10 pairs.. some with belt loops and pockets, others with none.  They are the ideal bottom for New York winters. My favorites are from Ann Taylor.

What are your feelings on leggings as pants?

 

Politics and Fashion


Darlings,

I want to buy evvvvverything. It’s slightly problematic, considering I don’t have a job or a budget that allows for that.  Sweaters and leggings are the usual thing here in the CHILLY gross NY winter. I heard earlier it’s going to be 65 on sunday though, how is a girl to prepare for these weather bursts?! My capris are home and I have returned almost anything light weight or sheer. I’ve decided I have a problem with deciding what to wear in the morning. it’s the overwhelming desire to wear something I haven’t worn before (but I can’t wear something completely different every day) or at least the same way I did originally. I’m running out of options on a college student budget.. Thankfully,  Christmas is right around the corner! And I put in a job application for a leadership position on campus and got an interview!! So hopefully the no job deal will end ASAP.  If I ran into a pile of cash the first things I would buy are on Ann Taylor.

The freshman 15 has blessed me with a few more curves (WAH) and I am enjoying clothing made for women a lot more than juniors lately. My newly double digit physique adore Ponte Leggings and their Modern Skinny dark wash jeans. I highly recommend them to anyone that was not given the gift of a pencil thin body. Heck, I even recommend them to the girls that were. I think these HIGH QUALITY THICK FABRIC leggings could make a girl with loads of cellulite and layers of love on her thighs (; look heavenly.

Leggings CAN be worn as pants if worn appropriately and of the proper material make up.

Tights on the other hand? *shudder* PLEASE ladies. Pass this on, like a public service announcement.. nobody should see that! A dress is supposed to cover that region that is SHEER ON TIGHTS.

Anyways, maybe thats just a Canisius College girl problem. I doubt it though.

Canisius College doesn’t have that many problems though, like next friday? I’m meeting a bunch of Communications Alum. What on opportunity ! I’m reaaaaally hoping that someone has a fashion background or job related so that I can reaffirm the reason I am in this major.  Lately journalism sounds like a plausible switch, but I’m not sure.

I submit my new schedule Saturday at 9 am (which should be illegal) along with most of the sophomores on campus and I am trying to sign up for the following classes:

Religious Studies, Philosophy, Writing about Lit, Travel Photography, Keyboard Musicianship, Comparative Govt & Politics, Math & Politics, E-commerce & Web design, Communication Theory, Mass Comm, and Writing for the Public Media.

Don’t worry, only 5 of those classes.. I just had to make a back up schedule in case I don’t get my top choices.

Speaking of Politics though, what did you all think of the election results the other night? I know I’m probably late to ask opinions, but boy did I have some… I blasted them ALL OVER TWITTER. Which is probably something I should work on, but I really didn’t care.

I’m not an Obama supporter, I was routing for Romney the other night.. A disgrace to my state I know. Whatever. I wasn’t shocked at the polls results, I didn’t vote myself.

EVEN THOUGH I’M 18.

Which I know is also probably a disgrace.

But in the ALWAYS democratic state of NY, what difference would it have really made? I know thats an awful attitude, but really what does my vote matter if I’m not in a swing state? It’s depressing if you think about it.

My Grandma, pres of League of Women’s Voters and all that Jazz would probably be incredibly depressed if I revealed to her that I didn’t vote. I’m really politically interested, though! So I might pick up a political minor.

I’m even taking a class on Woman’s suffrage right now..

I’m feeling shame.

It’s just I was moving! And I pre-registered to my old address and didn’t know where I was going to school back in April (check my blog, I swear!) so I never got an absentee ballot.

I wish I did..

Although the popular vote? That seems not to matter all that much. Romney was leading with that for a while, and the electoral college is obviously what matters so whatever.

I don’t like the electoral college personally.

And why is weed becoming legal in Colorado? And medical mary jane in Massachusetts? What’s happening to our country?

I don’t know much about drugs, but I think people should focus on more pressing issues like digging this economy out of such a hole IN OTHER WAYS. Like saving instead of spending?

I mean it works with shopping. Congress needs to realize spending money that you don’t have never ends well.

After all, I want a job. But you don’t see me opening a credit card and going hay wire no matter how tempting..

Allison