Tired Of Ankle-Suffocating Skinny Jeans? Try Olivia Palermo-Approved Palazzo Pants Instead

May 11, 2011 by Charlotte Steinway
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Looks like we have a trend here, ladies.

Palazzo pants come from the Italian word “palazzo,” which means “palace”—perhaps to indicate how palatially wide the leg is.  I first fell in love with the style last year on the pivotal Paris episode of Gossip Girl when Blake Lively wore the high-waisted pink pair (pictured far left), which Olivia Palermo mimicked at this year’s New York Fashion Week (3rd from left). However, last week Annalyne McCord (2nd from left) stole a page from Ms. Palermo’s book, pairing a cream top with her camel palazzo pants. Though camel and peach seem to be the tones to wear them in, we found plenty of other adorable palazzo pants that just beg to be taken on an Italian getaway:

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