White Jeans & Fun Fashion Friday Link Up Party!

April 16, 2015
  As a pear-shape, I’ve always stayed away from light colored pants.  But I keep seeing you dolls rocking your white jeans (and it’s the next HIWM challenge) so I figured it was time to step out of my comfort zone and give some white jeans a try!

A few hints if you’re curvy on the bottom too and shopping for white jeans …

Hint #1 Tame your expectations. These will never be your go-to black pants or your flattering dark wash jeans.

Hint #2 Don’t try on anything in a junior store or junior sizes, or very light weight super stretchy fabric. Just trust me.

Hint #3 Prepare to try on a lot of pants that day. Of course if you start where I stopped, you might be luckier. I ended up with The Loft Curvy Straight Leg Jean.
What do you think?

Wore this casual look on a day trip to Carmel with the hubby.

Outfit Details & Shopping Ideas

White jeans – The Loft

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Grey sweater – Old Navy
Sneakers – Roxy
Anchor necklace – Etsy
Tote – Burlington

Here’s other fabulous dolls rocking this trend …

Allison of Sydney Fashion Hunter 

Rachelle of Pink Sole

Rachel of Garay Treasures
Time to link up, link back & have fun!

Dawn Lucy


  • Reply Cheryl Tucker April 16, 2015 at 9:14 pm

    You are rocking white jeans now for sure! I love white jeans and wear them all year long. Can't wait to check out all the link ups! Have a great weekend. Peace! Cheryl

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:55 am

      I'll be curious to see how often I actually wear them. Twice so far! 😉 Thanks Cheryl! OXOX

  • Reply Cathylsg April 16, 2015 at 9:30 pm

    Cute outfit! The white jean look really nice on you!


    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:55 am

      Thanks, Cathy! OXOX

  • Reply Lisa @ Fun Money Finds April 16, 2015 at 10:18 pm

    I think the white jeans look great on you!!!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:56 am

      Aww thanks Lisa! OXOX

  • Reply Tina Bradley April 16, 2015 at 11:45 pm

    There's nothing more chic than a great pair of white jeans! You look fabulous and ready for a day in Carmel! More great bloggers featured, too! I know Pam's and Rachel's blogs well–two more of my faves. Thanks for hosting this link up (I had to miss last week–was in DC). 🙂 T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:58 am

      Hope DC was fun, Tina! Love your pics! OXOX

  • Reply Glenda April 16, 2015 at 11:58 pm

    I guess white pants are all the rage right now. I love Loft's petites. They fit me perfectly. It is so hard to find good petite lines. Ah, Carmel…I love Carmel. We were just in Monterey.

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:58 am

      Monterey and Carmel …heavenly. Were you at the jazz festival? OXOX

  • Reply Happiness at Mid Life April 17, 2015 at 12:39 am

    Hope you are feeling better. I do love Loft jeans, they are the right price point and they have different cuts to make the fit perfect for most.


    Hope to see you for TBT Fashion link up.

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:59 am

      I'll have to try them more often. I think this is my first pair of LOFT jeans! OXOX

  • Reply Katie D April 17, 2015 at 1:27 am

    Love your white jeans! So chic! I just bought my first pair of white pants from J. Crew last summer. I was also hesitant about the trend, but they do look really polished. Have a great weekend!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:09 pm

      Thanks, Katie. I'm really curious to see how often I wear them! OXOX

  • Reply Garaytreasures April 16, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    Aww thanks for the feature Dawn!! I will give a shout out to you tomorrow, and link tomorrow's post up.
    Rachel xo

    Garay Treasures

    • Reply Garaytreasures April 16, 2015 at 11:38 pm

      Oh and by the way I love your white pants, I know mine are my favorite!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:54 am

      You look adorable, Rachel! And thanks! OXOX

  • Reply Euge Etcheverry April 16, 2015 at 9:11 pm

    You look great. Nice outfit!
    Obsessed Fashion Blog

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:54 am

      Thanks! 🙂

  • Reply Tiina L April 16, 2015 at 9:25 pm

    You look great in white jeans! Have a relaxing weekend.

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:55 am

      Thanks sweet Tiina! OXOX

  • Reply 50daysofnogrey April 17, 2015 at 4:37 am

    The white jeans look great. We have Loft now in Canada, so I'll check them out as I need a pair of white jeans this year.

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:06 pm

      They have a good variety of different fits! OXOX

  • Reply Mica T April 16, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    You bought well – those white jeans are lovely on you! 🙂

    I'm much too clumsy to wear much white, white jeans wouldn't stay white very long for me, haha!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Away From The Blue

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:56 am

      We'll see how often I spill on them, Mica! 😉 OXOX

  • Reply Megan Crean April 16, 2015 at 10:21 pm

    I love your white jeans and cute shoes! I'm wearing white denim on my blog tomorrow!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:56 am

      Oh I'll be sure to look for that post, Megan! OXOX

  • Reply Carrie April 16, 2015 at 11:02 pm

    I think you look great in white jeans and I love the bloggers you featured wearing them, too!!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:57 am

      Thanks Carrie! OXOX

  • Reply Sue Loncaric April 16, 2015 at 11:43 pm

    Love this article. Hope you don't mind if I share on my facebook page. Sizzling Towards 60

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 12:57 am

      Oh please share my posts whenever you'd like. I'd be thrilled! OXOX

  • Reply Marta April 17, 2015 at 1:56 am

    You look great in these white jeans and good tips!! I'm in love with your adorable sneakers too.

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:07 pm

      Thanks Marta! Love these snow leopard sneakers!

  • Reply une femme April 17, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    You look fabulous in your white jeans!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:09 pm

      Aww thanks dear. OXOX

  • Reply RedTagChicLosAngeles April 17, 2015 at 1:41 pm

    Awesome laid back look – have a lovely weekend!!!


    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:22 pm

      Thanks, Hon! OXOX

  • Reply The Real Arnolds April 17, 2015 at 2:08 pm

    Wow, I think you look really great in your white pants! I love the grey with them. I won't lie, they scare me too, but I love how everyone is styling them!!

    Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:25 pm

      They would look FAB on you, Dear! OXOX

  • Reply Suzanne Carillo April 17, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    I used to think that white jeans made a person look bigger but I've changed my mind this year. I think these look great on you.


    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:11 pm

      They're not super flattering, but I have to say, much more so than I thought they would be!

  • Reply Elegance and Mommyhood April 17, 2015 at 8:00 am

    You look fantastic in your white pants first of all. I love the breezy, light colors here and those slip-on shoes are awesome! I love The Loft. And how cute, you featured other ladies in their white pants.

    Hey I rocked my White Skinny Jeans this week also (check out the post below and let me know what you think). Thanks. I think you will like the looks.


    And I hope you feel much better and enjoy the weekend! Pleasure linking up as always!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:07 pm

      Always happy to have you here, Ada! OXOX

  • Reply Tea April 17, 2015 at 3:08 pm

    Oh white pants… I don't think I have the patience to try and find a pair for summer… but I so want them! Of course, if I DID get some they'd probably have chocolate or kid fingerprints all over them in like 2.8 seconds. lol. Your outfit looks lovely and breezy and comfy and fun!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:24 pm

      Haha … I did get a bit of dog hair on mine, but I'm sure with kids it would be a challenge! 😉

  • Reply Nora Minassian April 17, 2015 at 3:48 pm

    I think those look great on you and I love how you have mixed it with grey, have a great weekend!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:22 pm

      Thanks Nora! I wasn't sure about the grey, but it just seemed to work. OXOX

  • Reply Doused In Pink April 17, 2015 at 10:29 am

    You look great in your white jeans! Love this cute, casual look!

    Doused In Pink

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:08 pm

      Thanks Jill! OXOX

  • Reply Laura B April 17, 2015 at 11:29 am

    I love how those look on you! Very flattering and perfect for spring!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:08 pm

      I'm not sure about flattering, but thanks for saying it! 😀

  • Reply ♥renae April 17, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    Oh Dawn! I am in the market for nice white jeans, thrift or not, probably not cuz if gals have nice white jeans, they hang on to them but of course I'm hitting Platos Closet first! Loving that you are hosting, yippee!!!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:10 pm

      I missed your Friday link up so much, Renae, I had to start my own! 😉

  • Reply J. Elle April 17, 2015 at 12:59 pm

    Aww, thanks for the feature, lady! You are definitely rocking those white jeans – they look great on you! Happy weekend!

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:12 pm

      Your rocking yours too my dear!

  • Reply Aleczandra Sallows April 17, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    You look amazing in these white jeans! What a great, effortless looking outfit.


    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:11 pm

      How sweet. Thank you! 🙂

  • Reply Sydney Fashion Hunter April 17, 2015 at 2:07 pm

    Thanks for the feature! TWP link up is live once again where I feature the same white pants every week for a year.


    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:25 pm

      You are the white pants QUEEN! OXOX

  • Reply Monika Faulkner April 17, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    In my opinion, lightweight, super-stretchy fabric isn't a flattering option for ANYTHING, dearest Dawn!! 😉 But you've definitely "done good" with these new white jeans of yours…and loving that grey sweater, too!! XOXO


    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:12 pm

      Haha … well, that IS a good point, Monika! OXOX

  • Reply jodie filogomo April 17, 2015 at 3:46 pm

    Truly those jeans look fab! I'm glad you stepped out of your box!!! I think it's a great lesson to all of us—those rules can apply but aren't we the rule breakers? jodie

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 4:24 pm

      We ARE the rule breakers, Jodie! Thanks! OXOX

  • Reply Jessica Jannenga April 17, 2015 at 5:40 pm

    I wanted to ask, where there was sand! I want to be there Ha! YOu look great in these white jeans, I have 2 different pair of them from Loft, I need to get on the ball!
    Love the neutral bag and the grey with silver jewelry. Great examples too!

    TGIF my friend! XO

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 8:16 pm

      Thanks Dear! OXOX

  • Reply My Rose Colored Shades April 17, 2015 at 5:51 pm

    I think you look amazing in these white jeans! I don't feel the most comfortable with white jeans but I just love how they pair with some many different tops. I'm featuring one this week as well. Have a great weekend! ~Cynthia

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 8:16 pm

      Thanks sweet Cynthia! OXOX

  • Reply Beata B April 17, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    You look amazing in your white jeans ! Love the photos . Have a lovely weekend 🙂 x

    • Reply dawnlucy April 17, 2015 at 8:17 pm

      Aww you're too sweet, Beata! OXOX

  • Reply ♥renae April 17, 2015 at 11:13 pm

    Oh so you do admit it is work? I am just in a place now days that is liberating and free (health-wise) and I just don't want a drudgery issue in blogging. When I was sick, I was bound and determined to not the that DANG CANCER slow me down, but then after I survived all the treatments I had realized my life was so STRESSSSSFULLLL for a year that I had to just STOP all the Spinning Ferris Wheels, Merry Go Rounds and Roller Coasters and just GET OFFFFF! lol

    Sure love you! Thank you for taking the lead and hosting. Super of you!!! ♥

  • Reply Michelle Katherine April 18, 2015 at 2:54 am

    Once we get past the anxiety of dropping sauce on them, we love a good pair of white jeans! They're so versatile and chic

    M + K

  • Reply Amy Johnson April 18, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    You Look Fabulous!

  • Reply Fashion Sabbatical April 18, 2015 at 6:59 pm

    A tip to add to this: find a good tailor or someone who can alter your shop bought clothes. That's my trick. It makes me despair less and less having to rely on what's on offer. I bought wonderful boyfriend white jeans (which visually do add a stone, yes yes, but I like them) and I had them altered so now they fit absolutely perfect which does makes all the difference. Hav enot done a post on them yet. will do soon! Thanks for hosting, Irmin

  • Reply Wioletta M. April 19, 2015 at 10:01 am

    Lovely look dear! <3


  • Reply Pam @ over50feeling40 April 20, 2015 at 12:26 pm

    I have been slow to get around to blogs this weekend…please forgive a late THANK YOU for featuring me! I love wearing white jeans and pants…so much fun and look great any time, any where. Some fun styles here. Thanks again!

  • Reply BAM April 25, 2015 at 7:29 pm

    The jeans look fantastic on you! I guess we're both newcomers to white jeans, eh? You're so brave to wear them with a shorter top. I don't think I can bring myself to do that so I'm going to stick to tunics and longer tops that cover my bum. 🙂 After reviewing my closet, I have several longer tops that will look great with the jeans so I feel like I made a good purchase. Time will tell I guess….

    xo Beth – LongLeggy.com

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