harem pants


Definition of harem pants

: women's loose trousers that fit closely at the ankle

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So think maxi dresses and harem pants and breathable cotton fabrics. Amber Katz, Glamour, "12 Things Your Bikini Waxer Wants You to Know," 24 Mar. 2019 My harem pants billowed too much around the backside—not flattering. Monica Corcoran Harel, Marie Claire, "Scale and the City," 24 Sep. 2013 From its oversized shoulder pads tucked into high-waisted harem pants and cinched with a leather obi belt adorned with the famous LV logo, Stone’s daring outfit worked with the event’s theme of fashion innovation. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Emma Stone Puts a Fresh Twist on the Power Suit in Louis Vuitton," 6 June 2018 The town’s two suspension bridges, wide enough for a few people, are clogged with Indians in saris, Westerners in harem pants, honking motorbikes, dung-dropping cows and mooching monkeys. Patrick Scott, WSJ, "Rafting the Ganges River: An Adrenaline Rush With Divine Rewards," 3 Apr. 2018 Stewart, who is also a Chanel spokesmodel, was dressed in white sheer Chanel harem pants and crop top from the recent resort collection. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kristen Stewarts New Summer 'Do," 8 July 2014 Opting for a black sweater paired with holographic harem pants from Balmain’s Pre-Fall 2018 collection, Cotillard made an instant impact. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Marion Cotillard Delivers French Girl Futurism in Balmain," 16 Jan. 2018 Actors like Ryan Gosling, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Pete Davidson, and Kenan Thompson, all model the jean, which look like oversized harem pant attached to a skinny jean. Katie Van Syckle, The Cut, "Saturday Night Live Introduces the Identity-Free ‘Woke Jean’," 1 Oct. 2017 Only Ryan Gosling could pull off purple sequins, harem pants and jazz hands in full force while still managing to have more swag than any of us ever will—as a pre-teen nonetheless. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "#FlashbackFriday: Ryan Gosling's 1992 Dance Moves Will Steal Your Heart," 8 Jan. 2016

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First Known Use of harem pants

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for harem pants

from their resemblance to traditional women's attire in some Muslim countries

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The first known use of harem pants was in 1888

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