Style Me Friday: Inspired by Karla’s Closet

Those of you who follow me on Pinterest know I am pretty much obsessed with the floral pants trend this spring.  There are at least a dozen floral pant pins on my Stylish Musings board.  Now, Fab on the other hand, hates these pants.  He said I look like a middle-aged retired woman on the beach in Florida. (insert side eye here) LOL!! He is crazy! I stand behind these pants. I think they are so cute, and for such a trendy piece, the price was right, too!  They were only $14.95.

Image via Karla’s Closet

I thought this Style Me Friday submission from reader, Chi Chi, was a great opportunity to rock my floral pants.  I do have a floral skirt, but the print is more abstract/digital, and this season I am loving the botanical floral prints.  I love Karla’s loose fitting striped tee, but I actually don’t have that style in my wardrobe (gotta fix that!), so I am wearing a fitted striped tee instead.  Karla is rocking a nude patent pump, but I couldn’t resist the urge to rock my Zara sandals (these are back in stock, btw!).  Since they are taupe in the front, I got the look of a nude sandal which is both flattering and grounding with such a busy pant, then BAM! an orange party in the back. LOL!!

Random Striped Tee (cute & cheap) | H&M Cropped Floral Trousers (similar here & here and also petite and curvy)| Zara sandals | Curly in the City clutch | Target Belt ($3, in-store clearance)

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44 Responses to “Style Me Friday: Inspired by Karla’s Closet”

  1. I really love those pants and I like the way you added the little pop of color with the shoe. CUTE!
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  2. AAG says:

    Love the shoe with the floral pant! #werk

  3. Love this outfit, and yes the floral pants are def in

  4. You rocked this! Mixing florals and stripes just works! I love it. I just bought the same patterned skirt from H&M now you make me want to go back for the pants!
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  5. These pants are too cute! I hate I missed out on them, they are nowhere to be found. Cute combo and the shoes really bring out the look!
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  6. Shoegal929 says:

    Yes, please insert side eye…LOL! I've been a little leary about rocking this trend, but I so love how you pulled it together! Those ASOS CURVE foral pants have been on my wish list!!

  7. great job!! i might give this look a try soon:]
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  8. fashionablytardy says:

    Omg I love everything about this look…and those pants! I have been eyeing those in H&M for forever, wondering if my short frame could pull them off. They love AMAZING.

  9. Style & Poise says:

    OMG…LOVE LOVE LOVE…funny thing is this is how I envisioned wearing these the second time around; with a black and white striped top! SUPER cute Eb!!!!

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  10. OBSESSED with these pants. They look amazing on you. And obviously I live for ZARA sandals. A great interpretation of Karla's look :)
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  11. Rita says:

    I am loving floral pants trend as well. And Eboni…send me those shoes NOW! I love them so much! Business in the front…party in the back! lol xo, Rita

  12. Florals and stripes is definitely one my favourites. And it's so funny that you did this outfit, because I had also pinned it, and I used (much more loosely) to inspire this stripes and florals look:

    You look great!

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  13. citizenrosebud says:

    I am loving both versions, as you know I love the stripes AND the florals. And bam! Party in the back, lol. Brilliant!

  14. tyty says:

    You did it AGAIN! Love this from top to bottom! LOL at you saying I stand behind these pants! Men just never understand the altitudes of fashion! They think matchy matchy or tshirt and jeans is the way to go! (side eye) No MAAM ill take everything that you're wearing! I'm all for this outfit and you executed it! LOve your spin on the shoes, it gives the outfit some pizzaz not like you needed too but it was a fun add on! gotta try this look!

    xoxo TY
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  15. Prissy says:

    Love this, Eboni!!! I am really feeling the striped tee with the floral pants…and the shoes work so well with this outfit! *LOVES*

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  16. Carsedra says:

    Very cute, I like you interpretation of her outfit!!! I see the flower print pants are allllll the rage!!

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  17. Karyn says:

    You look great!! Very chic!

  18. Gurl! I need those pants from you! Those shoes are BAD!
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  19. Super duper cute, LOVE those pants!!! And your hair looks adorable.
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  20. Iwannabefierce says:

    Girl you rocked this out the park. I love it.

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  21. I am forever inspired by Karla and you too! Great look Ife! I have yet to be part of the flower pants brigade. Gotta fix that post haste!
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  22. tasha says:

    you look really great and i need to hurry and get those pants from H&M… As for Fab he just doesn't get it lol
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  23. Deanna says:

    I think I'm with Fab on this one. The top and shoes are slammin', but the pants… *inserts side eye*
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  24. simplychic says:

    i feel like i'm the only style blogger without those pants and i'm really sad about it :(:( i love the way you styled them! and i just ordered those shoes in black. i hope they fit :-/
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  25. Nikell says:

    Love this look! Those shoes are to live for!!! I've really been digging the floral print pants too. I just don't have the courage to wear them (yet). But I'm sure I'll come around.
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  26. Dr. R says:

    I love Karla's closet. Great inspiration/inspired. I had a pair of jeans just like that in 7th grade; who knew they would be back in style. Awesome awesome!
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  27. Lisa says:

    Love the shoes!

  28. Yvette says:

    yes to those shoes!

  29. jeimy says:

    gorgeous honey love it !!!
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  30. Em K says:

    I looooove those pants!! I was at Zara last week and didn’t see them :( you really have karla’s look down, strips and florals are one of my favourite was to pattern mix. Great look!!
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  31. fredetta says:

    very cute!

  32. inezanigbogu says:

    I've always loved stripes on floral. Your pants are super chic and your shoes are simply gorgeous. Love all the way.
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  33. Crosby says:

    I like the combination of stripes dress and floral pants. REAL stuns.
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  34. Crosby says:

    I like the sexy shoes. And the combination of stripes and floral REAL stuns.
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  35. BlitzAndGlam says:

    Cute pants! I think I want some floral pants for the spring too.
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  36. Momma Sharon says:

    Okay Fab, you're just gonna have to "side eye" all of us who LOVE these floral pants!! And the striped tee just adds extra "zing" to theoutfit!! Those shoes are the, NICE outfit!! Sorry Fab, this one's a keeper!! :)

  37. Courtnee says:

    You know I love me some print mixing and I think stripes/florals is my favorite way to do it. You look great and I love these floral pants!
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  38. Alicia says:

    Love!! You look great, mixing stripes and florals is one of my fave trends.

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  39. Dayle says:

    Hi :) I'm a new follower! I was searching for a way to wear floral+stripes and came across your amazing blog! Keep up the great work!

  40. Taneshia says:

    I'm actually loving this look.The peg leg pant is my newest obsession right now. I have those shoes and I am completely in love with them.
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