Okay, I admit it, I wore pants to a wedding. And I absolutely loved it.
Our friends, Jack and Corey, got married this past April in Austin, Tx at Barr Mansion. This venue’s roots, originated in 1988 when William Braxton Barr, the cotton mogul, built this idyllic victorian mansion for his wife, Tillie Birdwell. Since 1980, the current owner has given this venue an ornate facelift by encompassing vintage feels with repurposed woods, farm tables, organic grounds, and a floor-to-ceiling windowed ballroom. It was like pages from Gone with the Wind were coming to life.
Our friends, beautifully accented this venues rustic feel with quirky character pieces that I was obsessed with. Paired peacock chairs, one-of-a-kind turkish rugs, leafy greens, succulents and cacti galore, all with perfectly placed agate pops of color. A wedding planner’s dream.
The attire was semi-casual. For the women, sundresses and wedges, because the ceremony was on grass. For the men, jeans or slacks, no coat or tie necessary. Now this is Chris’ dream wedding. I’ve seen so many articles about wearing pants to weddings, I have even tried it once before, only to quickly change five minutes before running out the door. But I thought this would be the perfect opportunity!
My Revolve x House of Harlow twinset (Bree top and Mona pants) had the best make of buttery poly silk and covered just enough skin to pass the wedding appropriate marker. One of the reasons I am in love with this set it because the stripes go vertical and I need all the help I can get to elongate my 5′ 1″ body. During my WWD, days I learned that when your pants hit the ground, it easily offers the elusion of an inch or two. I kept my accessories simple, to not draw too much attention to my pants-wearing-self by wearing a clear banded bracelet that had crystal clusters wrapped around it.