How to wear:  Palazzo Pants

How to wear: Palazzo Pants

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Mummy Blog new Zealand Best Savoury Palazzo PantsIt may have been a rare flash of fashion brilliance, but it was Dave who bought me my first pair of palazzo pants while shopping in India on a business trip last year.  These ’60’s throwbacks are BACK baby and this is one fashion trend that is not just for celebs or eighteen year olds.

I love palazzo pants.  

You should love palazzo pants, we all should LOVE palazzo pants.  Here’s why;

  • They are super flattering.  The high waist and long leg gives the illusion of legs-for-days even if you’re really more of a legs-for-minutes kinda gal
  • They are figure skimming, no tight bits here!
  • They are super comfy, hello, like PAJAMAS!
  • Easy to dress up or down.  Wedges, flatforms, strappy sandals………palazzo pants don’t care, you’ll look amaze however you wear them!
  • Palazzo pants are the perfect trans-seasonal staple to take you from spring to summer and avoid wardrobe bloat
  • Budget friendly.  Yes it’s true, check out the look below I’ve created entirely from The Warehouse’s Spring Fashion Lookbook. 

Are you convinced yet?

Here’s how I’d build an outfit around these super versatile pants;

The key thing to remember is that you need to balance out the flowy, wide leg of the pants with something slimline and fitted on top.  If you want to accentuate your waist opt for a plain crop like the Garage one below, or, for a more tailored look pair the palazzo pants with a simple shirt – tucked in!  I would pick the latter option, it’s styled but relaxed, a perfect Mum outfit without looking over-done.

Boho accessories are a must for this look, add an oversized hobo, layered, luxe necklaces and once the weather heats up finish the look with a floppy straw hat and some pretty sandals.

Voila!  Palazzo perfection xxMummy Blog new Zealand Best Savoury Palazzo Pants

Garage Palazzo Pant $29

Garage Ribbed Crop Top $15

Maya 3/4 Sleeve Textured Shirt $29

Debut Front Zipped Handbag $39

Fashion necklaces – assorted prices

Debut Chynna Sandals $25

Beach Works Women’s Aztec Wide Brimmed Hat $20


* This sponsored post was made possible by The Warehouse Spring Fashion.





  1. Melissa paintin · August 25, 2015

    i would love this, this would make me feel so much better its my birthday on thursday and to be honest i dont like the thought of getting older, i havent bought myself anything in such a long time,this would be amzing to win, thank you for the opportunity

  2. kayla · August 25, 2015

    These look amazingly comfy! I’ve just had a baby and would love love love something other then pyjamas or trackies to wear Haha!

  3. zoey young · August 25, 2015

    These are pretty cool!!! 🙂

  4. Philippa oats · August 25, 2015

    Love to win!

  5. Aroha kingi · August 25, 2015

    I’d love to win this. These pants are so styley

  6. Melissa · August 25, 2015

    Congrats on your bubba Kayla x

  7. Emma · August 25, 2015

    Love these palazzo pants! They look so comfy and they’re from the warehouse – so well priced!

  8. Nicola · August 25, 2015

    Would love this 🙂

  9. belinda smith · August 25, 2015

    Roll on spring…..

  10. Kim O · August 25, 2015

    I love palazzo pants the comfort, patterns, versatility oh the list goes on and on 🙂

  11. Rachelle Williamson · August 25, 2015

    Ooooh yes please! So in need of some new clothes and a bit of a wardrobe update!!

  12. Gemma · August 25, 2015

    Oh these sound like a wardrobe staple… that I’m lacking! I’m definitely in the legs for minutes category and these sound like a great option, paired with boots or wedges and by being in with a chance to win a voucher to the Warehouse means if I won I’d be hunting out a pair of these pants and some wedges to go with 😉

  13. Lyn Jarman · August 25, 2015

    So comfy – would love to win.

  14. Lynda · August 25, 2015

    These look so comfortable and stylish i have 3 teenage daughters who r fussy but we all luv 2 wear and dress comfortable think these might just b our answer xx

  15. Karena wilson · August 25, 2015

    I would so love to win this! It would give me the ability to put extra petrol in my car to travel all the wgtn warehouse hunting for these pants in my size! Love! Fun girls day out shopping xx

  16. paula hudson · August 25, 2015

    Looks and sounds so comfy. Would love to win 🙂

  17. Sarah · August 25, 2015

    Nothing better than a comfy pair of pants and at the right price too ?

  18. Suzannah · August 25, 2015

    I love that I can have the comfort of pyjamas while still looking stylish! I pretty much change out of my clothes as soon as I get home but with palazzo pants I can just chill out and look couth while I’m at it.

  19. Kirsty · August 25, 2015

    Sounds amazing,great prize!!

  20. Rachel · August 25, 2015

    These are so damn pretty!! I totally need these! Would love to win!

  21. shaz mathieson · August 25, 2015

    these are amazing… everyone would love them

  22. Angela Curnow · August 25, 2015

    Cool, feminine, and comfortable! I’ll be following this trend this spring as it suits my lifestyle perfectly

  23. Nicky · August 25, 2015

    Would love a pair of these awesome pants…comfy as!

  24. Lesley McIntosh · August 25, 2015

    These look super comfy and some lovely materials. Great prize .

  25. Phillipa Brown · August 25, 2015

    I’d love to win, and try this style out! This mama needs some new threads! 😀

  26. Josephine smith · August 25, 2015

    I love comfy pants and I love these they feel so good I wear my only pare all the time if not I live in them when I get home

  27. karenpy · August 25, 2015

    Love to try these pants….not sure I could pull off the look but love to try!

  28. Tabitha newton · August 25, 2015

    Having ready mastered the art of leisure wear (pyjamas that are company appropriate) palazzo pants are the obvious next evolution!

  29. Mel · August 25, 2015

    Id love to try a pair! 🙂

  30. Bliss · August 25, 2015

    Ohh I need these pants!

  31. Fenella Croad · August 25, 2015

    I would love some new palazzo pants for spring, a bit of colour and movement in my wardrobe.

  32. susan · August 25, 2015

    I’m needing more trousers in my wardrobe, these look lovely. 🙂

  33. Kirsty Gardner · August 25, 2015

    Omg I was totally sold when I read comfy like pyjamas! Would love to win this I need this pants in my tiny wardrobe!

  34. Lara Ross · August 25, 2015

    Looks and sounds so comfy. Would love to win 🙂

  35. Kate Greenslade · August 25, 2015

    I remember when Palazzo Pants were in back in the last 20 or so years. Now they are back again. They are the most comfortable pants to wear and are so easy to dress up or down.

  36. Michelle Thinnasagaren · August 25, 2015

    Never actually caught on to this trend when everyone else did… but I am thinking its looking pretty good now… i see why these things come back.

  37. Glenis · August 25, 2015

    Love the handbag it is gorgeous

  38. Nartarsha McHattan · August 25, 2015

    Not guna lie… This is such a copy of my wardrobe. Lol I’ve been rocking these pants since the 90s! N I was only in my VERY early teens back then. Gosh I have such forward fashion sense. You watch…batwing tops and high waisted short circle skirts will be next 😉 trust me lol

  39. Amy Chiles · August 25, 2015

    I would love a new pair of pants or three, my fave jeans just got a hole in the crotch 🙁

  40. Reese · August 25, 2015

    i like the tight plain crop with the palazzo pants, really accentuates the waistline

  41. Jody young · August 25, 2015

    Great post. Loving this look, something I’m definitely going to try this spring!

  42. Giselle G · August 25, 2015

    Comfy and styley. Love them!

  43. Joanne Hodgson · August 25, 2015

    Omg these are soooo me! So comfy but also have style!
    I’ll have my fingers, toes and eyes crossed for this one!!

  44. Jessica · August 25, 2015

    Would prefer if they weren’t high waisted but they look good

  45. Alana · August 25, 2015

    I love pjs so having something that feels like pjs that I can wear out is awesome. Not 100% sure on the high waist but will give it a go.

  46. Abby · August 25, 2015

    LOVE LOVE LOVE the warehouse!!!

  47. Rhonda · August 25, 2015

    No longer style over comfort!

  48. Ema · August 25, 2015

    They look so dam comfy I really need these in my life!!
    And plus even better the warehouse 🙂

  49. Kim Harrion · August 25, 2015

    Love the Warehouse <3

  50. Shona Kelly · August 25, 2015

    Love The Warehouse, and also LOVE Palazzo pants, they look sooooo comfy, and at my age (undisclosed) I require comfort, none of these skinny jeans for me please, and also, they look quite styly, another thing for me to acquire (style)

  51. HelenJ · August 25, 2015

    Love these clothes such fresh style for summer.

  52. Heather Penman · August 25, 2015

    They’re nice n cheap! cool!

  53. Kate · August 25, 2015

    With 4 children, I very rarely buy things for ME but would love to have a little shopping trip for some new threads including a pair of these comfy palazzo pants everyone is talking about.

  54. Julie-anne Martin/Dunn · August 25, 2015

    would love to win

  55. jodie shirley · August 25, 2015

    Oo very interested to try..thanks for the heads up

  56. ashley hollings · August 25, 2015

    Omg they look so comfy

  57. Yaz Dolbel-Neville · August 25, 2015

    I LOVE palazzo pants!!

  58. Sildenafil · August 26, 2015

    Nice fashion review. Plazzo pants are really very comfortable. It is a perfect choice for summer time.

  59. Anna C · August 26, 2015

    I love comfy pants and the fact you mentioned the word flattering. Definitely keen to try them as I get used to my mum-bod – first child and just not sure what to wear anymore. Kinda not convinced I could wear anything and look good anymore but might as well give it a go!

  60. Miah · August 26, 2015

    Wicked pants, always looking for super comfy pants

  61. Michelle Barnes · August 26, 2015

    I would love to win this because September is birthday month in my family and this would help with presents

  62. Brenda Meech · August 26, 2015

    Wow they look super comfy yet stylish yes yes please!

  63. Theresa Edwards · August 26, 2015

    Outfit is perfect! Palazzos look soooo comfy would love a few pairs myself ?

  64. Jenny C · August 26, 2015

    Palazzo pants look so comfortabl and can wear for so many occasions -dress up or dress down. Love it!

  65. Michelle · August 26, 2015

    They look so comfortable and gorgeous.

  66. Jenny Chatfield · August 26, 2015

    Palazzo pants look so comfortable and can wear for so many different occasions – dress up or dress down. Love it!

  67. Katrina · August 26, 2015

    Yes please

  68. Donna sharee larsen · August 26, 2015

    They look lovely 🙂

  69. Alana · August 26, 2015

    These look great! Would love to win!

  70. Becks Cowan · August 26, 2015

    omg where have these been all my life!!! They look so comfy

  71. danielle ziegler · August 26, 2015

    I Love The warehouse Where Everyone Gets A Bargain 🙂

  72. Philippa · August 26, 2015

    these look super cool and comfy! Would love to win the voucher! Great post!

  73. Sally Laurie · August 26, 2015

    I’m into wearing pants that are as comfy as pajamas 🙂

  74. Jo · August 26, 2015

    Love the look you’ve put together, had I idea The Warehouse had such cool stuff! Now just need to be picked as the lucky winner so I can go and buy it all ?

  75. Susan Agnew · August 26, 2015

    I need to hunt these pants out at my local Warehouse… Love the legs for minutes comment- this is me!

  76. Tracy Berghan · August 26, 2015

    Ohhh I love the part about them being flattering, being figure skimming (not tight to show the bumps). After loosing a significant amount of weight, I still imagine that it is still all there, these would be perfect!

  77. Jean Britt · August 26, 2015

    I’d love to have some nice comfortable Palazzo Pants

  78. Rebecca · August 26, 2015

    Great prize,great pants!

  79. Stacey reeves · August 26, 2015

    I used to have two pairs of these when I was a teenager. They were so comfy!

  80. Tina Lyford · August 26, 2015

    Normally these pants are not something I would go for, but this season I might just give them a go. Getting out of your comfort zone is sometimes very invigorating 🙂

  81. Emma Wright · August 26, 2015

    I would love the opportunity to win these please! Being a full time mum is full on especially with a toddler! I hardly get time to myself let alone time to decide what to wear! I love lovethe fact the Palazzo pants are making a come back. I love the 60s style of clothing. Thank you!

  82. Jessica · August 26, 2015

    Would love to win this 🙂

  83. Kayla · August 26, 2015

    These look interesting, anythings better than the rags I’m wearing lately 😉

  84. Lee Judson · August 26, 2015

    Now this is my kind of pants, to take me into spring. perfect for the transition im in wanting to lose some weight, i like how they would be flattering. would love to win this so i could at least have one nice outfit this spring as i have gone up a few sizes since last spring not much fits.

  85. Abbey · August 26, 2015

    Oooh so Need these but Can’t get myself anything atm. Would love to win this. Please & thank you 🙂

  86. darren · August 26, 2015

    My wife loves her Palazzo Pants

  87. Debbe Laurent · August 26, 2015

    These look amazingly comfy. My girls have a couple of pairs and there are always fights over who is wearing them, so I guess that kind of says it all

  88. Erin · August 26, 2015

    Awesome prize! Would love to get some post baby clothes for spring/summer!

  89. Jasmine · August 26, 2015

    Yes please xx

  90. Corina · August 26, 2015

    yes please! Would be super awesome if i win!

  91. Sue Lafrentz · August 26, 2015

    Great site and Thanks

  92. Adrianna · August 26, 2015

    Love how floaty and dreamy these look!

  93. Courtney Stewart · August 26, 2015

    I need some of those pants in my life! They look so comfy and I love that they are flattering on your figure.

  94. jo · August 26, 2015

    I so need a wardrobe update ! thanks for the style tips

  95. Janey-rose · August 26, 2015

    ??? these are the best I own a pair but have scuffed the bottoms from wearing so much they are so cool I want more
    Love the style tips

  96. Kirsty mew · August 26, 2015

    These look fantasticly comfortable.

  97. Sam Chan-Jury · August 26, 2015

    awwww the Maya 3/4 Sleeve Textured Shirt would go so nicely with those pants!

  98. Lisa · August 26, 2015

    Wow love the ones pictured!! I still have a pair from the 80’s!! Time to dig them out!!

  99. Nicole · August 26, 2015

    My wardrobe is in desperate need of an update

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  101. Norma · August 26, 2015

    I need these in my wardrobe They are so comfy hence previous pair worn to death – but still wearing them

  102. Trudy · August 26, 2015

    I’m into anything that is comfortable and flattering that isn’t trackies!

  103. Laura Wilson · August 26, 2015

    I would love to win a new outfit who wouldn’t .

  104. Kirsty hedges · August 26, 2015

    These pants look so comfortable and stylish I want a pair 🙂

  105. Shani McLean · August 26, 2015

    I love these! This iz my kinda fashion and The Warehouse is my kinda store!!

  106. Leanne Le Sueur · August 26, 2015

    Great look but I’m not entirely convinced that i could pull off this look, they look really comfortable but i would not buy these pants for myself. However i do love the warehouse and hope to win so i can choose something more my style.

  107. Lucy · August 26, 2015

    Wow yes!!! These look amazing! Reminds me of something my mum used to wear when she was young! She still loves making us all ‘Happy Pants’ for Xmas, that’s what she calls them- Bright, floral patterns- you wear when you feel a bit sad. You put your Happy Pants on, and you feel better! 😀

  108. Tania · August 26, 2015

    Now I know what Palazzo pants are, thanks. They do look comfy!

  109. Adele Bryson · August 26, 2015

    I had these as a teen! Love love love that they are back in fashion. Great blog and yup would love to win this

  110. Alana Ashford · August 26, 2015

    Super Stylish but Comfortable and we all can take a trip back to the 1960’s. They also enhance what we have/Mother Nature!

  111. Sarah Blair · August 26, 2015

    I am totally gonna rock these this spring!!

  112. Megan · August 26, 2015

    Wow amazing love them

  113. Kelly Blackie · August 26, 2015

    Loving that white shirt with those pants!

  114. Lisa · August 26, 2015

    You can’t beat a comfy pair of pants & a bargain price 🙂

  115. Theresa · August 26, 2015

    Ok convinced

  116. Barbara Haddock · August 26, 2015

    These pants look super comfy, super chic and lend themselves to any occasion. yes please I want some

  117. JILLAUT · August 26, 2015

    Nothing like a pair of comfy trou!

  118. Anna Valli · August 26, 2015

    I love these pants…They are so comfy to wear!

  119. Anna · August 26, 2015

    Cool pants!

  120. Linley Crofskey · August 26, 2015

    I just love Palaxxo Pants-they are just so comfy and great colours

  121. Alison Pollock · August 26, 2015

    They look really comfortable, I’d love to try them.

  122. Kerry Le Roux · August 26, 2015

    I just became a second time mum eight weeks ago and am in serious need of a few new wardrobe pieces after all the pregnancy clothing!

  123. karen walker · August 26, 2015

    perfect for thsoe of us that prefer not to show a bit ( or whole lot) of leg

  124. Leila · August 26, 2015

    I didn’t know they were coming back into fashion, good to know as they are so comfortable

  125. Helen Hayhurst · August 26, 2015

    Yup, need me a pair of these!

  126. Rach779 · August 26, 2015

    Awesome, I love these choice pants, sooo comfortable, I would love to buy myself some clothes, I haven’t bought clothes in I don’t know how long, knowing me I would spend it on my beautiful daughter instead

  127. Sherry Toia · August 26, 2015

    These are gorgeous I am definitely going to add these to my wardrobe…

  128. linda · August 26, 2015

    Comfortable and flattering. A winning combination.

  129. Kerryn Henshaw · August 26, 2015

    What a cool, stylish look!

  130. Shontelle · August 26, 2015

    So funky! And comfy looking to.

  131. Maricris · August 27, 2015

    You’ve got me with the “They are super flattering even for the legs-for-minutes kinda gal” because that’s me 🙂 I didn’t think they’ll look good on “petite” women, but they do look great and comfortable.

  132. Rebecca Taylor · August 27, 2015

    These are so very cool! Love to rock a pair especially with warmer weather coming nice to have some flowing pants to head out and just even to mull round home, instead of the dressing gown incase unexpected guests pop round <3

  133. Boni · August 27, 2015

    So comfy!

  134. Emily · August 28, 2015

    Ohh I love the stripe ones! Definitely will have to add a few pairs to my wardrobe

  135. Tim Milner · August 28, 2015

    Look really nice!

  136. Deborah · August 30, 2015

    Wow ! This is SO me this Spring and Summer ! I too really like the shirt tucked in look. Thanks so much for a wonderfully written review and such superb styling tips ! I am a better (looking) woman for it *

  137. Ange Beaumont · August 30, 2015

    Ooooh I NEED some palazzo pants!!

  138. kelly · August 30, 2015

    would love to win please