Harem Pants For The Tummy Conscious

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So, I like to browse my blog’s search terms from time to time (okay, a lot).

For those of you who don’t know what these are, they are the terms that people type into their search engines which lead them to clicking on my blog, and you can believe me when I say that many if these terms are downright hilarious! I’ve seen search terms going from “fat nude white girl” all the way to “big black sexy naked beauty.”

Yup. Nudity is almost always in there somewhere; but the second most common search terms I see go something along the lines of “how to wear plus size harem pants.”

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I gather, from how often these search terms come up, that harem pants continue to be a coveted, yet intimidating style among the full figured community, and I totally understand. I was, at one time very much nervous about wearing them too.

See, and I know I’ve discussed this with you many times before, I have a serious case of the bum-tum (tummy that looks like a second butt in the front), and harem pants have proven to be a huge struggle to pull off (not literally off, that part is easy).

I wrote another post a while back (here) about with a tip on wearing a peplum top, or belt to help disguise your tummy. I still love this idea, but I’ve come up with another.

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As you can see, I’ve paired the same harem pants (Forever 21+) from my other post, with this absolutely delicious blue, vintage style tee from Addition Elle; and instead of tucking it in and putting my belly on display, I’ve left it untucked, except for a small bit of it on one side. This way, you have nearly full tummy coverage while still showing off the signature high waist and pockets of the pants at the same time. It’s the best of both worlds!

Pair the ensemble with colourful flats and a bright handbag for a casual, chic, put together look that incorporates the on trend look of harem pants with the comfort of knowing you’re tummy is hidden.

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Pants, Forever 21+
Top, Addition Elle – here
Shoes, Walmart
Sunnies, Forever 21 – here
Handbag, Cettu
Earrings, Forever 21 – here

5 comments

  1. divinemzm

    Love this post! I have also had some hilarious search terms on mine – the funniest being “sissy husband wears bootyshorts and gladiator sandals” ?????!!!
    Anyway, those pants (and the whole look) are great! I’ll have to give harem pants another shot:)

    • FlightOfTheFatGirl (Cynthia)

      Haha! The search terms are always good for a laugh! I’ve had funnier ones than the ones I posted, but I don’t think they’d be appropriate! Haha! That “sissy husband” one is pure gold!!! lol 😉 Thank you! And definitely give harem pants another shot!!! 😊😊😊

  2. somuchfattitude

    I look at least weekly at my search terms. My favorite to date is, “bbw spreads beach” (wtf does that even mean? lol) and “bippity boppity boobs titties”

    I call my front tummy my “fatpack” lol – love that we all have different names for it.

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