16 Jan I Found Leather Trousers Secondhand for $50! How I Styled Them
I found leather trousers secondhand and paid only $50!
I’ve been on the hunt for some real leather trousers ever since some of my faux leather pieces have crackled. after a few years. I think it was from dryness. What I bought straightaway, was a leather conditioner, as to keep these trousers moisturized. I bought this conditioner.
So, you know Poshmark and I are great friends! I came across this brand, Margaret Godfrey on Ebay, and decided to search for leather pants under this brand on Poshmark. I came across these trousers that were hardly worn and loved the flat front style. You could certainly wear these more casually with a cute pair of fashion sneakers, but I chose to dress them up today on the blog.
Who Is the designer, Margaret Godfrey?
Margaret Godfrey is vintage clothing designer, who was the head of the design department at Bagatelle. The company, Bagatelle, hired her to be the head designer in 1967. While the company was located in Montreal, Canada, Godfrey was inspired by the London Boutique looks of the 1980s. So, while these trousers can be considered vintage, they were hardly worn.
I bought these trousers for $50 shipped from a seller and made sure to ask for measurements before buying. This is key! Whether it is Ebay or Poshmark, get the measurements. If I am buying pants, I always ask for waist measurement, hip, inseam and rise. These are a higher rise and a longer inseam, so that is what I was looking for. They are lined and really in primo shape! If you buy something vintage, ask the condition, but measurements are even more important, as sizes may have been cut smaller in the past. There are no returns for Poshmark, and not many sellers have returns on Ebay, so this is the one con.
Styling the pants with a cowl neck taupe sweater, I added a signature touch of the burgundy brooch, and took out my leopard print booties. I am still not quite able to wear trousers but have them as another incentive to get better.
The Bruno Magli leather bag is one I wear frequently.
Do you have leather pants in your wardrobe? Have you tried looking secondhand?
Margaret Godfrey Leather pants- Poshmark (Here are some on Ebay)
H&M sweater ( old) similar
leopard boots- Zara Similiar option
Bruno Magli bag
Have a great day!