are the only pair of pants I plan on wearing this year. I’m pretty notorious for finding something I like, buying multiple versions, and sticking with it. Last year, it was the J.Crew Minnie in black, orange, and purple. This year, it’s these. They are stretchy and velvet-y. They hit me exactly where I want an ankle pant to hit. They zip in all sorts of great places. They were purchased on one of those days when full-priced items were 40% off with the store credit card. They have close relatives here and here who soon will be hanging side-by-side in my closet.