Steal Rooney Mara’s Style With This Inexpensive Secret

rooney maraRooney Mara is not only the girl with the dragon tattoo, but she's kind of the girl that just won't go away. I feel like she's everywhere these days, attending premiere after premiere after premiere, awards show after awards show ... everywhere. It doesn't bother me too much, though, because I happen to love whatever she wears. It's generally a bit edgy with a touch of softness, and her outfits are mostly something I'd like to wear myself.

Take Rooney's look during a promotional tour in Tokyo. She paired a white Givenchy blouse with black H&M pants. Rad, right? Fancy on top, party on the bottom. Her ensemble brings up a good point, though. Great black pants don't have to cost a fortune, and they'll go with anything, even multi-thousand dollar tops. So here are five great pairs that would work wonders in any woman's wardrobe.






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J.C. Penney black pants, $17
These are totally something Lisbeth Salander would wear. A little slouchy, super comfortable, and totally stylish, this pair for $17 is a steal.

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H&M high-waisted black jeans, $40
Do not underestimate the power of a high-waisted black pant. Do. Not. Once you find a pair you like, you'll wear them five times a week.

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MICHAEL Michael Kors zip skinny black pants, $60
These are a little more jazzed up, which is always fun. The gold zipper detail is a nice touch on this classic pair of black pants.

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Levi's black skinny jeans, $40
Speaking of basic, it doesn't get anymore basic than this. And that's a good thing if you're looking for versatility and timelessness.

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Forever 21 black harem pants, $23
Harem pants are less everyday, but at this price, snatch them up and wear them all year round. They look super fancy and they're less than $25 -- sounds like a deal to me.

Do you have a pair of black pants you love? What kind?


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