Either way, one of the most useful items I was given was this pair of trousers that I wore constantly since the middle of my pregnancy. And, post-partum, I'm still wearing them, but they're getting loose!
Here's what I did to make them my style:
They started out as these wide-leg Gap trousers which make me look even shorter than I already am. Too much fabric at the ankles really made me look bottom heavy, and they were really not my style.
So, I turned the trousers inside out and placed my modified slim-leg Jalie jeans pattern over the trousers. I wrote about that here. The results looked like this if you recall...