Found: the perfect fall pant.
I've wanted black slim ankle length pants for quite some time. A recent trip to J. Crew finally filled this void in my closet when I discovered the Minnie Pant (shown above in gray).
So far, I'm a big fan. These pants are really flattering and versatile. I wore them to NYFW with heels and am wearing them today to work with black flats. When the weather gets chillier, they'll look super cute with a cashmere sweater. The pants have just enough stretch to make them comfortable enough for all day wear, and they've retained their shape after several wears. At $80, you're not exactly getting a bargain basement deal, but you are getting good quality pants that will last.
As recommended by a J. Crew SA, I went one size down in these (they run a little big - who doesn't love buying one size smaller?). The KOP store claims the pants are a top seller and "everyone loves them".
Count HCG in.