Following last week’s outfit post, in which I styled my favorite maxi skirt two ways, below you will find several skirts that I have been eyeing (several are on sale too!).
Circle: This maxi style is looser, with the skirt gradually skimming away from the hips. Typically made out of cotton jersey or another material with some stretch; however, you can also find a silk or rayon blend with some pleats or gathering for added volume. For a casual look; pair with a tee (fitted or tucked), denim vest and an embellished flat sandal…or a simple tank and a patterned scarf, as seen below.
Column: This is a fitted style maxi, made out of a fabric with some stretch because it is tight to the knee, or even below. While easily paired with a tank and sandals, I also like this style when worn in the fall with an over-sized cardigan and a pair of booties. Because the silhouette is fitted, you can pair this maxi skirt with a slouchy top; off-setting the tighter bottom.
Voluminous: This maxi shape is generally made out of a silk, rayon or polyester blend, which is especially terrific for ease and movement. Typically a “dressier” maxi, it begs to be paired with high heels and statement jewelry for a night out on the town. Again, the volume in the bottom necessitates tucking or wearing a more fitted top. While perfect for warm weather dressing, this could also be a fabulous holiday look when worn with a fitted sweater and sparkly heels.
Lastly, do you use Pinterest? http://www.pinterest.com/j2lovin/
I frequently search for items and pin outfit ideas – often sharing private boards with friends and clients in an effort to come up with new and creative ways of wearing favorite pieces. In fact, does the picture below look familiar?? What can I say, I’m a fraud! Thanks for reading…