Monday, March 10, 2014

Mini Skirts, More Options

As much as I would like it to be Spring already...I have a feeling we have a couple more weeks of cold before that happens. This transitioning weather is driving me crazy, one day it is getting warmer and getting my hopes up then the next it is snowing again! Because the weather is so unsure about what it is doing I wanted to talk about some more transitioning looks that you can rock to stay stylish though the ups and downs in the temperature. Two weeks ago I talked about the LSM dress, as being a great go to for this type of weather because of the coverage while still showing some skin. This week I want to talk about mini skirts! 

This first skirt is from Madewell, it is plaid and has a school girl feel keeping it youthful but the scalloped side seams and mid-mini length makes it mature and modern. This front tie chambray shirt from Velvet Heart updates the everyday button down and hits at the perfect spot on the torso to compliment this skirt beautifully! If it is colder out you could add leggings or stocking for more coverage but as it gets warmer loose the layers and shorten the sleeves to wear it in different ways over and over again! I chose to pair it with my Michael Kors boots to keep it casual but you could pair it with whatever you have in your closet! 

This next skirt is from Banana Republic, and on sale! Tweed is typically a winter fabrication because it is usually wool so it is very warm but I can make an exception with this skirt and wear it most of the year because it is cotton and a lovely white/ivory blend with black slub. It can be used as a transitional piece from winter to spring  as well as in the fall and in the winter. I paired it with this peplum top from Modcloth that I love, Click here for a similar style, it has the most beautiful details throughout and really compliments the skirt. The cinched waist and overlay of the skirt slims the body creating a great dressed up and classic look. 

Lastly, I am rocking a mini flared leather skirt, it is made by Arc and Co. and I got it from the online store LuLu's . This is such a fun skirt to add to your wardrobe because it is another piece that I will wear all year round, it just needs to be wardrobed differently depending on the time of year. The skirt is high waisted and has welt zippers to add some detail. I paired it with a grey long sleeve jersey top that I tucked in to create an hourglass silhouette that I have had for a while now. It has leather patches with studs on the shoulder that brings the whole look together! 

Click here for a tutorial on how to create this easy and adorable braided crowne that I did for this photoshoot!!

Having a variety of mini skirts with different patterns, fabrications, colors and styles you can expand your wardrobe massively. The pairings with these skirts are countless making your bank account happy while satisfying your craving for everything fashionable! Click on the links to purchase these skirts or use this as a guide when you are shopping to pick up the pieces that will work for you!! Which mini skirts in your closet are your favorite? Send me photos to or let me know in the comments section below!