Monday, May 10, 2010

Skirting the Issue

Giant Tiger skirt worn as a top (I've had this for more than a decade!),
Dynamite blazer (also seen here), Seduction leather jacket (also seen here),
Le Chateau pashmina, Bongo skinny jeans (also seen here), Mossimo flats,
Suzy necklace (also seen here) bangles & ring, Bay white croc bangle

I have developed somewhat of an obsession with flowy tops lately.  I can't get enough and always want to rock one, whether with a pencil skirt or skinny jeans, it's the perfect mix between business and casual but pulled together and chic (and of course, oh-so-stylish).  While rushing to get dressed this morning, I saw this old skirt in my drawer.  Something I've owned for more than 10  years and something I haven't worn in probably 5 years.  I decided to throw it on and under the blazer it worked perfectly.  I'm so pumped to 'add' another flowy top to my closet.

{ the studded view from the back }



Anonymous said...

Brilliant idea! The skirt/flowy top looks great :)
Know you're excited to wear your heels again!

serenadeveryday said...

WHAT? That's a skirt? It looks amazing as a top. I recently thought of wearing my long skirt as a dress.. but I actually didn't think of wearing a shorter one as a top. =P
Awesome idea.

OH and looking at your previous post, I think it's so HOT that you know how to ride a bike.

<3 Serena.

Sharon Lei said...

Flowy tops allow for more eating!! nom nom nom.. ha ha ha.. great idea with turning the skirt into a top. :)

xx Love & Aloha

Laura said...

Lovely outfit...I like it...

Isabel said...

it looks great! i love the print :)

Shop T.O. Live said...

Really pretty top - you're right, they're so versatile and easy to wear.

Also, I loved your fun facts post. I didn't realize your were engaged or sooo tall. Wow, 5'11?!?

Charlie said...

cute scarf!



BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

I love flowy tops and skinnies paired together! Love those red peep toes too!

Wanderlusting said...

I have a ton of flowy tops (I wear them mainly to disguise my tummy) but I get really tired of pairing them with skinny (or straight leg) jeans.

Lately I've been tucking in a flowy/babydoll top into a skirt, pulling the ends out just a little so it billows nicely at the waist and then cinching it with a belt. :)

Keeps the flowly feeling without looking frumpy!

Unknown said...

i love how you styled your skirt. you really got great style.


Mandy said...

That top (I mean skirt :) looks awesome with the white blazer! I thought I was the only one who would occasionally wear a skirt as a top, but it's definitely a good way to get more mileage out of your wardrobe. I'm not ashamed anymore :)

michelle_ said...

I LOVVEEE your leather jacket !
and you're soooo cool that you can drive a motorbike !

thanks for the comments love ! :) :)
glisters and blisters

LyddieGal said...

Your skirt looks amazing as a top! It's a simple way to re-purpose an old, well loved, but neglected item.

And I love the leather jacket, it is awesome.

Chic on the Cheap

julianne. said...

that looks like a legit top you creative genius.
you always look so great!
i love this outfit with the dark jeans and those red SHOEs! <3
so adorable you hottt thing.<3

Jamie said...

This is such a great idea!! What a great way to reinvent something!

Leah said...

I love flowy tops too... and that's a skirt? You really styled it so well. So I'll see you back with your heels soon?

Lindsay With An "A" said...

Very cute black leather jacket girl! :)

Kate said...

I am in loooove with that leather jacket! so hot! love the studs!

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Holly B said...

absolutely love the studded leather jacket. I need one!

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