Splurge & Save Outfit: No. 33

Nov 14, 2013

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The pencil skirt is a wonderful essential item to have in your wardrobe, but rather than wearing the classic hues, why not opt for a colorful design? Keep it in balance with a solid color blouse that is loose and flattering, and you’ll make a statement appropriate at work but easy to transition into the evening with a pair of high heels. I especially love Emma Cook’s print design as a handful of different colored blouses can work well with this skirt – navy, off-white, turquoise, purple and even black.

While at first glance a print skirt may seem trendy, if you pair it with a timeless blouse and heels, you’ll be surprised how many seasons you can blend it seamlessly into your wardrobe.


~Emma Cook Bargello-print pencil skirt~

~DVF Lorelei navy silk blouse~

~Christian Louboutin pleated nude sandal~

~J.Crew Claremont tote~


~Anthropologie Chava pencil skirt~

~Asos black top with plunge neck and folded front~

~J.Crew red Claremont clutch~

~Asos black leather sandals~

3 thoughts on “Splurge & Save Outfit: No. 33

  1. Cute outfits!

    I’m really digging the printed pencil skirts and the heels with the ankle straps! Jeffrey Campbell has a pair that I’m dying to get. 🙂


  2. Hello,
    I absolutely love your blog. You are an inspiration and sometimes the voice of reason for me, reading some of your articles.

    I however do not like the new format of your blog. Ads and flashy fat lady (on the side) take away from the classic format.

    I come here because you are unique. You offer advice and suggest things in a way that no one else would.

    I love that you are not self-loathing daily outfit photo taking lady –> annoying !

    Keep up the good work !


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