Friday, July 23, 2010

[Window Shopping] Skirts... wait, Skirts?!

Alright readers, I'm back... not that I ever really went anywhere, but like some other bloggers out there, I just kinda got into a funk this week.  I realize my posts have been lacking personality, my apologies. It must be the high humidity and 100+ degree temps getting to my brain again....

Anyway... last month (was it a month ago?) a lot of you seemed to encourage me to wear skirts more often.  And don't worry, I haven't.

(HA!)


Well, I'm just being honest.  

But, I am doing some traveling for work next week and since it's for some bigwig meetings, I don't feel right rocking my casual looks.  I also, surprisingly, prefer wearing skirts when the weather is hotter - which it has been all over the whole country... except for maybe Alaska.  Thing is, I don't really own that many.  

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4 skirts to be exact.  (1 floral mini, 2 pencils, 1 khaki a-line)


So, if I were to increase my skirt stock, these are the pretties I'd pick up.

Licorice Lanes Skirt - Anthropologie $78
(I hope this is instore at my local Anthro, going to try to snag it this wkd)

Cooperative Tulip Skirt - Urban Outfitters $48
(love the window pane pattern)

Kate Spade 'Kollete' Skirt  – Nordstrom $295
(I'll take the whole outfit, please)

Ikat Blossoms Print Skirt – LOFT $59.99
(I almost picked this up months ago when Loft had their 40% sale... maybe its time to reconsider)

Fennel Flower Skirt - Anthropologie $98
(I could work with this)

Sleek Suit Skirt - Banana Republic $49.99
(seems short, which means it might fit me at a normal length)

Circle the Globe Skirt - Anthropologie $68
(my size is out of stock, and I'm not sure if it would flatter a midget, but I love the bright summery yellow)

And last, but not least...

Fleurette Pencil Skirt - J.Crew $59.99

Dear J.Crew,

Is this really how you style a watercolor pencil skirt suited for, well, suiting?  WTF?!

I mean, it's a cute skirt - once I get past the homeless girl....

Love,
E


Ok readers, be a bad influence, which one is your fav??

12 comments:

  1. Love the Urban one! I want to say I say I saw the Loft one at my local store for much cheaper than online but not 100% sure... was caught up in all the new fall stuff :o)

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  2. "I mean, it's a cute skirt - once I get past the homeless girl...." is SO TRUE!!! adore the skirt...but i think that chick mugged the real model.

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  3. MichelleM - I def saw the Loft one fore MUCH less back in May. And I'm glad you like the Urban one, I called my store and put one on hold to try on tomorrow :)

    D,S,Hs- ha... I expect that type of styling from Urban, JCrew? not so much... I don't think "edgy" is their target audience...

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  4. Love these!! Your comment to JCrew is too true!! :)

    I love the Nordstrom outfit. Perfection.

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  5. L-o-v-e the Kate Spade skirt... but this does not surprise me as I usually like the most expensive option. ha!

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  6. I love the first Anthro one and the khaki BR one. I am so boring and predictable, I know, but they are the most wearable for me and would last the test of time, and not just a season. That being said, I like them all.

    PS J. Crew's styling definitely makes me go WTF sometimes too!

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  7. I'm a fan of the Fennel Flower Skirt, myself. I feel like it could be paired with a lot of different style and color tops. you could pretty work with any plain colored blouse, and neutrals would look amazing.

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  8. Love the Kate Spade skirt and love your blog!

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  9. TeachinginHeels, Ashley and Style'n - the kate spade skirt (outfit) is soo cute. I actually saw a black skirt by Odille at Anthro this afternoon. It was pretty similar, but only cost $88 (I think)....

    Kelsey - nothing wrong with boring and predictable, thats much my style... no edgy, bohemian, overly whimsy here...

    Mandee - funny I was playing around with that skirt on polyvore yesterday, sadly I didn't see it instore :( boo

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  10. i think i need the urbn skirt!! also: the fennel print from anthro is on my list as well.\
    --Heather

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  11. Heather - I tried a different navy Cooperative skirt at urban yesterday... I like the print better, but their was pleat in the front that just didn't lay right :( I wish they had this one in stock... I've also wishlisted the Fennel Skirt for a sale watch. I have a hard time justifying a $100 skirt when I rarely wear them... but it'd be great to own!

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  12. I have the Fleurette pencil skirt!! So great, but size up....and I did not style it the same way ;) Right now online it is $42 + tax with Free shipping!

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