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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wear It With Everything

I recently bought a gray wool a line skirt. I cannot stop wearing it! It looks so good with jewel tones.

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Pairing it with teal and turquoise is my favorite combination.

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It also looks pretty chic when worn with black velvet.

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Of course nothing is more classic that wearing it with white.

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Red is Mr. D├ęcor’s favorite. With tights. Must be a school girl thing. :)

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I found my skirt at the thrift store for $4.99. It is vintage.

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It had a classic “A line” silhouette which I loved. But the button and  belt loops had to go.

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I dug through my button jar and found this single fleur de lis silver button and took scissors and a seam ripper to the belt loops. Perfection in five minutes!

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I  have fallen more and more in love with this fashionable gem as I reach for it again and again. Perhaps it is also because it was such a steal. When looking for something similar I found this J Crew A line wool skirt in heather acorn. A $138.00 stunner.

Sterling skirt in double-serge wool

The Ann Taylor Carousel wool skirt is $118.00.


Banana Republic has a wool pencil skirt in charcoal that is priced at $79.50.

Gap had this cutie on sale for $34.99.

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Ladies, get yourselves to the thrift store and find one. Pair it with your jewel toned holiday sweater and thank me later. I am currently working full time through Christmas so please forgive my lack of comments.

Laura

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14 comments :

DREAMS ON 34th STREET ~ French Bread & Family said...

Crimson & Gray wool flannel...one of may fave combos...Your Mr "G" confirms it's greatness! Very cute post, Laura!
~Lynne
[w/L]

Karen said...

What a beautiful skirt. And I know you look like a million bucks in it. Have a great day. Hope you have time to enjoy the holidays with all that working.
Hugs,
Karen
Ladybug Creek

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

These are Beautiful!!! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Linda said...

Yes, I have a lovely a-line grey skirt that is timeless and yes I wear it again and again. I have a black one of the same style - bought them both at the same time and I think I've had them for at least 11 years. :)

Hope you're having a wonderful week,
Linda

Jen said...

Don't you just love a classic look that never goes out of style? ANd all the options to pair it with? I love the turquoise. A punch of color suits us all. =) Hope you have had a good week.
Jen

Little Leslie said...

Happy Holidays, and I'm going tomorrow to my fave thrift store, thanks for the hints.
Les

martinealison said...

Des jupes qui tournent disaient mes filles petites!...
Gros bisous

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

I hope you are working someplace fun!!

black sabeth said...

pretty good pretty good.

titanic is coming to theatres in 3D. I hope you have the kerropi umbrella waiting...

you can wear your skirt in line, maybe with some fuschia.

Karena said...

It is perfect and so classic Laura!! As you said you can pair it with anything. I think that is why I love greys so much!

I have sent you an email I hope you received.

Please Come and enter the 1st of Twelve Days of Holiday giveaways! It is stunning!

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena

The Boston Lady said...

Nice find Laura and I love your new button addition. Where are you working??? As always I love your new header. You always have the best one when it comes to the theme of the month. Hope you are doing well. Ann

Debbie said...

You have just hit on my older daughter's favorite style. I think I need to tell her to hit the thrift stores!

spinningstars said...

That GAP skirt is adorable... I may have to snap that one up and some tights!

Leslie's Garden said...

I'll have to look for a gray skirt, but in the mean time I'm going to use your ideas with my gray slacks. I especially loved the gray and turquoise.I love fashion posts because I need all the help I can get!