Chasing Summer Skirts: My Three Favorites
|Photography by Kirsten Beeksma Morse|
After months and months of wearing denim and boots I am super excited about all the great dresses and skirts out there for spring. Lately, with all the great weather, my favorite jeans have taken a back seat to some rock star skirts. While dresses are lovely and easy this time of year, a skirt is also a very versatile way to mix it up with your summer wardrobe. Skirts require such little effort in the making of a major chic look. Here are a few of my favorite ways to wear a few of my favorite spring skirts!
Above are some of the pieces that I wore for this post. The skirt is a J.Crew Paneled Geometric Jacquard Pencil Skirt that has been to a ton of events since its purchase. This piece is definitely going to be a summer go-to, worn with the top featured, or dressed down with a white tee or tank. I am a huge fan of Intermix, and a trip across the lake to see the great staff over at Intermix Bellevue is always a lot of fun. I can never seem to leave empty handed. Intermix always seems to be one quick step ahead on the trends, so when I specifically went before an event to buy this Exclusive for Intermix Aaron Strapless Embroidered Top in Black, I was overwhelmed with all the great choices.
|Details on the Intermix Aaron Strapless Blouse|
This is another great J.Crew skirt, which I completely love because it is such a perfect summer piece. I have always been a fan of the company, but every season one piece in particular from J.Crew really grabs me, and this summer it is the Colorful Jacquered Striped Skirt. I paired it with a RAILS Carter Button Down Shirt in a chambray light denim that is a subtle compliment to the bold stripes. You could pick up any of the colors from the skirt in your top or wear it with a gingham blouse, half tucked in in the front. I like these alice + olivia Janaya Wedge Sandals because yellow shoes are just so summer, and perfect with the striped skirt. Toss on some polarized Ray-Ban shades to keep yourself looking cool. All this outfit needs is a margarita and a patio.
I am on the hunt for the perfect denim skirt, preferably with a raw edge hem. I also recently purchased the Beckley Grid Skirt, a super cool leather midi skirt by local designer Silvae, which will be fantastic now and into fall. I could go on and on because there so many great skirts to choose from right now. Whether you like a pencil, a midi, an A-line, or all of the above--get out there and chase some summer skirts to add to your warm weather wardrobe. Happy shopping!