yes, i know it's another pleated skirt.
something about pleats and midis. i can't help myself. here on JDC i have styled all pleated skirts in a dressy way. so... to justify this purchase i needed to style it casually. haha. self challenge accepted. you need five things (you probably already own all these!):
- bright colored pleated skirt -- great spring/summer piece
- v-neck white tee -- this one is very soft and not too low or too see through
- flat sandals -- i have worn these so much.. they have seen better days
- denim jacket -- great layering addition. i really should buy another one...
- fun straw tote -- new to my closet and i am obsessed. it was quite the "investment" but i have wanted one for over a year now and decided to splurge!
side happenings: so. much. happening. first, so humbled to featured on the Rank & Style blogger spotlight! Rank & Style features Top 10 lists for beauty and fashion, those are always fun and easy reads. as a lipstick addict, i completely agree on their Top 10 Lipsticks Worth Splurging On. second, it has always been a dream of mine to attend New York Fashion Week #NYFW so tickets have finally been bought. it is so official now! i cannot for all the shenanigans and to meet all my insta-gals! Austin Fashion Week #AFW is also creeping up pretty soon and i can't wait to share my experience on that. life is pretty crazy right now (in a good way). #someonepinchme. i will also be attending a derby next weekend!!! my very FIRST! can't wait. lastly, the Sprinkles cupcake of the month is a lemon meringue and it is bomb.
currently on my playlist: something just like this by The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
top | Madewell whisper cotton v-neck pocket tee in white (avail in eight colors!)
jacket | Old Navy denim jacket -- similar but darker wash
skirt | ASOS pleated midi skirt in lilac (goes in and out of stock) -- really love this bright colorblocked one! // available in blush
shoes | Sam Edelman gigi sandal in saddle leather -- similar from Target
bag | Jade Tribe 3 pom basket tote -- similar from Etsy and $30 // same but in bold poms
sunglasses | Celine tilda sunglasses in dark tortoise -- similar but more cateye (great brand, really fits well!)
earrings | Kendra Scott sky earrings in white pearl (old) -- larger version // similar
necklace | Anthropologie monogram pendant necklace -- similar
watch | Michael Kors darci watch in gold (on sale!) -- avail in rose gold
rings | Gorjana c/o shimmer stacking ring set // Gorjana amara ring set // Gorjana mini stackable ring set // Etsy stacking & midi rings // Gorjana candice CZ ring // BaubleBar ice chevron midi ring (sold out) -- similar // BaubleBar tri bar ring (old) -- similar
lips | MAC amplified creme lipstick in brick-o-la
rock the pleated skirt, casually!,
photo credit: Brandon Hill