One of my favourite wardrobe staples has to be the midi skirt – I’ve lost count of how many I actually have, and they’re some of my favourite items in my collection to style. They can be a tricky one to wear when the weather turns a little colder, but I’m not quite ready to ditch them just yet, so I’ve been finding ways to work them in to my Winter outfits! This leopard number is one of my latest winter purchases, and although its probably one of the most common things on the high street right now, it can still be a difficult one to wear as its such a bold print! I’m always a little cautious that I don’t step in to Kat Slater territory, as much as I’m partial to a good Eastenders binge!
My current favourite way to wear my midi and maxi skirts is with a jumper tucked in, and I thought this lemon yellow one that I picked up last year was the perfect colour to compliment the print. Don’t get me wrong, I love a bright colour such as red or pink paired with a leopard print, but this is a much more wearable and toned down option that just worked so well and gave a subtle hint of colour!
I wore this combo with my old faithful biker jacket that I got from Zara a few years back and don’t think I’ll ever part with! Its such a perfect piece to team with animal print, and I love the juxtaposition of a feminine and floaty skirt paired with a leather jacket to toughen things up.
Personally, when it comes to a midi skirt, I prefer to go with bare legs and a boot or trainer rather than opting for black tights (I usually regret that decision though within five minutes of leaving the house! Hello goosebumps!) and one of my favourite styles of shoe to wear with them has to be a heeled ankle boot. These metallic beauties are from Public Desire last year, but they’re still in stock! They’re definitely a statement shoe, but being silver rather than a bright colour, they work really well with so many outfits.
I’ve worn this skirt (and some of my others!) in so many different ways so far this season, and this is definitely one of my favourites. I also love teaming them with bright chunky knits, trainers and lots of layered necklaces, or paired with a slogan T shirt and blazer for a touch of layering. They obviously work so well for evening too, with a simple black polo neck and barely-there heels, or a camisole tucked in and plenty of sparkling jewellery!
Needless to say I’ll probably still be wearing them come next Spring as they’ve become such a staple in my wardrobe!
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