Tag Archives: Pleated Skirts

It has been a week of discovering so many pretty things…..

I have to say that this week has been a week of potential major obsessions and I mean MAJOR I even found the prettiest dress ever for my Lima Dreaming wardrobe. (really)

Poupette St Barths Sasha printed dress £218 here

It is that time of the year when the christmas party becomes the topic of conversation and “what to wear”. I am not one for glitter and sequins so when I spotted this Whistles navy skirt I knew I had found  my outfit and I can wear it afterwards (many times). I will team it with a Whistles tee and some old but beautiful Prada silver wedges.

Whistles Au Revoir logo tee £49 here

Whistles Satin Pleated Skirt £139 here

and to finish it off my Prada wedges, I am not sure how long I can dance in them but they are so pretty.

I can’t resist a good hoodie at the moment they are my new found friends

Zara sweatshirt with textured hood £29.99 here

These slides are the things dreams are made of (mine anyway) and are perfect for Lima Dreaming, it is a shame I already have so many pretty sandals (apparently it’s written in stone)

Valentino Free Rockstud Slide Sandals in azure £535 here

This bag will complete my party outfit

Kurt Geiger London Tweed Kensington Bag £95.20 here

I think that may be all this week but I am sure there are so many pretty things out there.

Outfit of the day its pleats and loafers all the way…….

This is currently my favourite piece in my wardrobe a Whistles green satin pleated skirt that just looks amazing. It goes against everything that I have always believed “I look terrible in pleated skirts” The weight and the size of the pleats make it hang straight rather than ballooning out over hips and bum!

I wore it with a Whistles navy logo tee and mustard yellow Gucci loafers .

a Whistles logo tee

The skirt that looks like a mermaids tail and I love it!

Whistles satin pleated skirt £139 here

worn with Gucci loafers

 

Look of the day Whistles pleated skirt & a simple tee….

I do love a pleated skirt but they don’t always love me (being quite short!) but this one by Whistles has a sheer lace bottom which will give the illusion of height. I would wear it with a simple tee which usually means a Whistle’s logo tee and my Kurt Geiger platforms.

Another great outfit for work!

 

Whistles Wanderlust tee £49 here

Whistles Lilian pleated skirt £169 here

My Kurt Geiger Kitten flatforms £110 here

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New “black” wardrobe additions|Navy linen trousers|

I went looking for some new wardrobe must haves for work today. After a few days of feeling very hot in black I knew some urgent additions were needed!

I found some linen trousers in Zara which I think will work very well. Then I found these flat sandals which will keep the “Health & Safety” people happy as they have closed toes but are so pretty and comfortable.

I then had a good rummage around Topshop and found a couple of great black skirts which will work with the new flats.

Then it was a quick visit to COS and I found a great navy dress. I still can’t find many tops but it gives me the excuse to keep searching!!

Zara Line Trousers £29.99 here

zara trousers

Zara Flat Sandals £29.99 here

zara sandasl

Zara Flower Necklace £19.99 here

zara necklace

Topshop Sport Waistband Pleated Skirt £25 here

topshop sports waist

COS Dress with Contrast Skirt £55 here

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Pleated Skirts

There are so many of them out there at the moment and I think there is a shape and length for everyone. I love pleats but being quite small they can bury me but I know that with a bit of experimenting I will find one I love.

I think my passion for pleats started yesterday when I included the leather skirt by Alice & Olivia, that was definitely a case of love at first sight.

Shimmery Pleated Skirt £79 www.stories.com

Pink Pleated Skirt £29 www.stories.com

Coated Pleated Skirt £39.99 www.zara.com

Check Print Skirt £59.99 www.zara.com

Pleated Skirt £59.99 www.zara.com

Charcoal Pleated Skater Skirt £28 www.topshop.com

Whitepepper Pleated Denim Skirt £45 www.asos.com

Terrazzo Print Box Pleat Skirt £110 www.whistles.co.uk

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& Other Stories Shimmery Pleated Skirt
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& Other Stories Pink Pleated Skirt
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Zara Coated Pleated Skirt
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Zara Check Skirt
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Zara Pleated Skirt
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Topshop Charcoal Pleated Skater Skirt
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Asos White Pepper Denim Pleated Skirt
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Whistles Terrazzo PrintBox Pleat Skirt