Maximum Effect

There will be some skirting around today’s conversation…. Corny enough? I thought so too, but I couldn’t help myself. Just like I couldn’t help myself when I found this maxi skirt and it was INDEED a find! Not in the way that it was on super sale (because it wasn’t expensive to begin with) but just that I found it all by it’s lonesome and thought it needed a good home… like mine!

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This skirt’s been residing in my closet about a year; The only one to be found in the store. I’m guessing it was either a random return or just happened to be the last skirt standing.  Are you a maxi skirt maven? They’re fantastic but so far I only have a few. I’m rather picky selective about maxi’s so when I find one I like I scoop it up! Maxi skirts are great transitional pieces! Try layering one with tights (long johns in the Midwest?) boots and a sweater during the Winter. When it’s warm, be cool with a tank or t-shirt and sandals. They’re great for travel too so roll one up in your getaway bag on your next jaunt!

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My affinity for prints and most things graphic is no secret. This skirt checks those boxes and at $15ish; a no brainer. It’s sheer so I wore a long slip here. Pairing the skirt with a pop of blue in this classic sweater keeps things simple and chic. A statement necklace brings it up a notch and makes this a great look for a party or date night. I kept the jewelry more minimal than usual but suede sandals and a clutch finish it off.

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Do you like to wear maxi skirts? How would you style this one? I was attracted to this skirt because it’s different than other’s I’d seen. It’s also got the twirl factor and makes me feel a bit like floating when I walk. What’s your maximum effect? This is mine.

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XOXO

Nic

Sweater – J.Crew // Skirt – Forever 21  (love this one) // Sandals – Steve Madden (another option) // Necklace – NYC street vendor (love this one) // Rings – Banana Republic, Forever 21, raided from mom //Glasses – Old Navy ( splurge) // Clutch – Vintage. raided from mom



    4 responses to “Maximum Effect”

    1. Terry says:

      SOOOOOO in love! That skirt, those shoes, the sweater! <3

      xo,
      Terry

      terrystwocents.tumblr.com

    2. Love, love, love. You look gorgeous. The skirt is fantastic. LOVE the shoes and the blue, and of course, the necklace. PS-You look gorgeous.
      xx-whitley
      http://www.thequeencitystyle.com

    3. […] vibe and living out in San Francisco has renforced my maxi crush. You may have seen this previous post when I was also in a maxi mood. Have you been digging on the maxi trend […]

    4. […] your day is what you decide to wear. That’s certainly how I was feeling the last time I wore this skirt. Now I look forward to styling the start of my day like an appetizer and finally getting to enjoy […]

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