Functional Fashion: Pencil Skirt
Posted by Ashling Moss
The most versatile of the skirt family, the pencil can be serious at work or flirty in the evening. Available in a myriad of textures, patterns and colors, the pencil skirt is a functional wardrobe essential.
Work: Pair your pencil skirt with a dress shirt, button-up, silk blouse or plain/printed cardigan and cami.
Evening: Dress-up your pencil skirt with a simple tank or cami, killer shoes and accessories.
Weekend: Depending on the material and texture of your pencil skirt, try adding some Chuck Taylors or sandals, a plain tee and jean jacket.
A pencil skirt can be very figure-flattering. For additional slimming properties – look for skirts with color-blocking panels on the sides. These panels – especially when black – whittle the curves significantly.
Burberry London ~ Stretch-Twill Peplum Skirt: $495.00
Alice + Olivia ~ Sarah Suede Pencil Skirt: $298.50 (sale)
J.Crew ~ No. 2 Pencil Skirt in Geometric Print: $148.00
Vince ~ Leather Pencil Skirt: $1050.00
White House | Black Market ~ Colorblock Ponte Pencil Skirt: $49.99 (sale)
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