Just hearing the phrase ‘mini skirt’ takes me back to when I was a kid watching the movie Clueless. The style from that movie was sooooo 90’s and I’m pretty sure that was the last time I also wore a mini skirt. jk hahha
Nowadays, I wanted to consider if there is a more modern way to spruce up this item without looking like I was living through some serious nostalgia. So I veered away from a denim version and went for a more adult looking fabric and print – like this checkered skirt pattern. I like the length more than I thought I would because it looked much shorter on the hanger, but it hits my waist line at the appropriate place. I styled it with a ribbed turtleneck to offset the cold weather, black knee-high boots and a black coat.
I tucked in the turtleneck to lengthen my look and let the waist line be more apparent. I know that my legs can sometimes look really long and wearing a mini skirt it may look borderline inappropriate, so I opted for knee high boot. This helps to maintain the proportion between my skirt seam and feet. This helps with the proportion better than if I was wearing a sandal or pump instead. Draping the coat over my shoulders made the look feel more grown-up.
I am shocked by how much I appreciated this look – maybe I’ll venture more into this area when the weather warms up a bit. Until then, I can style and restyle this beautiful skirt. All details and links below!
What do you think? Would you try a mini skirt? Comment below and let me know.
TOP // Loft Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater, Vince Camuto Coat (old)
SKIRT // Loft WindowPane Skirt (sold out), more mini skirts here
SHOES // Sam Edelman Boots – on sale!
ACCESSORIES // Christian Siriano Earrings, Halston Bag (old)