The Perfect Brunch

Floral Pencil Skirt

When I close my eyes and picture what I want to look like while I sip morning cocktails and eat lemon curd drenched pastries, I am wearing this outfit. That’s why I decided to pair my favorite pencil skirt with my favorite lace-trimmed drapey white tank together for my birthday brunch at Perla’s. The wind was high, but everything stayed in place (except my hair, which was kind of a surprise).

When wearing a high-waisted pencil skirt, it’s best to pair it with something a little looser and voluminous on top, so as to balance out the proportion of the fitted skirt. I also had to go with some shoes with a bit of height to them, to lengthen the appearance of my legs. Also, if you’re gonna do something with a crazy pattern on bottom, keeping the top simple makes for a clean look, though I also like the idea of wearing some real thin, simple cream and navy stripes with this skirt….hmmm.

Floral Pencil Skirt

Top, skirt: Forever 21, Shoes: Corso Como (Stella Says Go), Necklace: KS, Earrings: Marc by Marc Jacobs, Sunglasses: Buffalo Exchange

Floral Pencil Skirt

June 2, 2011

14 Responses to The Perfect Brunch

  1. Christina says:

    I can’t believe that’s from Forever 21. I thought I hated that store.

  2. Renée says:

    Love the print of your pencil skirt, so pretty!


  3. Kuleigh says:

    Brunch sounds yummy! Love the pattern of this skirt and your turquoise necklace!

  4. Jamie Rose says:

    I’m really loving your skirt. The colors are so fun, bright, and summery!

  5. anna marie says:

    you make 32 look damn good!

    xo.anna marie

  6. Chelsea says:

    Such a lovely skirt for spring!

  7. Hi! I like your new home :)
    And those shoes.

  8. Lydia says:

    Ooh, this is cute. I love the idea of the stripes, too. Please show us if you do it! I’m always looking for pattern-mixing inspiration. Because I am shy with it :).

    Lydia x

  9. Jess says:

    So much cute! and Mmmmm brunch!

  10. Lyddiegal says:

    I love the bright pencil skirt – it’s so fun and fabulous. I’d definitely wear it to brunch as well!

  11. Lauren says:

    LOVE this outfit!! The skirt fits you perfectly and the colors are so bright an happy!!

    Sparrow & Urchin

  12. Liz says:

    ummm hi, did you get new shoes?? lurv them. and you. xoxo

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