HOW TO STYLE A MIDI SKIRT

HOW TO STYLE A MIDI SKIRT COVER

Going to the ballet.  Has there ever been a better reason to get dolled up?  I don’t think so.  When I heard the New York Ballet was coming to the Kennedy Center, I knew I had to pull a fresh New York piece out of my closet for a night out in DC.  So I experimented with a midi skirt for the first time.  This is how to style a midi skirt.HOW TO STYLE A MIDI SKIRT 01How To Style a Midi Skirt Rule #1:  Play with silhouettes.

I like to feel like my clothes are a second skin.  That means plenty of tight LBDs and bodycon dresses.  When I first picked this skirt up in New York, I pictured it being styled with more of the same.  Fitted turtle necks and tight blouses.  That is, until I thought to myself, “What would Kate Middleton do?”  I reached into the back of my closet and pulled out this vintage sheer netted blouse.  On top of a tight spaghetti strap tank top, it was pure magic.

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How To Style a Midi Skirt Rule #2: Stick to open toed pumps or booties.

This is, in my opinion, the golden rule to style a midi skirt.  Booties give the legs character while open toed pumps elongate the legs.  I chose these silver satin pumps with bows to match the femininity of my bow clutch, bow skirt waist, and bow accented pearl earrings.  A clever theme can keep a midi skirt look, well, clever.  The last thing you’d want is to show up to the ballet looking like a circus tent.

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How To Style a Midi Skirt Rule #3: In the words of Madonna, strike a pose.

Posture can make or break your midi skirt look.  Walk with posture befitting of a ballerina.  Twirl, wave, smile.  Everyone is talking about your midi skirt, so make sure you carry it smashingly.

Here’s what I wore to the Kennedy Center for the Cinderella opera.

Get My Midi Skirt Look

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