Sunday, June 16, 2013

Sunday Style | The Floral Pencil Skirt

I don't know about you, but I love a good floral pencil skirt. Only problem, I didn't own, well, until I refashioned an old floral skirt that I had lying around. I've had this linen floral maxi skirt that was shaped like a pencil skirt lying around for awhile now. One problem, the length was totally unflattering on me (it was Petites, which could have been part of the problem), so yeah, I never wore it even if I did love the print. When I was considering posting it for sale on my blog, I thought why not refashion it into a pencil skirt?!? So I did, last night at 10 o'clock. Yeah, I kinda like to do my refashioning projects late on Saturday nights. Not sure why? But, hey! Who's complaining? Not me.

Now since this was a last minute late night job, I don't have any before pictures of the skirt. This seems to be a common problem with me. I always rush head on when ever I refashion something, and never take any before pictures, only after. Hmm....I need to reform my ways. Anyhow, since I wanted to wear the skirt to church the next day, I needed some inspiration on how to style the skirt. Enter the wonderful world of Pinterest. I found the following adorable & stylish ways to wear a floral pencil skirt for spring and summer.

Cute, huh? The most common top pairings seem to be the following: gingham, chambray, stripes, or a solid color (either neutral or bright). I decided to take the chambray top as my inspiration, and just add more color with my accessories (jewelry & handbag), since my skirt is more on the muted side -- color wise.  
What I'm Wearing
Floral Pencil Skirt -- Refashioned by Me
Chambray Tunic -- JCP
Wedges -- Payless Shoes
Belt -- Target
Statement Necklace -- c/o Max & Chloe
Coral Earrings -- Target

How would you style this floral pencil skirt? Let me know in the comments below!
The Fashion Canvas

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  1. Really cute, Ashley! Maybe I should try doing that with one of my skirts to make it fresh! :) Did you just make it shorter, or did you refashion it in other ways too?

  2. I love your pretty rosy skirt and the chambray you paired with it :)


  3. Love the print on your skirt! Awesome refashion!

  4. Seriously love this neutral take on the floral print! Come over to my blog and join the Trend Spin linkup...this weeks trend is FLORAL, so your outfit would be perfect. Hope to see you there :)

    The Fashion Canvas

  5. I love your floral pencil skirt with chambray!! Thank you so much for linking up!


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