Saturday, October 19, 2013

Weekend Style Files: The Fitted Mini Skirt

I am huge fan of the fitted mini skirt.  I have about 5 that I rotate between and love.  They have really come in handy this pregnancy because I can just wear them under my belly and they still fit.
  I think you do have to be careful what you pair with a fitted mini though, because it has the potential to look trashy.  I would not suggest a tight fitted shirt with a tight fitted skirt, too much tightness and body clinging for me.  I love a mini skirt paired with a loose blouse, tee, or sweater.  It is nice to kind of have your behind covered if you know what I mean.  It is a chic look that is comfy too.  This pregnancy I have rocked my mini skirts often:

The stretchy ones like I own are perfect pregnant and not.   The top one and bottom ones are old and no longer available.  The middle one is T By Alexander Wang and I love it.  I will say when buying a fitted mini to go up in size most times.  I more often than not wear a medium in these types of skirts because who wants to see your underwear peeking thru?  I rounded up my top 11 picks for a fitted mini skirt.  I included several black options because they are easiest to wear and pair tops with.   You always have way more options with black!  I own two black minis that I love.  Chassity owns The Free People one and it looks awesome on her and is such a great price.  I have my eye on the David Lerner one next.  For Fall I would wear a mini paired with a loose tee and leather jacket like the second picture.  I highly suggest you give the fitted mini a try even if you were intimidated by it before!


Unknown said...

cute roundup! i need to incorporate more mini's in my wardrobe and i totally agree with your suggestion of pairing the minis with a flowy need to look trashy :) xo jillian - cornflake dreams

Lauren Milks said...

Where is the gray shirt from in the bottom pic? Love it!

Whitney said...

Loving the gray sweater in the last picture. Where is it from?

Bridget said...

Where is your jacket from in the middle photo with the skirts? It is so beautiful!

Unknown said...

I love that skirt in first and third picture. You are looking so stylish and cool in these miniskirts. I am wondering if you tell me from where you bought it.
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