Think it’s tired and boring? Think again!
The pencil skirt is often renowned for its versatility, going well in both formal business attires and casual outfits. Coming in a variety of prints and material, this skirt is a shoe-in for winter outfits. If you’re not sold on the idea that this skirt can function outside of the office, here are a few playful outfits that star this multipurpose piece.
If you think the pencil skirt is boring, then take a look at this wonderful emerald sequined skirt, paired with a plain white top. Featured on Chic-Dresses.com, this outfit embodies what is great about the pencil skirt: it has the ability to take something that would otherwise seem outlandish and transform it into a classy piece. Just make sure that you don’t wear this skirt with a flamboyant top!
Indulgy.com featured this amazing knitted pencil skirt. This material turns the skirt that was once only seen in hard, business looks into a warm, homey skirt that hugs the curves but doesn’t bite into the skin. Pair this with soft fabrics for a carefree, laidback look that others will surely envy. The Irish Times reports that knitwear is big in the fashion scene this year, so this is sure to be a hit this season.
For the more playful, a leopard-print pencil skirt can help showcase your wild side! This skirt recently made it into M&S Fashion Director Belinda Earl’s Top 10 for Autumn-Winter 2013. Wear it with a black tee and a denim coat for that rocker effect.
This striped pencil skirt is a nice play on the classic. The bright colors of the skirt can be matched with a top of a complementary color. Don’t go overboard with a patterned top, or your outfit will just be too much! Wear a simple sweater — preferably with no print or patterns — and let this skirt be the star of the show.