What I’ve been wearing lately…

Ever since the stylish and oh so fabulous Carrie Bradshaw stepped onto our screens in her electric blue Manolo’s and midi length skirts, I have forever dreamed of swishing my way through my rather less fabulous life in a pleated skirt. I’ve never had a properly pleated skirt, that was until September last year. They are such a great alternative to jeans in the colder months, specially since they can be worn with tights and knee high boots. So in essence a big win!

The pleated skirt first entered my wardrobe back in September, I stumbled across this perfectly pink midi skirt in Zara and I have to say it was my favourite until Next showed up with their grey pleated version and oh my goodness I fell in love all over again. I have continued to add a leopard print number from Zara to my collection and I fear it may not stop there.

I haven’t quite managed to wear my pleated skirts with a strappy shoe or even my converse as yet. As soon as the weather allows spring to step into my life I hope to correct this and once again show another side to the new love in my life. The pleated skirt really is a versatile addition to your wardrobe. Now here’s a big statement – they have replaced my skinny jeans. Oh my goodness, its true.

I’m obsessed with cosy knits this season and pleated skirts are the perfect pairing. I feel really feminine wearing this combination and for just this reason I am happy for the colder weather to stick around a little longer. Just a little longer.

 

I really do love putting a little fashion post together and hope to do at least once a month. Do let me know if there is anything you would like me to share. I think my next post will be all about my first love, a ditsy floral print.

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20 Comments

  1. 26th January 2017 / 12:36 pm

    I have a nice pink pleated skirt similar to your’s I got from Tescos last year, as you say they do feel really feminine to wear:) All your outfits look lovely!

    • Life As Our Little Family
      26th January 2017 / 1:35 pm

      Aww I want to add more colours and thanks so much my love x

  2. 26th January 2017 / 2:33 pm

    I’m loving the pleated skirt. I got a gorgeous shimmery one from primark but I still haven’t worn it as every time I put it on I’m just not sure! I’m really not fashion conscious and would really love to branch out from my comfies x

    • Life As Our Little Family
      26th January 2017 / 8:28 pm

      Yay for pleated skirts. Is it the silver one you have? I really wanted that one too but hesitated as I have 3 :). Do you wear trainers? Maybe wear it with trainers and a tshirt or jumper to stay comfy? x

  3. 26th January 2017 / 10:02 pm

    I would love to wear skirts more. I love the way they look and feel but I can’t stand tights and hate being cold. May have to get one for when the weather warms up and wear with Converse too. I saw a grey one in the Zara sale that I fancied the look of Love the leopard one particularly x

    • Life As Our Little Family
      27th January 2017 / 2:13 pm

      Zara’s skirts are great, not too expensive too which I love. Ooh I love tights at this time of year, all cosy and that x

    • Life As Our Little Family
      2nd February 2017 / 10:13 pm

      Aww thank you so much x

    • Life As Our Little Family
      2nd February 2017 / 10:13 pm

      Aww thank you so much x

  4. 31st January 2017 / 4:37 pm

    My aim is to fill my wardrobe with these gorgeous skirts once i’ve lost all my baby weight! I also have the plan of one of these skirts with a lace top for my maid of honor when we get married in November as its so low key.

    • Life As Our Little Family
      1st February 2017 / 9:33 pm

      Yay for these skirts and shopping trips!

  5. 31st January 2017 / 4:39 pm

    Oooh I love the pleated skirts! I haven’t tried one yet but when I see someone wearing one I really like the look. I need to give it a go!

    • Life As Our Little Family
      1st February 2017 / 9:31 pm

      I think they’re going to be a wardrobe staple for so many this year

  6. 31st January 2017 / 5:47 pm

    My wife has been talking about pleats for ages. Must show her this.

  7. 31st January 2017 / 10:17 pm

    Id love to wear skirts more! I always love the look of these pleated ones! 🙂

    • Life As Our Little Family
      1st February 2017 / 9:23 pm

      I think they just have a lovely fit and go well both day and night

  8. 1st February 2017 / 8:48 am

    I to adore midi skirts, they can take you from day to night. I love he leopard print zara one, you’ve styled it really well.

    • Life As Our Little Family
      1st February 2017 / 9:23 pm

      They do have the versatility I like in my outfits

  9. 2nd February 2017 / 12:35 pm

    I love this style of skirt so much I think it’s so pretty an girly! You’re rocking it go girl!

    • Life As Our Little Family
      2nd February 2017 / 10:06 pm

      Me too, I may have just ordered another … Don’t tell Mr H! Thank you for the lovely words x

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