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what would you wear with this skirt?

(14 Posts)
knomedeplum Tue 30-Nov-10 21:28:56

I have this skirt but haven't worn it yet - planning to wear it for work (charity) so need to look reasonably smart. No idea what style/colour will go with it (which is why I've never worn it!)


knomedeplum Tue 30-Nov-10 21:29:58

Doh - this skirt

knomedeplum Tue 30-Nov-10 22:15:41


moondog Tue 30-Nov-10 22:17:20

A white shirt with a tank top perhaps.

Or a v neck.
Or a shirt with a plain jacket over.

Boots and tights.

lalalonglegs Tue 30-Nov-10 22:17:22

It's fairly neutral so would suit lots of casual styles: chunky roll neck, v-neck, cashmere wrap top. I don't think it would dress up that well so might not suit a blouse or anything shiny - good for casual occasions where you don't want to wear jeans, would look good with boots and ribbed wool tights.

knomedeplum Tue 30-Nov-10 22:23:34

ok - some good ideas - but what colours would work with it do you think?

moondog Tue 30-Nov-10 22:36:12


lalalonglegs Tue 30-Nov-10 22:49:12

Teal, mid-grey, chocolate, agree with plum.

knomedeplum Tue 30-Nov-10 22:50:33

Just having a look online, would a white top with a pale grey tank work? Or maybe pink (hard to judge the shade online though)

lalalonglegs Tue 30-Nov-10 22:55:43

Judging from the photo, I don't think it is a very strong colour so with other pastels it could end up looking a bit wishy-washy. I'd wear it with something that has a bit more contrast.

knomedeplum Tue 30-Nov-10 23:00:47

God I'm crap with colours - my initial thought was black but it just looked wrong.

Lala - so what has more contrast? Plum?

knomedeplum Tue 30-Nov-10 23:04:20

and what colour tights??

lalalonglegs Tue 30-Nov-10 23:29:10

Hmm, the temptation is always to stick black with something because it won't not go but I'd try to be a bit more creative. I'd go for grey cable knit or ribbed tights and a different coloured top. I think with tweed, it's important not to be too matchy-matchy or you just end up looking a bit of a parody. Just dig a few things out of the back of the wardrobe and try.

Silkstalkings Wed 01-Dec-10 14:35:00

Knomedeplum Wishywashy pastels suit some people, high contrasts suit others. Have a look here and see if one of these sounds like you.

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