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Winter Skirts and boots

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pigleychez Fri 05-Oct-12 21:50:23

About to buy myself some new knee high boots
Liking these

and fancy wearing skirts and boots.
Anyone seen any nice winter skirts out there? Im not normally a skirt kinda gal so this is kinda out of my comfort zone. Thinking a cord and a denim skirt.

addictedisback Sat 06-Oct-12 06:37:17

Its mostly dresses at the moment. I love skirts but am yet to find a nice one this season (or last to be fair!)

Stevie77 Sat 06-Oct-12 07:31:04

Not many winter skirts out there at the moment, I've been looking too sad

fedupofnamechanging Sat 06-Oct-12 07:46:37

Fatface have a very nice cord skirt (knee length with buttons down the front). Think it comes in blue and red. Also they have a denim skirt, which is similar.

fedupofnamechanging Sat 06-Oct-12 07:47:38

fruitpastille Sat 06-Oct-12 07:49:00

Try gap for skirts

BikeRunSki Sat 06-Oct-12 07:54:25

I've hunted high and low for my perfect denim skirt this autumn and found it at Weird Fish. Try Ness, Mistral and Boden too for cord skirts.

Olivermoliver Sat 06-Oct-12 08:30:34

Dare I say it but m and s Indigo have a really nice lighter blue cord skirt!

pigleychez Sat 06-Oct-12 10:36:01

Thanks for the suggestions. smile

Just returned from Next with my brown boots and a lovely knee length Black cord skirt.
Still after a Denim one too so will have a look at the places suggested.

BikeRunSki Sat 06-Oct-12 17:21:43

This is where you can get knee length denim skirts this season. Believe me, I have hunted to the point of obsession:

Boden - £45 - zip to short to get on without a lot of wriggling.
Tresspass - £11 in clearance - even XL tooa small and I'm only a 14!
Crew Clothing - £60 - too short
Fat face - don't want buttons down front
Debenhams -£35, only on line - fake pockets! I need real pockets!
Weird Fish - perfect, £40. Right length, colour, stretchiness, fit, price. Have had it 4 days and been wearing it for 3 of them!

fedupofnamechanging Sat 06-Oct-12 18:10:32

You really have hunted for your perfect skirt, Bike. You've inspired me to take a look at Weird Fish!

Floridagirl Sat 06-Oct-12 18:29:44

You made the Wierd Fish denim skirt sound like my holy grail there Bike so much so that I just went and bought it!
And for anyone else that likes the sound of it, it appears to be reduced until Sunday, was only £29....

Stevie77 Sat 06-Oct-12 20:06:59

karmabeliever that blue one is exactly what I've been looking for! (Although I'm now thinking maybe the tan would look nicer with the tweed jacket I'm coveting)

IwishIwasmoreorganised Sat 06-Oct-12 20:11:56

What are you,wearing with your holy grail of skirts bike?

I'm like op - I'd like to wear skirts more often but they're not quite in my comfort zone!

BikeRunSki Sat 06-Oct-12 20:12:04

Bugger! Ah well £11 is a small price to pay for 4 extra days of skirt perfection.

fedupofnamechanging Sun 07-Oct-12 07:59:53

You could buy another one Bike, while it's in the sale - save you having to look again, when you've worn the first one to death!

Stevie, glad you have found what you wanted. I rather like the berry one, but think I will wait until there is a sale. I just bought the Ingrid twist dress for £20 instead of £45 and I know it will bug me if i pay full price for the skirt, then find it on sale in a few weeks!

Dollydowser Mon 08-Oct-12 11:25:44

Cana you tell me how the Wierdfish sizing is? Does it come up big/small, similar to White Stuff?

MorrisZapp Mon 08-Oct-12 11:30:32

My name is MorrisZapp and I am addicted to purchasing denim skirts.

I mostly get mine on eBay. I've had some really good unbranded ones over the years, plus various Fat Face etc.

I notice FF sizing seems to have changed lately. It was always v generous, now not so much. Either that or I'm in Malteser binge denial.

MorrisZapp Mon 08-Oct-12 11:31:24

Linky to Weird Fish skirt, pretty please?

MorrisZapp Mon 08-Oct-12 11:35:48

Bike and Florida... don't go to Weird Fish today. All skirts half price!!

Dollydowser Mon 08-Oct-12 11:40:45


MorrisZapp Mon 08-Oct-12 11:44:45

Thanks dolly! Half price, my ordering finger is itching smile

FlatscreenGoat Mon 08-Oct-12 11:53:20

Is that weird fish skirt really A-line?? I fancied a more fitted one I think

Lozislovely Mon 08-Oct-12 12:46:01

Just ordered the denim and the velvet skirt! Thanks Dolly grin

Dollydowser Mon 08-Oct-12 16:42:33

You're welcome. I didn't order the denim, it has a front zip-no good fot me. Anyone seen a knee length denim with side zip, maybe slightly less A line than the Wierdfish one? Or any winter skirts without a front zip. Like Stevie says, not many winter skirts about.

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