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LEGS! (It’s Time to Show Them!)

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Some of Spring’s prettier skirts

Prints

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Bluebird pencil skirt- wear with high strappy sandals and a thin white or black top-a little sheer? Split at back seam. Just above the knee. Cotton/Elastane. Machine washable. $45.00

Erdem Croiona High-Waisted Skirt- Looks simple in the photo, but with interesting materials and subtly complicated construction, this one will garner second and third looks. Stretch mesh, front embroidered raffia panel, gathered chiffon panels at front tulip hem; fully lined. Just above the knee. Concealed zipper fastening at the back. $2575.00

Fair &True Fair Trade Blue Floral Pencil Skirt- Good colors for your denim jacket or a crisp white blouse. You’ll wear this one to death. 100% Cotton, lined. Machine washable. $93.00

Project 6 by Clements Ribeiro The Museum of Everything Candy Pencil Skirt-Looks like a Paul Klee artwork. Very cool, slightly edgy. Keep the top solid please. High-waisted, multi-colored printed Silk. Zipper fastening at the back. $530.00

Cacheral Floral Print Pleated Skirt- Soft and flirty. Wear with flats or kittens-this one’s very short. Great for summer with a little tee. Modified A-line silhouette bells at hem, hits mid-thigh. Gently pleated front, belt loops and button closure. Pale pink and cream. $350.00

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Daffodil Print Skirt- Cute n’ easy. Wear it anywhere. Like shorts, but more feminine. 100% Viscose, machine washable’ short. Two big, casual pockets. $56.00

Vivienne Westwood Mini Crini Skirt- Painterly strokes of vibrant (not screaming colors). Feminine shape. Particularly good for twirling. Lightweight 100% Cotton. $390.00

Iconoclastic

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Kenzo Textured Pencil Skirt with Peplum- Talk about stylish! This’ll wow them at creative meetings or strolling down the boulevard. Really unique silhouette. Useful color. Honeycomb textured Polyester blend skirt with arched waistline, d-ring strap, front pouch pocket, concealed zipper down the back. Hem slit at the back. Fully lined. $680.00

Chinti and Parker Striped Cotton Mini Skirt- Practical as hell. An easy pull on with style. Wear over tees, crop tops or bathing suits. Navy and cream stripes with chartreuse pockets. Pulls on-elasticized waist. Machine wash. Great for travelling. $145.00

Derek Lam Striped Pencil Skirt- Only for the slim please. Confident and graphic for collectors (or admirers) of modern art and architecture. Fitted silhouette, banded waist, invisible zipper at back left panel. Solid side panels-striped front and back. Cotton/Polyester. $295.00

Jil Sander Hummingbird Print Skirt- Cream knee-length A-line skirt with green-multi hummingbird print. Simple but smashing. Choose your top color carefully. Keep the lines clean. Hidden zipper and hook-and-eye closure at the back. Fully lined. 100% Viscose. $ 1159.00

Frayed Denim Grass Skirt by Michael Bastian for Gant- Sassy and cute. Great for petites. Wear with brightly colored flats or sandals and/or a brightly colored top. Opportunities to mix n’ match abound. Grass green, frayed denim mini with back zipper. $298.00

Pastels

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Citi Mini- One of those don’t-have-to-think-about-it items you just throw on for neat and pretty out-and-about days. Linen elastic waist-easy skirt (also yellow, black or white) with front and back panel of accordion pleats to the waist. On seam pockets. Fully lined. $80.00

Dolly Pleated Skirt by Reiss- If you can wear “cute” this is pitch perfect. Sunshiny color, great movement. Extremely feminine. Short, multi-layered skirt with soft tiers of miniature pleats. Plain waistband, flirty flicked ruffles. 100% Polyester=packable. Canary yellow. $210.00

Carin Skirt- Color flattering to anyone; cut flattering to anyone without hip issues. Pleats are back. This mid-length Polyester number will swing as you walk (feminine). Keep the top pale and simple. Try crystal jewelry. Hits at the knee. $40.00

Marc Jacobs Pleated Silk-Blend Faille Skirt- A really sophisticated, while subdued wardrobe addition. Handsome, put together, with quiet flair. Light gray. Pleats, mint stripe; fully lined. zipper fastening at the back. Just above the knee $895.00

Bottom Row Left to Right:

Sandro Neon Tangerine Pleated Skirt- A little conservative (except for the length). Wear with ballerina flats to run errands, serve on committees, shop or wander little towns antiquing. Mini skirt with pleated front and bold orange print. Contrasting thin waistband. Exposed back zipper closure. Cotton/Polyester/Polyamid. $195.00

T by Alexander Wang Knit Skirt- The opposite of conservative. Serious yellow (on trend), fits close; short. Cotton knit with wide, ribbed, banded waist. Good figure? Show it off. Will look smashing with a tan. $145.00

Diane Von Furstenberg Turquoise Clyde Skirt- Beautifully executed floral lacework adds interest and femininity to this pretty short skit which can be dressed down with a thin cotton tee or dressed up with a silk blouse. $420.00

Trend: Drop Back Skirts

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Nude Sheer Drop Back Skirt- Super for evenings after a day at the beach. Packs well, dresses up without stiffness, weight or pretention. Wear something slight on top and very pale. Nude Chiffon in 100% Polyester. Machine Washable. $61.00

Cascading Bow Skirt by Cynthia Rowley- For dramatic entrances and good legs. The simplest of tops please. Play with colored jewelry-this royal blue can take it. Silk Twill, ¾ length. $410.00

Silk Shimmer Pleat Dip Hem Skirt- The pretty shimmer here will reflect setting sun or candlelight at spring/summer parties. Equally good looking high sandals or low peep-toes. Keep the shimmer going with accessories if possible…and a bit of eye shadow. Peach. 65% Silk/35% Metallic fiber. Machine washable!

Bias Cascade Skirt by Cynthia Rowley- This one has a kind of tail in the back for individuality. Swingy shape, cheery color-again, great with a tan. A little less dressy than the others. Silk Crepe boas skirt with cascading back ruffle detail, extended back hem. Narrow banded waist. Back zipper and hook and eye closure. Satin lining. Citron. $450.00

One Response to LEGS! (It’s Time to Show Them!)

  1. Sarah D. Mathews says:

    That hummingbird skirt is absolutely delightful! Alas, out of my price range. Sarah

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