Friday, August 9, 2013

Transition Mode (See Jane Wear)

J Crew tweed tee, Madewell leather skirt (options below), Gap flats (similar), 3.1 Phillip Lim bag
Since I work at a fashion start-up, I'm suddenly surrounded by plaids, wools and other fall textures; it's hard not to assimilate even though the weather is still warm.  Leather will be back in full force again this fall and every time I pull out this skirt, I'm so glad I purchased it a couple years ago.  It's almost season-less since I'm able to wear it so often.  When I bought it back in 2011, it seemed like a somewhat frivolous purchase (how many times will I wear a leather skirt, I thought), but I'm glad I bit the bullet--it's a closet staple for me.

(**Here's a few different alternatives for this skirt since it's been sold out for awhile: this, this and this one.)


30 comments

  1. So lovely. The leather skirt rocks!!

    xx Mira

    www.glamdevils.com

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  2. Beautiful top and bag!

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

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  3. Perfect from head to toe, as always!

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  4. so gorgeous! i love the skirt!

    www.modernsuburbanites.blogspot.com

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  5. God that top is amazing! The pattern is perfect!

    http://lasaloperie.blogspot.com

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  6. This is the perfect way to dress for pre-fall! I have that same top in the pink version and need to pull it out & wear again. Thanks for including the links to similar skirts - I've been on the hunt for one like this for quite a while! :)

    www.pennypincherfashion.com

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  7. I'm so glad that leather will be a fall staple again this year (phew) and love the leather skirt - I can see it being a solid staple piece!

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  8. LOVE the combination of all these textures!

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  9. That skirt is such a great piece it literally looks different everytime you wear it!

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  10. SUCH A perfect transition outfit. Loving the mix of colors and textures.

    xo Jessica
    My Style Vita

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  11. i love this look! it's so fresh and different than everything else i'm seeing! gorgeous
    kw Ladies in Navy

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  12. you're adorable, and the word transition in august makes me pretty excited about fall :) have a great weekend!

    www.apartment-wife.com

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  13. Would you recommend a brown like you got or a black for all year season-less wear?

    Rebecca {at} Preppy Panache

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  14. @rebecca - either! it just depends on the dominant colors in your closet. personally, i wear more neutrals and navys than black so the cognac/brown worked better for me.

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  15. such a unique look!

    xxoo,
    nikki

    www.dreaminneon.blogspot.com

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  16. Gorgeous! Funny how certain pieces become closet staples that you never thought would.

    xo, alison*elle

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  17. I love that tweed tee Anna! I'm getting so excited for Fall dressing.

    xoxo,
    Chelsea & The City

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  18. Love that skirt! I am so ready for fall!

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  19. Obsessed with this fall ready outfit. I don't know how you work in fashion without wanting to have...like everything! hahaha

    http://asequinloveaffair.com

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  20. who knew leather, neon, mint and peplum would have as much staying power as they do. I'm not complaining because i love em all! especially when you wore that mint blouse with this leather skirt! Prob my favorite combo of yours to date!
    HOTPINKstyle

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  21. I was so jealous when you originally scored that skirt & I have swooned seeing it every time since. Another killer look!

    xx
    Here&Now

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  22. I have a similar skirt from Anthropologie and I am always amazed and how much wear it gets- I am not exactly a leather skirt type of gal. It looks great with a thin, old tshirt but can also be office appropriate.

    And I am ready for fall in Chicago too :)

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  23. You are rocking this outfit, cutie pie! Seriously, I think this is just such a perfect transitional outfit, and I for one am SO excited about fall fashion and of course, those pumpkin spice lattes!

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  24. Great leather skirt.


    Have a great weekend!:)
    Sofia

    stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

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  25. You always do so many fun things with that skirt!

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  26. Just found your site ... very well done! Enjoying myself immensely.

    On a side note, I'm in love with how you style your hair ... polished w/o being fussy. Care to share a post on your tips/products?

    Cheers,
    Anna

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  27. You look like a little Olivia Palermo ;) Really!!!

    The heels

    The heels

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