Stripes and Suede Skirts Forever

Take my money and my phone but please don’t take this brown suede skirt from me!

Outfit: striped top, brown suede skirt, statement necklace, black heeled booties, red lip, black pork pie hat, purple hair

This suede skirt was only thrifted at the start of the month and it’s already been in heavy rotation. I’ve previously styled it it with my fave leopard print coat, for Valentine’s day, and now it’s getting worn again today with stripes and a statement necklace.

Do I really live up the name The Outfit Repeater or what?

Striped top and statement necklace from Walmart Outfit: striped top, brown suede skirt, statement necklace, black heeled booties, red lip, black pork pie hat, purple hair

This was actually the first outfit I ever tried with this skirt because I had a feeling that stripes and black accessories would give off a really chic vibe. I’d say that was right!

I’m already dreaming of the next outfit I’ll come up with using this skirt. A late night scroll through Pinterest (follow along with me here!) led me to a look with denim and a similar skirt. I always seem to overlook the obvious (like jumping to a bold pattern and equally bold lip) so it seems stupidly simple to pair it with denim.

Outfit: striped top, brown suede skirt, statement necklace, red lip, black pork pie hat, purple hair Black jewel encrusted tights from Target

Another way I overlooked the obvious? My usual pair of black tights have finally bit the dust so I’m forced to get more creative with my choices. I could just replace the tights and get on with my life but where’s the fun in that?

For this outfit, I pulled out a pair of black tights I bought from Target that have tiny jewels scattered on them. TINY JEWELS, YOU GUIYZ!!

It’s not something you’d really notice unless you were staring at my legs from an inch away (um, please don’t) but it’s fun having a detail that’s like my own little secret. Well, I guess since I shared it here, it’s now our little secret. Definitely rush out to Target to see if these are still available for you!

Purple hair, black hat, red lip
outfit-details-02Walktrendy.com striped dress, paid w/ gift card
Thrifted suede skirt, free
Black gem Target tights, $2
Black Monroe and Main high heels, paid w/ gift card
ASOS pork pie hat, paid w/ gift card
Wal-Mart statement necklace, $5 (old)
MAC lipstick in Matte Viva Glam 1 A71

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  • I love the combination of suede and stripes! I think tan and black will forever be one of my new favorite combos, especially tan boots with black tights. Isn’t it weird how I was just talking about busting the seam of my fav tights and then yours bit the dust!? Do I have a premonition or something?!

    Anyway, the tiny jewels on these make the cutest little difference! I’ll cherish our little secret <3

    • Thank you so much, Lyndsey!

      This is the year a lot of my tights busted but it’s a blessing in disguise because my collection was getting overwhelming. I’ve thrown out so many pairs and it’s great! I like the creativity that comes with having less. Who knows? I probably would have hoarded these gem tights until the “right” occasion popped up but now I was forced to wear them for everyday.

  • Modern Vintage

    I cannot imagine a better match with the skirt than this top! A great look – and how fun that what look so like plain opaques turned out to be that bit different! K x

  • Oh man there is so much to love here but that NECKLACE!!!?!?!?!?!? Uhhhh HELLO!!!! So lovely!!

    saralilyphoto.blogspot.com

  • Anna Martin

    I love the subtle jewel accents on the tights! 😀 The texture and color of the skirt are perfect, too! Love it!

    – Anna

    http://www.melodicthriftychic.com

  • nmettille

    Seriously, who decided brown and black shouldn’t go together? They were nuts ’cause look at you!

    http://www.theclassyjunk.blogspot.com

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