WIW: Pleated skirt for October. Featuring the rust top for Jenn

I have 2 pleated skirts. This one is part of my Autumn Capsule. The print is shades of orange, purple, greys, black and white. I am wearing it with a short sleeved sort of a pleated textured Madewell blouse. The flats are purple and the long cardi is Nordstrom’s Halogen linen. The skirt was thrifted and the necklace was garage sale. I can wear the skirt into colder weather with a sweater and boots or booties. I am wearing it casually around the house because there is no where to go and grandchildren have a cold and fever but tested negative for the virus so no playing on the floor. How did I do? Too dressed up yet?

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23 Comments

  • kellygirl replied 2 weeks ago

    Ooh, this is great. The colors in that skirt are fab! I like how you styled it too. You have a great closet, Joy!

  • cjh replied 2 weeks ago

    Very beautiful! These colors and shapes are perfect for you, IMO. Sorry the kiddos are sick and can’t come around, but glad it’s not COVID. Take care!

  • shevia replied 2 weeks ago

    Hope the grandkids get well soon. Great skirt outfit!

  • Brooklyn replied 2 weeks ago

    You look fabulous Joy!

    To me it does still look pretty dressy. I think if you changed the shoes to sneakers or boots that would change the vibe. But if you were comfortable and enjoyed wearing it, why change it.

  • slim cat replied 2 weeks ago

    Gorgeous skirt and perfect outfit - even if there is no events! Looks great on you. Hope kids will get better soon and come visit when it's safe!
    P.S. Great necklaces :) .

  • Joy replied 2 weeks ago

    Thank you all for the helpful comments.i have enjoyed this skirt for years and it still makes me happy.

  • Star replied 2 weeks ago

    Fabulous outfit - definitely NOT too dressed up.  :)  I love the colors and the silhouette.  Looks stylish and comfy all at once.  

  • Liesbeth replied 2 weeks ago

    Haha, I wouldn't call this dressed down but you do look fab!

  • Minaminu replied 2 weeks ago

    Great outfit! Not overdressed but glam and confy!

  • Joy replied 2 weeks ago

    Thank you, Star, Liesbeth and Minaminu. It was a comfortable outfit and I need to get that skirt worn this month as I can’t figure out how to wear it in the spring..

  • Angie replied 2 weeks ago

    Nailed it! YOU LOOK FAB! Such a great skirt shape for you! Comfy and dressy. The pleats lie flat and look flattering. 

    In the Spring, wear it with white and silver. 

  • Joy replied 2 weeks ago

    Thank you, Angie, for the springtime idea. I can do that. This skirt has an elastic waist which helps the fit and comfort. I’d thought of pattern mixing with a floral top but that sounded quite busy.

  • bonnie replied 2 weeks ago

    I love this outfit. The skirt is beautiful and the rust top is perfect with it. 

  • nuancedream replied 2 weeks ago

    This is a perfect outfit, Joy. The skirt is TDF and the rust top is beautiful with it. I would happily steal this outfit for myself!

  • rachylou replied 2 weeks ago

    How fab is this! Sneakers would make it covid dressed down but totally unnecessary!

  • lyn67 replied 2 weeks ago

    Wow, such a gorgeous print/pattern on that skirt and even a more fab look-you did a such a good job!

  • Joy replied 2 weeks ago

    Thank you, Bonnie, Nuancedream, Rachylou and lyn67. I will try the skirt with sneakers and have several possible tops and toppers to make different outfits. I may even have to see if I have a graphic tee That can be worn with this skirt, especially if it would work for Halloween
    , maybe a black and white skeleton shirt with skull earrings?

  • Jenn replied 2 weeks ago

    Pretty top! This looks like a church outfit to me...sort of that middle ground between everyday and really dressed-up. You should definitely try the skirt with a graphic tee!

  • Joy replied 2 weeks ago

    Thank you , Jenn. So far the graphic shirt that may look the best with this skirt is an old Hard Rock Cafe sweat shirt, I still need to try the Zombies with a hearse tee.

  • Preppy Pear replied 2 weeks ago

    Beautiful skirt! And you look great in rust! You look effortlessly chic.

  • Joy replied 2 weeks ago

    Thank you, Preppy Pear. I long to look “effortlessly chic”!

  • Gigi replied 2 weeks ago

    I love this on you! Such rich colors.

  • Mainelady replied 2 weeks ago

    You look great! The skirt was a definite find and the fact that it still makes you happy, confirms that. With the shoes, I think it looks on the dressy side, but there is nothing wrong with that. You do you better than anyone else!

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