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Midi Skirt and Sneakers1 Pink Midi Skirt Outfit1 Yellow Midi Skirt 600x900 Black Midi Skirt Outfit 600x929 Leopard print and white midi skirt Red leather midi skirt 600x900 Ahhh, the midi skirt- such a pretty, ladylike style. I bought my first midi skirt from H&M a few years ago and I remember being nervous that I wouldn’t be able to pull off this trend. Just as with maxi skirts though, it’s all about finding the right length for your height. The skirt I bought was a lovely blush color in tulle and I immediately felt more ladylike as soon as I put it on (you can see me wearing it in this post from nearly 3 years ago!).

That skirt was a bit of an impulse buy and I thought I’d only wear it occasionally; however, I found that it was really easy to dress up and down and I wore it many times to work and at night. At some point a couple of years ago, I pulled it out of my closet one morning and discovered that there was a huge stain streaking down the front of the skirt. I tried to gently scrub it out (since the material is so delicate), but to no avail. I’m still not sure what happened and I was pretty sad that it was damaged because I loved that skirt. I think I still have it tucked away somewhere in case someone can one day work some magic on it.

Since then I haven’t bought another midi skirt, but I’ve decided that it would be a great piece to add to my closet now. I’m specifically looking for a swingy black version and I think it would be perfect for this late spring/early summer weather we’re experiencing right now. One of my goals this year has been to be more thoughtful with all of my clothing purchases and I always like to look on Pinterest for styling inspiration when I’m considering a new item of clothing. Right now I can picture myself wearing a midi skirt with…

- a little leather to balance the ladylike cut.

- a crop top (!?!) and denim jacket for a sweet springtime look.

- a little lace and a statement necklace.

- an eye-catching belt and strappy heels (or more likely, strappy sandals).

- leopard, because leopard goes with everything.

- a classic white silk blouse.

I hope you all have a fun Memorial Day weekend! I might take the holiday off here on the blog, but I haven’t quite decided yet. Either way, I’ll see you back here sometime next week!

Tell me: How would you wear a midi skirt?

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The Low Heeled Sandal

When the temperature hits 80 degrees, I think it’s time to pop out the sandals- don’t you agree? We’ve had a little taste of the coming summer yesterday and today, which has made me realize that I need to get my sandal situation in order. The black pair that I wore regularly last summer are not quite as fresh as they used to be, so I’d like to get a new pair of everyday sandals.

I’ve been seeing a lot of variations of the low-heeled sandal this spring. I like that they’re slightly elevated- to me it seems like a more grown-up version of your typical sandal. You guys know that I generally wear flat shoes, but I can do a little heel as long as it’s nearly as comfortable as wearing a flat. I think it’s time for me to put this trend to the test to see if I can find a comfy pair!

Tell me: Would you wear sandals like these?

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SCS Gift Guide Under 100

I’m so excited to be kicking off my gift guide series today! For the next few weeks I’ll be posting a new gift guide each Wednesday. Today we’re starting off with the most expensive set (that’s right- it will only be getting more affordable from here on out). I’d like to see a few of these pieces added to my own closet, but I’m trying to be good and not buy anything for myself for the next couple of months! Tell me: Have you started your holiday shopping?

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Mark and Graham Leather Pouch (my dad has a similar leather pouch and he’s used it for years) // Zara Structured Bowling Bag // Tinley Road Faux Fur Scarf // Ted Baker Knot Cufflink // Gorjana Chevron Lariat (love this dainty necklace) // Drusy Drop Ring // C. Wonder Polka Dot Leather Gloves (cannot. resist. polka. dots.) // Jack Spade Stripe Watch // J. Crew Calf Hair Pouch // J. Crew Medallion Sweatshirt

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Santorini Pleated Maxi Dress // Debutante Pleated Maxi Dress // Midi Lace Dress // Mint for Each Other Dress // Don’t Call it a Comeback Pink Maxi

Here are a few wedding dress ideas that I’ve gathered so far. I’m looking for something on the longer side, preferable a midi or maxi length dress. Since the wedding is taking place on a beach in Mexico, I feel like I should go for something fun and colorful. Right now I like these dresses, but I’m not ready to take the plunge on any of these quite yet!

Tell me: What do you think of these picks?