One Skirt, Two Ways

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a post on how to wear one item multiple ways, so I’m bringing it back by showing you how to switch up a chambray skirt (last seen here, looking quite patriotic on the 4th of July).

Before I begin, here’s my tip of the day: an upshot photo of an already shortish skirt makes said skirt appear much shorter than it already was. Unless you’re looking to show off the goods, I’d keep it at ground level.

And here’s a bonus tip: It would appear that other mothers visiting the park think it’s very sweet that you’ve brought your camera with you, until they realize that your child is actually taking YOUR picture. And when they see you’ve brought an outfit change, the eyebrows REALLY get raised. Keep this in mind when planning your next photo shoot.A basic white tee gets a super charge with some Wild Ruffle chain link necklaces and silver caged earrings, paired with sky high faux snakeskin platforms from BCBG.

A quick change into a Merona button down, silver JCrew loafers, and a necklace of my mom’s circa mid-1980s makes this look a bit more casual (and perhaps a little more appropriate for chasing the kiddos around).

My mom’s closet is chock full of great stuff, just waiting for me to wear them. How could I resist this one?

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Comments

  1. haha! I will never feel silly having my coworker take pictures at the office, how can this be topped?! Your kid is a good photographer, btw!

  2. Haha, I’m sure they were like “Is she running after her kid in those shoes?” But then thinking “I LOVE those shoes!” *wink* Great job to the kiddo for fab shots and I love both outfits. I like the simplicity of the white tee with those awesome heels!

  3. you look great! taking pictures on the corner or my house tends to get me some odd looks as well.

    i love your shoes!!

    xoxo alex.

  4. I can just picture the other mom’s…hilarious~ I feel the same way in my own backyard! I swear the neighbour’s think I’m nuts.
    Both outfits are great – loving those heels!
    xo

  5. I love this! the skirt looks awesome both ways!

    xxx,

    Fashion Fractions

  6. Love it! AND your daughter did an amazing job with the pictures!

  7. Super cute, Cate! I love both looks, especially the first one — the jewelry is phenomenal!
    xo Josie

  8. Omgosh your story was hilarious! My neighbors think I’m a little strange because my daughter takes my pictures sometimes as well. I’ve gotta give you a big virtual high five for changing outfits at the park! You’ve got a job to do and your gonna do it :) And thank you so much for showing different ways to wear the same item! :)

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