Wednesday, 25 January 2012

The Asymmetrical Skirt

Wearing this outfit in January was probably the dumbest thing I've ever done. I covered up with a coat, but was still cold, and wearing heels in the rain is not smart, but at least I looked cool, right?


This asymmetrical skirt, from New Look, is probably the hardest thing I've ever had to style. I bought it a few weeks ago and anytime I paired it with something, it would NOT look good, and I'd be back to square one.
Finally, I decided to go simple, and just added a white t-shirt, with a black waistcoat, and the outfit seemed to work. I threw on some black heels and was good to go.


Also, that's rain-ruined hair...


The t-shirt is from H&M, the waistcoat is Dorothy Perkins (from the first ever Take 10 Challenge) and the shoes are Sarenza. I promise, next time I photograph them, that I'll take a picture of the super cool purple soles on them.

How would you wear an asymmetrical skirt?

Sherin xx


Milana said...

I love it! I want a skirt like that - found one at Zara that I might get. You look great - such a cool look! x

Rachel said...

DOn't be silly, your hair looks lovely!

And can I try your skirt on next time I'm around at your place? I've wanted one for ages, in patterns and prints from places online that I can't try on, but I'm really unsure if the style will work on me or not...

Sami said...

I love asymmetric lines... they look really chic :)

Mukta said...

ohh !! i so wish for a asymmetrical skirt but not able to find one. If i get one i ll pair it with a tucked in t-shirt and a slim belt over the skirt . Try it .
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Diane said...


Cafe Fashionista said...

I have been contemplating buying a skirt like this for weeks now, but I am too chicken to do so. You make it look so wearable - maybe the time has come for a buy! :)

Tanvi said...

I find them tricky to style but I love the dress Leia has given to me ... don't know if I would buy another one though!

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Julie Khuu said...

LOVE this look! So chic and demure dressed up with opaque tights...perfect styling for the assymmetry!

Peace. Love. LOL!


yiqin; said...

omg you look great <3

Johanna said...

I love asymmetrical skirts - in summer. In the winter they're usually too cold to wear :) But you rocked the look so well, I love it :) xoxo ♥

SabinePsynopsis said...

I think you did exactly the right thing pairing it with a simple white tee - The skirt looks totally cool, now I want one, too!

Anonymous said...

I think you've got it spot on, simple is best.

Bhav x

Dressing Up For Me said...

I´d wear mine with a shirt too but in black. ;)

Lovely look, Sherin! :)

Sisters Don't Share said...

Really cool look! Love the waistcoat and have been wanting to try a skirt like that! x

CLPig said...

You look great!love the look!
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Manmeet Sachdev said...

the asymmetrical skirt looks fab!!!

Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous look, darling!
Your beauty will keep you warm!


TheGirlAtFirstAvenue said...

Love the skirt.. I find them hard to style too which is probably why I don't have any!
Found your blog through Leia's. Been following you for a while now :)


Maria said...

I think you look amazing, sometimes, simple really is best!

Maria xxx

Anonymous said...

Looks great but I think if you went with more of an opaque tight and some cute ankle boots or even some nice black shiny heels

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