Outfit Post: Laura Not-Ingalls Not-Wilder

This poor skirt.  It’s too froofy for work, too bulky for travel, and hard to match tops with.  It’s not worthy of a mere t-shirt, but it already has so much character that busier shirts don’t go well with it.  (I know, I know, my life is so hard.)  I’m determined to get it out of the closet a little more this year, though, so here’s Attempt #1 at a new outfit:

Top: Target
Skirt: Anthropologie (gift)
Belt: Romy
Sandals: Naturalizer, from Macy’s
Earrings: gift
Purse: Laga Handbags

The Western look went okay, but the skirt is meant to be worn on the hips, which meant I spent all morning tucking it back under the belt and making sure the top didn’t creep up in the meantime.  (SO HARD, YOU GUYS.)

New plan: develop outfits that don’t require hoisting the skirt up to unnatural heights.


4 thoughts on “Outfit Post: Laura Not-Ingalls Not-Wilder

  1. Does it have an elastic waist?
    Just wondering if you could pull it all the way up and wear it as a dress?
    Add in a little belt at the waist and it could make a really cute little summer dress.
    Laura (also not Ingalls or Wilder)…well, maybe wilder than some!

  2. Ahh, I hate those outfits that look good for a picture but need constant fidgeting. You look good, for what it’s worth!

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