Yellow, But Not So Mellow


What you can do with a yellow skirt! This is one of my favorite skirts, and I can honestly say that it is probably one of the brightest pieces of clothing that I have, and I love it! With bold colors, you can add a very soft color or another bold color, which is what I did with these two outfits.

In the first outfit, I went with a soft grey shirt that actually has a very soft and somewhat flowy material. I added the black vest to balance the outfit out with the black boots, as well as black glasses (non-prescription). I decided to go with simple and somewhat conservative jewelry, hence the pearl earrings and necklace, and used red lipstick to add an extra pop! If you prefer less of a traditional business look, you can pull an outfit like this off.

In the second outfit, I paired the skirt with a very lightweight jean material shirt and fuschia flats. This look is more casual, but versatile and can be worn at work, happy hour, or even date night. I decided to throw on my favorite scarf to add more personality to the outfit. The scarf really acts as a "statement piece" so to speak, and the outfit would be somewhat basic without it. You will definitely see this scarf again, as a head wrap, headband and maybe even a belt. It is great to have plain colored scarves, but a multi-colored scarf with a pattern can really add a nice accent to your outfit (and it does not need to be expensive to do the job!)



Outfit Breakdown

Common Piece: Bold Yellow Skirt from Banana Republic

Outfit #1:

Long-sleeve shirt: The Loft

Vest: Banana Republic

Boots: Steve Madden

Accessories: Black watch, pearl earrings, pearl necklace, bold black glasses, and a bright red lipstick

Outfit #2:

Long-sleeve shirt: The Loft

Scarf: Target

Flats: Nine West

Accessories: Semi-chunky twisted gold earrings, pink and gold bracelet, thick black glasses (non-prescription ;) and pink lipstick

Please note that the majority of my clothes are not from the most recent season, as I try to work with what I have, and I always shop for sales!

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I'm originally from South Carolina, and moved to NYC by way of DC. I'm not the stereotypical southerner, but not quite the city girl either. I have always had a passion for fashion, and I started sketching designs when I was in high school. It is ironic to me that many of the designs that I was sketching in the late 90's and early 2000's eventually became popular items that you and I both probably had in our closets. While the dream of my line being strutted down the runway at New York Fashion Week works itself out, I thought that I would focus on another area of fashion that I enjoy - styling! I love being creative with the clothes that I have in my closet, the shoes that I have stacked in a book case, and the accessories that I have stashed in various places in my room. Styling is oh so fun, it lets me be a chameleon in a sense, and it allows me to show a bit of my personality! 

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