Skirt: Love to Love You
I adore this ruffle front skirt from Love to Love You on Etsy – it’s a flattering a-line and the curved wrap fastening with the peek of polkadotted ruffles is cute and wearable.
However. You don’t see it on here very often because I’ve had a ridiculous amount of trouble finding successful tops to team it with. It’s one of those items that look GREAT when you’re half-naked, but somehow it doesn’t play nicely with anything else in your wardrobe.
Usually I team it with a simple black top. Or a black cardigan. Or a black whatever. Because it’s hard to go wrong with black. Then one day day I saw it hanging in my wardrobe right next to this Asos heart sweater, which I bought a few months ago but have barely worn. Because it doesn’t go with anything else in my wardrobe (it’s too big in the body, and too short in the waist. Asos size quirks FTW). I was sold on it originally because when I looked at it on the Asos website I discovered that the heart print is on the back too!
So – like two social outcasts in the playground – the skirt and the top kind of gravitated together, and have made one pretty successful outfit.
Isn’t it nice when that happens?
I love the peekaboo ruffle on this skirt! I’m glad you found a good match in these two pieces. Both of them are lovely and it’s a shame to just leave them hanging in your closet! 🙂 Lilli, your hair looks lovely!
Thanks Bella! It was a shame – I’m really glad that they worked so well together.
It matches perfectly! The sweater is very very cute. I am a sucker for peekaboo anything on clothes, I used to have the cutest blue striped shorts with peekaboo lace at the bottom. but then I realised I don’t really have the legs to wear said shorts haha, so off to ebay they went.
Oh, that’s frustrating! I’m in the same boat – I like to THINK I’ll wear shorts, but I buy them and then get too shy about my knees to wear them out in public!
I nearly bought that top too but I had reservations about the sizing, it all looked very weird! Love these two together though! That skirt is the perfect length, why can’t they all be that length?
The sizing is definitely weird at Asos. Especially with the tops I’ve found.
I heart that skirt- it’s adorable!!
It is, isn’t it? I’m thinking of indulging in the ruffle-bum version next time 🙂
i love the ruffle bum one too-are the sizes american?
I would assume so – I had Loni custom-make one though with my measurements 🙂
Love that top! And I love the skirt!:)
Thanks Veronica 🙂
A black and white stripy top would look good, too.
Thanks Cilla! I do HAVE a black & white stripy top 🙂
Can you tell us who does your hair? I absolutely love the colour and how it’s cut 🙂
Thanks Marine! My hairdresser is Jo at Toni & Guy in the Georges Building in Melbourne (http://www.toniandguy.com.au/VIC/Georges) The colour’s my own, and well speckled with grey, lol!
Adorable outfit (as always)! I really like the colour combination too! Good work!
Thanks Kate 🙂
I love this skirt 🙂 I also think it’d look great with that black ruffle blazer you have.
I’m always heartbroken to see a cute piece like that sweater and know it’s got to be sold out or the wrong season!
And you, my dear, are the most lovely and adorable girl I’ve seen in ages.