Sonia by Sonia Rykiel wool ruffle biker jacket / Club Monaco tank top / 3.1 Phillip Lim lace skirt (last seen here) / Hue tights / Christian Louboutin Metallika booties (last seen here) / Make Up For Ever make-up
The last time I wore this 3.1 Phillip Lim lace skirt (see here), we were in the middle of a hot summer and Fall was so very far from my mind. When the cooler weather did hit Toronto, I packed the skirt away, thinking it would hibernate in my closet until Spring.
Fast forward to last week, and I find myself standing in front of my closet, at a complete loss for what to wear to the VAWK Spring 2011 show. I catch a glimpse of my beloved lace skirt and suddenly have a light bulb moment. Earlier this year, I’d posted about Joanna Hillman, Senior Fashion Market Editor at Harper’s Bazaar, wearing the dress version of my skirt. I had loved how she’d taken an ivory lace shift dress and transitioned it perfectly to winter with a black biker jacket, black tights and edgy shoes. Inspired, I pulled out my black tights and all sorts of jackets and shoes until I finally came up with this ruffled biker jacket/lace skirt/booties ensemble. The result was a bit of a softer look than Hillman’s, but I think it worked!
I was pleased, but what do you think - was I in complete violation of an age old rule? Or are you wearing your whites past Labour Day too?
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