Style: Pink Ballet Maxi Skirt

I bought this pink ballet maxi skirt earlier in the month, and posted about not being sure how to pull it off. I still need to find a good black and white striped top (what kind of blogger am I to not own one!?), but I’ve owned the skirt for three weeks and worn it three times. Pretty good for a completely impractical item of clothing, I’d say.

Get the Look

  1. Ballet Maxi Skirt

  2. Leather Obi Belt
    Similar — mine was from Anthropologie.

  3. Fanned Alloy Necklace
    Similar — mine was from J.Crew.

  4. Regina Wedges
    You’ve seen these before.

  5. Brass Teardrop Bangles
    Similar — I’ve had mine for ages.

  6. All of Blushing Bag
    OK, this would probably rip the skirt to shreds. “Look out kids, mama’s got her spikes today!”

  7. Sheer Sleeve Sweater

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  • Ashli
    May 24, 2012 at 2:53 am

    Love it!!! I was looking for exactly that skirt!!!
    You look Fab . . . as always!
    Lots of Love

  • Sara
    May 24, 2012 at 5:07 am

    I’m Sara! I’m Your fan since long time, but I never live a comment on Your blog. But this time I need to! :) I’m a fashion blogger ( You can check my looks if You want it:) ) but I also love home decorating. You’r home is amazig! Love all the details like flowers, birds in kitchen, mirror….and I could write and write :)
    You also got a nice style, love Your todays outfit!
    Could You please make a new home tour ? I would love to see it all tougether :)

    Take care! Sara

  • Amber Wallace
    May 24, 2012 at 7:14 am

    I’m so glad you ended up getting it! It is gorgeous and I love how you pulled it together!

  • Giulia
    May 24, 2012 at 8:03 am

    You look great! This is such a nice combo.
    A couple of weeks ago you posted an instagram with a flowery pencil skirt that matched the gift wrap in your hands. You also had fabric flowers on the white shirt – it looked stunning. Could you do a post on that look?

  • Jay
    May 24, 2012 at 9:08 am

    Your post really made me smile today. I love the soft feminine fabric and color choice, the muted “antiquey” hues which compliment so beautifully.

    But what has me really smiling, is that like you, I spent a great deal of my youth in a uniform of BLACK. And now, here we are embracing and loving the feminine, beautiful lines of a pleated baby pink maxi skirt. It feels good, doesn’t it?

    You look gorgeous.

  • Gloria
    May 24, 2012 at 9:24 am

    How dreamy! I don’t own any maxi skirts, but I’m thinking that needs to change soon…

  • EJ
    May 24, 2012 at 9:38 am

    Nice! I found that maxi skirts are no more impractical than long slacks; they just take a little getting used to, like everything new. Nowadays I actually own more maxi skirts than shorter ones!

  • Adriane /// The A & B Stories
    May 24, 2012 at 10:06 am

    This look is so amazing. I need one of these skirts!

  • lea
    May 24, 2012 at 10:53 am

    Oh wow! You’re stunning! I’m not a huge fan of the maxi skirts but I totally dig this! Exclamation point!

  • christine // darling studio
    May 24, 2012 at 11:10 am

    Lookin’ good, lady. Lookin’ good.
    I just bought my first pleated maxi skirt and I have a feeling I’m going to be wearing it a lot this summer too. xo

  • mai
    May 24, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    Sooooo feminine and pretty! I’d be twirling all day.

  • Catherine
    May 24, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    Oh, you look amazing! So feminine and elegant. I found your blog recently, and you make me smile every day. Now I might have to find a skirt like that for myself. Wonder if it will be hot in 100 degree weather.

  • Anna
    May 24, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    I just started reading your blog and found the dinosaur murals you painted for your nephews. I love them! I really want to do the paint-by-number mural also. As a short/squat kind of gal, I shall enjoy the pink maxi skirt vicariously through you! Great blog.

  • the domestic fringe
    May 24, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    It’s a beautiful look. I love your skirt.

  • Libby
    May 24, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    I love mixing the green belt with your pink skirt! Precious choice.
    I got an olive-green maxi skirt last year and I haven’t been able to figure out how to pair it but your post reminded me of a pale-pink men’s button down that would look super fantastic.
    Love your blog, by the way. Long time listener, first time caller. ;)

  • Sara Rose
    May 24, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    You should be able to find some really GREAT 3/4 sleeve black and white stripe tops from both Target and Old Navy, actually. I also found some great cardis is colors that would work from there too. (I recently jumped on the maxi band wagon too!- so fun being an adult- right!)

  • Leigh
    May 24, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    This is so gorgeous – so feminine without being too fussy! I’m heading out to look for one and the shoes are ab fab!

  • Or
    May 25, 2012 at 4:13 am

    wow! u look so good! the skirt with the belt and the necklace are amazing.. love ur blog and everything about it! :)
    xx from Israel

  • Evelyn
    May 25, 2012 at 2:47 pm

    Gorgeous! Perfect summer piece!

  • Alison
    May 25, 2012 at 3:22 pm

    I love how you chose to style it! Pairing it with olive is a great choice, I may have to try that next time I wear this skirt! Very pretty.

  • Shannon
    May 26, 2012 at 7:02 am

    You look so pretty. I love this outfit.

  • Starlet
    May 26, 2012 at 10:09 am

    You definitely pulled this off SO well!

    Oh and the peonies are like pom-poms who are cheering you on – so very pretty!

    I finally planted some of them in my front yard -although blooming season is almost over, hoping they can turn out great next year – all happy like yours!

  • lindsay
    May 27, 2012 at 9:43 am

    I love anything pink, and I’ve wanted a pink pleated maxi for the longest time. This skirt suits you so well! I don’t think it’s impractical at all! Looks great.
    Hope you have fun in lovely Toronto! Maybe we’ll bump into each other :)

  • Kelsey
    May 29, 2012 at 10:55 am

    Love the skirt…so does my 2 year old daughter, “she’s a princess!”

  • Elizabeth at My Butterfly Haus
    May 30, 2012 at 5:50 pm

    Love your blog!! Its so inspirational! I’m a new follower. I am brand new to blogging for encouraging Godly and virtuous women and homemaking. Hope you stop by! Have a blessed day!

  • Nancy
    May 31, 2012 at 9:34 am

    super cute skirt and outfit!

  • Rachel
    May 31, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    I have these Jeffrey Campbell wedges in black, and I LOVE them.