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Friday, June 8, 2012

Tropical Pencil Skirt

My next JC Penney find is quite possibly my favorite, this beautifully printed pencil skirt which was only $20. The best part about it? It actually fits me. Pencil skirts are often a tough item for me because of my curves - but this one fits both my waist and my hips just perfectly.

The website describes this skirt as being an A-Line Bias cut skirt -- so it does have a very slight flare, but is definitely more of a pencil skirt. Because I'm petite, I did have to hem it about 4" to hit me above the knee though!

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The Rundown
Printed Pencil Skirt c/o JC Penney
Blue Blouse Thrifted
Sandals Frye Gerry Slide Similar
Sequined Clutch Halston
Necklace Avon
Watch & Bracelets The Cavernous Jewelry Box
Turquoise Ring TJ Maxx
Starfish Ring c/o LuShae Jewelry Similar

JC Penney provided me with a $100 gift card, my views and opinions are my own.  


Natasha Fatah said...

Love this colour on you!

~Natasha Fatah~
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Frannie Pantz said...

What a gorgeous skirt and a great price! I have grown to realize that pencil skirts might not be for me. They are usually so restricting. But this one seems to have some room for movement in it!

Sarah Dee said...

It's so cute on you!


The Small Fabric Of My Life said...

What a find. I also love your blue shirt. I am looking for a blue blouse in that shade.

Angela Marie said...

Amazing skirt, I am also crazy about your necklace!
Loving all the blue :)

Angela @ The Lovely Cup

Krystal said...

that is such a gorgeous outfit :)

The Closet Shopper said...

What a great color combo. It's stunning.


Jenny Lauren said...

That outfit looks so fantastic on you! Really love the colors!

I have the same issue with pencil skirts. It's hard to find ones that flatter curves. This one fits you perfectly!

<3 Jenny

Shea said...

I can see why you like that skirt so much--it's perfect on you! The color and print are so pretty!

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Fashion Tales.... said...

Fantastic find! You look lovely in the blue, and I love that printed skirt. Happy weekend.

Courtney Erin said...

Love like a thousand times over - blue looks amazing on you!

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rlutz said...

The colors and print on that skirt are beautiful!! I too have issues with pencil skirts and lack of height...this one fits you perfectly!!
Have a great weekend!

Amber said...

very pretty. you look like you are on your way to lunch with the ladies :)

The Fashionable ESQ said...

The skirt has a really cute print. I like the look of it with a more dressed up blouse, like the one you paired it with. Great necklace BTW
The Fashionable ESQ

PensiveFashionista said...

I love printed pencil skirts. I don't often find them in national retailers.

Great pick!

TaraMixandMatch said...

The skirt is totally gorgeous!

Closet Fashionista said...

Ooh LOVE it!!!! The skirt is so awesome and I love all the blue :D

Mica said...

What a gorgeous skirt! :) I really like the print and it pairs well with your blue shirt :)


Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Very cute and the necklace sets off everything perfectly!

Chic 'n Cheap Living

marbellagirl said...

I love the skirt! Very interesting!

Terri said...

the skirt has gorgeous colors.

Kim said...

I love all the ocean colors!


Jessie said...

I loveee this clutch! It is so great with all the blues you have going on!! You look beautiful!!

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Shey said...

wow, I love this look, especially the necklace!

Juneli said...

Love the monochromatic blue! You look lovely! You have an amazing style and a wonderful blog and I'm your new follower!
Juneli from Fashionably Yours

Shey said...

Lyddie where did you purchase that necklace? I know at Avon but is it recent? or is it an old item, it's gorgeous!

Lorena said...

This was a great buy- love, love the skirt and how you have styled it !!
It´s like a scarf print and the color is marvelous.
There is so much detail put into this outfit :)

norma said...

You made great choices and got so much for $100. I was kind of forced to visit JCP since my new town only has 2 department stores! Jcp and dillards, I have to say I am glad I did!

Life's a shoe said...

great look, really love the skirt!

Alex Elizabeth said...

The monochrome looks very chic! And a huge yes to turquoise accessories. They stand out just enough to make everything pop!

Caro * said...

Lovely outfit, that skirt is perfect :)

Daisy said...

wow love that skirt <3

x Daisy


Mademoiselle Noree said...

The skirt is truly lovely and you have accessorized it perfectly! Love how all the hues are matched up.


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Bre said...

JCPenny has been picking up their game for sure. Darling out fit and awesome clutch, I just love how it sparkles!

Melina said...

amazing skirt

Melina said...

amazing skirt

yiqin; said...

the skirt is AMAZING

Mrs. J said...

I love this outfit especially the print on your skirt and your necklace. Fabulous!!

I recently started going back to JCPenney and I'm loving it!

A Stylized Hysteria said...

I am so surprised with all the nice pieces you've gotten from JC Penney. I'm going to have to pay them a visit!

Mimi said...

i love love love your skirt! but i love your blouse and necklace even more! ;)

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Mochachocolata Rita said...

that's right! it's so perfect!
adore the sequined clutch too!

Nic said...

very cute! i love the skirt...and price. i also love the clutch.


Annie said...

That skirt is such a pretty pattern, and love love love that gorgeous necklace!

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Ali Hval said...

Yaaaaay, that's awesome that you found a pencil skirt that fits you right! I feel like pencil skirts are some of the hardest pieces to fit. They have to be just perfect in the hips, waist, and length.. and a single size could just never do that! Good thing for your rad sewing skills. Such a lovely pattern that is, I'm sure you'll have fun with it in the future.

Meanz Chan (Koi Story) said...

I am absolutely in love with the blue hues in this outfit, this skirt is such a pretty pattern, and I absolutely adore your necklace and that sequin bag!