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Mermaid Skirt

Mermaid, trumpet, fit and flare, they are all very similar silhouettes. Over the past five years these shapes have become the go-to choice for brides of all shapes and sizes. Go figure as they are extremely figure flattering! I am happy to report this silhouette has become a mainstream favorite and as a result is popping up across the fashion industry. The last time I wore a mermaid skirt was for a black tie affair. I was stoked to find this knit and less formal version.


 

Mermaid skirt

 

The only thing better than a maxi skirt is a mermaid maxi skirt! I could hardly contain my excitement when I laid eyes on this stunner at Current Clothing! Whether you are a bride-to-be, festival junkie, or simply chic, this maxi skirt deserves a special spot in your closet. The princess seams guarantee you a swoon-worthy fit, while the subtle chevron print ups its versatility. With the right additions, this skirt can easily go from noon to five. For a daytime affair, pair this beauty with a cropped off-the-shoulder top, a jean jacket, and a side braid.

 

Mermaid skirt

Mermaid skirt

Mermaid skirt

 

With a cocktail party in Las Vegas coming up, I chose the latter, and styled this mermaid skirt for the evening. To compliment the shapely lower half, I paired it with a feminine structured top. Although a classic black or white would have worked, I took advantage of the opportunity to add a pop of color by incorporating this magenta peplum top into the mix. I know I always say to keep the accessories to a minimum when you are working with a statement piece, but when it comes to Vegas, the bigger the better! That is why I chosen a very gaudy pearl necklace.

 

Mermaid skirt

 

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10 Comments

  • Reply Ashley Elliott May 31, 2016 at 8:00 pm

    You are stunning!! Loved this look on you!!!

    • Reply Kelsey K. May 31, 2016 at 8:46 pm

      Thank you Ashley! I LOVE fit and flare bottoms but they are a little hard to find unless you’re shopping for formal wear.

  • Reply Nicole Leffew June 1, 2016 at 8:03 am

    That skirt is so fun! I’ve never seen one like it before! You look great in it! xo

    • Reply Kelsey K. June 3, 2016 at 2:30 pm

      Thanks Nicole! I find that many dresses and formal gowns come in the mermaid shape but not many garments for everyday wear. I was stoked when I found this one. Thank you for stopping by.

      Kelsey

  • Reply Lauren June 1, 2016 at 11:21 am

    You looks gorgeous – such a fun skirt!

    Lauren
    http://www.anexplorersheart.com

    • Reply Kelsey K. June 3, 2016 at 2:29 pm

      Thanks Lauren, I am so lucky to have a fabulous boutique close by like the one and only Current Clothing! They always have very unique pieces. Thanks for stopping by.

  • Reply Julianna June 1, 2016 at 7:05 pm

    I love this look on you so much! You look simply stunning!

    xx Julianna
    http://www.blushandcamo.com

    • Reply Kelsey K. June 3, 2016 at 2:28 pm

      I am so flattered Julianna! When in doubt, wear peplum…that’s my motto lately!

      Kelsey

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