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WHAT TO WEAR: Day to Night

In 1940, Christian Dior created the first pencil skirt, a shortened alteration inspired by the provocative shape of the 1910 hobble skirt. The skirt accentuated the female form with pinched in waists and round curvy hips and women embraced a more curvy and feminine look. Celebrities of the time fell in love with the pencil skirt and were worn notoriously by Betty Page, Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn. Today, you can see celebs like Kim Kardashian, Blake Lively and Miranda Kerr bringing back this trend. A pencil skirt is possibly one of the most versatile and stylish items in a woman’s wardrobe. Not only is this skirt an office essential, but also perfect for your girl’s night out, party or date night!

When I came across this Fashionista, she was heading out after her day at work. Her look was very sophisticated and had many special qualities. I loved that she steered away from the classic black skirt and went for a bold white color. This is a key feature of the outfit and was a tasteful choice. It also had detailed jewels across the waistline that added an element of elegance. She paired this with a black, short-sleeve top that matched flawlessly. The blouse was perfect for day to night because it had a striking cutout in the back that added a hint of sexy skin for the night. I also loved that it showed off just a little of her tattoo. The look is acceptable for the office but still shows off her personality. She then added a stunning layered necklace and gold Michael Kors satchel. To finish off the look, she chose black open toe booties with gold accents. She was ready to go out with her girlfriends right from the office!

One Simple Change: Pencil skirts are also a perfect option for an interview. By adding a blazer and closed toed heals, this Fashionista would be ready to land her dream job!