SWEATER WEATHER

flounce skirt

flounce skirt

I would have been in deep trouble back in high school for wearing my shirt untucked. And to think that designers are now creating sweaters with shirttails sewn onto the hem is really funny to me. This sweater is my favorite, I literally don’t want to take it off! Layering button-down shirts is one of my best ways to wear my pullovers in this cold season; Untuck the shirt and let hems and peek out.

A while back, I was on the hunt for a flounce skirt and when I could not get one, I did the next best thing – I made one myself.  That was about a year ago, until I came across this one last month. I believe that they are such fun pieces that should not have  any rules to wearing/styling. Most people seem to think that they need to be tight at the waits and that the tops paired with them should be loose and untucked. The fashion rebel in me did just that in this look and I think it worked out just fine.

Photography By Charles Ngomo of Royal Reel Photography

Sweater – Thrifted, Shirt -Mr.Price, Earings- Michiko Art, Skirt-Neon27, Shoes- Backyard shoes

layering tip for sweaters: Untuck the shirt and let hems and peek out

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  • Silvia_njoki

    Not this black one. I’ve linked the one I made. This one is from Neon27

  • That sweater is everything..loving it!

    http://www.lindasworldofstyle.blogspot.com

    • Silvia_njoki

      my fave 🙂

  • Love the look. What lipstick do you have on?

    • Silvia_njoki

      mac’s girl about town with a purple flomar lip liner

  • Wangari

    Always been afraid to try a flounce skirt, but this makes me feel like I am really missing out.

    • Silvia_njoki

      you really are 🙂 tweet me a pic when you do xx

  • beautiful colors to, looking lovely and the new braiding style is looking good 🙂

    http://www.wanjiruwangethe.me.ke

    • Silvia_njoki

      Thank you, sometimes I like my hair up… Forget about it for a few days.

  • Elle Okumu

    Beautiful as usual.The sweater is just perfect.
    http://www.proudlyelled.com

    • Silvia_njoki

      Asante sana xx

  • beingrosemary

    love love everything from the sweater to the lippie and nail polish
    beautiful!
    http://www.beingrosemary.wordpress.com

    • Silvia_njoki

      so keen to details hey ?? thanks 🙂

  • Tee

    The look is amaaaizing! but hey its You!!! i also have to comment and say the photography is is so on point! the pictures look amazing.

    • Silvia_njoki

      I love love Charles! such a dope photographer and so easy to work with

  • Wambui

    I really love how you mix high end pieces with thrifts and still manage to look so classy

    • Silvia_njoki

      smart shopper , I think …xox

  • Zeinab

    Kenyan fashion queen I wish I had half the stuff in your amazing and inspiring closet. Big big fan

    • Silvia_njoki

      you are too kind ! xox

  • Christie Christie

    Damn! Why does lipstick look so good on some people? Your style is always on point

    • Silvia_njoki

      haha. I love my lippies but not all shades work on me. So all the best trying and finding a shade that works for you

  • Girl you are looking so good and your blog is giving a lot of life these days.Perfect photography and you did those shoes justice.
    http://ruthsfashiondiary.blogspot.com

  • Anunu Kamau

    Am in love with the look,escpecially the hair

  • Rebel indeed, I looooove the skirt, and shoes too….you looking good in the untucked shirt.

    http://pearlsprettyskin.blogspot.com/