Skirt as dress: Zara | Blazer: Forever 21 (similar) | Shoes: Steve Madden (seen here) | Jewelry: Marc by Marc Jacobs, House of Harlow, Scrabble Jewelry, C Wonder

I took a cue from one of my fashion icons, Olivia Palermo with this outfit.  She just so happens to have the same Zara skirt as I do & when I saw her wearing the skirt as a dress, I was amazed at how great it looked.  Pulled up as a strapless dress, the skirt has a swing dress feel to it & pairing it with a bright blazer was the perfect pop of color.

If you want to try out this trend, grab a maxi skirt & pull it up to your chest the way a strapless dress would fit!  Make sure it doesn't have a high slit  & top it off with a structured piece, like a blazer, or belt it at the waist to show off your shape.  How simple is that?  

(PS. Why didn't I think of this sooner?!) 

Michelle Paige

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