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?!)