Eclectically feminine style by Mary Gui

Wardrobe Essentials: Day to Night Leather Skirt

Day to Night Pink Leather Skirt
Pink Leather Skirt Rose Gold Bracelets
Day to Night Pink Leather Skirt

Today I’m kicking off a new “Wardrobe Essentials” series on the blog – it will feature outfits incorporating items that are essential to my closet along with tips on how to style them and why these pieces are must-haves in any closet. As you might know by now, my style is super feminine, a bit quirky, and a mix of vintage and new, so the pieces I’ll be featuring may surprise you as an “essential” item, but I hope it surprises you in a good way and encourages you to add pieces to your closet that you might not own. So the item I’ll be talking about today is the leather skirt that works from day to night: not just any black leather skirt, but a pink leather skirt that can be dressed up or dressed down.

Wardrobe Essential Leather Skirt Lace TopPink Leather Skirt Stacked Rose Gold Bracelets
Pink Leather Skirt Feminine Outfit
What I’m Wearing: Top: Think Closet, Skirt: Zara (similar here), Heels: Seychelles (similar here), Bracelets: Audaviv (herehere & here, 10% off with code LAYERSOFCHICBLOG) & Kate Spade, Ring: Audaviv (here, 10% off with code LAYERSOFCHICBLOG), Bag: Rebecca Minkoff
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The reason this skirt can take you from day to night is the color. A black leather skirt is hard to pull off during the day, especially during the summer, but a colored leather skirt can work with a casual t-shirt and sandals during the day and a dressier blouse and heels during the night. You can see how I styled this skirt for a daytime look here. Another reason this skirt works is because the length is short enough to be show off some legs for nighttime, while the A-line shape makes it flattering and super easy to style with any type of top. I also love a leather skirt because it just instantly adds polish to your outfit. On those lazy days when I don’t feel like putting brainpower into what to wear but still need to look put-together and stylish, a leather skirt is an easy solution.

Leather Skirt Seychelles Silver Heels Nighttime Outfit

Wardrobe Essential Leather Skirt Nighttime Outfit
Pink Leather Skirt Rose Gold Bracelets Audaviv
This particular outfit was for a nighttime Shop & Sip event at Rebecca Minkoff. I dressed up the skirt with an embroidered blouse, silver heels, and rose gold bracelets. I’ve been obsessed with rose gold lately and was ecstatic to discover a site called Audaviv that carries a mix of designer jewelry from Europe that have so many beautiful rose gold pieces to choose from. Seriously how pretty are these delicate bracelets stacked together? You can get 10% off your entire order at Audaviv with the code LAYERSOFCHICBLOG, so be sure to check them out if you’re a jewelry addict like I am!
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I hope you’ve enjoyed this first post of the Wardrobe Essentials series! Remember you can also check out how I styled this skirt for a more casual daytime look, and I’d love to hear what your wardrobe essentials are in the comments below!
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Thanks for reading,
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Mary

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19 responses to “Wardrobe Essentials: Day to Night Leather Skirt”

  1. Sydney Power says:

    Okay i definitely need to invest in a skirt like this, such a fabulous look and I just love the way you styled it!

    http://styledbys.ca

    • layersofchic@gmail.com says:

      thanks Sydney! I definitely recommend investing in a leather skirt especially a fun colored one!

  2. Beautiful skirt! Love the details too!
    Kyla
    Wanderlustkyla.com

  3. Seriously adore the blush leather skirt. You have such perfect hair.

    xo, Christina
    http://www.christinabeex3.com/

  4. Emily says:

    That’s such a gorgeous color of skirt. I can imagine so many different outfits with it! Makes me want to add a leather skirt to my wardrobe essentials!
    Emily
    http://darlingdearestblog.com

  5. Tamara says:

    This skirt is absolutely gorgeous! I love how you styled!

    XoXo,

    Tamara – LoveofMode.com

  6. Anna says:

    Oh my this look is perfection girlie! Obsessesed with the skirt and the pumps!
    XO,
    Anna
    http://www.blushingrosestyle.com

  7. Such a chic look and obsessed with those shoes!!! Hugs, Kait
    http://www.baskinginburgundy.com

    • layersofchic@gmail.com says:

      thank you Kait! the shoes are from Seychelles, they are one of my fav shoe brands!

  8. This is the perfect shade of pink!! I love your style!

    xx

    • layersofchic@gmail.com says:

      thank you Christie! this is my favorite shade of pink, i love the blush tone!

  9. Kate says:

    I like the skirt but I’m seriously LOVING those shoes. Such a cute look all paired together!

    http://www.thegoldsister.com

  10. Nikki says:

    So fab! Love how you styled the skirt!

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