There's nothing more glorious in the summer than to escape the hustle and the bustle of the big city on big weekends. Bonus points if your little getaway gets delivered perfect weather, as was the case with this Upstate jaunt during the Memorial Day break. Upon said excursions, I trust that, like me, you are probably most likely to reach for your faithful cutoffs as your bottom of choice (weather permitting)?
I kind of threw myself a curveball when I fell for this Ann Taylor skirt back when it was still too cold to wear it. Having never been one to veer too far from the mini and the minier, ever so often, a different length comes along and tickles my style tendencies. Exhibit A: who thought, myself included, that my instincts would guide me toward an über-feminine, flowing midi skirt? Well, ever since that first encounter, I've fantasized about both gallivanting about at the cottage in a super easy breezy look (the subject at hand) and pounding the pavement in a girly, city slicker getup.
While I was sadly never a ballerina, I don't see anything wrong with fancying myself one -- my ballet vibe extends beyond this skirt, as it is also facilitated by my New York City Ballet t-shirt. So, there you have it: sometimes it can be good not to lock your lady propensities and throw away the key. Just swap your cutoffs for a fluttery skirt and see what happens.
Tee - New York City Ballet (similar)
Skirt - Ann Taylor
Flats - Topshop
Choker - Zara (similar)
Bracelets - Jenny Bird (similar) & Coordinates (similar)
Rings - Chic Peek & vintage (similar)
Sunglasses - Ray-Ban
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