outfit snapshots

There are days when mirror outfit snapshots is the best I can do and with that said…here are not one but three outfits for ya. 

 And before you say anything, yes I’m aware that my curtain is too short (and now that I pointed that out for those who might have not even noticed it, you’re welcome. I guess I didn’t measure so well..). 

This skirt is a bit long. FYI, I’m 5’6″ and it comes almost to the floor. I’m wearing it with flats though…wedges would be perfect with it. 

 Tee: Old Navy – on sale! love these, great basic tee

Skirt: Nordstrom 

Jacket: old (similar)

Bag: London Fog

Necklace: F21

Blouse: Ann Taylor old (similar here and here)

Jeans: AE (similar here and here)

Booties: Nordstrom (also here) (love these in navy)

Bag: Rebecca Minkoff  (turquoise color on sale – so pretty)

Watch: Michael Kors

I’ve been loving “leather” skirts for a couple of years now but never could bring myself to buy one for a number of different reasons…1) would I be brave enough to wear it and 2) all the ones I liked were too much $$, specially since I wasn’t too sure about #1. But then I saw this one at F21…it’s not shiny, I like the style and for under $18…SOLD.  To dress it down a bit, a graphic tee, denim jacket and booties would be perfect with this skirt too. 

Top: Forever 21 (also pretty)

Skirt: Forever 21 (longer version – on sale!)

Shoes: Nordstrom  (same style, smaller heel option – on sale!) (these would look great with this look)

Necklace: c/o t+j Designs (love this one)

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  1. 8.27.14
    Julie said:

    Love all of these outfits!! Can I just have everything in your closet please??jk LOL! Seriously tho, Love your classy style in each one of these. Perfect for business casual while still being able to show off your style

  2. 8.27.14
    Wishes & Reality said:

    Obsessed with the maxi skirt and neutral blouse! Love this post!Heidi D.www.wishesandreality.com

  3. 8.27.14
    Beauty Vanity said:

    AHH, you always come up with the best outfits!!!xx AlysonThe Beauty Vanity

  4. 8.27.14
    Adrienne Scott-Trask said:

    Love all of these looks!!I especially love the first one and that long Nordstrom skirt…amazing!-Adrienne. xoCitizen of the WorldCitizen of the WorldCheck out my new online boutique!!Wanderlust Boutique

  5. 8.27.14
    Megan @ Lush to Blush said:

    I absolutely love all of these outfits, but that skirt is to DIE for!xo Megan, Lush to Blush

  6. 8.27.14
    Tracy Miller said:

    I am in love with the last outfit. You look great and shouldn't be scared to wear it.

  7. 8.27.14
    Teresa Loop said:

    I'm intrigued by the camera! It takes great pictures, much better than my phone. Your lighting is perfect too! Your outfits all look fabulous!I hadn't noticed your curtains, but if it bothers you, you could always sew "tabs" on the top and use them on the rod instead of the pocket on the top of the panel. I'm sure you could find fabric that would make them look custom! Or, you could sew trim to the bottom, maybe they gave cute gold options!!;)

  8. 8.27.14
    Girl Meets Bow said:

    These outfits are too cute! Love the way you styled the booties!

  9. 8.27.14
    Anonymous said:

    I am absolutely in love with that maxi skirt. You styled it perfectly, and the options are endless for future wears. I am excited to see how you continue to style it!Clare Understated Classics

  10. 8.27.14
    Liz | Shopping My Closet said:

    Love your "long" skirt and that blush top!Liz @ ShoppingMyCloset.comCome by! Weekly Style Me Wednesday fashion blog link-up

  11. 8.27.14
    Anonymous said:

    Um I can't figure out which outfit I love best! I love the silk blouse and Stripes I live in:)

  12. 8.27.14
    Rachelle (http://pinksole.com/) said:

    Loving all these looks so pretty. That long skirt is gorgeous.

  13. 8.27.14
    Anonymous said:

    Love that maxi skirt!~Melhttp://girlandthepolkadot.blogspot.com/

  14. 8.27.14
    Marianne Friedman said:

    I love all three looks! That maxi skirt is so pretty and I cannot believe the leather skirt is from F21! I tried on a leather skirt there, but it was wayyyyyyy too short. This one is a good length! I will check it out for sure! Mariannewww.goodgirlgoneglam.com

  15. 8.28.14
    Megan Harris said:

    Love all these outfits! Definitly helps me when getting ready for work! I especially love the leather skirt, just bought one like it, can't wait to wear it! I specialize in budget friendly work and mommy clothes. Check it out!Megan Star | Beauty Brawler

  16. 8.28.14
    Mandy Huey said:

    Such cute outfits! Love the skirt on the first one and the jeans with the booties in the 2nd one. :)Mandywww.mandydacandy.com

  17. 8.28.14
    kate @ a journey in style said:

    I adore all of these outfits, but that maxi skirt is definitely my favorite!! Sooo cute! And it looks so chic with the black top and gorgeous necklace!

  18. 8.28.14
    preppylove said:

    Love these outfits! Your purses are precious, as is your leather skirt, and I love your ghost chair.Kasey {preppylove}http://www.preplovelove.com

  19. 8.28.14
    Beautygirl24 said:

    I have to say Lilly, I miss these posts! Of course I love the professional outfits you take photos of as well, but if I had the lighting and pretty background that you do, I would do the mirror shots a lot more often! The lighting is so terrible in my condo, that I can't ;( You can really see the details here. Great looks!

  20. 8.28.14
    Alissa said:

    I am super jealous of that gorgeous mirror and desk area!!

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  23. 8.28.14
    Agnes Mayer said:

    Love all 3 outfits!!!!!!!!Agi:)vodkainfusedlemonade.com

  24. 8.28.14
    The Girl who Loved to Write said:

    Gorgeous even with the mirror shots!

  25. 8.29.14
    Audrey Tom said:

    i LOOOOOVE your first outfit!

  26. 9.10.14
    OccasionallyAJ said:

    Wow, that skirt looks much more expensive than $18! I bought my first leather skirt this season too and I'm SO in love!-AJ