How to Style A Pencil Skirt

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A pencil skirt is one of the pieces of cloth that never goes out of fashion. You can add it to your outfit combination in every season. As you will see from the pictures below you can wear this type of skirt with a shirt, a turtleneck sweater, a stylish top, or maybe you can add a blazer or a coat. And together with your great shoes and a suitable accessories you will have the perfect outfit combination.


“The history (of the pencil skirt) is quite fascinating,” explains image consultant Thea Wood. “Dior introduced the design to relieve women of the impractical hobble skirt, named after a restraint for horses.”Fortunately for us, the pencil skirt is a lot easier to wear and is perfectly stylish for day or night.


Your pencil skirt should always look smooth, especially when standing up straight. If you have bumps or rolls, the skirt is too tight. Go up a size. It will make sitting at your desk, as well as getting in and out of a vehicle a much more pleasant experience!

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You can pair it with a patterned or textured blouse or sweater on top. However, if your bottom half is slim and trim, try bold patterns to mix things up and add the illusion of curves.

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Photos: Polyvore

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