The versatility of pencil skirts makes it a must-have item in everyone’s wardrobe. It can be styled easily for a power-woman look or styled down for an evening and because it gives a lean, feminine silhouette, it compliments every body type if worn properly. From celebrities to daily beauties, this is one style that you can rock by adding your personal touch and play around with it as much as you wish.
Whether you are comfortable with a classic black pencil skirt style or want to experiment with a bolder style, don’t be afraid. This style has surpassed trends and time and still strong for any age group. The simple lines and style of skirt has made it possible to experiment with it.
Keep reading for ways you can style your outfit with a pencil skirt or click here for Betty’s basic skirts.
The Classic style
A simple black or white skirt paired with a simple button-down shirt will go a long way. You can also opt for a feminine blouse, something lacy and ruffled if you want. You can also add a sheer top to give a bold but classic vibe. Make the look chicer by adding colour blocks style and pair a bright coloured top.
Pair a T-Shirt
It might oppose to your senses but pairing a pencil skirt with a t-shirt provides an effortless style. Style up your skirt with a plain tee and a statement necklace. While this may not work in a formal office setting, you bet you will gather compliments on a casual workday or at your night out with girls.
The Crop Top Girl
Crop tops have made a comeback in previous years and are still around the corner. Pairing up your pencil skirt with crop top gives you a sexy and stylish look for your evening.
The hour-glass style
While a pencil skirt defines your legs, you can play around with your top to give an hour-glass look. Try a peplum top or jacket for that tiny waist style. Or if you are more experimental, how about a top with puffy shoulders or sleeve.
Leather Pencil Skirt
Tackle the edgy leather skirt trend with a flattering pencil skirt. It is surprisingly wearable and goes with lacy tops as well as a wool top and would not even break your bank.
Add the Oomph!
Itching to experiment? How about trying the skirt in satin, velvet or sequins. The simplicity and elegance of a pencil skirt silhouette mean you can always opt for more and yet give a sophisticated feel.
For The Short-Height
Pencil skirts are considered as a style that works better with height but even if you are short you can make the style work for you by keeping a few things in mind. Take advantage of that nipped-in waist by tucking in a top, wear heels and be bold and play around. It will end up giving an illusion of more height as well.