November 13, 2011

Perfect Plaid Skirt

I'm never afraid to go with a school girl type look. To me, it's classic. Plus it's perfect for fall. I enjoy a good plaid skirt. I'm pretty sure the one I wore here was somebody's uniform skirt at one point.



I spotted this skirt at my favorite super cheap thrift store and bought it for a dollar. It fits absolutely perfectly too. I didn't need the length taken up or anything. Hooray for great thrift finds!


I tried to mix this up a little bit by pairing my striped top with the plaid skirt. I liked the mix of stripe patterns.

skirt: tracy evans; thrifted
top: forever 21
cardigan: forever 21
shoes: keds
headband: forever 21


I made a coffee cake this morning. It was delicious. I really like having time to make something tasty for breakfast. Usually that only happens on Sundays when I'm at school. I really wanted to make pumpkin scones, but I don't have all the ingredients. So sad. Maybe during finals week.

It's weird that the end of the semester is coming so fast. I have so much to do before then too. I can't really think about anything except Thanksgiving break, though. That week off will be much appreciated. Only one more week of class until then! [I should probably get some school work done next week then, I guess.]

Happy Sunday!

16 comments:

Megan said...

I love the pattern mixing and that skirt is such an awesome thrifting find!

Heather, 29 Skirts said...

This is SO cute! The stripes look great with the plaid!

JennaStevie said...

Mmmm coffee cake, so jealous. This is the perfect plaid skirt and the fact you got it for a dollar is so great!! It looks great with this blouse and cardigan
xJennaD

SomeoneLikeYou said...

Gahhh, why you so cute gurrrlll?! I just adore this little plaid skirt on you: cute as a baby kitten I must say! You've paired it with the perfect pair of keds, too. What a wonderful combination! xx

Wild Flower said...

Adorable outfit. What a lovely skirt, and such a steal for one dollar! Awesome thrifting girl. Love the white keds too!

Kaylee
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laura said...

that is one adorable skirt! and I love the deets on that top!

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Mitzi Cocoa said...

The red on red is so lovely! This is pretty much the perfect fall school look.

Sara said...

Amazing photos and really effortless outfit, you look great, I love your skirt, what a great print and that shirt is wonderful, the perfect touch to the outfit; your cardigan also rocks and you are really beautiful! Your blog is awesome by the way and I am a new follower! Hope you will like my blog and follow back!

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Rachel, Cold Knees said...

Only a dollar?! What a find :) You look lovely my dear. Oh pumpkin scones sound delicious, I'm often quite lazy in the kitchen, I need to do more baking! xx

Imogen said...

This is definitely one of my favourite outfits you have posted. I adore school girl inspired looks too and the red cardigan looks so warm and comfortable. Love the two patterns together also.

Bonnie said...

This totally is the perfect plaid skirt! Plaid skirts are great because they can be worn so many different ways.


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CAITLIN said...

cute! i love the schoolgirl look, it's definitely classic. i'm impressed with your cooking! when i was in college (even when i had an oven) i think the only thing i ever made was frozen pizza at 2 am ;)

TheLovelyHunter said...

i love when that happens! i had been wanting a plaid skirt for sooo long and finally found one, but i have to take up the length. i am totally jealous of your coffee cake. cold winter makes me want to bake more. can you give me your recipe?

Meanz Chan (Koi Story) said...

I adore coffee cake! Also, I love this outfit! You are adorable and mix stripes and plaid so well!

Rosie B said...

This outfit is so cute! Love the school-girl vibe, but it doesn't actually make you look like one, which is what always happens to me when I try and channel that 'look'. Just found your blog through (Busy Bee) Lauren's link and I am loving your use of colour so much. I thought I was pretty bold but I ain't got nothing on you!

Rosie xx
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Jamie said...

LOVE the keds and dress !! Amazing and more Keds please!??

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