Optical Illusions

posted on: November 27, 2012

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Pleated Maxi Skirt from Club Monaco // Vero Moda Sheer Black and 
Gold Jacket // Pointed Toe Flats with Bow Detail from 
Joe Fresh // Kate Spade Bag // Necklace c/o Cinder and Sage // 
Sunglasses from Barefoot Contessa (old) // Gifted Ring from Melissa

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{Photos by Melissa}

Yes, judging by these photos you might think that it's either unusually warm
 or that I have recently moved to California.  Unfortunately, neither is true.
I actually shot these a few weeks back when the winter chill hadn't quite hit
yet and I was still able to wear such seasonally inappropriate attire without
getting sever hypothermia.

I did, however, use one of the oldest tricks in the book in order to
get away with this outfit.  By simply wearing a pair of leggings underneath
the maxi skirt, I was able to keep my legs warm without being too bulky or 
uncomfortable.  Just a little layering magic trick, you're welcome ;)

16 comments:

  1. How's being 26?? Told you it wasn't half bad! :)

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  2. I wear leggings or tights under maxis to 'warm' them up too! The only problem I find sometimes though is the skirt then clings a bit. This looks gorgeous on you! :)

    Life etc

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  3. so beautiful and chic love the entire look ! the glasses are so fab!

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  4. You are so beautiful! I am definitely loving that skirt of yours!

    Janelle
    J.P. Photography

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  5. I was planning on doing the exact same thing tomorrow with a skirt since it will be really cold and rainy.

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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  6. great idea love!!! gorgeous as usual

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  7. <33 ur maxi skirt! beautiful outfit!

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  8. You look stunning, lady! Love this maxi look and great idea on the layering too, but man, it's gotten so cold this week. It's kind of a shocker, isn't it?! xo

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  9. that is a good tip little lady! And listen you ladies can't complain about it being "cold" hahaha! You look so pretty as always & love the sparkle top!
    <3 Kastles

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  10. Great tip, that way you can still wear several of your clothes into winter or until weather will permit.

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  11. I always have to wear something under a maxi skirt in the winter! Otherwise it's too cold! But i always have an issue with static then. What do you do to make sure the maxi doesn't stick to your leggings?

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  12. Fabulous outfit (I don't know why but I've never thought of wearing leggings under a maxi skirt - genius!)

    Kate xo petite-adventures.blogspot.ca

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  13. The skirt and flats are nice combination
    the-stuff-i-like.com

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  14. You are so gorgeous! I love high waisted skirts, they are always so flattering.
    The hair looks like you just walked out of a salon with a blowout! Teach me the ways!

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