How to style a denim skirt with patches? Undoubtedly, there are many ways to do it, and today I'll present you with one of them. In my view, patches can make a denim skirt look even more urban, hip and youthful. If you are making the patches yourself or purchasing them with the intention of sewing them onto a denim skirt, pay attention to what kind of style you're after. It is worth noting that patches add additional texture and possibly colour to the outfit. This is something you might want to keep in mind when styling your outfit. For example, here I styled this denim skirt with earthly colours. I did paired this denim skirt with animal print (a leopard print blouse) but I've kept it all in brown tones, so the look would look more orderly and put together.
Maybe I should also write about how to sew patches onto a denim skirt, since the floral patches on this denim skirt are DIY? Yes, I cut out some florals from a floral material I found at home and sewed them onto this skirt. A very simple DIY, but I think it brought life to this old pencil denim skirts. I don't have any up close photographs of this skirt, I can make them if you want. Basically, I sewed the patches regular style. It was fun doing something creative like this. I might have already mentioned this DIY project on blog. You know I'm always talking about DIY projects here, but hey that's what I like to do. They're an important part of my style. I love customizing things, almost as much as I love making them. Do you love to customize clothing items? How do you go about it?
Anyhow, I always enjoy a subtle mix of print. That is what I was going for with this outfit. The floral patches are quite neutral, so I don't think they contrast with the animal print on the blouse too much. All the denim skirts I own are a bit longer, almost midi, I don't really have any short ones. I find the bellow the knee length super easy to style, so I often go for it. A pencil cut is always flattering. As it has been repeated in fashion circles ad nauseam, pecil skirts look great on any body type. I've bought this skirt in Ljubljana 10 years ago (a whole decade!), and I still wear which I guess speaks volumes in favour of buying a pencil denim skirt. I'm a big fan of high waist skirts (as you might have noticed) for very much the same reason. They are very versatile and soooo flattering. Besides, if you get tired of the high waist cut, you can always wear your top/blouse over the skirt, instead of tucking it in.
necklace worn around the hat as decoration: DIY
skirt: old + DIY patches
leather bag & shoes: not branded
Recently I've illustrated one of my old denim skirts outfit (you can see which one here), and it made me realize how much I love wearing denim skirts. I would definitely wear something like that again. I think denim skirts look fantastic paired with black basic tops. I always love to see combo of a denim skirt and a white shirt as well. Sometimes you just can't beat the appeal of basic items. How do you like to see denim skirts worn? Do you wear them yourself? Any tips on style them? Thank you for reading and have a lovely day!
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