HOW TO STYLE A MAXI SKIRT IN WINTER?
Today I'm back with another outfit post. This time I have an outfit proposal that is all about styling a gold maxi skirt. Why should you consider styling a maxi skirt in winter you might ask? Well, firstly, they can be quite warm. Secondly, they add glam to any outfit. Thirdly, with a good maxi you're sure to stand out. The best thing about styling a maxi skirt in winter is that you can adjust it to match your own personal style. If you like dark colours, go for that. If you want it to be more formal, order one in a fancy material (you know the one typically used to make suits) and pair it with a blazer. If you're into sporty or casual style, order a cotton maxi and style it with sneakers. You know, I'm starting to think that there really is a way to style a maxi skirt for everyone.
Some would argue that maxi skirts are tricky to style, but I think it's all in our heads. Long skirts and dresses actually have a lot of advantages. Midi length is also a great option, but I'll leave that topic for some other day. Anyhow, I do think that maxis are a winter item we should not ignore. Especially if it is still cold where you are at. We had a lot of stormy wind days here (and a lot of material damages but fortunately no human casualties so far) so dressing warmly has been on a high list of my priorities. Besides, it's fun to try something new. I do wear dresses and skirts in winter fairy often, but I don't opt for maxis on regular basis. Perhaps I should wear them more often myself.
This particular maxi skirt is actually super vintage. My aunt wore it as her second wedding outfit (that was in the days when ladies would change from their wedding dress to another evening dress for after party). I decided to opt for colour blocking this time. So, instead of making my outfit more neutral, I went the opposite way. I paired this skirt with a magnenta coat, a turtleneck with a winter pattern and brown boots. I finished it with brown sunnies and a brown vintage mini bag. Who says we can't colour block in winter? I love to add some colour to my winter outfits. It just makes things more fun, don't you agree? Metallic shades are a lot of fun to style. I think we will be seeing more of them. Gold, silver and other colours in metallic shades will perhaps become a more daytime appropriate. These sparkly shades used to be reserved for the night, but who says that can't change? It's always fun to try out new colours and materials. Dark pink, gold and brown is not a colour comno that would come to my mind as an ideal one but I think it looks nice. What do you think? How do you like this combo? Would you style a coat with a maxi skirt?
DESTINATION MEDJUGORJE - BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
The location where these photographs were taken is Medjugorje, a small village in Herzegovina that has millions of visitors annually. Most of tourists that come do so for religious reasons as Medjugorje is one of the most visited Christian pilgrimage sites, but you can also come to enjoy the nature. This little parish and the majority of population located here is Roman catholic, but it is open to all visitors. If you're interested I can put together a little guide to Medugorje, what to do there, what places to visit, where to eat and things of that sort. Let me know if you are interested in something of the sort. Alternatively, you can also visit my old post shot at this location and find more information there. I'll leave with with some links (a dozen of them), just in case. Because we visit fairly often, this village is often a location for my outfit posts. Moreover, there are two ethno villages in the are and that's another reason why I visit so frequently. We also have some friends there.