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Colorblock Pleats

August 26, 2018

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Pleated skirts are one of my favorite items to wear this time of year. The weather is still hot and humid so wearing something form fitting isn’t exactly ideal. Pleated skirts are stylish, always on trend and provide a breathable garment for these warm months. They can also be worn past in different seasons. I’m constantly harping about versatility in your wardrobe and this skirt can provide just that. You can wear it in the Fall with booties or over the knee booties. You can wear it during the transitional period of Winter to Spring as I’ve done with this look and everything in between. It’s effortless design can work with any style.

I have been loving the new arrivals from Target lately as they start to infuse Fall-like pieces. My love for pleated skirts mixed with my love for color made me a magnet to this garment. The blends of shades used to make the stripe pattern in the skirt is something that I had not seen before. I wouldn’t think that bright yellow, pastel lavender and deep burgundy could ever work in the same look let alone the same garment but somehow it just does!

The skirt is definitely the statement piece so it really didn’t need much help. I simply paired it with a black crop top and simple black heels. If you are nervous about wearing crop tops, I’d advise you to wear them with a midi skirt of some kind that flows away from your body. That way it balances everything out and gives a nice contrast to the top. I also snagged this lavender bag from Target as well that just was the perfect accessory to complete this look. Summer to Fall transition is officially in session.

Outfit details:

Top: ASOS | Skirt: Target | Shoes: Apt. 9 (similar) | Bag: Target | Lipstick: Stila Cosmetics (The color is Como – 3rd row down)

Photographer: Steve Suavemente

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  • Christina September 5, 2018 at 11:41 pm

    Thanks for the outfits. I love the dress and bag

    • Kristine September 7, 2018 at 11:40 pm

      Thanks so much!

  • KiKi September 1, 2018 at 4:02 pm

    You look amazing as usual. Some of the reviews say to size down. What do you think? What size are you wearing?

    • Kristine September 2, 2018 at 2:10 pm

      Thanks so much! I’m wearing an XXL in the skirt which is what I would normally get. I felt like it fit true to size

  • Tonia Morrison August 28, 2018 at 6:12 pm

    Kristine I said it before you do us BBW’s pride. You are slaying that crop top!

    • Kristine August 28, 2018 at 11:42 pm

      Thank you Tonia!

    • Nubian_Puerto_rrrican September 2, 2018 at 9:33 pm

      Nope definitely get your regular size.. I don’t know why people said to size down when it fits true to suze. I alsoo gotten the 2x…

  • Judy August 26, 2018 at 4:20 pm

    Target definitely should have used you as the model. Love the look.

    • Kristine August 26, 2018 at 5:14 pm

      Thank you Judy!

  • Nubian_puerto_rrrican August 26, 2018 at 3:18 pm

    Love this whole look & it’s very reasonable… I’m glad you exist.. 😆

    • Kristine August 26, 2018 at 5:14 pm

      Thank you!