Concrete Catwalk // Swingy Striped Skirt

August 6, 2012

A boxy leather paneled top goes from edgy to a bit more ladylike when paired with a swing-y striped skirt and my favorite vintage booties.

Keep reading for the rest of the pictures and the full rundown of outfits details…

Photos taken by my Sweet Christine

Top to Bottom:
Leather tank – Asos (similar)
Agate Necklace – c/o Sorrelli
Handbag – Chloe Marcie Hobo
Bangles – Vintage, various
Watches – Michele, kate spade & vintage
Skirt – Francesca’s (similar)
Booties – Vintage, thrifted (more & less)

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23 Comments

  • Reply Alissa Kelly August 6, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    I never would’ve thought to pair the top & skirt together, but it totally works! And that necklace is SO amazing!!!! xo

    Alissa
    alissakelly.blogspot.com

  • Reply Kimberly August 6, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    Love this outfit – the mix of the leather detail, stripes & booties is perfect and a great transition look for fall!! :)

    http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

  • Reply Elissa August 6, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    I absolutely love the outfit, but I think I’m even more take with your hair! It looks gorgeous in these pics.

    • Reply Jessie Artigue August 6, 2012 at 3:46 pm

      Haha, thanks! It’s been such a frizz-ball with all of this humidity lately, but glad you like it! XO!

  • Reply jenn~the stylish housewife August 6, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    OMG…i LOVE everything about this outfit! the tank…the necklace…the skirt…LOVE!

    xoxo, jenn
    the stylish housewife

  • Reply Sense and Sequins August 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    Love that skirt and necklace

  • Reply livefreeandfashionable August 6, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    Your arms are incredibly toned! What do you do to get that definition?!

    http://livefreeandfashionable.wordpress.com/

    • Reply Jessie Artigue August 6, 2012 at 3:48 pm

      Thank you! I do a very random collection of things pretty sporadically, but would recommend checking out my new “Get Fit” series on the site for some ideas! :)

  • Reply Anonymous August 6, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    Would it be possible to stop truncating your posts? It’s very inconvenient for your followers who use google reader. To be honest, when bloggers start truncating posts and I can no longer read them all in one place, I just unfollow. And I would be sad to do so because I like your blog!

    • Reply Jessie Artigue August 7, 2012 at 1:28 pm

      Hey Anon – I really appreciate your request and totally understand your sentiment. One of the main reasons that I started doing that was because it allows my page (and each post) to load much more quickly and I had gotten some feedback about slow load-times.

      I always include an image above the fold, so that you can hopefully see what the overarching theme of the post is about, and that way you can decide whether or not you want to view the whole thing. I’d hate to lose you as a reader, so I hope you’ll consider staying subscribed despite the inconvenience! :) XO

  • Reply Katie @ Lovebird Productions August 6, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    I just stumbled upon your blog and have loved looking through your posts. Your style makes me feel like I can dress cute too! Thanks for the inspiration and daily read :)

    Happy Monday!

  • Reply Anna (South Molton St Style) August 6, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    This is gorgeous, you look so cute. I love tan leather – so chic. Lots of love from London xx

    South Molton St Style

  • Reply Marie-Eve August 6, 2012 at 9:44 pm

    Looooove the leather top and it’s perfect pair with that skirt. Just feminine enough, just edgy enough !

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  • Reply joeycake August 6, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    Jessie! Thank you for visiting my site and for your sweetest comment:) I’m pretty new to the blog world and every nice note means a lot to me. You are beautiful and so happy to have found your fun Style and Pepper! Very cool! I know we’d get along great because I have the same Chloe handbag! xoxo

    • Reply Jessie Artigue August 7, 2012 at 1:32 am

      You’re so welcome!!! :) I’m seriously in love with your site (we’re nearly food twins, so add that to our list of reasons to be friends) and can’t wait to see what you come up with next! I’m sure I’ll see you around the interwebs, and don’t be a stranger! XO

  • Reply Count To Four August 6, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    such a cute skirt! love the how you paired it with that leather top to add that edginess.

    p.s. i followed you!

  • Reply kate August 6, 2012 at 11:43 pm

    How did you score that sweet handbag? I love it! :)

    • Reply Jessie Artigue August 7, 2012 at 1:33 am

      Sending you an email to answer your question… I’ve got a great resource to share so stay tuned! :)

  • Reply CC August 6, 2012 at 11:48 pm

    Gorgeous! Love those booties! ;)

  • Reply Alice Warren August 7, 2012 at 3:23 am

    What a great outfit! I am lusting after your purse. I’ve been wanting one forever but just can’t justify the luxury.

    I really like this leather panel top – love the cut and that it doesn’t look like a biker chic top.

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

  • Reply Courtney August 9, 2012 at 6:28 am

    I love this outfit; especially the triple-watches! The stacked bangles and watches echo the stripes in the skirt in a really fun way. I’m excited to try that soon.

  • Reply No chic, Sherlock! August 10, 2012 at 8:38 am

    love everything about this outfit :) you look amazing. lovely colors.

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