Thursday, April 30, 2015

crochet pencil skirt

Have you ever pictured a clothing item in your head, but can't find exactly what you are looking for anywhere?? This happened to me the other week with the ever-elusive crochet pencil skirt ;)

It all started when I was scrolling Instagram one day and saw @jesssouthern post a picture wearing the cutest spring outfit...observe...

(ps...if you know Jessie James Decker, this is one of her good friends and her makeup artist - go follow her immediately, she is gorgeous and hilarious)

 Anyway...after I saw this picture I became obsessed with creating my own version of this cute denim/crochet combo! I knew in my head exactly what I was looking for, but it proved to be harder to find than I thought it would be! 

white skirt

I was looking for an off-white crochet pattern (leaves/flowers) that was a pencil skirt style and could be worn high-waisted...that way I could wear a cute chambray button up and tuck it in or knot tie it in the front. There were cute ones all over the internet, but all sold out! Literally every time I thought I'd found one that worked, they would be completely out of stock! Even the ones I could find were only left in XS...came in the wrong color...or were mini skirts instead of midi. 

This Forever 21 option would have been perfect...and was only like $22...but alas, it was sold out.

Forever 21 white skirt

Finally, I stumbled upon this Bobeau skirt on Dillard's website. I can't even remember the last time I bought something from Dilliards...maybe 9th grade?!

Dillards crochet skirt

The second I realized they had it in my size and the color I wanted, I ordered it right away! (It is lighter in person than pictured - more off white rather than beige *see below) 

It just arrived yesterday and is PERFECT...and I already have the denim top, so now I just need an occasion to put my little outfit combo together and share with you all! xx 

white crochet skirt


  1. This happens to me all the time, I've always said I need a personal seamstress to create the clothing ideas I have in my head, but can't seem to find in real life!

  2. What a great find! Such pretty detailing and I love that it's off white!


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