Pencil Power

By Jennifer Wells
In Feature, Style

The pencil skirt is a sure way to look sharp this season.

 

While The No. 2 Label might come to mind when you think of pencils, the pencil skirt is currently rising the ranks to No. 1. Maybe it’s the curve-enhancing quality that gets the thin-of-frame so excited, or perhaps it’s the va-va-voom factor that has all the curvy girls going wild. But one thing’s certain: No matter what your body type, the pencil skirt acts as an eraser, streamlining your silhouette. We adore the look on retro-loving vixens like Katy Perry and Ashlee Simpson, but we have to admit that when we spotted hometown “hautie” Karlie Kloss prancing down Burberry’s runway in the look, we were immediately inspired to pencil in a shopping expedition with our bestie to score our own take on the trend.

Milly skirt available at Esther, Ladue, 314.432.5300.
Paperdolls skirt available at Paperdolls, Ballwin, 636.527.3655.
Versace skirt available at Saks Fith Avenue, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200.
DVF skirt available at Neiman Marcus, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9811.
Bailey 44 skirt available at Klutch, Town & Country, 636.220.6110.
Lucy Paris skirt available at Paperdolls, Ballwin, 636.527.3655.

 

4811_1560.jpgRunway photo courtesy of Carven

4812_1560.jpgVersace skirt

4813_1560.jpgLucy Paris skirt

4814_1560.jpgVersace skirt

4815_1560.jpgDVF skirt

4816_1560.jpgBailey 44 skirt

4817_1560.jpgPaperdolls skirt

 

Photo credit: Attilio D’Agostino

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