Friday, May 17, 2013

Timeless Polka Dots





Are you ready for an epic remix post?  Because if my memory is correct, I've had this skirt for about 15 years.  I really wish I could find a picture of teenage Andi in it, but for some reason, I didn't take pictures of all my outfits back then.  I remember mostly wearing it with my favorite hot pink tank top and a gray cardigan (and probably some awkward platform flip-flops by Steve Madden).

I bought this at Express in (I think) 1997 or 1998.  That was back when they always had an additional 50% off clearance merchandise.  Pretty sure this skirt set me back $15.  People talk about cost/wear, but I'm talking about cost/year and we are at $1.  Seriously, probably one of my best shopping decisions ever.

Here are 12 other ways I've worn this skirt over the last year-ish:
1,2,3,4
5,6,7,8
9,10,11,12
Shirt: J.Crew factory
Belt: Old Navy
Skirt: Express
Shoes: Born
Purse: thrifted







8 comments:

  1. I love that you have held on to this skirt for so long. It just proves that classics like this never go out of style. I really like the skirt paired with the argyle sweaters! Heather

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  2. Wow, you've had so many different ideas with this skirt, what a great piece! I'm going to have to steal some of these ideas for my own polka dot skirt!

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  3. Wow, that is awesome! It looks like it's in great shape still. I have a few pieces of clothing from college, but nothing from high school(97 or 98 I would've been in HS) , so I tip my hat to your saving ways.

    Also, we are almost twinsies today! WEll, I wore a polka dot pencil skirt, but mine is less than 6 months old and it's navy not black(or is your's navy? I keep going back and forth) But close. haha

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  4. What a great skirt! I actually just got a polka dot skirt from LOFT and this is great inspiration :)
    Ginny

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  5. I love that skirt. SO cute with chambray! Thanks for linking up :)

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  6. That is definitely a timeless skirt! And um, so jealous that you can fit into clothes you bought 15 years ago...haha!

    Jess - J's Style

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  7. Wow! I'm impressed you still have it, it still fits, and it's still in style! Who knew!? Haha. I love it. I can't believe all the different ways you've worn it, too! I recently bought a polka dot skirt that I've had a little trouble styling. I'll need to look back to this post for inspiration!!

    theoriginalbrynn.blogspot.com

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  8. I should clarify - I'm definitely not the same size as I was 15 years ago. The only reason this skirt still fits is because it has an elastic waistband!

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