HOW TO MAKE METALLIC RUFFLES WORK

SKIRT – MANGO / JUMPER – ZARA (Similar) / COAT – ZARA (Similar) / SLIP-ONS – EGO / BAG – CHANEL


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I think for anyone this metallic ruffled skirt would be a bit of a challenge to style, It’s definitely one of the more ‘stand out’ pieces in my wardrobe! Something about it struck a chord with me, I think its mainly the color – I probably wouldn’t have bought this in silver or gold but this pink hue I thought was so striking.

It’s not something I would wear on the daily but it’s such a fun piece! It would look great with a graphic tee or just a crisp white shirt – I think the main idea would just be to dress it down.

It really is such a statement on its own that I wanted the rest of the look to be quite tame, I went with a lightweight jumper and then a black trench thrown on top, the trench brings back a touch of sophistication and the mules also keep the look casual (and comfy).

How would you style this skirt?

Photography – http://michaelatornaritis.com

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32 responses to “HOW TO MAKE METALLIC RUFFLES WORK”

  1. Although I like to think I have quite a varied style and like to experiment, I would never see myself with a metallic skirt. But this one is soo nice! The fact that its pink is a big plus, so definitely in my wishlist! Also, because of you I bought a pair of the same loafers (the one with roses) and I cannot wait to wear them!!!! xxx

  2. Julia says:

    This is indeed quite a challenge! I don’t think I could ever style such a skirt purely because of its material. Ruffles are great, but the material seems too stiff for me. You were right to dress it down, it makes it more weareable 🙂

    Julia x
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  3. Emily says:

    I NEED those shoes!!! They look as comfy as slippers!

  4. Jenn says:

    Love the metallic skirt!

  5. Mireia says:

    Absolutely love it!

    Mireia from TGL
    https://thegoldlipstick.com/

  6. Anonymous says:

    Why do you photoshop your mole?

  7. Sophie says:

    You really styled it perfectly! All black, really tones down the look 🙂
    http://styledfortheoccasion.com

  8. I would style the skirt with a white blouse 🙂

  9. Yna says:

    This is such a fun and unique look! I love new ways of incorporating pink into my wardrobe.

    This Is Yna | Petite Fashion, Beauty, and Lifestyle Blog

  10. Kathryn says:

    Is there anything you can’t wear? I swear you look good in everything! Wish I could pull off a metallic ruffle skirt.
    xx
    hellokathryn.com

  11. The look really is unique. Good choice, it’s seems perfect on you. kisses
    Work n’ Hobbies

  12. Jade Sheils says:

    Absolutely love it!

    Thanks for the gorgeous style tips – amazing shoes btw!!

    http://aestheticmind.co

  13. Immy May says:

    Ooh this is so beaut, love a fun piece! I need more in my wardrobe, I always seem to sky away from them! You have styled it so beautifully gal. Immy x

    http://www.immymay.com

  14. Kate says:

    I love how you’ve downplayed the skirt – it looks fab like this! x

    Kate Louise Blogs

  15. Eva-Maria says:

    You are an absolute style icon to me! xx

    http://www.evakapsta.com

  16. Savannah says:

    Love how you styled this skirt to make it appropriate for daytime wear x http://www.justsavxnnah.com

  17. I seriously love how creative you are with style! LOVED this post!

    A.L X https://ainsleylouise.com/

  18. Valentina says:

    LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT THE OUTFIT!!!!!

    http://valentinasomers.blogspot.co.uk

  19. LU says:

    that skirt is so so stunning! You wear it so well lmfao! But then again, you wear everything well haha xx

  20. Ellie says:

    Love the combination with the sweater, haha!;-)<3
    http://www.blogellive.com

  21. I love how you have made this skirt work – I mean ruffles are in trend rn but the metallic I guess isn’t as much… but you’ve made it work so well together! It looks so amazing on you. Your style is so inspiring – can always count on your blog/YouTube/insta etc to get motivated and inspired! Xx

  22. Pearl says:

    When I hear “metallic ruffles” my mind immediately goes to 80’s gone wrong, but I absolutely love how you’ve styled this skirt. You manage to incorporate such a unique statement piece and still make it look effortlessly classy. Also I am obsessed with your slip-ons – they are such a good dupe for the Gucci slides. I’m such a big fan of your blog and YouTube channel! Looking forward to more!

  23. Adriana says:

    Love how you’re wearing this skirt! you make it look so chic and effortless!
    xx

    The Black Blush

  24. Lisa Autumn says:

    I love your vlogs atm Sam! hope you keep them going 🙂

    xx Lisa | lisaautumn.com

  25. Madalina says:

    I love love love your blog!!!! <3

  26. SimplyNozomi says:

    Such a good statement piece!

  27. Giiirl! Love the new Update!
    And Thanks for the tip on the shoes Cuz I was looking everywhere, orderd the same ones and cant wait to wear them <333

  28. Lara says:

    that coat is to die for!!! i’ve been needing a good replacement for my black one and i think i just found it! x

    Lara // https://greymagda.wordpress.com/

  29. Clara says:

    Love how you styled this skirt! Think a metallic lilac/purple would look amazing too, I’ll definitely pair it with a simple white slouchy tank top!

  30. Lorry says:

    Hello Sammy, great pictures!
    I want to know (or maybe you can do a video).. some tips on how to look tall in pictures. I know I always have that problem when taking photos for my blog… I feel so short compared to other bloggers hahaha
    Love you!!

    http://www.lorrydias.com

  31. Your style is stunning girl – love how you’ve made this into a total classic piece! x

    http://www.stylepetal.co.uk

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