Trendspotting: Pencil Skirts

While the pencil silhouette is one of the oldest silhouettes that we know, it’s definitely not the most outdated. Pencil skirts have recently crossed over from the confines of the workplace to a more mainstream fashion context, much to the delight of girls all over the world who prefer longer hems. It was all over S/S 13 runways, but it seems like it’s not going away any time soon! Saw photos of the latest Burberry S/S 14 show on their Instagram, and pencil skirts were all the rage!

I’m not one to often wear bodycon or anything tight-fitting, but these skirts are an exception because they are so sophisticated and great for day-to-night dressing. You can style it in your own way, according to your body type (I once saw a photo of Liz Uy wearing a pencil skirt with a fitted tank top that emphasized her fit/curvy body). Fortunately, my body type permits me to wear them with oversized tops to balance out the tight bottom.

Tall girls can get away with wearing flats with pencil skirts without looking frumpy, but for us normal girls, nothing is more ideal than pairing them with sky high heels to elongate the body.

The pencil skirt has been around for as long as we can remember, but this season, its comeback will leave you wanting more. Next on my list – printed ones that would look great with my casual tees!

Tricia Gosingtian Fashion Blogger

Tricia Gosingtian Fashion Blogger

Tricia Gosingtian Fashion Blogger

Aland top / Details skirt / Korean Cravings wedges / Persunmall bag

Tricia Gosingtian Fashion Blogger

Tricia Gosingtian Fashion Blogger

MOOTTA top and skirt / WoaKao heels

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Tricia Gosingtian Fashion Blogger

Tricia Gosingtian Fashion Blogger

WoaKao skirt and sweater / Pauline Schaedel bag / Mango heels / Persunmall necklace