Lookbook Store layered mesh skirt – a mother of pearl and ballet dream

over 50 years old style blogger in nude mesh layer skirt

Mesh skirts are a big trend

Yesterday I introduced you to Lookbook Store an online women boutique. You can find my review of the Lookbook Store baby pink jersey dress at the lin in case you missed the post. Today I present you the second piece of the three samples of my choice that I picked from Lookbook Store’s huge collection and that I got courtesy to them. A nude double layer mesh skirt in tea-length.

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Nude layered mesh skirt c/o Lookbook Store styled with my own Brooks Brothers gray silk cashmere sweater, Hermes collier de chien bangle, leave earrings, and gray belt plus pale pink patent leather Via Spiga sling back. The waist band of the skirt features pale pink satin

Layered mesh skirts are a big trend

After browsing what Lookbook Store had to offer I immediately fell in love with this very feminine layered mesh skirt. I decided to jump on this trend and I am sure I will not be the last. This layered mesh skirt has two nude mesh layers and a slightly shorter pale pink satin opaque fabric layer underneath. This design is genius as it produces a nice play of color shades from petal pink over beige to nude like mother of pearl. My photographer captured this color play well in the series of photos shown below. The fact that the pale pink satin fabric is shorter than the nude mesh fabric gives the skirt a playful teasing vibe.

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Demonstration of the color play of the c/o Lookbook Store nude layered mesh skirt that is caused by the double nude mesh layers over an opaque pale pink satin layer.

Description of the skirt

This skirt has a rubber band in the pale pink waist band that makes the skirt a one size fits (nearly) all. The skirt is cut straight and the fabric circumference is about 60 inch (~1.52 m), i.e. it should fit anyone with hips less than about 55 inch or so (1.4 m). On a boyish athletic body like mine the skirt creates beautiful body around the hips. However, on an hourglass body the fabric will be distributed over a wider circumference around the hips than on my body. Then the skirt will not add this “extra” weight as it does on my straight up and down body. Thus, this skirt will flatter many body shapes including hourglass (X-shape), inverted triangle or A-shape.

mature woman in mesh skirt with cashmere sweater and belt reflecting the shades of pearls
Demonstration of the nice movement of the c/o Lookbook Store mesh skirt

What I love about the skirt

The skirt has a very nice smooth ballerina like movement as demonstrated above. I wanted to go the ballerina route of this Lookbook Store layered mesh skirt and stay with the ballet type colors. Thus, I added my pale pink sling backs and gray cashmere silk sweater. Since the forecast for the evening predicted temperatures in the upper 50s (around 15oC) I took my tailored light wash denim jacket with me. It has a tailored cut and hence plays well with the feminine vibe of the skirt.

The skirt works for more than just summer

Since in ballet, woolen leg warmers are a common thing I will try to wear this skirt in fall with gray tights, a long sleeve top and flats. For extra warmth I could even put a half slip underneath. What do I want more when I always have to have in mind that every piece should be wearable also when temperatures drop? Being able to wear summer pieces in some form or another longer than just in June, and July is a top priority for anyone living in cold climate.

#fashionover50 woman in Lookbook Store mesh skirt with sweater
Nude layered mesh skirt c/o Lookbook Store styled with my own gray Brooks Brothers silk cashmere sweater, light wash tailored denim jacket, gray belt, pale pink Via Spiga sling backs, Hermes collier de chien bangle, Bulova watch, and Modalo Pippa bag. See post for another styling suggestion

The different price ranges of the items in this outfit make the outfit down-to-Earth real life. The pastel color scheme makes it very summery and feminine.

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Interested in reviews of other pieces from Lookbook Store? Check the posts at the links for a Lookbook Store asymmetric fit-and-flare blazer, double-breasted layered coat, V-neck dress or baby pink dress review.

Do you like this layered mesh skirt/tutu trend? If so do you have already one? Lookbook Store also has shorter and longer layered skirt styles and also jewel colors if these are more along you length and color preference. Browse their collection now. How would you style your layered mesh skirt?

Photos: G. Kramm

Disclosure: This mesh skirt is a sample of my choice from Lookbook Store. The post is not endorsed by them. All opinions are mine and 100 % honest. There are affiliate links in this post.

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