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Styling a sheath as a skirt
This plaid sheath dress has been my favorite sheath dress this winter so far. You saw this sheath before styled with a green turtleneck sweater as an outfit for St. Patrick’s Day, and fall’s trend of tartan with leather. This time I turned it into a skirt by pairing it with a buttoned denim jacket and my motorcycle leather vest.
How to stay warm in a dress in winter
To stay warm I wore a long sleeve T-shirt under the sheath dress, two pair of tights, and my Harley Davidson booties with an insulating sole.
When wearing two pairs of tights it is important to have a nude colored one as the first layer when one still wants a semi-opaque look like here. Two pairs of black tights would be totally opaque, which of course does not look bad either.
Accessories for the final touch
I added my rose statement necklace to soften the edginess of the vest and booties. The collar on the denim jacket is just pinned on. Such pin-on collars mean additional outfits are possible like this nautical fall outfit. The collar was a $12 vintage find in a thrift store downtown Fairbanks and probably as old as I am.
What do you think? This outfit would surely not be visible on Mad Man :). Do you like the Mad Man trend? Have you already jumped the bandwagon? Let me know by email, I am curious.
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Photos: G. Kramm
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