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Pea jacket c/o London Traditions, vintage pill box hat, Pendleton plaid wool skirt, twigg's pantyhose, Ivanka Trump heels (all own)
    1. Plaid is a big trend this fall
    2. Heels are a must with a midi skirt for petites
    3. Up-dos are a Do this fall
    4. Outerwear is an outfit too
    5. Hats are big this autumn
    6. Welcome to the 180th Top of the World Style linkup party


Plaid is a big trend this fall

I love tartan or plaid and wool skirts. I still remember the pleated plaid/tartan skirt my Godmother Berta gave me when I was about five. It had extenders and I wore it until second grade. Later in life a plaid pleated skirt was always in my wardrobe. As a long-time reader of my blog, you may remember my pink plaid skirt from summer. Because plaid is normally associated with summer that skirt also makes a great piece to transition into fall on the warmer days early in the season. You can find a guide for making summer-to-fall transition outfits at the link.

In this post, however, I want to share with you how to style a pleated plaid skirt for the office in fall. You can find a complete guide how to look your best in plaid everything in the post at the link.

Heels are a must with a midi skirt for petites

Midi skirts can be tricky on petites. Thus, to elongate my legs I went with nude heels. I also accentuated my waist with a belt. I went for a nearly monochromatic look which always gives the impression to be taller than one actually is.

over 50 years old stylist in pleated plaid wool skirt, cable knit top, belt and nude pumps in autumn

Nicole of High Latitude Style in midi skirt, heels, updo and belted cashmere top

#over50fashion style blogger Nicole donning a fall style office look with plaid skirt, matching top and belt
Brooks Brothers cable knit short sleeve sweater, Kieselstein Cord belt and buckle, Hermes collier de chien bangle, Seiko watch, Pendleton plaid pleated skirt, Hipstik pantyhose, and Ivanka Trump nude ankle strap pumps (all own)

Up-dos are a Do this fall

I went for an up-do with a knot low in the back. On purpose, I left some strands sticking out. It looks a little bit more French than going for a perfect up-do. Especially, in midlife, a “perfect” up-do can look matronly. Well, in my opinion. Moreover, I like the strand to play with.

Hats are big this autumn

Earlier this season, I wrote a post about hats. There were hats all over the runways at fashion weeks for this fall/winter season. Thus, I topped the outerwear outfit with one of my thrift-store finds: A cute pillbox.

Alaskan blogger in pea coat over skirt and pill box hat
Zoom-in on outerwear with London Traditions pea coat, pill box hat, Pendleton skirt (all own)

Outerwear is an outfit too

Never forget to style your outerwear! It would be a wasted chance to look great and to have fun and be creative. I added my pea coat. They are great to give you a waist. In case you want to invest in one, read what to look for in a pea coat to score a great one.

You can find an ultimate guide with lots of further inspirations and ideas on how to get awesome on trend fall style at this link.

Welcome to the 180th Top of the World Style linkup party

Can you believe that we are partying already 180 times? When someone except me was at the Top of the World Style linkup party every time, they have presented 180 different outfits. Now let’s share what we have been wearing lately. If it’s your first time here sign up for a weekly invitation.

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Top of the World Readers' Fav Debbie of Fashion Fairy Dust
Debbie, the blogger at Fashion Fairy Dust, became Top of the World Readers’ Fav. Photo from her post


Top of the World OOTD My Fav Donna of Donna Does Dresses
Donna, the blogger at Donna Does Dresses, became Top of the World OOTD My Fav. Photo from her post.


Top of the World Style Winner Lizzie of Lizzie in Lace
Lizzie, the lifestyle blogger at Lizzie in Lace, won the Top of the World Style feature. She is the Queen of looking grown up in lace and pastels. Photo from her post



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