Casually Preppy

April 26, 2012

The ‘button up + mini skirt’ outfit combo is hands down one of my favorite preppy outfit matches. When I’m late for work or I can’t think of anything to wear, I’ll usually go for either this look or the ‘jeans + tee + blazer’ combo. It’s a great way to look put together, without looking like you’re trying too hard.

Although I do find that this combo can get bland and boring. So to keep it interesting, I make sure to pair the outfit with a statement accessory (like my Valentino cross-body). Or, another way to kick it up a notch is by choosing bright contrasting colors, like what I’ve done here.

Outfit Combo: short sleeve button-up shirt from American Apparel, skirt from Forever 21 (find similar here and here), thrifted belt (find similar here and here), flats from Michael Kors (find similar here and here).

Special thanks to Zul Photography (a.k.a. my dad) for taking the photos ^_^

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