At the weekend I went over to Westfield Stratford's Malibutique event for some much needed TLC. ASOS were there and were debuting their new collection. For me, there was one stand out piece, a white pencil skirt. Simple, chic and (most importantly) a brilliant £40. It got me thinking, how would I wear this?
White is tricky - basically I'll get coffee over anything within 5 minutes, but for something like this I think it's totally worth it. Pencil skirts are a new thing for me, I'd ruled myself out of the whole look as I assumed it was only meant for my leaner, taller friends. But no, my 5 foot 4 curvy self bought a gorgeous one from Zara a few months ago (on my Instagram here) and I've been hooked ever since.
I browsed around Pinterest for some inspiration and well and truly got it. The secret seems to be wearing something oversize on top to balance yourself out. I love DKNY's take on the piece too, pairing it with a denim shirt (here). I've found a few on the market, here is my little edit (particularly love the River Island and Topshop one's with the mesh):