Tartan Skirt.

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black tee - H&M
spike collar sleeveless shirt - Sparkle & Fade via Urban Outfitters
tartan skirt - Beyond Retro
black bowler bag and spiked cut out boots - Topshop
lipstick - Rimmel x Kate Moss in "107"

From Moschino to Saint Laurent, the A/W catwalks were ablaze with the new print of the season - tartan. Since noticing the trend I have been on the lookout for the perfect plaid piece to transition from summer to autumn and was delighted to discover this gem in the vintage treasure trove Beyond Retro while visiting Brighton last week. The key to wearing a tartan skirt is to keep a casual air to the outfit - anything too prim or indeed too sexy runs the risk of making you looking like you're on your way back home from school. My style inspiration was drawn from the way the pattern was styled on the runway, paired with dark red matte lips and punk-inspired embellishments. I chose to stick with the spikes and married a collared shirt with cut out boots to tie the outfit together, than layered a black round necked t-shirt on top to keep in with the nonchalant aesthetic. 

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52 comments

  1. wow im totally in love with that skirt, it really does suit you xx
    From your latest follower(would be awesome if you followed back too) xx

    FashionsMama.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. Wow love this, never would've thought to put a t shirt over a shirt but it works :)

    Cute to the Fashion

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    1. thanks! I was pleasantly surprised with the result!

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  3. Tartans so in right now!

    I love this outfit, a definite nod to a/w 13!

    thank you so much for your lovely comment on my blog...I'm now following you on bloglovin, fancy following me back?

    www.topknotfringeandawhatnot.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. Always so jealous of the clothes you post on instagram, you look gorgeous!
    xx

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  5. Great blog! Follow me on Bloglovin‘ and GFC and I will do the same, promise!

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  6. Cuuuute! I love the skirt, very schoolgirl :)

    heyniki.wordpress.com

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  7. Wow u look really cute! love your tartan skirt!
    Thanks for the comment, followed u!
    keep in touch<3

    www.bstylevoyage.blogspot.com
    xx

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  8. finally found ur blog! u look great and cool as always dear <3

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  9. love those spiked shoes!! great blog (:

    xx
    Natalie | Salt & Sail

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  10. Love the collar peaking through, really ties the outfit together. Great bag as well!

    http://forethoughtandretrospect.blogspot.co.uk/

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  11. Thanks for your kind words on my last post!
    What a gorgeous outfit, I love the skirt so much and you are so pretty, too!

    Have a fantastic day,
    -Kati

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    1. no problem! thank you so much x

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  12. You have a lovely smile<3 I really like your collared shirt:)

    Laila | Townhouse Palette

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  13. Your skirt looks fab, such a chic but cute outfit :) x

    http://Heidi-likes.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. Wow Love your style Great blog!

    Wanna follow each other on both bloglovin and GFC?

    Check out my Blog!

    i-eatfashion.blogspot.co.uk

    x

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  15. oh i love this outfit, it reminds me of a more rock-punk-version of Blair Waldorf!

    www.paleshadows.blogspot.com

    xo

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    1. aaaah this is the greatest compliment, she's my favourite TV character ever! xo

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  16. I can't wit to wear tartan for A/W and you've made me more excited! Love the way you've paired it with studded boots!

    Your hair = amazing!

    Myra x

    Alluring Style

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  17. Really like the skirt. Tartan is going to be huge again! :)
    Joelle
    xx
    FebruaryGirl.

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    1. so happy it's coming back in! x

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  18. Such a gorgeous outfit, you look absolutely amazing my dear!x

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  19. You look lovely! Great choice :)

    Please check out my fashion & fitness blog?

    http://terriface01.blogspot.co.uk/

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  20. Your skirt is amazing <3

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  21. Salut,
    J'aime ta tenue.
    Elle est hyper belle.
    Suza d'Orléans.

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  22. It's a really cute outfit and I absolutely love your bag!

    Christina xx
    http://christinathorup.com/

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  23. ah you look gorgeous, love the tartan skirt and gorgeous bag

    Kylie // lazy2lovely

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  24. Really like your style! ;) C U T E !

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  25. cute outfit, love it
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  26. Cute outfit, why are all the best pieces vintage? wah! Followed you on GFC/Bloglovin

    http://sophie-henderson.blogspot.co.uk
    http://www.bloglovin.com/en/blog/10069507

    xxx

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  27. I LOVE this outfit sooo much. The boots, the skirt all amazing!
    Laura. xx

    www.stylishvue.blogspot.com

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  28. Aww I love your skirt. I found a long tartan one in a charity shop recently, now I think I might go back and get it and just cut and sew it a little so it isn't so big! That's also a very lovely bag. :)

    x

    www.everythingandamy.blogspot.co.uk

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  29. cute outfit - I love tartan! :D

    Love

    Grace x

    my blog: http://blondiesstylefix.blogspot.co.uk/

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