Are you planning to stock up on skirts? Then a Black Pencil Skirt is a wardrobe must have that you definitely need to possess.
If you are buying a black skirt, choose one that fits well at the waist. If you have a body type that is pear shaped, then it would be a better idea to choose a skirt that fits well at the hips and then have the waist altered accordingly. You can choose to buy a pencil skirt in any fabric that you desire, according to the climate. Choose from cotton, linen, jersey, wool, or even cashmere. Unlike a black pleated skirt, pencil skirts can be worn by most women, provided that the skirt fits well.
What to Wear With a Black Pencil Skirt
A pencil skirt allows for a very sophisticated look and therefore, is perfect for work but because of its sheer adaptability, one can style it in many different ways. From wearing it with a classic shirt to a flirty top, there are many ways that you can use to dress up your pencil skirt and make it a desirable fashion clothing item.
One of the best ways to wear a long Black Pencil Skirt circa the fifties, is to team it with a tank top in a neutral color, and top it with a blazer or well cut jacket. Do leave the buttons of the jacket open. Accessorize with metallic chains and bangles for a contemporary look. For such a look, it may be a good idea to wear a leather skirt.
If you are looking for the perfect way to wear a black pencil skirt to work, then your best option would be to wear it with a classic, well cut shirt. You can give it a great twist by wearing a belt in an eye-popping color and wear pumps in the same color as the belt. This is one of the fashion trends scorching the ramp this season. If you want to keep the look simplistic, then team it with black pumps and elegant jewelry.
If you do find it in one of the stores, opt to buy a pencil skirt dress. You can wear this as a normal dress teamed with the right accessories or even as a tunic, in colder climate. Wear sheer stockings to accentuate the look and team it with a pair of good heels. You can also opt to wear a short fitted jacket that is nipped at the waist to create an elegant, sophisticated look.
While we would not personally recommend wearing a black pencil skirt to a wedding, if you are planning to wear the same, then add flair of the fifties with a silk scarf or a silk blouse in a flattering color. Another option would be to wear the skirt with flirty white blouse and wear a scarf in a vivacious color as a sash around your waist.
With a black pencil skirt, you are making a great fashion statement. There is no need to go overboard accessorizing. In fact, it may be a good idea to stick to simple accessories that don’t take away from the simplicity of the skirt.