DRESSING WITH EASE and comfort IS EVERYTHING
Lately, it seems to be that way at VA.
Discovering an outfit that can be worn without inputting a huge amount of thought is our kind of outfit.
That’s why we are introducing the A-line style silk skirts to the essentials list.
The midi-length skirts are the ideal length to drape us in, for obvious reasons.
Not too short that we feel conscious of exposing what we would rather hide and not too long that our dressing shifts to frumpy. There is always a fine line to be found and besides knees are hit and miss unless we are professional tennis players or yoga gurus. I have nothing against knees, but I think they are better hidden after a certain age.
A skirt to emphasise the calf with a fine ankle is perfect.
A midi length A-line may not be for everyone. But, they are excellent for women looking to elongate their figure. The A-line style hugs in all the right places and is looser around the hemline, still giving the skirt some movement.
They caught our eye for their versatility. Many different styles of tops can be paired with them.
Imagine a simple white tee tucked in during warmer weather and a roomier, lightweight sweater when the evenings grow cooler. We love the mix of textures – a cable knit cotton worn with smooth silk is a lovely contrast.
Footwear works in the same way; all our favourites work.
Picture the skirt with our forever-faithful mules at an evening party but switching for the effortless sneakers on days that are spent pottering around and about.
Silk skirts of cream, navy and grey tones are our favourite finds.
But experimenting with prints is next on our agenda. Leopard print anyone?
Easy Dressing: The Silk Skirt
image, christy turlington, arthur elgort for vogue 1990