Separates for Wedding Attire

We took Addie to her first wedding this weekend which meant I needed to wear something nursing-friendly.  I didn’t have wedding appropriate v-neck dresses on hand, which would have been ideal for nursing, so I wore separates.  I’d never worn separates to a wedding, but I was glad for an excuse to wear this amazing faux leather skirt I bought from Le Tote!  (See my review of Le Tote HERE.)

I’ve been slow to get into anything (faux) leather besides a leather jacket, but I tried this skirt and fell in LOVE.  It drapes well, and I mean–pockets?  HELLO!  <3

Leather skirts tend to have bad stigmas, but it turns out they can be pretty classy!  Leather is a nice way to add a little texture to an outfit.  I would pair this with a graphic tee and heels for an edgier look, or I love how option 5 below from Old Navy works a plaid shirt into the mix.  Never would have thought of that, but I really like it.  Especially with a pencil cut!  Would you try a leather skirt?

(Option 3 is a non-leather option for those who are still leery of leather.  And option 1 is only $15 and option 5 is on sale for $20!)

Links to Shop:
one ($15!)  |  two  |  three (non-leather option)
four  |  five  |  six

Shop for the Look:
Top: H&M (exact, similarsimilar)
Cardigan: Tilly’s (similar, similar)
Skirt: Le Tote (similar, similar–sale for $15!)
Shoes: H&M (exact, very similar)
Necklace: H&M

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13 Comments

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    Melanie
    October 15, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    The leather skirt is freakin' awesome. Love it!

    Melanie | UnraveledThreads

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    jan miguel
    October 15, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    Wow wow, you made that skirt look so easy to pull off! I love it!!

    janmloves.blogspot.com

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    Becky @ bybmg
    October 15, 2014 at 3:48 pm

    You pulled together a great look! I remember sadly putting away most of my dresses while nursing, but it's just for a season, and I reminded myself of that as I pulled them out again!

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    Shopping My Closet
    October 15, 2014 at 5:32 pm

    Loved how you paired it – very classy leather skirt!

    Liz @ ShoppingMyCloset.com
    A sweater giveaway on the blog from Mickey & Jenny (2 winners will be announced!)

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    Julia Strong
    October 15, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    Oh my gosh I love that skirt! So cool!

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    ashleigh
    October 16, 2014 at 12:57 am

    The skirt is great, and the separates idea is pretty brilliant for a nursing Mom.
    -Ash
    http://www.stylizedwannabe.blogspot.com

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    Caroline @ Tasteful Style
    October 16, 2014 at 1:49 am

    This is such a cute look! I never considered wearing a leather skirt, but you made it look so classy. I think the fuller silhouette strikes just the right balance.

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    Daniel Wu
    October 16, 2014 at 8:56 am

    Great sharing, it's so adorable
    See some gorgeous dresses at
    http://www.formalau.com
    http://www.formalmall.com
    http://www.doanna.co.uk

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    liesbeth
    October 16, 2014 at 9:11 am

    Your combo looks great, but personally I don't like to draw attention to my bottom (I'm pear-shaped). So the combination of the heavier / more structured material with the shine of leather would make me too self-consious.

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    Tara
    October 16, 2014 at 10:03 am

    I would definitely wear this skirt…such a cute pairing!

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    Niki
    October 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    I love this look! That skirt is beautiful!

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    Londyn
    October 16, 2014 at 2:14 pm

    Adorable!! Love the look! I'm going to a wedding this weekend, though will be in bridesmaid attire…

    http://www.fashionistastyle1.blogspot.com

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    Lou (whatlouwore365)
    October 19, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    My whole life is separates right now with feeding Felix so at a recent wedding I wore a button front lace Anthro dress & a nice scarf. It was so nice to wear a dress! I'm thinking skirt & top for Christmas parties though with some sparkle. Hope Addie is feeding better from the bottle now after your insta post 🙂

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