I love this style idea from Mandy, but it's a bit ..well, daring..for common usage. No worries though - we can definitely appropriate the good stuff, do our own bit of hocus pocus and stir up some style magic fit for a non-diva! Start with the skirt. Almost any denim variation will work: maxi (a side slit is super trendy), midi (I love this chic option, especially in a flared/A-line silhouette) or pencil (stay pretty close to knee length or a touch above, fraying optional :)). So, pick your passion and go from there. Next, grab your favorite burgundy flannel (or non-flannel plaid for warmer days). Feel free to knot said shirt a la Mandy, or go with a full tuck for a pulled-together feel. Another option which carries the color theme is layering a cropped burgundy sweater over a blue button-down. Leave the shirt un-tucked and use the cropped sweater silhouette to create the visual waist. From there, it's all about the boots, babes! While Mandy's wine-toned ones are crazy fun (and by all means, do those if ya got some!), black tends to be a little easier to come by in most closets :). Fortunately, that's just ducky for pairing with this cool-hued color story. Take your cue from your skirt choice: if you're doing the midi thing, pair it with chunky-heeled knee boots in suede to bring out a trendy 70's vibe. If you chose a knee-length pencil skirt, reach for ankle booties. Pointy-toed stilettos will you give an urban chic feel. Alternatively, play on the flannel's 90's grunge attitude by choosing chunky-heeled combat boots. When going the maxi route - especially when it possesses a super trendy side slit - finish the look with OTKs. The subtle seductiveness of allowing the slit to reveal fierce over-the-knee leather is seriously hot! Showing a hint of knee via knee boots is a fabulous alternative as well. I hope this inspires you to try doing the whole "boots, meet skirt" look sometime soon! Happy styling!
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