Pleated Chiffon Maxi With A Sweatshirt

Chiffon pleated skirt
Chiffon pleated skirt
Chiffon pleated skirt
Galaxy snood
Another outfit from Christmas time – and it couldn’t have been a more comfy, easy outfit… yet such a pretty one (it’s the skirt that does it). This is despite wearing a grey marl sweatshirt which is really a sporty, masculine item! I was inspired by this outfit I pinned aaaaaages ago and finally got round to recreating.

I’ve seen a few bloggers sport their own versions, my favourite of which recently is the lovely Brooke of What2Wear – see her version here. Amazingly, I’ve only just realised (now looking back on her post) she used the same image as inspiration. 

What would we do without Pinterest, eh? We’d all have to walk round naked as we wouldn’t have a CLUE what to put on in the morning, haha ๐Ÿ˜‰

Catherine x
Cosmic print snood: New Look, Sweatshirt: ASOS, Maxi skirt: New Look (old), Leopard flats: Dune

Shop my look! Most items (apart from the snood) are sold out I’m afraid, but here’s some alternatives:


  1. January 16, 2013 / 2:56 pm

    I love this outfit! I like how the sweatshirt makes a fancier skirt more "daytime." So cute! xo Lacey

  2. laisi27
    January 16, 2013 / 3:04 pm

    Cute! And the skirt is perfect for that combo… I think Iยดm gonna change muy point of view wearing that maxi skirt… Thanks for the idea!!

  3. January 16, 2013 / 3:39 pm

    i love the mix of masculine and feminine, and dressy and casual. it is a lovely outfit on you!

  4. January 16, 2013 / 3:52 pm

    Heey your blog is just amazing and I've been reading it for a while.
    Would you like to follow each other? ๐Ÿ™‚

    xx BBella

  5. January 16, 2013 / 4:10 pm

    What a fun and flirty outfit! I like your look much better than the look on Pinterest.

  6. January 16, 2013 / 5:25 pm

    bahaha we would all be naked without pinterest! thank you for shout out!!!!……..I LOVE your version, that skirt is just dreamy!!!
    brooke @ what2wear

  7. January 16, 2013 / 5:43 pm

    Love the inspiration photo (adored the fact that the bottom edge even had some dirt on it from wear) and this is a great recreation!

  8. January 16, 2013 / 6:34 pm

    I love this combo! Love how the laid back sweater styled with the ultra feminine skirt looks and those printed ballet flats complete the look in such a chic manner. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Take care,

    Daniella xox

  9. January 16, 2013 / 7:43 pm

    There you go again…taking seemingly disparate pieces and marrying them in perfect harmony. I love how you do this, and I confess this will likely be another inspiration outfit for me. I have literally zero sweatshirts in my wardrobe at present, simply because of the sloppy way I used to wear them. Hi ho, hi ho…off to the thrift store I go…

  10. January 16, 2013 / 7:45 pm

    Oh darned. This looks so good and I have a few items which could really do with an update. But this look is difficult for me as I don't have any hips. Have to be careful not to look like a stick. You have a much better figure for this.
    Lovely look.

  11. January 16, 2013 / 8:02 pm

    really gorgeous clothing and photos. thanks for sharing.

  12. January 16, 2013 / 8:44 pm

    Such a pretty skirt and I think the sweatshirt is the perfect piece to go with it. I have a tendency to wear rougher pieces with my chiffon skirt too. I can't go all the way girly – it'd be weird.

  13. January 17, 2013 / 12:48 am

    What a great look
    I love the elegance of the skirt and the ordinary of the sweatshirt

  14. January 17, 2013 / 4:13 am

    Love this! I was on the fence about a tea length chiffon pleated skirt…and you convinced me to buy it. My husband thanks you, I'm sure. lol Your addition of a scarf is so nice. I can wait to play with my skirt. And I think Pinterest is the equivalent of high school for adults- we are all looking at what others are interested in and getting ideas, (Forgive me, I don't know what would be your country's equivalent of high school.)

  15. January 17, 2013 / 7:55 am

    Love this look on you. Fun combo!

  16. January 17, 2013 / 10:44 am

    This is a lovely outfit. I can't take my eyes off that wonderfully colored snood.

  17. January 18, 2013 / 4:15 am

    You look so happy in the twirling picture =)
    I love to look at Pinterest for inspiration too! =D

  18. January 18, 2013 / 7:20 am

    I believe I pinned that look too, I love the mix of posh femininity and sporty casualness! I love that you added your own twist with the beautiful scarf and leopard print shoes. If only I could make my Pinterest closet real!!! ~Sarah

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