Soft and slouchy, flouncy and feminine, this relaxed linen style is one of our favorite summer skirts. Full silhouette. Sits just below waist. Elastic waistband with drawstring closure. Curved pockets. 18" long. Import. Machine wash.It is available in light khaki, bistro orange, and azalea online. I think there may have been other colors available in-store, but I cannot recall. I tried this on in a size 4, in the azalea color. To be honest, I really tried this on for the blog, as I didn't really leven like it hanging on the hanger. I believe the skirt runs true-to-size. It has an elastic, tie-front waist though, which is a huge turn off for me. I really dislike elastic waists, and I prefer my tie-front waists on sweatpants, not skirts.
That aside, I think the fabric is a little too stiff for my liking. I don't think it moves particularly well, but I do think the length is really nice. It fell to just above my knees, which is probably my favorite skirt length. The pink color was a little too bright for me, and I wasn't really a fan of the other colors in the store.
From the side, I think it's weird - kind of hanging and shapeless in the back, and a bit too voluminous in the front. I don't think the back is anything special (and please forgive unfashionable peeping bra straps), and can I say again how much I dislike elastic waists?
I left this skirt at the store. Aside from the waistband, I don't think there was anything terribly awful about it, but I certainly didn't find it cute or flattering on me, so this was a definite pass. Interesting enough, I had e-mailed my personal shopper to ask her about a dress I saw in the upcoming J.Crew Collection, and it is actually this skirt, but in a cute pattern. Suffice to say I'll be passing on that one as well.
What do you think? Do you like this skirt? What do you think of elastic waists? What color do you like this skirt in?