I wear a mink DIY maxi skirt, and suddenly I'm in the tropics

Saturday, September 24, 2011
 

Forever New sequin crop top (similar here)
DIY maxi skirt knotted (similar here)
H&M cardigan (similar here)
China Markets sandals (similar here)

Hi all! Thank you again for such beautiful comments, they really keep me going and making me believe that the blogging world can be kinder than most worlds.
I'm doing a quick post today, because I've got to head out soon to meet my best friends in the city. I'm wearing my maxi skirt that I sewn myself a few weeks ago, and is now perfect for the Spring weather in Sydney. I bought this fabric because it was a stunning mink color, and the silky heavy fabric was nice to the touch. I paired it with a crop sequin top (sorry for the bare midriff!) and a leather belt. My make-up is simple; a bright orange blush, with black and gold eyeliner and a pale pink lipstick (all my makeup is MAC). Standing around the tropical-like green plants really made me feel I was in India or south east Asia.

Speaking of South east Asia, my mom is actually staying in Cambodia right now until November, she rang me today saying there are crazing floods around the Mekong River and has to get around by boats. But she is safe, and she seems to enjoy it.

I need to go on holidays, hopefully New York soon <3
I'm off to meet my friends now! Have a great weekend!
xx Natalie

P.S I love love love this ASOS parka. I'm not in Autumn though :(







122 comments :

  1. Gorgeous skirt dear loving this combination so glamourous but wicked at the same time loving this skirt you look fabulous dear kisses

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  2. great outfit!like all!!
    love Asos parka!!it´s perfect!!
    kisses and have a nice day!=)

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  3. nice blog:)

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  4. wow I just discovered your blog and really like it. Think you have great style and am following now! Definitely a new fan! You are very inspiring
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  5. oh wow I really love your outfit !!! You´re looking such beautiful in it and your DIY skirt is amazing, really in love with it ! xx:)

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  6. HI:)
    what a great look,luv it!!
    tks for your visit.following you.kisses

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  7. Love your hair style and color.

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  8. You look stunning! And I love what you did with the skirt, so pretty! :) xx

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  9. I love this outfit! The skirt is amazing, and I'm totally crazy about your hair xo

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  10. Such a great outfit!I love the orange skirt,it looks so cute!xx Tanja

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  11. just woow!! the DIY skirt is amazing and I love the cardi and the top. PERFECT dear!!

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  12. wow, this is brilliant. the skirt somehow looks like a harem pants too. i love it

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  13. I love you DIY maxi and how you styled it
    xo
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  15. Love the skirt it's so pretty!

    Haha guess what I just ordered this parka 30 minutes ago!! I hope it fits as it would be perfect for the upcoming fall and winter here in Austria! :)

    xoxo
    Angi

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  16. wow that skirt is so awesome!love that orange like colour.great girl!also like ur bracelets :)

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  17. love this maxi skirt ! the sandals are also very nice !!!!

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  18. Awesome outfit!!I really love it!The coat from asos is amazing!!! :)

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  19. Love your skirt! It looks perfect on you!

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  20. Nicely done! Love the skirt! It's great from color to fabric to your design of it! Well done! Glad your mom is safe!

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  21. gorgeous gorgeous skirt!
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  22. Loving the skirt! I wish I could go out looking like that, but this morning it was 40 degrees in Iowa! *sigh* I guess I wanted it to be fall:) But you did such a wonderful job on the skirt, Im very impressed! And you look beautiful, as usual:) <3

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  23. lovin the diy skirt! it turned out very well.

    xx maggie
    saltandleather.blogspot.com

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  24. everboory work may ney ys marco brazill my work is exccellent, goody morney

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  25. you have sewn one excellent mink coloured skirt, natalie! glad your mom is safe. have a delightful weekend, too.

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  26. Skirt is beautiful, love it most that you did it yourself, I can see the 'fall' of the fabric ... such a nice find.
    So glad your mom is getting around the bad weather in a positive attitude :)

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  27. You look great. :)

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  29. this is a big YES for me!...loving it all, especially the combination between that top and skirt...very creative!
    Farah
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  30. This outfit is BEAUTIFUL. I just love that top so much, especially with the skirt. You have the best style.

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  31. Great job with your maxi skirt!! hope u had great time with your best friend.
    Urszula

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  32. Great look,hon!Love the skirt and the cardi!

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  33. love the color of the skirt!

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  34. I want that skirt soo soooo bad! Goodness. The color, the folds, its simply beautiful. and beautiful on YOU dear.

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  35. Love this! Gorgeous hair as well by the way :)

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  36. You did that by yourself! It looks amazing..
    have a look at my hand made necklace give away at my blog.
    kisses
    xx

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  37. Wonderful outfit, gergeous skirt and lovely colors :)

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  38. Hey!
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  39. Everything about this outfit is amazing! Esp the skirt! Love it!

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  40. I love your makeup, very very gorgeous and that skirt with the braided belt! Muah! xox.

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  41. great outfit! and loving your skirt! so awesome that you made it yourself!!

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  42. beautiful skirt!

    xx iSi

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  43. beautiful outfit on you girly:) the skirt is so pretty!

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  44. Love this outfit, it's really a great inspiration!
    The top is so nice and the belt makes your skirt wonderful (and the way you're wearing it too!)
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    See you dear
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  45. gorgeous skirt! I love the color!!

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  46. awesome maxi skirt! love the bracelets :)

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  47. awesome post!

    look this outfit!

    you do kind of look liek your in the tropics!

    x

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  48. Great outfit, I really like the sequinned top with the maxi skirt!

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  49. Just found your blog and I love it! The skirt you made is amazing and I love it paired with that sequined top!

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  50. You look stunning! Your skirt is amazing, well done! :) x

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  51. This is an awesome look, I like the sequins top and the pleated skirt.

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  52. This is an awesome look, I like the sequins top and the pleated skirt.

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  53. Thank you very much for your lovely comment! I am - your a regular reader! Very interesting and original idea with a knot! Bravo!






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  54. Hi girl !

    Thank you for your comment !

    Love the top!

    xx
    Meelena
    www.TheSerialShopper.blogspot.com

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  55. Hi girl !

    Thank you for your comment !

    Love the top!

    xx
    Meelena
    www.TheSerialShopper.blogspot.com

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  56. Hi girl !

    Thank you for your comment !

    Love the top!

    xx
    Meelena
    www.TheSerialShopper.blogspot.com

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  57. Thanks. I love all your outfits.

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  58. thanks for your comment dearie .
    :DD and bdw i really craving your maxi dress . its gorgeouss!
    It would be great if you wanna make it a giveaway . LOL *jokes


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  59. Your illustrations are very good!!!. XOXO

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  60. Cute skirt!

    Stay Beautiful,
    Ren
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  61. I love your look! your t-shir is great! :)
    raquel

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  62. Hey sugar, thanks for the sweet comment!
    I loved yor skirt, realy nice!
    xx

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  63. I've been wanting a sequin item in my wardrobe :D I like ur top and more than that... I like how you knotted the maxi skirt..and turned it really stylish!!
    you are awesome natalie! :)

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  64. thanks for your sweet comment, I really enjoyed your blog and your style, I'm following now, if you can follow me too, make me very happy.
    kisses
    Duapara

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  65. In love with the skirt
    Super gorgeous darling!
    Awesome <3

    Warm Love,
    Pinkie Anggia

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  66. HII THANKS FOR THE COMMENT! ;D

    I JUST BOUGHT A PARKA THATS A LOT LIKE THE ONE YOU FOUND FROM ASOS, EXCEPT IT'S FROM GANNI ;)

    XXXX

    SIMONE

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  67. I love your oufit, the skirt looks wonderful. the color is beautiful! great outfit!

    much love, B

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  68. you made that skirt?!!! its gorgeous!!
    francesca

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  69. gorgeous! i want that skirt!
    following you,

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    thanks!

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  70. LOVE the maxi skirt!! cool...

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  71. I love this outfit of yours! all colours are so soft and sweet here :)

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  72. Lovely outfit!! Great skirt!!
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  73. nice outfit!!! love it!

    btw, thanks for the comment! i use proactive too but also using other moisturizers since my skin is really dry this past few months...

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  74. oooooh!!! this outfit is AMAZING!!! I just fall in love with your style!!

    kisses!!

    HYPE!


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  75. hey!
    What a cute skirt, I love long skirt. Plus the color is nice.

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  76. You're so pretty!!
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  77. Ohh I have a maxi skirt a similar colour, have yet to wear it though its still not quite warm enough here! Thanks for your comment too hun xx

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  78. if i had your body i would wear exactly that!

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  79. wow! you look absolutley amazing!!!! gorgeous skirt and top and everything! :)

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  80. Love the skirt! It super cute and the shirt you paired it with is perfect!
    -Katherine
    http://fashionablyawkwardr.blogspot.com/

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  81. i love the parka too! thats definitely something i would wear in winter.

    and your maxi dress is gorgeous love the simple make up too

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  82. Gorgeous skirt honey ! Can't believe it's DIY, you nailed it :)

    Love the hair and make up too !

    Kisses !

    /U
    pug-a-licious

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  83. Nice skirt!

    Fashion Cat
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  84. Hi hon! Loved your looks too! Following you too!
    **

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  85. This is so cool! You look amazing, as usual! :)))

    Kisses.

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  86. Your outfit is really great, i love this style.
    Love your skirt.
    Your blog is so nice. Following you too.

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  87. me encanta tu blog!!! yo tambien te sigo!!! tengo muchas ganas de una parka tipo esa, me he enamorado! un beso xoxo :D

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  88. Gorgeous skirt. The outfit looks so great!
    P&C x

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  89. i love this look!!
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    xoxo
    P

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  90. Your look's very nice... I love maxi skirt...xoxo
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  91. Thanks for your comment!! I like your skirt!!

    Following you!!! ;-)

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  92. que guapisima y original! me encanta la combinacion

    Paula

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  93. i'm loving that maxi skirt and cropped top!!:D nice:)




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  94. Hey your blog is so sweet!
    Check out mine maybe we can follow each other :)

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  95. youre stunning! love the crop top

    FRASSY

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  96. Natalie, this has got to be my fav look!! The skirt , your hair, makeup, everything is just perfect! you look pretty and chic...LURVE IT!!!

    xo!
    Sheryl

    walkinwonderland.com

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  97. I love this maxi skirt and love this trend of knotting to shorten it for flats!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog ;-)
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  98. great skirt.. I absolutely love how you knotted the bottom!

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  99. Cute skirt! I love your blog, just became a follower!
    Here is mine hope to meet you soon!
    -Kosi
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  100. I love your maxiSkirt!!!
    Kisses

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  101. I love your blog, so pretty!
    Kisses and thanks for your comment ;)
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  102. love the knot at the bottom of the skirt.

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  103. Querida, obrigada pelo teu comento no blog, adorei! :)
    achei lindas as fotos e o look também. vc tem muito jeito para isso.

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  104. I love your hair color!

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x Natalie

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