Maxi Skirt in Midnight Blue & Fancy Friday

maxi skirt outfit

I have never been so fond of maxi skirts or dresses, but lately I am. I also find myself suddenly thinking that pencil skirts are less beautiful on me. At least the ones that don’t fall over my knees. Am I so capricious?

Stepping out of my style with a maxi skirtmidnight blue outfit

Not really! If I furnish my house, it will remain like this for years to come. When I have found the love of my life, and I have, I remain eternally faithful. I am such a person! I am not capricious, I just go with my feelings. And that says that at this point in my life this length suits me better. Now I am not suddenly going to wear maxi  all the time though. But I will not be wearing just on the knee or above anymore. I just don’t like it anymore on me. It’s not a age thing, don’t get me wrong, I am all for wear what you like!

Wearing a maxi skirt with a longer jacketmilittary jacket on maxi skirt

Where I am very loyal on other points, my style changes with me. And I like that. Change is good. Have to get used to it, but it is good. (but not in my interior or relationship lol) I wear this skirt with sneakers but in the fall I will wear it with brown boots! I think the military jacket fits well with the skirt and the ruffled blouse makes it a bit more playful. You should definitely not iron this skirt! Yes indeed, I did. And I had to do my very best to get the wrinkles back in it again. Now that’s also new to me!maxi silky wrinkled skirt

maxi silky skirt and sneakersTrinny Woodall outfit

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75 Comments

  1. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    What a great combo! You’ve really styled it perfectly from head to toe!

  2. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    I just love these photos of you, you look so happy and carefree! The blues are so pretty together and I agree maxi’s are just lovely!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

    • nancy
      Author
      7th August 2020 / 18:22

      Oh thanks Carrie, I will pass it through the photographer!

  3. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    What great monochrome outfit! I love maxi skirts too, they are so much easier for days with the kids than shorter ones I need to worry about when moving around, haha! πŸ™‚ I’m definitely a fan of them, although I have a few knee length and above the knee pencil skirts too!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope that your week is going well and you have a nice weekend ahead of you!

    • nancy
      Author
      7th August 2020 / 18:22

      But you look great in all sort of lengths! Thanks love, have a great weekend!

    • nancy
      Author
      7th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thank you!

    • nancy
      Author
      7th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thank you very much!

  4. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    Ahh funny wonderful pictures Nancy! This skirt is great and you look amazing. Have a nice weekend!

    • nancy
      Author
      7th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thank you very much Tina!

  5. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    One of my favourite looks on you! We get influenced by what’s in fashion – I’m not keen on pencil or knee-length skirts at the moment, but that’s because they suddenly look a bit old fashioned, for now.

    • nancy
      Author
      7th August 2020 / 18:22

      Perhaps that’s just it Gail! Thanks!

  6. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    I acually love the style of your knee length dresses and skirts Nancy but I understand your desire for change. I do this myself! Have a lovely weekend, and I love the maxi style on you too xx

    • nancy
      Author
      7th August 2020 / 18:22

      I think I like just over the knee, or longer, the best! Have a great weekend! Enjoy the sun!

  7. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    The cut of that jacket is just beautiful with the maxi skirt! This is such a great look Nancy!
    xo,
    Kellyann

    • nancy
      Author
      7th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thank you very much Kellyann!

  8. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    You look very ‘dashing’ – an old fashioned word but it looks almost like a riding outfit, love it!
    Pamela x

    • nancy
      Author
      7th August 2020 / 18:22

      Yes indeed. I can see myself on a horse in the 19th century there!

    • nancy
      Author
      7th August 2020 / 18:22

      I am glad I am not the only one! Thanks!

  9. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    I’m a huge fan of maxi skirts and love yours! My tastes are always changing and I dress for whatever I’m feeling that day! Your photos are beautiful!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  10. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    Nancy, I adore this outfit on you! It is very romantic feeling with the long skirt and that gorgeous military inspired jacket! I think I am rather capricious when it comes to my style as well. I go in phases. This winter I was on a kick for mini skirts, tights, and short booties. This summer, I am all about the maxi dresses and kimonos where last summer it was short cut off shorts and kimonos. I think pencil skirts and shorter skirts look fabulous on you, but so does the maxi style. So change it up however it suits your mood! Have a great weekend!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Exactly, just go with the mood! Thanks Shelbee!

  11. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    My Goddaughter would love your peacock earrings! I think our style changes with time… I actually had not been wearing that many skirts and dresses for a while and now I am really enjoying them. And as my style has changed I have donated the ones I did not enjoy anymore for ones that fit my style now. Love your military jacket and how it makes the look!
    http://www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      That’s the way to go! Don’t wear what we don’t like! Thanks Mireille!

  12. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    I love that color on you (especially with the purple liatris in the foreground ). Those earring are so lovely too. My daughter would love them. She adores anything with peacocks.

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Oh does she! And they are very light too! Thanks Amy!

  13. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    A maxi with a long jacket is so chic!! And yet it’s got that funky boho feel as well- love it!!

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thanks Lucy!

  14. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    This outfit is so different and I really like it! The long military jacket, maxi and sneakers are such a fun individual look. Nice job, Nancy!

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thanks Kim!

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thanks Jess!

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thanks Michelle!

  15. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    Your posts always make me smile, Nancy! You have so much fun taking your photos!! You look good in everything, but you are right that we need to change and try new things. I love that midi skirt–midnight blue is so elegant!!

    xx Darlene

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      And I didn’t have a skirt in this color! Thanks Darlene!

  16. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    you took what could have been a very somber serious suit and made it fun and carefree. Great pics

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thanks Linda!

  17. Ann
    7th August 2020 / 18:22

    Stunning, Nancy! You do remind me a bit of Kate Bush wearing that outfit! And I’m totally in love with those peacock earrings. It’s quite natural to find one’s style shifting and evolving now and again. I’ve only been blogging for 4 and a half years, and I can definitely see the changes! xxx

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Kate Bush?? Because of the swoosy maxi skirt? It would be boring if we always wore the same wouldn’t it!

  18. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    I love the maxi style on you, it’s one of my favourite styles too. The jacket looks great with it – so true that we should try new things, great pics. Enjoy your weekend Nancy.
    Alison xx

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thank you very much Alison!

  19. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    Nancy, I’m with youβ€”I feel best in a midi or maxi skirt at this point in my life. My legs are so veiny that I just feel more comfortable that way. Wear what you like, but also what you feel confident in!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      I totally agree! Thanks Cheryl!

  20. 7th August 2020 / 18:22

    The skirt & longer jacket work beautifully together…the proportions are just right! And I love the military vibes, they add a whole other level of cool. Changing our minds about what we love fashion-wise is part of the fun! It’s an easy thing to change that can make a world of difference in how we feel!
    Debbie
    http://www.fashionfairydust.com

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Indeed, and we all want to feel our bests don’t we!

  21. jodie filogomo
    8th August 2020 / 18:22

    I love that you point out that change is good. It’s totally different with our spouses, but our style can be one way one day, and totally different another. That’s the best thing about it.
    XOOX
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Exactly! It depends so much on your mood!

  22. 8th August 2020 / 18:22

    Ah, maxi skirts are addictive! Once you get one, you’ll start acquiring more – you’ve been warned, Nancy! πŸ™‚

    I’m so sorry about your issues trying to subscribe to my blog again – it’s not you, so please don’t sign up with any more emails! I have submitted a query to the Help forum for Blogger, noting that the feed suddenly stopped working for no reason, and hopefully they will have some useful information or look into it and fix it!

    Have a great weekend!

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Ah okay thanks for letting me know! I will do my best to visit your blog!

  23. 8th August 2020 / 18:22

    I’m just loving the twirl factor in that skirt! It’s so fun and looks great on you!

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Yes it swooses great!

  24. 8th August 2020 / 18:22

    Hi, Nancy – You are so adorable the way you try new styles all the time and fall in love with things you never liked before! πŸ˜€ This outfit looks great on you – Angie, http://www.yourtrueselfblog.com

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thanks Angie!

  25. 8th August 2020 / 18:22

    I love you in your pencil skirts but this is a great combo and especially that jacket – it’s so good, I love it and it looks so right on you!

    Have a lovely weekend πŸ™‚

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thanks Penny! Can’t wait to wear it in the UK!

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thank you, it’s a skirt….

  26. 8th August 2020 / 18:22

    Just fabulous! I love this outfit! I have quite a few maxi skirts and dresses, maxis always make me feel like dancing! πŸ™‚

    ❀️carmen

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Haha do they! That’s great! Thanks Carmen!

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thank you very much!

  27. 8th August 2020 / 18:22

    I’ve just bought a new maxi from Primark – it’s a really pretty one and I’ve worn it so many times since buying it! Thanks for hosting Nancy. Jacqui x

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Yeah! Maxi is good isn’t it!

  28. 9th August 2020 / 18:22

    Sorry I am running a bit late . I do love this maxi skirt and jacket together. As you say change is good in our clothing choices. I can tell you has some fun with this one. Many thanks for hosting.

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Yes the skirt is even more gorgeous irl, the color is so deep it’s beautiful!

    • nancy
      Author
      10th August 2020 / 18:22

      Thanks Melody, we had a great weekend! You can read all about it on Tuesday!

  29. 11th August 2020 / 18:22

    I love what everyone wrote in their comments for this post. You do look so joyful and happy. And PLAYFUL!! Adorable outfit and those earrings! Change is good. Sometimes it doesn’t feel like it but it makes us S T R E T C H and that is a good thing.

    • nancy
      Author
      11th August 2020 / 18:22

      I agree, I always have to get used to changes, but they are good!

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