Outfits, Style

Polka Dotted Slip Skirt

This Ganni skirt instantly appealed to me when I saw it. With the hot summer weather we are having, it is so nice to have a cute and easy piece like this that you can throw a cami (mine is ASOS) over and walk out the door. The polka dot and ruffle details make this so sweet, and the fabric has substantial heft so it hangs beautifully when worn. Living in Texas is a weird thing during the summer because when its 100 degrees outside, people blast their ACs to keep the temps sub 60 inside. Hence the blazer over the shoulders. It’s been a wild ride this month for me dealing with some health problems, as you might know but probably don’t because I don’t talk about it much. I have previously thought what I was dealing with endometriosis but it seems some of the associated symptoms have bubbled up and taken on a life of their own. It’s really crazy to think your body can attack itself so viciously. I’ve been trying to rest and don’t have much occasion or energy to dress up right now, but this skirt really cheered me up. I hate to cop to the true benefits of retail therapy at risk of sounding shallow, but I think we all know it is a little bit true. Mindless distraction (ie: window shopping, summer reads and Netflix) have been my savior when I’m feeling a bit hopeless or in a lot of pain. I might try to get out tonight and get dinner at my favorite restaurant with my fiancee this evening, I know I’ll feel a lot more like my old self when I put on this skirt and maybe a rock tee and pair of favorite clogs. It really is focusing on the small things that help you keep it together when you’re feeling overwhelmed…like cute clogs and a delicious plate of pasta.

Wearing a Ganni skirt with an ASOS ribbed cami, vintage admiral’s hat, a straw handbag given to me by a friend, a The Row blazer, and Giuseppe Zanotti ankle boots that I’ve had for a bazillion years.

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  1. Mireia wrote:

    Absolutely love it!

    Mireia from TGL

    7.20.17 · Reply
  2. Jandrew wrote:

    The Retail therapy is fine , as I sit here typing this waiting to see my therapist. If shopping a bit helps you cope , you could be doing a lot worse. Hoping everything is ok . Polka dots are always cheerful.
    Dress The Part

    7.20.17 · Reply
  3. Elle Benet wrote:

    Love the shoes and the skirt! – Elle ♡ http://ellebenet.com

    7.20.17 · Reply
  4. Laura wrote:

    I’m so sorry that you have been ill. I’ve been reading your blog for ten years and have absolutely loved the content you provide. Thank you! I realize that I know very little about your illness, but my partner was able to recover from chronic fatigue and digestive issues after seeing a functional medicine doctor. It’s an option that I would have never considered before, but we found it beneficial.

    7.20.17 · Reply
  5. That skirt is super cute, I love how you styled it. Hope you feel better soon!

    7.20.17 · Reply
  6. Rose Demoret wrote:

    The skirt is darling-do what you need to do to feel better and take care of yourself!

    7.20.17 · Reply
  7. Love that skirt,is so beautiful
    The pink pineapple

    7.20.17 · Reply
  8. Elizabeth wrote:

    This polka dotted skirt is so cute! <3 I love this look so much! Very chic!

    XO, Elizabeth

    7.21.17 · Reply
  9. Malisa wrote:

    Hopefully you’ll recover real soon!
    You look great anyway!

    7.21.17 · Reply
  10. Ray wrote:

    Quite a different look. Would be great for pre-fall.


    7.21.17 · Reply
  11. Xenia wrote:

    Amaaaazing look! That skirt is gorgeous and so so flattering! xoxox


    7.21.17 · Reply
  12. Scarllet wrote:

    Love it, you look amazing!


    7.21.17 · Reply
  13. Fatou Diaw wrote:

    I really love the polka dot skirt!

    7.21.17 · Reply
  14. lili wrote:

    You look fantastic as always. There’s nothing worse that not knowing exactly what you have or how to treat it :( Hang in there! The days you spend resting and patiently taking good care of your body are not wasted.

    7.21.17 · Reply
  15. Cute!

    7.21.17 · Reply
  16. Olivia wrote:

    Lovely retro vibes!

    Checkout new weekend style on my blog!

    7.21.17 · Reply
  17. Dee wrote:

    I hope you feel better soon!

    7.22.17 · Reply
  18. I love skirt, your style its super cool
    The Pink Pineapple

    7.22.17 · Reply
  19. Dara wrote:

    Sometimes something new and shiny is in order if you’re in need of cheering up.
    My sister has endometriosis. It’s a drag to say the least.

    7.22.17 · Reply
  20. Lynna wrote:

    Love your outfits & mood<3
    It looks super fashionable! xx

    7.23.17 · Reply
  21. Lisa wrote:

    You look fantastic as usual, so sorry to hear you don’t feel equally great. Hope you can continue to find comfort in the little things while working on figuring out to get on top of the bigger things. Best of luck and lots of love from a stranger.

    7.23.17 · Reply
  22. OnTrend wrote:

    This skirt is so pretty! I also love the hat and bag
    Anh || ontrend

    7.24.17 · Reply
  23. lin wrote:

    Polka dot and ruffle – such a perfect combo <3

    xoxo, lin

    7.28.17 · Reply
  24. Sisi wrote:

    I have two types of auto immune diseases and know how it really affects your life! I’ve been on a plant based diet since December felt so much better now! I hope you would give it a go, as I heard dairy had caused endometriosis. I just thought I would comment since I followed your blog from way back and felt I know you.

    2.1.18 · Reply
    • seaofshoes wrote:

      Thank you, Sisi. It means a lot. Coffee tends to trigger it for me lately.

      2.1.18 · Reply