It may sound traditional but, thanks to our newfound appreciation of “modest” dressing, the ball skirt is making a comeback as the coolest piece in your wardrobe—day or night. Before you pair yours with a leotard (a look we love—but let's be more inventive), discover four original ways to wear it now. Read on.
The "Street" Interpretation
Making the ball skirt look cool is actually more simple that it seems. Just add a denim jacket and pull it down at the back to reveal your décolletage. Easy—and surprisingly sexy, too.
Mrs. Herrera has immortalized the look with her evening uniform of white-shirt-and-ball-skirt. Bring her brand elegance into the now with something a little less traditional, such as Ellery’s wrap blouse worn backwards.
Not only does the ease of a knit bring a newfound casualness (this will work for just about any occasion), it also offers a great way to wear one of the season’s biggest trends: color. Fuchsia is in, and paired with powder blue it feels particularly fresh.