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Faux Leather Pleated Skirt and Badger Jumper + Link Up

February 20, 2018

Faux Leather Pleated Skirt and Badger Jumper

I’m sure you know how much I love animal motif jumpers by now. I’ve worn the cute cat and mouse one and my favourite Joules fox jumper on the blog before. My wildlife obsession frequently influences my outfit choices. Well, I simply couldn’t leave the badger out – this much-maligned creature is one of the reasons I became vegan last year. These animal are seriously cute – just have a look at the Mr Lumpy & Friends Facebook page!

Pairing the faux leather pleated skirt and badger jumper creates a chic but fun outfit.

Now the weather is warming up a little I can finally wean myself off turtleneck sweaters. The first signs of Spring are here and I’m craving more colour in my outfits. Everything here is new to the blog. The most recent addition is the skirt from WearAll, an online shop based in the UK. They stock an extensive range of clothing at very affordable prices. I was kindly gifted the skirt, along with a few other items which I’ll be showing you soon. Pairing the faux leather pleated skirt and badger jumper creates a chic but fun outfit.

 

Faux Leather Pleated Skirt and Badger Jumper

The stretchy fabric makes it very comfortable; it looks like faux leather but doesn’t feel at all stiff.

The skirt is much stretchier than I anticipated. I sized up to a 12 going by the measurements on the website, but I think I’d have been better with a 10. Sometimes pleated skirts can stick out a bit when the waistband is tight so I aim for a slightly looser fit. The stretchy fabric makes it very comfortable; it looks like faux leather but doesn’t feel at all stiff. In warmer weather I plan on wearing it with sandals and a silk blouse.

To inject a bit more colour I chose these red velvet ankle boots rather than black ones. I bought them in the Mango sale last month, and there are still a few sizes left, marked down to £9.99! I picked out the little bit of blue in the jumper and matched the bag to it – I do like a third accent colour! A cute jumper and skirt has to be one of my favourite outfit combinations. In fact two more gorgeous animal sweaters arrived in the post this morning and another is on its way 🙂

Do you like animal motif sweaters? Do you have a favourite animal? Let me know in the comments!

Faux Leather Pleated Skirt and Badger Jumper

Faux Leather Pleated Skirt and Badger Jumper

Faux Leather Pleated Skirt and Badger Jumper

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Faux Leather Pleated Skirt and Badger Jumper

Faux Leather Pleated Skirt and Badger Jumper

Faux Leather Pleated Skirt and Badger Jumper

Skirt c/o WearAll | badger jumper from Asos | Mango ankle boots | earrings from eBay (similar) | bag (old, similar)

 

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22 responses to “Faux Leather Pleated Skirt and Badger Jumper + Link Up”

  1. Laurie says:

    I nearly bought a faux leather pleated skirt a while back. I want one more now! I only have two pleated skirts and really enjoy wearing them. The jumper is super cute too!
    Laurie

  2. jacqui says:

    I bought a cheap one in the Primark sale, but it look ghastly on me so I took it back! Yours looks really cool, especially with your fun jumper. I do love a pleated skirt, I think they are very chic! I spotted a beautiful pink one in M & S which I’d love, oh and the pal pink trousers suit in there too! If only I had endless cash – lol.
    Thanks for hosting Emma. x Jacqui
    http://www.mummabstylish.com

  3. your skirt looks so good Emma1 i have a couple, in faux leather. Love that you added the light blue bag and I saw those beautiful boots on Mango! what a steal! Your jumper is adorable, what a cute pic with the top hat. If you see anything with a cute puppy.. let me know! i have been wanting a doggy sweater or tee for awhile. you look great1
    Have a great week1
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

  4. Pam Greer says:

    Such a cute whimsical outfit!

  5. Nancy Baten says:

    Thank you for the feature!
    Another great look! Fabulous skirt, I am such a pleated skirt fan! And that sweater is so very cute and cool at the same time!

  6. Jennie says:

    Adorable badger sweater! It is a fun mix with your pleated skirt, which is a Fabulous piece. I like your mix of bright colors!

  7. Mutton_Style says:

    I have a penchant for wildlife too. I bought a fox picture for our kitchen on a whim and I have a foxes scarf.

    http://www.muttonstyle.com

  8. Ruth says:

    This is a fun bright outfit. Your accessories add a pop of color that is really fun to wear in winter!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

  9. I have that same jumper (the badger wearing a hat) only mine is on a longer grey sweater dress. How funny is that? I love yours in red. I am partial to a badger myself…

    Way off topic, but your skin looks amazing, babe. xx

  10. Sasha says:

    I love your badger jumper, Emma! It’s so cute! I love animal motifs on clothing and accessories! My favourites are foxes and cats! XXX

  11. Laura says:

    I adore that fun sweater! It looks fabulous with your skirt! Hope you are having a great week!

  12. Oh my goodness, Emma! This jumper is adorable. And I love it styled with the pleated skirt. So fun! And those booties are just perfection!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  13. Johanna says:

    That sweater is simply adorable on you. Love the whimsy!

  14. amy says:

    That skirt is so pretty! Love your bag too!

  15. Seriously that sweater is so adorable. I could see wearing it so many ways! Always love your style!
    Cheryl
    http://www.northwestmountainliving.com

  16. Ada says:

    I, LIKE YOU LOVE ANIMAL+CRITTER SWEATERS AND OWN A FEW OF MY OWN. As a matter of fact, I plan on wearing my hot pink bird sweater tomorrow. Love how you styled that lovely sweater because the skirt, earrings, bag and booties are all stunning. Gorgeous colors in this outfit.

    And girl I love the outfits you featured. You must have a thing for pretty midi and maxi skirts lately.

  17. MONICA SORS says:

    You look amazing!! Love that boots!!
    xx
    Mónica Sors
    MES VOYAGES À PARIS
    NEW POST: LONDON FASHION WEEK / ROOM WITH A VIEW

  18. Mariann Yip says:

    I love the length of that skirt! So gorgeous and I love how you styled the outfit! http://mariannyc.com/2018/02/19/feelings-towards-nyfw/

  19. stephanie says:

    Love that outfit1 Thank you so much for the feature!!!!!

  20. Rena says:

    What a fabulous look. The sweater is fantastic and should be a lot of fun to mix into all sorts of looks. Thanks for sharing your post with my Fine-Whatever link up.

    Rena
    http://www.finewhateverblog.com

  21. Nina says:

    A Really great outfit, casual but fun and i love the badger.
    Nina

    http://www.ninalazina.etsy.com

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