summer basics: the jean skirt | bonus: girl crush

in the zone from my knees to my hip, my legs are a hard nut to crack.  regular exercise hasn’t exactly yielded the confidence i am looking for.  so, in the summer, i am always searching for ways to stay cool (as in “not burn up”) and hip (as in “not look old”) without actually baring a ton of skin in the above-the-knee territory.  (this is very thin reed, to be sure).

enter the jean skirt.  a faded jean or white denim skirt cut just above the knee is the perfect summer solution – a basic for every wardrobe.  it can totally carry all those airy and fierce summer tops and shoes you are dying to rock without sacrificing your self-confidence.

below, i have hooked you up with a mood board to help you feel the groove.

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skirt | top | sunglasses | earrings | bagbangles | wedges



bonus: girl crush . . . charlize theron

i’ve mentioned before (here and here) that i have a girl crush on charlize theron that borders on obsession.  i think we probably could never be friends because i would be a little too weird about staring at observing her and probably copying her, too, and she would peace out on me.  (TOTALLY girlfriend’s talk show).

she’s in this month’s w magazine looking fierce.  (and clearly picking up some bad habits from ean-say enn-pay, btdubs).  never has cigarette smoking looked as fierce since sandy snuffed out her butt in the face of a then-un-crazy john travolta with her red, candies mule in grease. . .

xo,
cg

photos courtesy of w mag

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