Fall Fashion must-have: the Pencil Skirt

If you hadn’t invested in a pencil skirt last year, now is your second chance. Fall’s 2016 Fashion must-have is a mid-length skirt that preferably has a mid-calf reach. The pencil skirt meets that requirement and is a perfect wardrobe piece to bring out your curvy shape in a chic and classy way. Paired with a crisp white shirt, and pair of pumps, you instantly create a classic business look. The proper way to wear a pencil skirt is high-waist so it follows your curves and creates that glasshour silhouette.

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How to accessorize

I love to channel a Parisian chic style in my business attire, because let’s be honest, the French and Italians are the best dressed people in the world. With a playful baret, a dusty pink handbag and a messy side-knot hairdo that French sophistication is easily achieved. Style is in my opinion foremost in the details. That’s why I’m totally in love with my pink lady cufflinks from NAN.

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Comfy commute

After my business meeting it is time to commute home. Time to kick off the high heels and resort to a comfortable pair of flats. Although flats completely change your posture, they are still a good match with a pencil skirt. On colder days you can even wear boots underneath your skirt which will give it a more robust, but still feminine appeal.

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Shop the look: NAN pin-striped pencil skirt € 169 | NAN white blouse € 99.95 | NAN pink lady cufflinks € 49.95 | Tosa Blu dusty pink bag with fringe details € 259 | Helene Berman Baret via de Bijenkorf € 59.95

photographer José Chan

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