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dirtgraffiti
« Reply #30 on: June 10, 2009 06:20:28 AM »

love the edit Smiley it's definitely not boring and it looks great on you.
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« Reply #31 on: June 10, 2009 11:50:28 AM »

Flirty and cute but still professional.  Awesome Smiley
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« Reply #32 on: June 10, 2009 01:54:03 PM »

I think the skirt is really adorable now.  I love the touch of lace on the bottom. But, I remember having the thought when I first saw your skirt that I had no suggestions because anything that might make it fun would probably make it less professional.  Now I'm not so sure that it easily passes.

Granted, I work in an environment where a ruffle on the bottom of a skirt would be considered edgy.  I might wear it to work, but I'm not upwardly mobile, so I don't really gain anything professionally by wearing the standard work uniform.  I'd think twice about breaking this out in a more conservative office space without making a study of what women around you wear on a regular basis.  In fairness, I could also be paranoid because I once received a complaint that when I stretched my shirt would sometimes lift up ever so slightly and occasionally some skin could be seen.  Who is looking that hard?  Why?  But you know how offices can be.
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redbricks
« Reply #33 on: June 10, 2009 05:36:30 PM »

Glad you like it, folks!

42elefantes-- I know what you mean.  Luckily I'm just a college student and this would probably be considered very dressy for my job (my coworker is having a good day if he's clean).  I agree that in certain contexts it would not be a good idea, but luckily for me it is fine.

Thanks for the ideas everyone!
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tomico
« Reply #34 on: July 15, 2009 09:49:43 AM »

Wow! Such a simple fix and it turned out really nice.

Tomico
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