Three Skirts Styled Three Ways for Summer | Cataloochee Ranch

Three Skirts Styled Three Ways | Summer Capsule Wardrobe | Louella Reese Life & Style Blog

Hope y’all had great weekends celebrating your moms {or celebrating yourself if you are a mom, mom to be, or hoping to be blessed with a child soon}! We were lucky enough to spend time with BOTH of our moms and Joshua’s grandma too. A wonderful weekend filled with family!

Since last week’s post highlighting Six Ways to Style a Bandana this Summer was such a hit, I’m kicking off this week with Three Skirts Styled Three Ways! Another post from Cataloochee Ranch, highlighting items packed and worn for the trip. Told y’all, packing for this trip was my favorite! 

But really, I wanted to showcase how easy it is to pack light and create several outfits. With a couple of base pieces {built around three skirts} I created 9 looks for our trip! 

So let’s dive right in…

#1 Chambray Midi Skirt

This was probably my favorite piece that I purchased for our trip to the ranch. It is comfy, lightweight, and goes with just about everything. One of those fabulous pieces that is so easy to dress up or down!

Sizing: True to size. I tried on a 0 and 2 and ended up going with the 2. While the 0 fit, I knew after a big meal I’d be wishing I grabbed the 2 haha. I was correct too! After our first big dinner at Cataloochee Ranch I was THRILLED about the little extra space! We’ve all been there before, right?!

Three Ways to Style: 

Wear with a simple white tee shirt. This creates an easy base to play with your accessories or be ultra casual for a weekend of running errands and hanging with the family. 

Tie up a button down shirt. This combination is a little more fun and flirty! While also being comfortable. Opt for a brighter hue to play up that fun and flirty feel! 

Can’t go wrong with stripes! Grab your favorite striped tee or tank and tuck it into the chambray shirt. Another easy look with a little bit of a preppy vibe. 

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Six Ways to Style a Bandana this Summer | Louella Reese Life & Style Blog
Three Skirts Styled Three Ways | Summer Capsule Wardrobe | Louella Reese Life & Style Blog
Three Skirts Styled Three Ways | Summer Capsule Wardrobe | Louella Reese Life & Style Blog

#2 Denim Skirt

You’ve seen this skirt a couple times on Louella Reese recently {here and here} and to be honest, you’ll probably see a lot more of it! Denim skirts are back and they’re staying. I’m not surprised due to how comfy they are and much like the chambray midi skirt, they go with just about everything! 

Sizing: True to size. For denim I’m usually a 26 or 27 and opted for a 26 with this skirt. Fits perfectly! Fitted but not too tight. 

Three Ways to Style: 

Pair with a classic white tee shirt for a simple {summer} jeans and a tee combination. Add some summer accessories like your favorite sandals, a wide brim straw hat, and a tote for all your farmers market goodies!

Keep it simple {and cool} with a linen button down shirt tied up and your favorite booties. An easy combination that can take you from day to night. 

Grab that favorite striped tee of yours again. Opt to go full on country with a bandana and booties! Perfect for those summer country concerts!

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Six Ways to Style a Bandana this Summer | Louella Reese Life & Style Blog
Six Ways to Style a Bandana this Summer | Louella Reese Life & Style Blog

#3 Gingham Maxi Skirt

This skirt has been a favorite of mine since December. While I loved it then, I’m crazy about it now! Styling the skirt for summer is an absolute blast and you may have noticed my obsession with it via IG stories. I can’t stop wearing it! 

Sizing: Runs big, order down a size. I’m wearing a size small here. Unfortunately, that’s as small as the brand goes so I made it work but an extra small would have been ideal. If you’re in between sizes definitely choose the smaller size. 

Three Ways to Style: 

The easiest way to style the skirt, a basic white tee shirt. Keeps the look neutral and dresses down the skirt for weekday or weekend afternoons. Add a bandana scarf as a headband {see here how to do} for a sweet little addition. 

Tie up that bright colored linen button down shirt, grab your favorite booties, and maybe throw on a hat for another fun, flirty look. Pink looks amazing with this skirt and really makes the gingham pattern {and the pink} pop! 

This last look has been my absolute uniform lately. Seriously, I’ve reached for it more times then not over the last two weeks. It’s easy, comfy, and receives SO many compliments EVERY time I wear it! The pattern mixing is so fun – aka throw on your favorite striped tee with it! 

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Six Ways to Style a Bandana this Summer | Louella Reese Life & Style Blog
Six Ways to Style a Bandana this Summer | Louella Reese Life & Style Blog

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36 Comments

  1. I love these skirts! The way you styled them have the total ranch vibe that is awesome.
    http://sugarcoatedbears.blogspot.com/

    Posted 5.14.18 Reply
  2. Rach wrote:

    You are so cute and you have done an amazing job styling these skirts! These are all gorgeous skirts and I am obsessing over the gingham one!

    http://www.rdsobsessions.com

    Posted 5.14.18 Reply
    • Aw thanks Rach 🙂 that is so sweet of you gal!! The gingham one is 100% my obsession right now haha. I have worn it so much recently.

      xo Laura Leigh

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  3. Lydia wrote:

    Loving all of these skirts! I love how you styled each one & they all just might be my favorite. I can never find myself loving how I look in maxi skirts, but I LOVE them so much! Thanks for sharing these cute looks.

    xo, Lydia

    Posted 5.14.18 Reply
    • Thanks Lydia! Aw hopefully you find the right one soon!! Thanks for checking out today’s post.

      xo Laura Leigh

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  4. These are too cute! Love the versatility of these pieces.

    Posted 5.14.18 Reply
  5. Those skirts are so cute! I love how you styled them so many different ways. Skirts are so versatile!
    xo Jessica
    http://www.whatsfordinneresq.com

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  6. I am loving that gingham skirt! I love all 3 ways you styled these skirts, so pretty!

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  7. You mix and match your wardrobe like a pro!! I’m gonna need that chambray midi in my life STAT!!

    -Morgan
    How 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

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  8. Stephanie wrote:

    You certainly got the most out of these three skirts! So many fun ways to style each one – perfect to take along on a trip for lighter packing! Love these looks!

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  9. You styled these pieces perfectly! I can’t even get over it — or pick which look I love best. I can’t wait to style my gingham skirt (that I bought thanks to you)!

    The Champagne Edit

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  10. I’m in love with all of these skirts, they’re so gorgeous and perfect for the warm weather!

    Posted 5.14.18 Reply
    • Aw yay! So happy you love them as I do! You’ll have to pick one {or all three} of them up for yourself.

      xo Laura Leigh

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  11. Kelsey wrote:

    I love this, I always struggle with matching skirts with tops and this post is so helpful!
    Xo, Kelsey | http://www.bleuandwhit.blogspot.com

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  12. Narhee wrote:

    Love the different skirts!

    Narhee | Made in Mauve

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  13. Megan wrote:

    Love how versatile these pieces are. These would be great for my upcoming trip overseas!

    Megan | http://www.pipmegan.com

    Posted 5.15.18 Reply
  14. Anna English wrote:

    The gingham and denim skirts are my favorite, so cute girl!

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  15. Elise wrote:

    WOW, Even using the same tops you got completely different looks! Love each and every single one!

    xx, Elise
    http://www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

    Posted 5.15.18 Reply
  16. Yess!! All these looks are so cute! I always love your style and I find so much inspiration:)

    xoxo, Hannah

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  17. You look so cute in every single skirt!!! It just kept getting cuter and cuter! I can’t even pick a favorite one because I love them all so much!

    Posted 5.15.18 Reply
  18. Kristina wrote:

    You did an awesome job on this post!! My favorite look would have to be the pink tied top with the midi skirt- so stinking cute!

    Posted 5.15.18 Reply
    • Thank you Kristina! I really appreciate that gal 🙂 both of those pieces are so fun and just so perfect for summer!

      xo Laura Leigh

      Posted 5.16.18 Reply