Do you know that musical Walking on Sunshine? Well, this ballerina inspired seaside look reminds me of it. One last kiss and goodbye till the one dreamy day when we meet again. Well, the story doesn’t go exactly like this. But anyway, most summer flings do end like this, don’t they? And what better way to end them than in a romantic tulle skirt. At least he won’t be able to say you were harsh on him. I mean, when was a ballerina anything but gracious anyway?
So saying a goodbye to your summer love in this romantic tulle skirt seems just perfect to me. Although I must admit, I didn’t have this in mind when we shot these photos.
You saw me wearing this outfit (on my Instagram of course) last weekend, on my Sunday trip to the seaside. Remember, I discovered this beautiful spot on the Slovenian coast, by another natural park and salt pants. I guess I have this thing with the salt lately as I keep going to the salt pants (remember here and here).
HOW TO WEAR TULLE SKIRT ON THE LAST SUMMER DAYS
Anyway, off to my tulle skirt. Honestly, I don’t recommend you to wear this tulle skirt to the beach. Well, at least not to the beach full of people in their swimsuits. Undoubtedly you will feel overdressed. Nevertheless, this outfit will be an excellent choice for a date by the sea. Or seaside town. Believe me, the tulle skirt will make your last summer date even more romantic.
Imagine the light breeze slightly lifting the sheer, light tulle and the feeling of freedom while you are standing on the cliff above the sea early in the morning. Or the dim light coming from the lighthouse captured in your tulle and lightening your face before you two kiss.
Or before you dump him. I told you this outfit is an excellent choice for when you want to dump your holiday boyfriend, too. You know what I mean.
HOW TO STYLE SHEER SKIRT NOW
Anyway, back to the fashion. As said, a tulle skirt, a ballerina skirt is nothing but a sophisticated veil, that you will need to downgrade unless you are a legit ballerina dancing on the stage or going to a party.
Surprisingly, turning this romantic skirt into a chic ballerina inspired outfit is not difficult at all. Especially not this year when everyone is wearing at least one ballerina inspired piece. Do I even need to mention the sheer maxi skirts and ballet flats from Miu Miu? By the way, you can find my favourite ballet pumps and best sheer skirts and sheer dresses on my Chic Ballerina list over here.
CHIC BALLERINA BY THE SEA
As said, to wear a sheer tulle skirt by the seaside, you will need to downgrade it. Quite a lot frankly. The best way to do this? Match your sheer tulle skirt with a light blue denim jacket or striped blue shirt, as I did. And don’t forget to make a knot.
And chinch your waist with a metallic belt. Or leather belt. Gucci belt, of course, as this one happens to be the IT accessory this season. Anyway, I decided to go for a chic red metallic belt this time.
BALLERINA’S APPROVED ACCESSORIES
No, no ballet slippers or ballet pumps this time (but do check my Chic Ballerina list, you will find them there). You know I can’t really walk in flats (don’t mind the mules). Besides, it’s still summer and espadrilles are much better choice. As long as you don’t go to the rocky beach, of course.
Remember, how I struggle on my photo shooting for the Wedding Guest EDIT over here? Almost twisted my ankle. Any yet I still didn’t really learn the lesson. See those big rocks under down by the sea? I thought it would be great if I stood on the rocks by the water. I even jumped down onto the rocks but decided to climb back onto the road as I realised I won’t be able to come back if I go all the way down.
Nevermind my nonsense, I almost forgot to mention the bag. My favourite choice is a small shoulder bag this time. However, a rucksack would be a good choice too. And of course the raffia basket bag. Although I must confess, I’m letting this trend go.
HOW TO WEAR IT IN THE CITY
I wore the tulle back in the city some time ago, over here. Remember I styled my tulle skirt, well dress actually, with the striped sweater and white shoes. However, it’s still slightly too warm for a thick wool sweater. On the other hand, you can’t wear the same shirt with a knot as I wore to the seaside.
The first stylish and fashion forward combination that comes to my mind is the grey blazer and slip top. Surely the grey blazer is not a surprise at all. It is the most wanted piece of the new season after all. Ps. be sure to follow me on my Instagram to be the first one to see how I wear this outfit to the city.
Wear the sheer tulle skirt, an oversized sleek grey blazer and a slip top underneath, with the waist-cinching belt that is essential to your fall wardrobe.
Finish your look with a shoulder bag and chic loafers or blue shoes. Or the slutchy boots if it gets colder.
MORE SHEER OUTFITS AND MORE FASHION
As mentioned in my previous posts, my pre-fall and fall fashion guides are coming up next on my blog. Make sure you don’t miss them. Don’t worry I will remind you on my Instagram.
By the way, did you also wish to become a ballerina as a little girl? Well, you can’t say your wish of wearing beautiful ballet shoes and tulle skirt didn’t come true. Now all you need to do is to put that sheer skirt on and go out to the street and dance like no one is watching.