Style: 36085850 Colour:
Textured woven maxi skirt with lurex stripe throughout. Features frayed hem detailing and grosgrain ties at waistband. Voluminous A-line silhouette with side slit and mini underskirt lining.
I am blown away by this skirt...and may I just mention...IT HAS POCKETS! such a beautifully renderred piece. I love the bits of gold thread...gives the skirt marvelous character...hats off to the reviewer that removed them...I can't imagine the time and effort to do that..a part-time job no doubt to do that..the gold threads are not shiny, they are quite subtle...the skirt evokes another time...cuba...india...has a vintage and handmade feel...I plan to wear it with a tee and flats and also my motorcycle jacket...great versatile piece...one of my best purchases from FP in the last few years!
Disappointed...Then in Love
When I first received this skirt I was disappointed to notice the external seams that look raw in the photo are actually just regular seems. The bottom is raw but the seams around the waist and down the skirt are not raw. Also the metallic threads in the weave, looked to me, to be more like a 30% then a 3% (although I'm sure thats not the case), and seemed to glitter and catch the light more then is shown on the model. Im not a big fan of glittery clothes.... So at first i was going to return the skirt. Then i thought hummm... I wonder if I can remove the metallic threads... and sure enough with a little time (while watching some fave movies and using a safety pin) I removed the threads. They pulled out easily once removed from the seams, and can't believe the difference. This skirt looks so much better (in my opinion anyway) and is also so much softer to touch. So it ends up that Im glad the seams are actually not raw. The skirt looks so classy now and I get so many compliments every time I have it on! So as to the skirt itself (my opinion excluded) it is made from a very soft cotton and has a great weave! Its so comfortable to wear and very long which is great because you can wear it high on your waist, and the thicker band makes you look a little thinner... and actually hid my belly :-) The tie front gives room to cinch in if needed. I gave it 4 stars just because the skirt did not come as pictured on the model. But I do love, love, love this skirt!