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Fabulous Find of the Week: Forever 21 Chiffon Skirt


So I’m kind of obsessed with chiffon lately. It automatically makes any outfit look just a little bit more polished AND expensive – which is always a plus on a college girl’s budget!

Therefore, this week’s Fabulous Find is this amazing chiffon skirt from Forever 21. Although I chose this pretty teal version, it also comes in yellow, an orangey-red, a peachy nude, and a deep magenta – all gorgeous colors that would benefit any girl’s wardrobe! And last but not at least, at only $10, it’s a steal that just simply can’t be passed up.

The Skirt

Forever 21 teal flip skirt
Chiffon Flip Skirt – $10 at Forever 21

Outfit Inspiration

To get your inspiration going, here are three cute ways to style this versatile skirt!

1. Earthy Casual

Outfit inspiration: Forever 21 teal skirt, brown sandals, basic white tee, jewelry
Skirt, Tee, Sandals, Bracelets, Sunglasses

This outfit is a good example of how to accessorize a plain white tee shirt. By pairing the skirt with this white tee, a pair of interesting brown gladiators, and an armful of bangles (note the pretty teal one!) you instantly create a cool, eclectic outfit. Top it all off with a pair of rounded tortoiseshell sunglasses to play off the colors in the bracelets and the sandals, and you’re good to go!

2. Complementary Colors

Outfit inspiration: How to wear a Forever 21 teal skirt with a coral patterned top and sandals
Skirt, Tee, Sandals, Earrings

This look represents a good lesson in matching colors in an outfit – while I’m sure pairing a teal skirt with (almost neon) coral accessories probably isn’t your first instinct, how amazing do the colors look together?! The coral accents really make the teal stand out, and create a bright, fun vibe. Black sandals finish off the outfit nicely without being too much – the colors do enough on their own!

3. Monochrome Madness

Outfit inspiration: Forever 21 teal skirt, teal lace top, silver heels, statement necklace
Skirt, Top, Heels, Necklace

This may be one of my favorite dressy outfits I’ve done for the Fabulous Finds column to date – mostly because I love a good monochrome look! This time, the skirt is paired with a gorgeous, slightly sheer lace sleeveless top, to be tucked in. As for accessories, I chose this awesome pair of metallic (and most importantly, manageable!) heels, and an edgy geometric silver bib necklace. How perfect would this outfit be for a nice dinner out on a breezy summer night?

What do you think?

These are just three ways to style this skirt – but there are millions more! What would you guys wear this with? Would you prefer one of the other colors? Which look was your favorite? Be sure to let me know – I love hearing all the feedback!

Posted on on August 1, 2011 / Filed Under: Shopping / Tags: , , ,

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30 Responses to “Fabulous Find of the Week: Forever 21 Chiffon Skirt”

  1. 1
    August 1st, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    I like the last look.

  2. 2
    August 1st, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    The shirt is cute but way too short! It looks like it barely covers the model’s butt. I like the color though. I’m not a huge fan of the third outfit- I think it’s too much of the same color. The first outfit is cute for a casual day.

  3. 3
    August 1st, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    ohmygoodness, these outfits are absolutely A.D.O.R.A.B.L.E!!!!!!!!!
    wowsers, um, I can’t really decide which outfit is my favorite out of all of them…but..I think i would have to pick the second picture-the one with just the plain white shirt.


  4. 4
    August 1st, 2011 at 7:56 pm

    The first ensemble is the simplest and most effective. I don’t like both of the other tops. The 2nd one is two complicated & the third too bland.

  5. 5
    August 1st, 2011 at 8:02 pm

    I like the necklace looks like a semi tribal very nice. With the skirt it’s okay but I want different colors other than that but I find it good.

  6. 6
    August 1st, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    Great post! Those tasseled earrings look like a fun DIY project, too…

  7. 7
    August 1st, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    I just bought a blue chiffon skirt, and was trying to think of ways to style it! Love this :)

  8. 8
    August 1st, 2011 at 10:28 pm

    The “earthy casual” is my favorite! Gorgeous and comfortable. It looks like a potential first day of school outfit to me!

  9. 9
    August 1st, 2011 at 11:04 pm

    I love the Complimentary Colors outfit. :) Very cute.
    I probably would get the skirt if it was a bit longer, I don’t want to give the rest of the world a show!

  10. 10
    August 1st, 2011 at 11:59 pm

    Ooh, the first look!! O_O

  11. 11
    August 2nd, 2011 at 12:06 am

    that skirt is amazing! the first outfit is my favorite :)

  12. 12
    August 2nd, 2011 at 12:42 am

    I really like this skirt. It looks so flowy, feminine, an elegant. I love forever 21 there is always great stuff there you can find for a great price. My favorite is the first outfit! Very cute and casual. Great for everyday! Thanks so much for sharing :)!

  13. 13
    August 2nd, 2011 at 2:06 am

    I like the second look the most… :)

  14. 14
    August 2nd, 2011 at 2:50 am

    I hate to agree, but yeah — I think it is a little bit on the “too short” side, but knowing how to style a skirt like this is a nice post.

    Also rocking the boat – I love the third and second outfits the most. The first is cute, but to me tees and skirts really have to tie together — like in the second outfit — a plain white tee with a pretty skirt like that just isn’t my cup of tea.

    I *want* the top in the third outfit!

  15. 15
    August 2nd, 2011 at 4:47 am

    i do like the mix of teal n coral
    the skirt is cute
    and i love the tops from the 2nd n 3rd outfit
    i would have liked to see a more edgier look

  16. 16
    August 2nd, 2011 at 6:47 am

    I really like this skirt…wish there was a Forever 21 near me!

  17. 17
    August 2nd, 2011 at 8:17 am

    I loved that skirt so I tried it on a few days ago, and it’s so short that it’s almost vulgar. For everyone secure enough to wear something that short, it’s great, but I doubt the majority of girls would be comfortable in it.

  18. 18
    August 2nd, 2011 at 10:28 am

    I also tried this skirt on a few days ago. The greenish/teal color is amazing; but I agree that it’s pretty short. If you have any hips at all, it also flares out a LOT over them :/ Too bad!

  19. 19
    August 2nd, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    Love the skirt! It looks theory. I find that sometimes skirts like these are too poofy….how do you get around that? Again, very nice post! Xx

  20. 20
    August 2nd, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    cute looks

  21. 21
    August 2nd, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    I saw this skirt yesterday (before I saw the post) and I wanted to get the green and the magenta. Today I go back to F21 and THEY’RE OUT OF GREEN. I was like >:( but I just picked up the magenta skirt.

  22. 22
    August 3rd, 2011 at 6:34 pm

    If you’re willing to spend (a lot) more money, there’s a skirt from UO that this reminds me of. It’s called Sparkle & Fade Pleated Chiffon Miniskirt and it’s here:

    It’s longer and a slightly different green, but I prefer it. (except for the price.)

  23. 23
    August 11th, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    You would need to have REALLY skinny legs to pull that off!

  24. 24
    August 15th, 2011 at 7:32 am

    hi! where did you get the green beret?

  25. 25
    September 7th, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    Thanks!! I bought this skirt and def. did not know how to wear it.. I thought maybe this site would have a look book on something like this and you had the exact thing! yay!

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