Friday, August 19, 2016

Get It Right: How To Wear Tulle Without Looking Like A Ballerina


As the days go by, fall gets that little bit closer to taking over. The days aren't as long as they used to be and whilst technically autumn starts at the end of September, the high street is already stocked up on coats, knits and boots with the left bits of summer sale finally gone. Spring and summer fashion this year was fun, girly and colourful with various trends to get sucked into. My favourites include the pom pom trend, pleats and white trainers I have repeatedly worn here on the blog (see here, here, here, here, here and here - I told you there were many posts). 

Even though summer is not over just yet (I'm still going on my sunny holiday so expect to see a few summery outfits coming after it and autumn technically only starts at the end of September), the sunny season saw plenty of girly details and these are continuing to be very trendy. As I mentioned pleats were amongst my favourites given how easy it was to wear a pleated skirt with either a tee on a hot day or a sweater on those chillier mornings. But fear not, as fall approaches this girly detailing trend isn't going anywhere; enter the latest feminine trend: tulle!


Tulle, primarily associated with ballerinas and princess-like party dresses, is proving to be the hottest transitional garment of this season. What's not to love; tulle is feminine, girly yet when paired right, amazingly chic. Similar to is pleated cousin, tulle works well with cool low-tops and a simple tee. At first, you may think it's too princessy just like I did, but with these tips you will be rocking a tulle skirt even if you  never could see yourself in one before.


DRESS IT DOWN with a plain white or striped t-shirt. Finish the look off with trainers.

DRESS IT UP with vintage accessories and a lace top for a more feminine vibe.

PLAY WITH TEXTURES by adding a button-down shirt under a sweater and tights.

MAKE IT EDGY with a graphic tee and leather jacket.

ACHIEVE CASUALLY CHIC with a chambray shirt tucked in and statement heels and necklace.

GO FOR GLAMOUR with metallic pieces for a night out.

Here are a few of my top picks from the high street:

1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6

What do you think? Too ballerina for you? Let me know below!
Thanks for reading beauties and have a nice weekend ahead!

xoxo

*Outfit images from Pinterest, all collages made by me.
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41 comments

  1. I've always loved the ideas of tulle skirts but haven't bought any because I didn't know how to style them. Your tips are great! x

    TOUCHOFGUCCI // BLOGLOVIN 

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  2. OMG I LOVE IT SO MUCH! I do not really mind to look like a ballerina but it is always very difficult to combine them. Thank you so much!

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  3. Awesome looks. Loved it.
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  4. Lovely post Pam! This was so amazing to read as I love tulles and the first pink one in the high street pick is my favorite xx

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  5. I love tulle skirts and you are right, it can be edgy, casual chic or glam, depending on the way one styles it! I loved the pictures you selected, really great - I loved the one with a jumper and white shirt underneath! I am eager to see pics of your soon-to-come holidays! Hope you have a very nice weekend!
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  6. I have never jumped onto this trend as I don't think I have the right personality to wear it but it's definitely beautiful and chic.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  7. I totally love this inspiration here girl! Tull skirts are just amazing :)
    xx, Carmen - http://www.carmitive.com

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  8. Great tips Pam, I love this trend!!
    Have a lovely weekend :)
    Rosanna x
    Rose's Rooftop

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  9. Omg so pretty! I love the ones with the embroidery on it :)

    Enclothed Cognition

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  10. Great tips and wonderful selection Pam :-) I'm a big fan of tulle skirts <3

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  11. i wanted to get a tulle skirt for AGES, litereally :D but i never found the matching piece for me :D those inspirations and ideas are so wonderful pam and I'll think of them when I finally buy my skirt this year :D
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  12. i love tulle skirt they are so femenine! great post

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  13. I think tulle is beautiful, love the pieces you have picked out!

    Danielle's Beauty Blog

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  14. I've always loved to try the tulle skirt but always felt is a little too girlie. But I like how it's styled in the pitcure where the woman is drinking coffee. It looks so nice like that!

    XoXo,

    Tamara - LoveofMode.com

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  15. Que lindos looks amei, bom final de semana, obrigado pela visita.
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  16. Whenever I see a tulle skirt, it reminds me of the intro of Sex and The City:)) All jokes aside, I like your picks and your tips were helpful. I should probably wear my tulle skirt more often, now I feel inspired.

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  17. I like the tull! The top is very original

    xx LL

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  18. Great tips! I adore tulle skirt but I don't have any, maybe I will buy one someday;)

    jointyicroissanty

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  19. Adoreiii, principalmente o primeiro :O Fantástico! :)
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  20. Loving them!! .. too bad I'm not really great at styling them. I like the longer version and the styl with the striped top.. awesome!
    xo
    Sauniya | Find Your Bliss

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  21. I've seen some tulle skirts on Boohoo's website but I've been too scared to order one. Now, I'll definitely take that risk. This trend is gorgeous.

    Mich x
    michjosephblog.wordpress.com

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  22. I LOVE the whole Tulle craze right now, it's such a pretty trend and I say the more ballerina the better haha xx

    Gemma ♡ Miss Makeup Magpie

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  23. I always wanted one of this, they're so pretty! I was seriously considering buying one on the market the other day, they had so many different colors, and even my brother approved it (he's like super serious person), but price was kinda rediculously high, so I still don't have one :/
    I'm so in love with those dresses with flowers and birds!!

    xx

    d'star

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  24. Great post! I saw a lace tulle skirt at forever 21 and I was thinking about getting it :)

    Kayla
    Sheer Beauty Blog

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  25. I love this trend! And although it's extremely feminine at its core, it's incredibly versatile depending on the styling. The different style suggestions you just shared are the proof! Also, I love that you included tulle in tops because I haven't seen that quite often! :)
    xx

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  26. this is such a cute trend, I'd love to try this one~ thanks for sharing this fashion report!

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  27. what a cool trend :) But I would not feel so confident to wear it every day ;)

    Best
    Michaela

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  28. This is such an awesome post! Have a great new week. :)
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  29. Quanta inspiração linda! <3

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  30. great post and tips ;)

    Kisses and happy week, ChicAdicta!
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  31. Tulle is so pretty! I really like the maxi style one that was your first pick - that's so me! Thanks for sharing xx

    FloralsAndCoralsx // Our Blog xx

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  32. I love the idea of wearing it with a slouchy tee or tank to 'dress it down' :)

    -Clarissa @ The View From Here

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  33. I have one tulle skirt and I absolutely love it! I just don't know how to style it often haha! I would love to dress it down and make it look fun. Thanks so much for these ideas <3

    xx BASH |   go say   H E Y   B A S H

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  34. Amazing tips hun I wouldn't know myself how to style it tbh! I love the 2nd version with the grey top.
    Thanks for sharing. Have a lovely day!
    Dominica from www.its-dominica.blogspot.co.uk

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  35. Love all of these examples! My favorites are the pink skirt with the white cropped top and the black skirt with the striped top. I NEED those outfits in my closet haha.

    xo, mikéla / simplydavelyn.com

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  36. I love them but I know I wouldn't be able to pull this look off. I definately would like to own a tulle skirt. Great post Pam!
    xoxo
    Euge
    Obsessed Fashion Blog

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  37. FIRST OF ALL YOUR BLOG ITS SO GREAT AND GOOD POST THANKS FOR THIS SHARE IT HAVE A NICE DAY

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