The Perfect Skirt

You walk into a store, you find the perfect piece that you can wear a million different ways. You take it home and you end up wearing it until it is almost threadbare. What percentage of items in your closet can you say that about?

This almost never happens. Why?

We shop impulsively without a plan…to satisfy what exactly? These impulses may feel great at the moment, but if you only end up wearing the item once, doesn’t that defeat the purpose?

I find myself writing about how to wear items more than one way, time and time again. Not entirely because I have a lack of imagination on other subjects (ha ha) but because I truly feel this is such an important component of one’s wardrobe and style. How can you reinvent items and wear them many different ways?

This Nicole Miller Skirt is one I rave about because it is that go-to item you can wear a million different ways. We normally stock it in black, but for something a little different we opted for olive green for fall. Great with black or brown booties and the perfect transitional color. Here are some of ways I’d style this versatile skirt…


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Sarah moved to Alexandria in 2013 with her then boyfriend, now husband, from New England. She has worked in a variety of retail settings, in addition to law firms, non-profits, and even as a government contractor. After briefly entertaining an idea of a career with the USDA, she decided to come back full time to her one true love, helping women find their voice and confidence through clothes. With a background in small boutiques, personal styling, and fashion merchandising, she brings honest opinions and creative apparel solutions for each individual person and shop she works with. She is officially back at her stomping ground, Kiskadee, where her venture into Alexandria retail all began.

Looking for a killer cocktail number for the latest party? Shoes for running around town? Eye-catching separates for lunch at Cheesetique? Kiskadee has you covered. A favorite destination in the heart of Del Ray, shopping this boutique is akin to browsing your friend's lust-worthy closet. Kiskadee is fun, flirty and full of original designers,a ll presented to you with a focus on personal service. You will always be welcomed by a friendly face, eager to assist!

2205 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301


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