Ann Taylor Spring // Navy pencil skirt + eyelet top

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Ann Taylor skirt 00p c/o, eyelet sleeve top xxs petite c/o, navy Mila pumps sz 5 c/o – all on on sale!

Despite some rain, Boston treated us to a mild day last week in the 60s. Not quite enough to put tights away for good, but I’ll take it! This work look features a number of warm weather details including feminine eyelet, bows and embroidery. Ann Taylor is having a very good sale this weekend with 50% off most items (use code YESPLEASE), including all the pieces in this outfit!

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This navy pencil skirt is very similar to a popular style I featured last year, with a flattering gathered waist and sash tie (and pockets!). It’s made of lightweight embroidered cotton (non-stretch) that’s fully lined, with an invisible back zipper and bottom slit.  For those who are my pre-pregnancy size, Ann Taylor bottoms run a little big at the waist but the sash tie does help. And if you need tips on tying the perfect bow, I posted a tutorial on my Instagram under saved story highlights! Just make sure you have the latest version of IG (only works on mobile), and go to my profile then tap the peach circle labeled “how to.”

Measurements of skirt in 00 petite: 13” across the waist, 16.5” across the hips, 21″ length.

This eyelet sleeve top is an elevated take on the white tee, so you can style it as you would with that basic! It fits true to size, and the tee is a regular cotton tee fabric while the sleeves are a slightly thicker eyelet material. I also always recommend checking out AT shoes, including these block heeled sandals – I have the version from years ago and rarely go on a warm weather trip without them packed! For bow lovers, these knotted sandals come in a bold red suede or summery gingham with a mid 3″ heel.

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Thank you to Ann Taylor for partnering on this post. Be sure to check out my Instagram (@jeanwang) this Sunday night for a special giveaway!

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  1. Maxie wrote:

    This skirt is so cute! I am loving Ann Taylor’s spring arrivals!

    Posted 4.11.18 Reply
  2. angela G wrote:

    Very cute! Why does your ensemble look better than the model on AT??

    Posted 4.4.18 Reply
  3. Pam from Louisville wrote:

    I love that outfit.

    Posted 4.4.18 Reply
  4. Jae wrote:

    What a cute skirt! Love the white and navy together.

    Posted 4.4.18 Reply
  5. Elizabeth wrote:

    I’m in love with this skirt so much <3 🙂 It's sooo pretty, and I can't get enough of the bow detail at the waist!

    XO, Elizabeth

    Posted 4.4.18 Reply
  6. Trixie wrote:

    Jean, I hope you are feeling well, and certainly, as beautiful as you look! I am looking forward to some maternity style!

    Posted 4.3.18 Reply
  7. Jandrew wrote:

    What a great look. I love the fit of the skirt . Jean this is one of the most flattering silhouette ‘s on you !
    Dress The Part

    Posted 4.3.18 Reply
  8. Shloka wrote:

    The detailing on this skirt is fabulous and I love how the tie waist really highlights your shape – perfect for petite girls like us!


    Posted 4.3.18 Reply
  9. I love a good pencil skirt and this one is so cute! I just adore your style. Thanks for sharing!

    Posted 4.3.18 Reply
  10. I love the top: it seems like a really comfortable one with easy maintenance (no ironing I hope…) and it looks fabulous. It is a top that would be perfect for so many outfits: classy and casual. The sleeve length is perfect for petites too. Thanks for the inspiration. Have a great spring week. Love, Lieske

    Posted 4.3.18 Reply
  11. As much as I think I’d love to wear this look, I also think my Mom would love it, too. Thanks for this post, Jean!

    xx Myrra,

    Posted 4.2.18 Reply
  12. Jenny Yang wrote:

    Such a cute outfit! Love the bow design on your skirt and always so amazing at how great you are at tying them!
    xx jen

    Posted 4.2.18 Reply
  13. May wrote:

    Love the sleeves on that top! Also, you always make the perfect bows. I totally was trying to follow your tutorial on Instagram stories the other day.

    May ||

    Posted 4.2.18 Reply
  14. That skirt is great. Love the sassy tie! I haven’t done any spring shopping yet and I’m trying to figure out just what I need (okay, want) to buy for the warmer season (if it ever gets here since it’s snowing in NY right now). I’ve had my eye on Ann Taylor, but until this post, not much was drawing me in.

    Posted 4.2.18 Reply
  15. A beautiful and superbly elegant outfit with this pencil skirt!

    Posted 4.2.18 Reply
  16. Daria wrote:

    Hey, gorgeous <3
    Thank you so much for sharing this with us!
    I love finding new blogs that truly do look professional and can inspire you on a Monday morning, yours is for sure one of those!
    I loved everything about it.
    Thank you and keep up the amazing work.

    -Daria EDU

    Posted 4.2.18 Reply
  17. Such a cute skirt! It looks lovely on you. X

    Posted 4.2.18 Reply
  18. Jothi wrote:

    Pregnancy suits you Jean! You look curvy and glowing in all the best ways.
    Xoxo, Jothi

    Posted 4.1.18 Reply
  19. I absolutely love your pencil skirt, Jean! Such a great outfit! Happy Easter!

    I hope you’re having a lovely Sunday,

    Posted 4.1.18 Reply
  20. Mireia wrote:

    Absolutely love it!

    Mireia from TGL

    Posted 4.1.18 Reply
  21. YZ Chan wrote:

    Love the feminine details on the top and skirt. They look really nice together. x

    Posted 4.1.18 Reply
  22. briana wrote:

    girl yes i love the skirt! too adorable!


    Posted 4.1.18 Reply
  23. La Bijoux Bella | by mia wrote:

    Beautiful outfit looks! ❤️💗❤️


    Posted 4.1.18 Reply
  24. Daeyz wrote:

    Love the print of the skirt, and the details of the top really compliment it!

    xx, Daeyz

    Posted 4.1.18 Reply
  25. Jean, you look stunning, once again! Love the way the navy pencil skirt fits on you, you look like a power businesswoman! ❤️❤️

    Hope you’re having a lovely Easter! 🙂

    Posted 4.1.18 Reply

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