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October 17, 2017
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Grey knits are versatile, comfortable and stylish. A cardigan, sweater, skirt or dress; grey knit wear can be easily dressed up or down. I decided to dress these pieces up a bit and here is another favorite grey knit style of mine.

When I was younger I remember someone telling me woman over 30 shouldn’t wear short skirts. And at my tender age that made complete sense, I mean 30 was like dirt old…  Now as 30 is excitingly creeping around the corner and I am pushing a baby stroller I find myself wondering how short is too short?

When Kim K. was kept posing naked after she had North, the first cries were from people saying… “…but she’s a mom” so is the 30 Rule overshadowed by the Baby Rule?

I have no clue y’all.

Can I just be great in my mini skirt and knee high boots?

What is the other rule? Show your legs cover up your boobs and vice versa.

Oh, rules are meant to be bent a little.

grey-knit-set-skirt-outfit-fall-fashion I have for the most part retired this sexy grey knit outfit I wore to Art Basel a couple of years ago but today the skirt came out of retirement.

Grey Knit might as well be considered my sweat pants. I am trying to live in knits for the rest of the year. I want knit blankets and sweaters. Just give me it all! grey-knit-set-skirt-outfit-fall-fashion

grey-knit-set-skirt-outfit-fall-fashion So, while this look comes off as a bit done up, it is so comfortable. The shirt is loose and light but warm enough and while the skirt is on the shorter side it does not ride up.

Beware of fabrics on skirts that roll up as you walk because you will be pulling at it and adjusting all day.

grey-knit-set-skirt-outfit-fall-fashion These Strategia boots are my all time favorite so get used to seeing them a lot this fall and winter. They are on the expensive side but this a worthy splurge.

I got these for Christmas while I was pregnant and wanted sexy shoes that I could run errands in after my pregnancy. A shoe that is sexy and practical is worth the splurge because they are unicorns! grey-knit-set-skirt-outfit-fall-fashion

My Styling Tips:

  • For skirts or dresses choose a fabric that is tightly knitted and has a bit of weight to it (feels heavy) so that it will not loose its shape as you wear it and it will not ride up as you move.
  • Knit tops should flow, they look best when they move away from the body, when selecting a size stay true to your size unless otherwise noted, they are usually cut a bit large.
  • Knitted cardigans in grey are perfect for all seasons and adding in a print will only add to the styling possibilities.

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So let me know, are you a fashion rule follower? What is the most ridiculous rule you know? No white after labor day? No faded colors. No black with blue? 

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  • rosesrooftop@gmail.com'
    Reply Rosanna October 17, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    What great styling and wonderful pictures too!
    Have a lovely day 🙂
    Rosanna x
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    Reply Lindsey Puls October 17, 2017 at 5:25 pm

    What a gorgeous outfit! I just love your boots! Fabulous tips as well. 🙂

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    Reply Rena October 17, 2017 at 9:41 pm

    Thanks for sharing the great ideas!
    Many thanks for your kind comment on my blog. Do you want to follow each other?
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    Reply Missy May October 17, 2017 at 10:13 pm

    I like the styling and I must say, “you look sexy mami!” I love when my yummy mummies look good. Thanks for the tips.

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    Reply Shireen L. Platt October 18, 2017 at 1:52 am

    I think everyone should dress, do and be who and however they want as long as they are not harming anyone including themselves. You look amazing!
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    Reply Doreen's Style Diary October 18, 2017 at 5:28 am

    Grey knits are my favorite things to wear in fall/winter. Love these tall boots.
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    Reply JOURNAL OF STYLE October 18, 2017 at 12:04 pm

    Love the layered look Falasha! Great styling!

    xoxo Ira
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  • alyssa@stylevanity.com'
    Reply Alyssa October 18, 2017 at 4:05 pm

    That’s a very chic look and I love how you styled it with that statement necklace 🙂

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    Reply Lizzy October 18, 2017 at 4:07 pm

    Fabulous look, Falasha! 🙂 You do casual chic well! I love grey knits as well. They are so comfy!

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    Reply E. October 18, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    That’s the perfect way to wear a grey sweater. Just love it.
    Kisses,
    E.
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    Reply Demondi October 18, 2017 at 7:07 pm

    Perfect outfit.
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    Reply Jessi Malay October 18, 2017 at 10:35 pm

    Girl you still look amazing, so you do you! Love your outfit, so cute <3

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    Reply Valerie October 19, 2017 at 12:50 am

    This outfit is beautiful! I love how you styled it!

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  • rachelholliday@hotmail.co.uk'
    Reply Rachel Holliday October 19, 2017 at 5:02 am

    Yessss you are rocking this mini knit skirt 🙂 I love how you’ve styled it and all of your tips are spot on

    Rachel ❤
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    Reply Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom October 19, 2017 at 5:04 am

    I’ve been looking for a pair of OTK boots and love yours! This grey dress is so pretty on you!

    Carrie
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    Reply blogoratti October 19, 2017 at 10:35 am

    Great thoughts and look, very elegant. Greetings to you and best wishes.

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    Reply Allie Mackin October 19, 2017 at 5:21 pm

    Oh all these rule are so ridiculous. And you went to Art Basel how cool, I use to work for the publisher of the magazine they put out, I never worked on this title but my coworker did, she does an amazing job. And this all grey look is perfect for fall. I am a big fan of grey. Love your photos.

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    Reply Elise October 19, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    Beautiful!! Love this entire look! I wish I could have looked so fabulous pushing a baby carriage!

    xx, Elise
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    Reply Laura Mitbrodt October 20, 2017 at 12:59 am

    your necklace is so pretty, love this outfit
    xo

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    Reply Maria | Short Girl Long Jacket October 20, 2017 at 1:07 am

    Love this outfit, it looks so good with the OTK boots! I used to pay attention to rules a lot but I think ever since we started wearing sneakers with dresses they’ve pretty much become irrelevant. But I do like to make sure my mini skirts cover my bum decently haha.

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    Reply Shauna October 20, 2017 at 2:57 am

    I love that necklace! SO stunning!

    Shauna

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    Reply Rita Gallech October 20, 2017 at 4:38 am

    Loved the outfit!
    Bisous

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  • Kristie@bluelabelsboutique.com'
    Reply Kristie October 20, 2017 at 4:39 am

    You’re right…rules are meant to be broken. Looking good!

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    Reply Lashout October 20, 2017 at 8:39 am

    Love your boots! I love this kind of grey from your outfit

  • demilade.aina@yahoo.com'
    Reply Demilade October 20, 2017 at 11:22 am

    This is such a great outfit, loving the grey knitwear paired with the boots. The very first picture of you with the stroller is so cute! xx
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    Reply Marisa Raquel Rocha Fonseca October 20, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    The outfit is nice and you look great! xx
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  • bojana_dautbegovic@hotmail.com'
    Reply Bojana October 20, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    Fashion rules are meant to be broken. You look great and as long as you feel great about yourself then you keep wearing whatever accomplishes that. I am now 35 and the older I get the easier it is for me to go with the flow of what feels right for me, rather then what everyone else says is right. I just posted on wearing a white dress for fall (breaking the labour day rule). 🙂

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  • margot.richomme@hotmail.fr'
    Reply Margot October 20, 2017 at 5:33 pm

    I love the grey shades in your outfit.
    xx,
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    Reply Anastasia Burmistrova October 21, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    So stylish look!

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    Reply Simone October 23, 2017 at 9:28 pm

    Your wear that grey knit perfectly! So stylish and sexy, love your look. Have a good week

    xx Simone
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    Reply Julie October 24, 2017 at 8:47 am

    Wonderful outfit! Love your style! Very nice pictures! Have a great day my dear!
    Best,
    Julie
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    Reply Lily of Nigeria October 27, 2017 at 11:39 pm

    I keep to some of the fashion rules and break some ridiculous ones. You rocked this outfit 100%. I remember some of the critics that clawed Kim for her choices after she had North. It’s sad how society places some of these obnoxious rules for women. Btw, Mini skirts that roll up are a complete nightmare to me, the thought of all that adjusting throughout the day wears me out.
    I can’t wait to see how you style these boots in future posts.
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