How To Wear A Pink Leather Mini Skirt

Happy Friday! You may think that I should be wearing something green in today’s post, but sadly I did not plan that well this year. Truthfully I don’t own a lot of green unless you count my camo jacket and jeans (nooo, I do not wear them together and neither should you!), my cargo vest and a few other olive green pieces I have. I am excited though to tell you about this adorable pink leather mini skirt. I got this skirt for my birthday last year and have only worn it a few times, but that’s because it was too cold to wear without tights and on the days it wasn’t so cold, it wasn’t really appropriate to wear to work, being a mini skirt and all.

How To Wear A Pink Leather Mini Skirt | Style in a Small Town

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How To Wear A Pink Leather Mini Skirt | Style in a Small Town

How To Wear A Pink Leather Mini Skirt | Style in a Small Town

How To Wear A Pink Leather Mini Skirt | Style in a Small Town

At first, I was a little hesitant, wondering if at 33 years old, I was too old to be wearing a mini skirt. But the key to wearing one is to cover up more on top. I was not trying to look like Pretty Woman here, well not in her hooker scenes, anyways, so I wore a loose, oversized sweater with it, as opposed to something smaller and tighter.

You see, it’s all about balance. If you’re wearing less on the bottom, you need to wear more on the top. And vice versa. If you were wearing a tight fitting crop top, you would want more volume on the bottom, such as a pair of wide leg pants or flare jeans. Make sense?

Another key aspect of this skirt that doesn’t make me look like I should be standing on a corner is the fact that the cut of the skirt is more a-line than just short and straight. The leather also nicely transitions from winter into spring and is a great color that pairs well with a lot of other colors.

For another styling idea, my blogger babe, Shelby styled a similar pink leather skirt earlier this week on her blog, but she wore hers with an olive green cargo jacket. I never would’ve thought to wear those two together, but it looks really cool and she pulls it off flawlessly!

How To Wear A Pink Leather Mini Skirt | Style in a Small Town

How To Wear A Pink Leather Mini Skirt | Style in a Small Town

How To Wear A Pink Leather Mini Skirt | Style in a Small Town

How To Wear A Pink Leather Mini Skirt | Style in a Small Town

Skirt: Chicwish (on sale $45, love this one too!) // Sweater: Glik’s (similar here, here and here) // Boots: Steve Madden (40% off and under $90, identical ones, also on sale, less than $70!) // Clutch: Etsy (identical to this one) // Watch: Michael Kors (on sale!) // Bracelets: Alex and Ani 1, 2, 3, 4 // Sunnies: Ray-Ban

So now that you have these tips, are you brave enough to wear a mini skirt? How would you wear it?

What’s everyone doing this weekend for St. Patty’s day? I’m hanging out with some friends at their house tonight. The bars are going to be crazy, especially since it’s March Madness too and let’s be honest, this girl is not as young as I used to be. Crowded bars and green beer spilling everywhere just doesn’t sound as appealing as it once did! Lol

Well, whatever you do I hope you have a great weekend!

As always, thanks for reading!

xoxo, Hillary

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  • Deepti Karulkar

    I love everything about this skirt. Leather, check, pink check. Perfect transition for spring!

    I write Mademoiselle Meets Maquillage and Macaroons and I would love for you to give it a read, maybe we can follow each other’s blogs and social media?

    Deepti xx

    • Thank you so much, Deepti! xx

  • The Adored Life

    You are killing it in that outfit! That skirt was MADE for you!

    The Adored Life

    • You are the sweetest! Thank you, Alissa! xx

  • Shelby Skaggs

    I love this combo!


    • Thanks, Shelby! And thanks for inspiration on how to wear it another way, too! xx

  • You are ROCKING that pink skirt! Looking good!


    • Thank you so much, Kat! You’re so nice! xx

  • Annie Marie

    LOVE this look! That skirt is so cute with the burgundy sweater 🙂

  • love this color combo

    Simply Sutter

  • Sydney Power

    SO gorgeous babe! I am really trying to get a cute pink skirt into my closet!

    • Thank you so much, Sydney! I highly recommend this one! xx

  • Coco Cami

    This skirt is so stylish! Great post, thanks for sharing 🙂

    Camille xo

  • Adore this skirt! And I absolutely love the color combo. This entire look is so fab!


    • Thank you so much, Tristan! xx

  • Kelsey H

    You are killing it in this skirt!! I love how you styled it!!

    xo Kelsey |

    • Aww, thank you, Kelsey! xx

  • Lauryn Lasko

    I am so in love with your skirt.

    • It’s such a pretty blush color. You could wear it with almost anything! xx

  • This look is so cute. Love the prints mixed in!

    xo, Mallory |

  • I love the miniskirt with the OTK boots – you look amazing!!

    • Aw, thank you so much!! That’s so nice of you to say! 🙂 xx

  • You wear it so well! Love how you styled it. Happy weekend!

    • You’re so nice, Molly! Thank you! xx

  • Totally obsessed with this look!!! You are killin it in those boots… That skirt needs to be in my closet! Happy Friday!

    Brittany 😉

    • Thank you so much, Brittany! I highly recommend it! 🙂 xx

  • Nicole Leffew

    You crack me up! You don’t look like a hooker you look amazing! Love this skirt with the boots! And I didn’t wear green in my post today either lol

    • Haha aww, thanks, Nicole! 😉 xx

  • I am really loving how cute this outfit is! I can’t get enough of the pink skirt. Love how you paired it with the thigh high boots! 🙂

    xo, Chloe //

    • Thank you so much, Chloe! xx

  • This look is perfection Hillary! I adore the color palette and loving the cool boot boots and skirt. I’m not wearing green today either. It’s not my color. 🙂 Happy Saint Patrick’s Day my friend!

    • Thank you, Kathrine! 🙂 xx