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pencil skirt

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a slim-fitting knee-length skirt with a straight cut
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pencil skirt

A very narrow straight skirt.
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MAXI: Vila stripe maxi skirt, was PS20, now PS16 at asos.com; jacket stylist's own | PENCIL: Shawl, PS8; white blouse, PS12; check flock pencil skirt, PS10; envelope clutch, PS10; T-bar court shoes, PS20; all Matalan, 0845 330 3330, www.matalan.co.uk | MINI: Jacquard mini skirt with front zip, PS35; top PS28; boots KG by Kurt Geiger PS160, all from asos.com | SKATER: Wolf sweater PS27.50, skater skirt PS35 from A/Wear, www.awear.com | ASYMMETRIC: Jumper PS22.99, asymmetric skirt PS19.99, heels PS19.99 all from New Look | A-LINE: Pink blouse, PS35; skirt, PS35; both Damart, 0871 423 0000, www.damart.co.uk | CHECK: Zip and sequin jumper PS28, giant check skirt PS35, oxblood bowler bag PS35, studded boots PS55 all from Dorothy Perkins
ASYMMETRIC: Jumper PS22.99, asymmetric skirt PS19.99, heels PS19.99 all from New Look | A-LINE: Pink blouse, PS35; skirt, PS35; both Damart, 0871 423 0000, www.damart.co.uk | CHECK: Zip and sequin jumper PS28, giant check skirt PS35, oxblood bowler bag PS35, studded boots PS55 all from Dorothy Perkins | MINI: Jacquard mini skirt with front zip, PS35; top PS28; boots KG by Kurt Geiger PS160, all from asos.com | SKATER: Wolf sweater PS27.50, skater skirt PS35 from A/Wear, www.awear.com | MAXI: Vila stripe maxi skirt, was PS20, now PS16 at asos.com; jacket stylist's own | PENCIL: Shawl, PS8; white blouse, PS12; check flock pencil skirt, PS10; envelope clutch, PS10; T-bar court shoes, PS20; all Matalan, 0845 330 3330, www.matalan.co.uk
Aknee–length pencil skirt is this season's sexy staple garment and can make anyone look and feel fashionable for autumn and winter.
TRY Coast Pinky jacket, pounds 125, and skirt, pounds 60; Marks and Spencer Per Una red suit jacket, pounds 75, and skirt, pounds 39.50; Crombie herringbone jacket, pounds 350, and pencil skirt pounds 125.
BHS red silk blouse pounds 22, Wallis pencil skirt pounds 35, Principles marquasite necklace pounds 15 and bracelet pounds 12 and New Look black leather gloves pounds 20; PICTURES BY LORETTA BRENNAN, STYLED BY ZOE CHAMBERLAIN, MODEL FAYE COTTON; Dorothy Perkins black and white striped top pounds 20 with black cropped trousers pounds 15, red 'croc leather' bag pounds 18, New Look red beret pounds 8 and red leather gloves pounds 18; Dorothy Perkins grey satin bodice top pounds 22, animal print belt pounds 10, Principles black hair clip pounds 12 with Wallis black pencil skirt pounds 35; Principles blue belted dress pounds 85 with silver marquasite necklace pounds 15 (shrug stylist's own)
The lace blouse is still going strong for autumn, and wearing it with a faux leather pencil skirt will give a contemporary, ladylike look.
ANDREA MCLEAN The Loose Women presenter, 46, teams her burgundy M&S pencil skirt with a pretty Closet London high neck blouse and heels.
Pink embellished dress, PS60, Next; jewel earrings, PS4.99, New Look Highlight an hourglass figure with a chic pencil skirt...
If Kim were to leave a legacy with the fashion industry, it would be her revival of the classic pencil skirt.
| ASYMMETRIC: Jumper PS22.99, asymmetric skirt PS19.99, heels PS19.99 all from New Look | A-LINE: Pink blouse, PS35; skirt, PS35; both Damart, 0871 423 0000, www.damart.co.uk | CHECK: Zip and sequin jumper PS28, giant check skirt PS35, oxblood bowler bag PS35, studded boots PS55 all from Dorothy Perkins | PENCIL: Shawl, PS8; white blouse, PS12; check flock pencil skirt, PS10; envelope clutch, PS10; T-bar court shoes, PS20; all Matalan, 0845 330 3330, www.matalan.co.uk | MAXI: Vila stripe maxi skirt, was PS20, now PS16 at asos.com; jacket stylist's own | MINI: Jacquard mini skirt with front zip, PS35; top PS28; boots KG by Kurt Geiger PS160, all from asos.com | SKATER: Wolf sweater PS27.50, skater skirt PS35 from A/Wear, www.awear.com
3D lace flower shift, PS54, asos.com; statement necklace, PS12.99, River Island | This floral print spaghetti strap vest shows off shapely shoulders and looks great tucked into a figure-hugging pencil skirt.
For a 50s feel, wear yours with a ladylike pencil skirt and pointed court shoes.