The Finale

posted by on 2013.09.26, under Outfit Of The Day, Outfits







 Photography by Esther Jung

As glamorous as fashion week may seem, it is equally as draining. Usually by the 3rd or 4th day the fuel in the tank starts running quite low, so you can only imagine how it feels by the 7th straight day of  no sleep. The night before my last  day in NY, I was sitting in front of my closet, at The Royalton hotel, not having a clue what to wear to the Ralph Lauren show. There’s absolutely nothing more frustrating than attempting to style a look  when all you really want to do is cuddle up in bed & sleep.  I knew I wanted to wear this voluminous skirt, but finding the perfect pairing seemed impossible with my limited wardrobe that I brought to NY (this is why I NEVER travel light as seen HERE). My options were limited, and decided to move on to the only dress I hadn’t worn yet, but came to the conclusion that a mini backless dress was too casual to wear to a fabulous Ralph lauren show. It was then I realized I found my perfect pairing! I layered my voluminous skirt over this risque backless dress which ended up being my NYFW finale look.

I’ve always been drawn to voluminous pieces, especially skirts, but I find that they are not the easiest to work with. The key in pulling off  a voluminous circle skirt, such as this one HERE, HERE, & HERE, is to keep the top slim & fitted.

So i guess the moral of the story is don’t give up on something (or someone) that you love so much, in my case this grey skirt, think outside of the box until you find the perfect match!



SKIRT- similar one HEREHERE & HERE

DRESS (worn as a top) – Finders Keepers (Similar one HERE & HERE)

SHOES- Gianvito Rossi

Sunglasses- Celine (similar one HERE & HERE )

Rings- *Rue GemBon

Purse- Chanel (in RED)



Your outfits are getting more and more amazing! I love how you styled the skirt with layering it over a dress. I sometimes do that too. It really helps!

I just finished a sketch of you for this outfit! Not sure if you would get it through instagram as there are thousands of people tagging you all the time. I guess you can check @clothestomidnight

Love you Chriselle! Keep up the amazing videos and outfits!

Maggie ( October 1, 2013 at 7:33 PM )

So feminine and sophisticated! Love your style Chriselle, you are so nice and inspiring!

Milka ( September 30, 2013 at 1:52 AM )

I have been in the same place so many times. It is frustrating trying to style an outfit and you just don’t get any miracle inspiration. But what is more sad -and maybe more frustrating- is that you say you don’t travel light though you published a video on how to travel light is good and easy when you match the right clothes.

Anyways, I’m just looking at your blog and your videos and I like them. Just try to be more consistent with what you say and do.


Julia ( September 29, 2013 at 10:32 PM )

Beautiful skirt…and those shoes! Stunning!

Sonia ( September 29, 2013 at 9:02 PM )

The skirt is lovely!!!!… Perfect photos!!

Thefashiongals ( September 29, 2013 at 1:26 AM )
Anna ( September 28, 2013 at 4:34 AM )

Absolutely stunning skirt, love it!!

fashiondiariesbyk ( September 27, 2013 at 6:24 AM )

love the texture of the skirt. It keeps the volume even when your are just standing there.

Leticia ( September 27, 2013 at 5:35 AM )

The back of this dress is beautifully made.

Tra Mi ( September 27, 2013 at 4:55 AM )

Sorry but for me looks like the skirt is too big for you and the top (mini dress) is like a swimsuit :(

Virginia ( September 27, 2013 at 4:09 AM )

I love the ending of your post! you are so sweet<3
I have the same problems in the morning, trying to style up a piece that i really want to wear..but everytime i m stubborn about a piece of clothing, i just can t seem to find anything to match it with. But i will definitely follow ur advice from now on <3
Love this outfit and your fabulous blog

Simona Huidiu ( September 26, 2013 at 11:39 PM )

Absolutely love the skirt!!

xoxo, Diana

diana ( September 26, 2013 at 7:06 PM )

That skirt is amazing!!

Erica ( September 26, 2013 at 6:34 PM )

Please upload the first look of the first day, the one with the lace dress and thigh high boots <3

Victor ( September 26, 2013 at 2:58 PM )

i so love this outfit! it is super cute! :)

Dimitra ( September 26, 2013 at 1:31 PM )
Tamara ( September 26, 2013 at 1:15 PM )

I guess that’s the beauty of it and worth the sleepless nights. Outfit such as this beautiful skirt makes us think outside of the box and that’s when the magic happens and you tend to find a pairing that you would’ve never thought of putting together.

The skirt is such a statement piece and looks amazingly beautiful on you Chriselle.

Naaj Rona ( September 26, 2013 at 12:54 PM )

The dress is so fun and fluffy! Great contrast with the hugging top, love that the neckline is high ;)
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Tsangtastic by Jenny Tsang ( September 26, 2013 at 10:14 AM )

Very cool skirt!

Fashion Snag ( September 26, 2013 at 9:12 AM )

fantastic circle skirt!


monkeyshines ( September 26, 2013 at 8:52 AM )

I love the colors in this outfit, and I really like the circle skirt. I think it’s really flattering to all body types. Great outfit!
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Monique ( September 26, 2013 at 7:02 AM )

Amazing pictures!

♥ Oksana ♥ New post!

Oksana ( September 26, 2013 at 6:39 AM )
TERESA ( September 26, 2013 at 6:02 AM )

Beautiful outfit and photo!

Anisimeoku Dago ( September 26, 2013 at 5:24 AM )

Lovely outfit!!! and the photos are gorgeous!! what a magical place!


Valeria ( September 26, 2013 at 4:21 AM )

This is really beautiful! I have an incredibly nice skirt, very similar to what you’re wearing (very voluminous and I always have a hard time trying to style it because anything I pair it with makes me look chunky and BIG.

Thanks so much for the style tip!

Amy ( September 26, 2013 at 3:18 AM )


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