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Dear Budget Fashionista
Last summer I stocked up on cute peasant skirts. They’re cute and flattering, but not as in style this season. Are there any ways I can accessorize or change my skirts to make them more on trend for this year?
A: Try pairing the skirt with a monochromatic top, one of the seasons’ wide belts (Forever 21, H&M, Deb, Mandees, Marshall’s, etc. all have versions of this belt) and this summer’s must have shoe—the espadrilles.
You can also add a little more color (beaded necklace, embroidered cotton top, chandelier earrings) and flare for more of a Mexican/Chicano influence (think brillant Mexican artist Frida Kahlo) than the boho influence of last summer.