Do You Wear Skirts As Dresses, and Vice Versa?

I do. It's a great budget-stretcher, for one--two outfits out of one piece. Take this Diane Von Furstenberg skirt I scored eons ago at one of the designer's storied sample sales.

For awhile I wore it as a knee-length skirt with little black tops, until I--and, no doubt, my poor friends and coworkers--got so bored of it that I briefly considered retiring it from my closet i.e. offloading it at designer resale. But then I had a genius idea: pull it up over my boobs and transform it into a mini tube dress. The "dress" version of the skirt looked fab with a v-neck black sweater shell and a wide belt. NB: I'd love to demonstrate this for you but, alas, since I am 33-weeks pregnant, the skirt is currently not even remotely decent or bum-covering in dress form.

That said, I'm loving how it's making a great third coming as a maternity skirt, thanks to its stretchy waistband and comfy silky fabric. While it's currently a wee bit shorter than it was pre-pregnancy, I'm looking forward to rocking it again in its other varieties--knee-length skirt, dress--after the baby.

So, what do you think? And do you have any items in your closet that multi-task as different items?

Talk about wardrobe functionality, check out how this fellow Glamour blogger turns a fancy dress into a serious everyday look.

by Jenny Feldman

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