How To Rock A Pencil Skirt Out Of The Office

If the idea of a "pencil skirt" conjures up as much inspiration as "day-old noodles," you're not alone. In the realm of clothing items, the lowly pencil skirt has been relegated to the back of the line, only making appearances in fluorescent-lit office spaces, recruiting conventions, and other "business casual" functions. No more, we say. When worn right, the pencil skirt can be one of the sexiest pieces around (two words: Joan Holloway), and a truly versatile piece that can make casual outfits more fancy, and fancy outfits more imaginative. Here are seven ways to make a pencil skirt feel anything other than your office dress code jacket.