For your rendezvous, make sure you stand out in a statement skirt, such as this graphic-print pencil version. Tough elements — like a moto jacket and towering, buckled sandals — keep the conservative skirt silhouette from looking too prim, while a crimson lip and electric-yellow clutch add a necessary pop.
French Connection Galaxy Collarless Biker Jacket, $218, available at French Connection; H&M Lace Top, $12.95, available at H&M; Zara Basic Clutch Bag, $19.90, available at Zara; Lancôme "Rouge In Love Tonight Is My Night" Lipstick in Rouge Valentine, $26, available at Nordstrom; Peter Pilotto Cleo Print Pencil Skirt, $910, available at Hu's Wear (2906 M Street NW; 202-342-2020); ALDO Rosetta Sandal, $120, available at ALDO.
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