Sometimes shopping means buying things because they're just plain pretty. No, it might not be the most practical item, but look at it: It's the embellished pencil skirt of your dreams. These types of purchases can be tough to justify — that is, if you don't have an arsenal of styling tips to back up the splurge. So, we've put together a three-part cheat-sheet on how to wear your statement skirt week-round — from an office look to a cocktail party to a weekend hangout. Now it won't only look good in your closet, but it'll actually get mileage, too. Watch the vid below and let us know your favorite look.