skater skirt outfit for school
 A few days after I came back from Seattle, I went to orientation for college! I was so nervous the days leading up to it because I'm really shy and I thought I would have a hard time putting myself out there, but I was actually able to make a lot of new friends. After the first 30 minutes of being there and talking to people, the fear just went away and now I'm even more excited to start school. (Ahhh move-in day is in a month!)

And Happy National Ice Cream Day! Hahahah I didn't eat any ice cream today, but I did eat ice cream three times yesterday (oops....) So I guess I celebrated national ice cream day eve!

tee, skirt: forever21//necklace:aeo//shoes:target
skater skirt outfit for school
skater skirt outfit for school
skater skirt outfit for school


  1. summer is flying by so fast, before we know it we'll be back in school. how exciting that you met a bunch of your future classmates!! :)
    p.s. love your outfit! especially the camo tee, you look amazing!

  2. You look gorgeous! Glad you had a great time at orientation, I was so nervous for mine too! But you're gonna have a great time at college! Best of luck Joyce <3


  3. I really love this outfit, especially your shoes! They're super cute and look really comfy as well!
    I have my orientation at the end of this month and I'm so excited!! I'm really shy as well, so I'm super nervous but I've heard they play a lot of "ice breaker" games, so hopefully I'll be able to make a lot of friends as well haha

  4. You look amazing Joyce! I did not know about Narionalmice cream day haha :))

  5. this orientation thingy sounds like a really cool event where to get to know new people and I'm glad you loved it. oh and I didn't know about the ice cream day! but I guess I celebrated it last week, haha.
    by the way, your simple outfit is something I also like. simple but still cool enough ;)

    Maikeni blogi - part of me

  6. Love the skirt!!! good luck in college!! ure gonna love it Joyce!!

  7. The camo tee looks adorable with the skater skirt! Happy to hear your orientation went well and you made some friends already :)

    The Tiny Heart

  8. awww starting college is soo exciting! I'm glad you had a good orientation :)
    You pull off that camo top so well. I love the tied-look. How did you tie your shirt? I wanted to try that the other day but I couldn't figure out how to do it haha ><

  9. Aww cute outfit!! :) You went to Seattle!! Hope you had lots of fun here.

    xo - Sheila

  10. haha, I'm with you there on ice cream day--I had ice cream the day before it, actually, when I was in Nashville with my parents and brother and his girlfriend. We al enjoyed it in the slightly hot day. ;)

    I love this skirt paired with your top. They were meant to be!

  11. Ha! three times! That's awesome, and I'm so glad you're excited about college, I'm excited that you're excited. Man, we've been blogger mates for ages, I can't believe you are going to college, how exciting!! :D I can't believe I have a business, how exciting! Man, time changes stuff! hahah, I love this grey skirt too Joyce :D

  12. This is such a cute outfit! And whaat, I never knew it was International Ice Cream Day... shame on me :( I'm so glad you had fun during your college orientation. I wish we could go to the same college- you seem like such a bright and cheerful person with such inspiring, on point outfits! X

    Chic Nikkie

  13. I'm so glad that you feel as though you made friends super quickly.. starting new places can always be a nerve-rattling time! This outfit is really flattering on you, the skater skirt is so cute.. I want it!!

    - I follow back on Bloglovin' -


  14. I had a very similar experience during my college orientation! I was (and still am) super shy so I thought I'd have zero fun...quite the opposite happened!
    Love the camo top and the necklace! You look great :)


  15. How exciting! College is both nerve-wracking and fun. I can't wait to hear all about it!

  16. Ohhh, you're going to do just fine in college Joyce, I know it!
    Who couldn't love you :D
    Plus, when you dress so stylishly, that'll always make people want to know more about you. Haha, love the combination of those sandals and skirt with the tough camo tee <3

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

  17. super cute look! i have those sandals too, and i just don't get tired of them. they literally go with everything!
    xo jac

  18. I love the way you styled the top, so perfect.

  19. You look so cute! I can't wait to hear all about your first days at college. That's going to be so exciting! I'm glad you're coming out of your shell and making friends already :)

  20. National ice cream day! What?! I need to eat some now in celebration of it. Even if it is belated. And how exciting, 1 month until you move into college! I'm sure you'll make even more friends and have an absolute blast. Good luck with it all Joyce


  21. It's so exciting to hear about your soon-to-be college experience; it's a nice reminder of the time I spent in college. And I can totally relate because I was shy at first, too. But isn't it nice how open everyone is to making new friends? I had found my best college friends on the very first day I moved into the dorms, and I have no doubt you'll find lifelong friends there, too. Life is fun like that sometimes :)
    Anyway, enough of me sounding like an old lady. Your outfit is so smart! I love its simplicity. You look chic as always, Joyce.
    A quick question about those sandals - are they comfortable to walk around in for long periods? I've been considering buying that exact pair because I need some comfy summer sandals that won't hurt after walking for a couple hours :) I'd love to get your insight before I take the plunge ;-)

    1. Hi Kym!

      I can walk with them for around 3 hours-ish. If I'm walking around in the city (with hills), I can't walk for too long (maybe an hour). But if I'm going shopping at the mall, I can wear them the whole time with no problem (4 hours). They are kind of like flip flops in that they don't really give too much support, but they aren't uncomfy. (As in they don't pinch my toes or ankles). But I still like them since they are so easy to slip on!

    2. I'm glad to hear that! Thank you so much for such a helpful and wonderfully detailed review :) Not pinching toes or ankles is pretty much exactly what I'm looking for. Lack of support I can handle. Blistered or cut up toes and ankles I cannot. ♥ ♥ ♥


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