Tartan Pleated Midi Skirt

$62.00

Shipping to United States: Free

In the '90s, as a kid in elementary school, we loved going to everything "special" that took us out of our prison that we called Room 22. P.E with Mr. Torrence and Mr. Martens, a cartoonish duo where one teacher was thin and very tall, while the other, short and plump. Art class was our favorite, obviously. Hell, even going to the library was fun! That is, until it was time for music class with Mrs. Kerrod (name change to preserve her privacy). Forty five minutes of unending dread. As my mother kindly liked to remind me from time to time, "You're a dancer, NOT a singer", which wasn't a jab as much as a spoken truth. My vocal limitations were, and still are, much to be desired. Anyway, HATED music class, but fast forward twenty six years later, and I can still remember every lyric for our Earth Day assembly. What a foreign concept now, right? Taking all grades out of the classroom to celebrate and talk about our planet, instead of worrying about test scores?!?!?! The audacity. To remind students of the '1-2-3, Save A Tree' motto at the paper towel dispenser. Or, to reinforce the idea of conserving energy by turning off the lights when leaving a room. What happened to all of those relatively simple reminders that we grew up with and why aren't kids taught that anymore? Getting sidetracked.... Earth Day assembly. For the second graders, we performed a melody of hits including 'Step Lightly'. As an impressionable, young babe that cared (still cares) for Mother Earth, it truly spelled everything out for me. 'Step lightly on the face of the Earth/ No one cares if your footprints show your worth/ Step lightly/ Step lightly, oh/ Step lightly on the Earth/ Step lightly so that others can follow you'. I mean, why didn't someone win a Grammy for this carbon footprint awareness smash hit?

Every time something dreadful happens to our environment, I cringe until my internal second grade self grabs me by the hand and starts singing the song (singing internally, obviously, because...yikes. No one wants to hear that). It's both helpful and sad, all in the same breath. The entire West Coast is in flames right now and here in St. Louis, in the Midwest, our skies are filled with haze from the wildfires a thousand miles away. For me, it's ominous and terrifying, only leading one to wonder how much worse it is for our friends in the Golden State. My little eight year old self is screaming, "Global warming is real", then starts crying because that's who she is.

Over here at Sequin Whore, please know that we have the planet in mind, ALWAYS. Waste less, recycle more, and while we know that there is always more work to be done, we truly believe in providing you with fantastic secondhand pieces that make you feel flawless AF, without harming our only home.

We didn't go to a private school growing up, nor had to wear a uniform, but this lil' pleated number would have channeled some serious vibes. Featuring:
✶Tartan Plaid midweight wool in bright Red, Black, Navy, and Green
✶A- Line silhouette with 2" knife pleats
✶Sidewaist zipper with black button at waistband
✶100% Pure New Wool. Lining: 100% Polyester

✩MEASUREMENTS
Size: 6 (Would fit best on a Small or Medium)
Waist: 26"
Hip: 36"
Total Length: 30 5/8"

✶CONDITION: Very Good: used, with very minor flaws, no repairs are necessary.
Normal light wear. Mark near zipper at wearer L backside.
(She's clean and ready to karaoke to Don't Speak by No Doubt).

✩CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Dry clean only.

✶FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING
Only applicable to the US.


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✩All orders will be processed after payment is accepted. Sequin Whore accepts all major credit cards through Etsy Direct Checkout and Paypal. Etsy keeps payment information secure and credit card information is never divulged to shop owners.

✩You may cancel your order up to 24 hours after you hit THE BUTTON. (We get it, sometimes buyer's remorse is way too real).

Shipping from United States

Sequin Whore offers domestic and international shipping with insurance of $100 on all orders. Sequin Whore is not responsible for any lost or stolen packages.

✩DOMESTIC SHIPPING

Once payment is received, Sequin Whore ships all items within 1-3 business days via USPS Priority Mail, unless otherwise requested, and typically takes 2-3 days to arrive at your doorstep.

Sequin Whore is not responsible for any shipping delays on USPS' part.

✩INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

Priority Mail International is offered for all orders outside of the U.S. Please contact Sequin Whore for a direct quote to your country. On international shipping, please allow for a 2-6 week delivery time. Sequin Whore is not responsible for customs delays.

Buyer is responsible for all standard customs and duty fees. These fees are in no way, shape, or form reflective of Sequin Whore. Here's a duty calculator for you because, we're like, soo thoughtful. http://www.simplyduty.com

Refunds

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept cancellations

Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase

I don't accept returns or exchanges

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Returns and exchange details

✩Shopping is kind of like Tinder. You have to look over all of the photos, details, measurements, and terrible music tastes, before you make THE COMMITMENT. All sales are final.

✩Sequin Whore vintage items are previously worn and loved with a story to tell. The pieces are hand chosen with attention to condition, quality, hand, construction, and fit. Before the article is given a stamp of approval for saleability, it is carefully looked over for flaws and imperfections. Any inadequacies are reflected in the condition portion of the lisiting description. However, despite the best efforts and most thorough eye, it is possible that a slight blemish may have been overlooked. Refunds will only be explored if a piece has been widely misrepresented. (Whoosh, what a mouthful that was).

✩If a refund is deemed appropriate for vintage purchases, the buyer is responsible for return shipping. Returned merchandise is expected to be postmarked within 2 days of it's arrival date and in the condition it was in when sold. If additional damage has been done to the item upon return, buyer will be responsible for cost of loss in value. In such case, the buyer will be contacted before any proceedings take place. Monetary refunds may take up on 7 business days depending on bank processing.

✩Refunds will not be offered for sizing issues in vintage purchases. Sequin Whore offers garment measurements in listing descriptions and will happily work alongside you if additional information is needed. (Pinky promise, we will get through it together).

✩Color may vary with different monitor and resolution settings. For this reason, returns are not accepted for reasons to do with color. If you need to match color for fabric purchases, please request a $1.75 sample. Samples are put in an envelope and shipped USPS. (If there is any doubt or worry about color, please, please, PLEASE request a sample).

✩Custom cuts for fabric purchases are non-refundable.

✩Exchanges are offered on a case by case basis.

Additional

Sequin Whore follows the guidelines below for all vintage item condition listing descriptions.

✶Perfect: as new, flawless, pristine condition with no indications of wear.
(She's clean and ready to go out on the town).
✶Excellent: used, light wear, no noticeable flaws.
(She's clean and ready to dance).
✶Very Good: used, with very minor flaws, no repairs are necessary.
(She's clean and ready to karaoke to Don't Speak by No Doubt).
✶Good: visible wear, minor flaws, optional repairs needed.
(She's clean and ready to go to the movies).
✶Fair: numerous flaws, repairs needed, fragile.
(She's clean but going to her best friend's house for a girl's night in).
✶Poor: extensive damage, for display, costume, or pattern use only.
(She hasn't showered in days, maybe years, and is staying in).

✩All dimensions for vintage wears are measured edge to edge with the garment laying on a flat surface then doubled. Measurements will include Bust, Waist, Hip, Total Length, and Sleeve Length (if required). If you would like to have additional measurements of the piece, please message Sequin Whore and we will promptly get you the desired information.

✩Garment measurements provided do not allow for wearer's ease. Please allow 1" in coordinance with wearer's measurements. If you are completely confused and are like, "Girl, I don't know if this is going to fit me", please contact us with your measurements so we can help you out.

✩All fabric purchases require a 1 yard minimum. No exceptions.

✩Sequin Whore provides custom cut and wholesale pricing on fabric orders. If you need more than the advertised yardage, please contact us to check for stock availability. (The odds are probably in your favor).

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