Last Updated on 19th October 2013

A few months ago esteemed independent womenswear designer and our friend Kirsty Doyle asked us to pick a piece from her latest collection to style in an insider series for the label’s all-new e-commerce website – and today, the fruits of our labour are live to show you.

We chose the Marlena midi skirt, undoubtedly one of our favourite pieces from the collection, to style in a laid-back luxe look; the perfect understated alternative to glam after-dark dressing.

Here’s how we wore it, and how you can wear it too:

Kirsty Doyle Marlena skirt, £385,; Knitted boyfriend cardigan, £48, Topshop; 1971 Reiss Rosita bustier, £59, ASOS; Falke cable knit socks, £12,; Carvela Sophia boot, £160, Kurt Geiger.

Head over to to hear us explain our midi skirt styling in more detail – and if you like the Marlena skirt as much as us, this might just be your lucky day; one lucky reader could win their very own for Christmas! Stay tuned for details on how to enter this afternoon…

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