The shirt can be of solid color, stripe, or plaid. Skirt, however, needs to be above the knee and opens like a little umbrella.
Basic style: Solid color for both shirt and skirt. Jean shirt is a versatile piece that goes with all short skirts.
Pair with white:
Red is always the most striking and visually satisfying to go with blue jean color:
The same color pairing principles apply to jean skirt too.
This Alexa Chung jean skirt tones down the girly flavor of this floral shirt:
To mix some flashy or floral into the pattern is perfectly fine. This earthy stripe with the big purse bespeaks a lady of a sophisticated elegance, even with skirt being a tad too short.
Victoria Backham is also in favor of this style
This A line leather skirt on Chiara Ferragni is the ultimate classy piece that looks great with even a pair of white sneakers.
Words of Caution: Finish the look with a pair of sneakers, flats, or platform heels. This look is all about energy and youth inspired vivaciousness, no clubbing. Pump heels or laced shoes are no no.
A more demanding match are among patterned shirts and skirts. When no solid color is involves it’s when real styling skills come into play. Such striped top and plaid bottom is a winner.
Coach 1941 2016 fall/winter collection has such style: the plaid and striped shirt and floral skirt are both feminine and edgy, especially paired with ankle boots.
The shirt short skirt pair is all good in the winter and spring time too, when covered with coat and jacket of various lengths.
And a short jacket no doubt fits perfect family.
A last word of caution: to achieve the best effects, you must have thin and straight legs, or have the Photoshop skills to make you legs look nice