Nantucket Style

Skirtin’ Around

by Sarah McNamara

Inspired by bold colors and playful patterns, Skirtin’ Around on Straight Wharf offers a fun and exciting line of clothing for women of all ages. Their pieces are comfortable, flattering, and easy to wear – perfect for slipping into on those occassions when you want to look polished and put together but don’t feel like fussing about what to put on. They stock dresses, tops, shorts, skirts, and coats in patterns from bright paisleys and lively florals to classic pinstripes and nautical navys. With these unique designs, you’ll be sure to look your best this summer on Nantucket.

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A few of the dresses in the Skirtin’ Around collection (l to r): their Boat Neck Dress in Green Acapulco, available in silk or knit prints; the sophisticated Contrast Dress in white with black trim, turquoise with green trim, or navy with red trim; the summer favorite Sleeveless Scoop Neck Dress shown in Pink Turks, available in a variety of patterns.

Lisa Barfuss, owner and designer, started Skirtin’ Around over 12 years ago when she began making skirts for herself and her close friends, using amazing and interesting fabrics. Demand quickly increased for her skirts and in 2000 she and her husband launched Skirtin’ Around, which has grown from one good skirt design into a complete clothing line for women. Today they have five signature stores on the East Coast, as well as products in over 350 retail stores worldwide.

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(l-r) Sandals from Italy to compelement the Skirtin’ Around line. A cool summer top in a fabulous print.

Be sure to visit one of the five of their signature stores, located at 2 Straight Wharf, next to Best of the Beach. They are open from 9am to 8pm seven days a week during the summer season.

Articles by Date from 2012