Pencil Lead Skirt
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Pencil Lead Skirt

£65.00

Petite

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100% Linen

The essential linen skirt for summer. Falling to the ankle in relaxed straight shape, this garment-dyed linen skirt cool and comfortable when the temperature rises. It's finished with angled side pockets and two back pockets. It has a concealed side zip, elasticated back waist for a perfect fit and belt loops with removable waist tie. This versatile, easy-to-wear skirt goes well with just about anything - great for a capsule wardrobe or holiday packing.

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Mixed feelings

Decent skirt and the quality seems good but haven’t actually worn or washed it yet so we’ll see. Delighted with the length of the petite version being only 5’4” but I am a disappointed with colour. Hoping it would be more grey than it is. To me a dark night is not really so navy blue.

Posted by  •  11th May 2019

Comments:

Hi Jane
Thank you for your review. We're sorry that the colour wasn't perfect for you this time.
As always, if you're not entirely happy with it, just pop it back to using your free post label and we'll arrange a prompt refund.
Best wishes,
Seasalt


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Fabulous skirt

Love the length, cut and drape of this stylish skirt. Perfect weight for spring pared with stripy tops or cotton blouse and summer with strappy vests and prints.
I bought the dark blue as I can pair it with anything but agree with other reviewers that the other colours are very wearable.
The size is true and at 5' 6 the regular is to my mid calf. Love it

Posted by  •  9th May 2019

Fit: True to Size 
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Pencil lead skirt

Loved this verse coloured pencil skirt and ordered petite length as I am 5ft 4ins and always have to shorten the longer length that I prefer . I could not find the length on chart but understood it would be in proportion to size . I have had to shorten the skirt by several inches and had hoped it would have been shorter with exact length given .

Posted by  •  8th May 2019

Comments:

Hi Marianna
Thank you for your review of the Pencil Lead Skirt but I'm sorry to hear that the fit wasn't perfect for you this time. We're really sorry the measurements for the Petite range are not available online at the moment, but we'll be sure to pass your feedback on.
Meanwhile, our customer service team would be pleased to help with specific Petite sizing queries. Call 01326 640075 or hop onto a chat at www.seasaltcornwall.co.uk
Best wishes
Seasalt






Fit: True to Size 
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Lovely Linen Skirt

Lovely linen skirt that's soft, light, and breezy. Definitely a wardrobe staple! The forgiving elastic waistband is appreciated as it makes it more comfortable to wear all day long and the length is just right (I'm just under 5'4 and went with the regular size). The belt really only works if you are tucking in a t-shirt or blouse as it makes your top bulge out otherwise. Easy fix as I just remove it when not needed. I went with colour Dark Night as it will take me from spring into summer and even into early autumn, and am now considering getting the Verte as well.

Posted by  •  5th May 2019

Fit: True to Size 
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cool skirt

This is a good streamlined shape, neither bigger nor smaller than expected except that it is long; I'm 5'7" and most unusually would consider petite if ordering again (rather wish I'd chosen the red version instead of dark blue). The belt adds a welcome extra touch. I like the modest front slit too though must be careful not to stride too wide and tear it. The dark blue is a neutral that looks good with most tops. The colour did not run in the wash.

Posted by  •  3rd May 2019

Fit: True to Size 
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Dry elegant

Bought this skirt in red, this year as I already have one in this style from last year. Great length for me as I then don’t need to wear tights.

Posted by  •  1st May 2019

Fit: True to Size 
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Perfect

What a great skirt! I’m 5ft 3” and the petite sizing is a perfect length for me, thanks for including this size. The colour and fit are both perfect. I know that I will wear this skirt a lot. It is lightweight for spring/summer and could be worn with tights and boots in the colder seasons.

Posted by  •  28th April 2019

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Linen skirt

I love this skirt. The colour is beautiful and I love the length of it. Perfect to dress up or down. The sizing did come up a little big so I had to go down a size...but when is that ever bad?!!

Posted by  •  26th April 2019

Fit: Small Fit
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Lovely colour and style

i loved the colour and style of this skirt but sadly I had to send the skirt back. It was much to tight even though I ordered my usual size. I find seasalt skirts are usually perfect on the hips but rather large on the waist but with this skirt I could hardely get it over my my hips. this may be because of the straighter cut. I am a pear shape. I have ordered a fuller linen skirt in the same colour instead.

Posted by  •  24th April 2019

Comments:

Thanks for your review, I hope the alternative linen skirt will be a perfect fit for you. If it helps, we also list detailed measurements on the size guide next to each garment, or if you prefer, our customer service team would be pleased to help with specific sizing queries. Call 01326 640075 or hop onto a chat at www.seasaltcornwall.co.uk


Fit: True to Size 
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Great skirt

Not washed yet but this skirt is a gorgeous red, not too tomato! Pockets on the back very useful and good length. However, like a previous reviewer I do not think the belt was necessary.

Posted by  •  23rd April 2019

Comments:

Thanks for your review and comments, I'll pass this to the design team for their consideration.

Fit: True to Size 
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Perfect summer skirt

Really good quality product as always, exactly as described in the catalogue. Rather long for a 5'6" person. Will have to take it up. Think the belt is unnecessary. Very pleased all round. Perfect for my holidays!

Posted by  •  22nd April 2019

Comments:

Dear Grandma x 5
Thanks for your review of the Pencil Lead Skirt; sorry that the length wasn't perfect for you this time; this item does come in a Petite length which might be better for you in this longer item https://www.seasaltcornwall.co.uk/clothing/womens-petite-clothing
If it helps, we list detailed measurements on the tab next to each garment, or if you prefer, our customer service team would be pleased to help with specific sizing queries. Call 01326 640075 or hop onto a chat at www.seasaltcornwall.co.uk
Best wishes
Seasalt

Fit: True to Size 
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Linen skirt

I bought this elegant red skirt in petit fitting,size 10-I am 5` 4" tall .I.t fits perfectly and is a pleasure to wear.

Posted by  •  21st April 2019

Fit: True to Size 
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Lovely skirt

Great skirt - nice long length, well cut, quite generous sizing. Great for the warmer weather (if that hasn’t just jinxed summer!).

Posted by  •  20th April 2019

Fit: Bigger Fit
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Pencil Lead Skirt in Dark Night

A nice change to have a longer length skirt in a comfortable fabric. Unusually for Seasalt skirts, this one comes up a little big.

Posted by  •  17th April 2019

Comments:

Thanks for your review and sizing feedback.

Best wishes

Seasalt


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Lovely skirt

Chosen because of the colour - lovely bright red - looks great with a black skinny sweater or vest top and heels.

Posted by  •  14th April 2019

Fit: True to Size 
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Lovely colour

I have got great wear from this serviceable skirt in another colour. Delighted to see this lovely dark green on offer this season.

Posted by  •  27th March 2019

Fit: True to Size 
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Lovely Linen

I loved the colour, the cut and the fabric of this skirt. It's comfortable, soft and looks great.
At 5'6'' the regular came almost to my ankles and I am happy with that. My small niggle is with the fabric belt, that adds nothing to the skirt and is a bit annoying along with the side zip. Luckily it is removable and I took it out.

Posted by  •  25th March 2019

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Elegant skirt

This is almost everything I could want in a linen skirt. It’s soft, sleek, elegant and comfortable. I wish it was available in size 6 Regular instead of only Petite, as it’s a couple of inches shorter than I would have liked. Seasalt, please could we have the size 6s in your Petite range available Regular length?

Posted by  •  17th March 2019

Fit: True to Size 
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Colour run!

This is a good quality comfortable skirt with the perfect (for me), length. My only complaint is the colour run. I only wash it by hand but the colour of the washing water is that of deep red wine (aubergine originally)!

Posted by  •  6th August 2018

Comments:

Dear Labs,

Thanks for your review of the Pencil Lead Skirt; sorry to hear you have experience an issue with colour run. Should you wish to discuss further, please call our friendly customer service team on 01326 640075 or pop onto Live Chat on our website at www.seasaltcornwall.co.uk, where we’d be happy to give further information.

Best wishes, Seasalt



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Loved but no longer

I adored this skirt and had worn it about 7 times when the split at the front went while I was at work today. It is now unwearable and I am a bit sad about it. For reference I was jus squatting down when it happened (not doing gymnastics!)

Posted by  •  1st August 2018

Comments:

Dear Moonspangle,
Thank you for your review of the Pencil Lead Skirt. This certainly doesn’t sound up to our usual high standard. One of our Customer Service Team will be in touch with you very shortly.
Best wishes, Seasalt.



Fit: True to Size 
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the perfect skirt for holidays and hot weather

I bought this skirt to take on holiday and it was perfect. Comfortable for walking around doing touristy stuff in the day, and long and elegant for evenings. It is made from a really nice weight linen that kept me cool and didn't crease too much. My favourite purchase this year by a mile.

Posted by  •  28th July 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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nice and flattering

Nice skirt, pitty the hellebore size 18 was smaller than the dark night one, Had to send it back. If you doubt the size than take the small one. It also gets wider? while wearing.

Posted by  •  24th July 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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Excellent quality

I sent for a size 18 which proved to be too big, but rather than send it back and find 16 had gone, I took it to be professionally altered. It is now perfect. The linen is beautifully heavy and colour goes with everything. The only reason I'm not giving the full 5 anchors is that the skirt was much bigger than the usual 18.

Posted by  •  24th July 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Lovely comfy skirt

I love linen and i love this skirt , looks great on and so very comfortable. Good length on me (5"8). i think this will be making a regular appearance throughout the summer and might try it with boots as the days get colder.

Posted by  •  16th July 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Very good smart-casual choice

To be honest these are rather big in the waist but I forgive them that because they are a really good option to have in the wardrobe. They can be dressed up with a linen blouse but also go well with a T-shirt. They are cool in the heat and work well in cooler weather with a soft jacket. I have found that they get softer and improve with washing although it is worth adding a 'colour catcher' as even on a gentle 30 they give some colour.

Posted by  •  11th July 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Fabulous skirt

Love this skirt, was disappointed as the navy want left in my size and I wanted both..... absolutely love it. Great shape, well fitting, love the pockets on the back and the way it hangs.... well done white stuff and more sizes please 😍

Posted by  •  8th July 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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Flattering fit

Lovely skirt and enjoy midi length. I had to return a 20 and an 18 as size was big. Hope you will have more elastic waist garments and more plus sizes in midi length.

Posted by  •  3rd July 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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Lovely linen in lovely colours, and a fab style but ....

it's too big again! I've really like the linen pieces this year, and I'm usually a size 8 in Seasalt, and 5'7' but this was huge, I imagine on someone of 5'3' it would swamp them. I do feel Seasalt could cater a bit more to those of us who are smaller sizes, I know size 6 is being stocked in some styles but there's 4 linen pieces I loved (a dress/3 skirts) and would have bought but there just simply wasn't a small enough size.

Posted by  •  25th June 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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This skirt goes anywhere!

I love this skirt. The quality, length, cut and colours are perfect. I can trundle round the shops in it and also wear it to dine out in. I feel smart in it. It does come up rather larger than my usual size. I am a 14 but only needed a 12 - a first for me as I usually go up a size not down. What I love about Seasalt is that the shop is full of clothes made from natural fibres. There is no horrible polyester to be found anywhere. Our local shop has been a revelation as I thought the Seasalt range was quite small until the shop opened. Staff are so incredibly obliging and will run back and forth with different sizes. Nothing is too much trouble. I bought this skirt in blue and then ordered a second one in red. Thank you Seasalt for being the best skirt maker on the High Street!

Posted by  •  22nd June 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Skirt

Very pleased with both skirts very comfortable and size was a good fit

Posted by  •  5th June 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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Great style and shape

This skirt would be perfect if it was true to size. Annoyingly it is too big and size 12 had sold out within a very short time. I have kept it as I like it so much and am trying to boil wash to shrink it. It would be great if it was a charcoal black instead of dark indigo colour. Luckily it is not navy as described by one review, as to me navy is a vile and frumpy colour for a long skirt. Please make them in true size, and in black or dark grey, and now you know they are so popular please make enough to last more than 2 weeks of sales!

Posted by  •  30th May 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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Classic, well cut and cool

I love this skirt! I could be tempted to buy one in each colour. It is well cut and very flattering in, size 16. The linen is cool and good quality. Thankyou for doing it in a longer length - we don't all have good legs! I like the slightly flexible panels on the waist band but they don't look like an elasticated waist.
With a jacket and nice shoes it looks smart but equally with a casual top and sandals it is cool and casual. I will be living in this skirt and it will form the basis of a capsule wardrobe. Thankyou Seasalt.

Posted by  •  21st May 2018

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1st purchase

Love, love, love this skirt! Great quality linen more colours please! Love your plus range! Keep it coming please. Only disappointment was that I also ordered some fab shoes in wide fittting but sadly not wide enough!

Posted by  •  14th May 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Lovely quality skirt

Lovely colour (dark night), quality linen and longer length make it ideal for smart(ish) or casual wear. Once again, a great Seasalt item.

Posted by  •  12th May 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Perfect length

Love it. Love the colour, the quality and comfort.

Posted by  •  11th May 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Nice red

I ordered the red size 14. It fit me well, however I had to return as the skirt is too tight around my knees. I live in the country and have a 4x4, suddenly realised I would not be able to get in it wearing this skirt. Sadly does not fit my lifestyle.

Posted by  •  10th May 2018

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Great skirt.

Really nice. I was worried about the slit and hips from previous reviews, but both are fine - no reveal and not really any extra volume at hips. . I did opt for a size down.
Might now be tempted buy the red one.

Posted by  •  9th May 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Lovely

Very comfortable and a good length

Posted by  •  9th May 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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Very satisfied

Sent for a number of items for myself and a friend and we are delighted with the quality of fabric and style and the excellent speed of confirmation of returns and credits and the very helpful phone calls.
Apart from the skirt, all other items were true to size. But the skirts were quite large and instead of a 16 for me and a 14 for my friend we ended up with a 12 for myself and a 10 . Also the concealed zips were quite difficult to use , but have solved that with a hook and eye at the top and running a lead pencil up and down the zip!!!! we love them!!!
I think you may have a problem in your shops with customers trying them on.

Posted by  •  7th May 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Love this skirt

Nice neutral red, very useful colour, great fit with ease, just the right length at 5'9" and slit perfect. Very comfortable. More slimming looking than I thought it might be in size 16. Versatile style.

Posted by  •  3rd May 2018

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Loverly skirt pencil lead

I’ve brought the navy and the jam colours, very generous sizing, great length I’m 5’7” did stick out on hips but after giving them a wash and some softener there fine now , I’ve dressed them up and down, Loverly

Posted by  •  3rd May 2018

Fit: Small Fit
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Not good for curves

Interesting comment below about too big on hips as the navy and the red I ordered were too tight on my hips when sitting down... so I thing it’s one of those with linen you just have to try on! Lovely fabric, split a bit high for modesty but I’m 6ft! Sadly had to return

Posted by  •  26th April 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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Pencil lead skirt size 14

Skirt very nice material and length, waist just right, but skirt sticks out on hips and looks too wide.

Posted by  •  22nd April 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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Lovely skirt but rather long!

Bought the dark night skirt in both 16 & 18. The colour is very dark, almost black & the fit is very generous. I usually wear an 18 however I was able to slip on the 16 before realising that there is a side zip that I didn’t need to use! I eventually returned both skirts as they are rather long and make me look a bit frumpy, I am 5’7”. I have since purchased another Seasalt skirt that is shorter & more suitable for a summer holiday.

Posted by  •  21st April 2018

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Lovely Skirt

Great skirt in brilliant Seasalt linen. Easy to wear - casual yet easy to dress up too. Love it!

Posted by  •  18th April 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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sad there is no size 6

Wish there was a size 6 for this skirt. I really love it, but size 8 is slightly loose on my waist (24"). I kept the skirt despite this tiny drawback, as I hope the linen will shrink after washing.
The quality and style of the garment are superb, and the colour (Hellebore) is as in the picture.

Posted by  •  9th April 2018

Fit: Bigger Fit
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Lovely skirt

I'm really pleased with my skirt. I'm just waiting for some sunny days to wear it with one of Seasalts new tee shirts.. I must say that it was big. I am a "good" 12 and found I had to take it back and exchange it for a 10.

Posted by  •  4th April 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Very stylish skirt

I would highly recommend this summer skirt. It is exactly what I expected and the colour (navy) is very true. It's a good, long length which is often difficult to find so although I don't really need another skirt (!) I decided to snap this up. I'm so glad I did.

Posted by  •  31st March 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Perfect skirt

I would give this 10 stars if I could. I already have one and have ordered the other colour too. I can honestly say this is the best skirt you have produced , it is elegant and simple , and even though I don't need the elasicated waist it is genius as it makes it so comfy. At long last a skirt that is the perfect length , I am 5 ft 9

Posted by  •  30th March 2018

Fit: True to Size 
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Pencil Lead Skirt - Hellebore

What a gorgeous skirt! I love the style, material and colour - another Seasalt classic.

Posted by  •  18th March 2018

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