Once upon a time, full skirts were merely a thing of storybook princesses, but thanks to a more accessible shin-grazing length, the ladylike staple has become a wardrobe regular for fashion insiders (Eva Chen) and stylish celebrities (Jessica Alba). And it’s not just for evening! When worn with the right pieces, the full skirt can suit a variety of occasions, whether it’s for work or play.
4 Stylish Ways To Wear A Full Skirt This Week
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Keep reading to see four fresh ways to wear the look now—Prince Charming not included.
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On Miranda: Topshop skirt; Isabel Marant tank; Miu Miu sunglasses; Louis Vuitton bag; Alexander Wang heels.
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A fluid silk midi skirt quickly goes casual with the addition of a ribbed white tank and nude sandals. Just be sure to throw on a bright cross-body bag to complete your on-the-go look.
Drifter Aimee Tank Top ($70) in White
Topshop Cutabout Floral Print Maxi ($90) in Multi
Tory Burch Marion Small Cross Body Bag ($325) in Rouge Red
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On Lauren: Paper Crown skirt; Celine sunglasses; Cambridge Satchel Classic 11” Satchel ($145) in Nude.
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Play up the trend’s feminine look for an afternoon errand run with an elevated version of the denim skirt. Simple neutrals, like block-heel sandals and tortoise sunglasses, create a polished outcome.
Zara Denim Midi Skirt ($80) in Blue
Gucci Havana Square Vintage Style Sunglasses ($275) in Havana
Stuart Weitzman Solo Cork Heel Sandal ($325) in Natural
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On Jessica: Carolina Herrera skirt; Helmut Lang blazer; Brian Atwood Temptation Sandals ($439).
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To achieve a stylish and professional result during office hours, temper an abstract print with a tailored black blazer. Proportions are everything here; the jacket should hit at the natural waist or just below to create a flattering shape.
Reiss Sienna Contrast Lapel Blazer ($425) in Navy
Oscar de la Renta Full Printed Skirt ($1490) in Larimar White Silk Blend
Gianvito Rossi Plexy Suede Laser Pump ($650) in Spice
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A full skirt may read prim on its own, but throw in an unexpected material (leather) and a flirtatious element (tie-front top), and it can take on a completely different persona once the sun goes down. The finishing touch: unfussy, pointy-toe flats.
Equipment Diem Tie Front ($238) in Skyscraper Stars Print
River Island Black Coated Belted Full Skirt ($60) in Black
10 Crosby Derek Lam Audrey Loafer Flat ($295) in Bush/Black