This Is the Skirt Style Every Fashion Girl Will Be Wearing Next Season

Couture Fashion Week is underway in Paris, and this season, there are some new additions to the calendar: Proenza Schouler and Rodarte showed their Spring 2018 collections in the city today, experimenting with a new seasonal schedule that will allow their wares to get in front of a more international audience and spend more time on retailers' shelves. For the rest of us, that means we get a sneak peek at a few of the trends that will dominate next season long before Fashion Month begins.

Among the feathers, florals, and ruffles that the New York brand sent down the runway today, one skirt silhouette stood out: slung low on the hips and slit high up the front and back, the calf-grazing style was rendered in stretchy knits and fluid silk, and offered a fresh alternative to the high-waisted midi skirts currently dominating the shelves.

Per Business of Fashion, the collection will start delivering in November and roll out gradually through the spring, and will no doubt spawn plenty of copycats along the way, so