8 Skirt Trends That Should Be in Everyone's Wardrobe

By now, you’ve probably noticed that leopard-print skirts have become the skirt of the year. It may not be a surprise, given that it rose to year-round popularity in 2018, but this viral trend has resulted in a domino effect of the animal kingdom taking over the fashion industry. While we certainly aren’t complaining about it, this isn’t the only skirt you should have in your closet. In fact, there are a few types of skirts we’ve been noticing pop up that every woman should own this year.

To make sure you’re ahead of the game, we’ve pulled together different styles and trends we’ve been seeing everywhere lately—along with the animal-print skirt, of course. From chic and polished options ready to wear to the office to casual denim styles for your days off, you’ll be rotating through these skirts throughout the rest of the year, guaranteed.

Ready to update your wardrobe with new styles? Scroll down below to see them all. 

Animal Print

Animal prints have proven to be a breath of fresh air from your everyday neutrals, providing visual texture to just about everything. Whether you opt for classic leopard prints or something more unexpected, wear these skirts with everything from casual T-shirts to chic blouses and cardigans.

It's official: This is the skirt of the year.

Zebra print is about to be the next big animal print.

Snake print will add an edge to anything you wear.


An asymmetric skirt feels like an unexpected option compared to something like a high-low style or a classic A-line silhouette, but it also feels romantic in a modern way.

Give your classic black skirt an updated twist with the asymmetric hem.

You can wear this to the office with a pair of ankle-strap heels.

We envision this with a cool graphic T-shirt.

Button front

With a slightly old-school feel, button-front skirts are a stylish option for the office as well as weekend brunch. Wear them with an oversize belt and a silk camisole for an effortlessly chic ensemble. 

Sleek enough to wear to work and happy hour.

Wear this button-down skirt with the matching top, or a white ribbed tank top.

Casual Denim

Swap out your everyday jeans with a cool denim skirt. Whether's a short mini or something longer, style these with a pair of classic block heel mules for any occasion.

The ruffles give this skirt a nod to the '80s.

You can wear this skirt with a chic pair of wooden clogs.

With a simple white T-shirt and a pair of flat sandals, you can wear this skirt throughout summer.


Pencil skirts have been known to be a cool, polished option to go from the office to happy hour. Dress these up with a pair of pointy toe heels or strappy sandals.

Dress this up with heels for your next night out.

You can wear this suede goat leather skirt now into fall.

There's no doubt you'll stand out wearing this.


If you're looking for a foolproof style to wear to the office, you can never go wrong with pleated skirts. With classic texture and mesmerizing movement, a pleated skirt will turn heads with every step.

Wear this pretty skirt with a pair of chic espadrille wedges that wrap around your ankles.

Pair this with a fitted cardigan for an easy work ensemble.

Wear this chic plaid skirt with a button-down blouse and pointy-toe pumps.

Romantic Ruffles

Looking for a more dainty option for your wardrobe? Look no further than a skirt with pretty ruffled details. Wear them for a chic garden party or a casual wedding.

The cool part about this skirt is that it can be worn with the matching top to create the look of a dress.

You can customize the length of this pretty skirt, which is also available in extended sizing.

A linen skirt like this is simply classic.

Slip Skirt

Is there anything a silk slip skirt won't pair well with? The answer is probably no. Whether you wear it with a cool bodysuit or a graphic tee, slip skirts can be dressed up or down and worn for nearly any occasion.

The buttons on this skirt give it a but more interest.

You certainly won't go wrong with this.

Realisation Par's slip skirt has caused a commotion among fashion lovers everywhere for its classic silhouette and cool prints.

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