We are finally seeing skirts that are not basic pencils make an appearance in retail. And some of them even cover the knee. May this trend continue so that we are assured of silhouette variety in future seasons.
- Sejour Twill A-Line Skirt (Plus): A flared paneled skirt is a breath of fresh hair. Match with a tucked fitted or fluid top, and layer with an open soft bomber, denim or moto jacket.
- Eileen Fisher Pleated Skirt: Pleats with panache because they are stitched down at the waist, eliminating the gathered pouf-factor. Read the rave reviews.
- Halogen Pleat Midi Skirt: A Kate Spade lookalike and, finally, with a bit of length. Match with a tucked denim shirt or short fluid sweater with a welt. This is a lot of skirt, and the stripe is very bold, so consider yourself warned.
- Ottoman Weave A-line Skirt: Lovely on a pretty pear or hourglass with a long waist. Stay away if you’re apple shaped or short waisted.
- A.L.C Campbell Stripe Skirt: Striking, modern and graphic. The front falls open as you stride and sit down, so watch for that if you plan to wear this skirt to the office.
- Milly Print Pencil Skirt: Let the pattern do the talking with this beauty. It needs nothing more than a simple top and pair of shoes.
- Ming Wang Ruffle Knit Midi Skirt: A great shape for apple and inverted triangle body types because the style adds width to the bottom. It’s more bombshell on an hourglass, and just as fab. Good length for taller gals. Knitted, drapey and comfy.
- Zara Pleated Striped Skirt: A breezy kick around skirt for Summer. It’s unlined, but does not cling so it’s not as sheer as you think.
- Zara Printed Asymmetric Skirt: An avant-garde skirt that’s stretchy and comfy. It’s also unlined, but not at all sheer because it’s layered. It looks especially good in motion. Fun, although the asymmetric lines might feel off to you.
- Zara Striped Skirt: The cut and drape of this skirt is genius, but it only comes in one size. It will probably fit a size small, medium and large because it’s stretchy. The smaller size wears the style lower on the hip, while the larger size wears it further up on the waist. It won’t fit an XS or XL.
- Pure DKNY Pull On Skirt: A sophisticated and modern high-low pencil skirt with length, and architectural back drape. Check out the side view. Fun twist on the pencil skirt.
- Ralph Lauren Polka Dot Pintuck Skirt: A pretty classic for the pear and hourglass. Love the dotted swoosh.
- ASOS Midi Scuba with Pleats: Flared skirts with stitched down pleats look good on all body types because of the structured fit on the hip. Fun and feminine. Fab with an orange top.
- ASOS Peplum Hem Pencil Skirt in Texture: A little Latin ruffle for Team Flirty Skirts.
- House of Holland Tube Skirt in Patchwork Print: A festive pencil skirt that’s brilliant with white footwear. Loving it with an upscale sweatshirt or fuzzy boxy sweater.
Remember that flared skirts look great with shorter fluid tops with welts, upscale sweatshirts, and cropped tops. If you are looking for a more classic look, fitted tees and wrap tops, and tucked shirts and tops are the classic go-to options.