Transitional weather requires layering in style. This is why skirts are all the rage now – be it lunch, work or cocktail, they should be a staple for every fall wardrobe. See the stunning hand-picked pieces that hold the eye with a vintage-inspired pleats and modern leather and choose the best style for yourself.
When they first made their appearance in the 70s, midis were all the rage. As of today, the midi skirt has been one of the hottest looks to come off the catwalk this season. They have been featured in the ready-to-wear collections of Louis Vuitton and Prada, to name just a couple. However, for many people the reality of wearing a midi skirt is not as simple as it first seems. The length of your skirt will ultimately depend on your height. Tall girls can get away with a wider variety of lengths than those who are a bit shorter. Read these easy tips to prevent looking frumpy instead of fabulous.
Taking a cue from the best fall 2014 fashion shows, leather is a crucial element of the most fashionable wardrobes. Leather skirt of 2014 comes in different styles: pencil, pleated, mini, midi and circle. However, each of them is styled in supple genuine or faux leather for the best wearing experience. Perfect for a night out in the town, the skirt will step things up a notch. Wear it with a nude long-sleeved top and bloggers‘ favourite chain-link shoulder bag. Black ankle booties will complement this trend-right fall look.
Form-fitting pencil skirts have dominated the fashion scene for several seasons. The sultry and sharp design contours the body beautifully in a classic style. Its high-waist offers an elegant silhouette and makes it look modern. For an instant refinement to your night ensembles, choose an embellished or sequined pencil skirt. For an office-ready feel and we are talking conservative offices and professional events, go for a knee length or below the knee skirt (wearing shorter skirts is one of the office don’ts). Perfect match for the classic fitted shirt tucked into the waistband.
A feminine pleated silhouette brings ladylike appeal to your everyday skirt. It is much more elegant than the skirt you used to wear during your cheerleader days because it boasts the trendy retro-style. Either a mini, knee or maxi length, all these styles are very 1970s as long as you let them accentuate your waist. The pleats provide dimension to the skirt that gives it a beautiful flow as you walk your own red carpet. Pair it with a cardigan, knee high boots, a black hat and get ready to channel your inner Sarah Jessica Parker!
Fit to flatter your figure, a full skirt is a directional piece that every woman should invest in for fall. Although the last few seasons were dominated with pencil skirts, full skirts were actually never out of style. The full skirt is retaking the limelight thanks to the retro trend with many 1950s-inspired ensembles. Whether you choose a skirt layered with tulle, box-pleated, gathered, ruffled or inset with godets, each of this type is a surprisingly versatile addition to your fall 2014 wardrobe. Luxurious and extremely elegant it will speak volumes of your distinguished taste.