As we all know Skirts come in many different shapes and styles and they are essential items in a woman’s wardrobe. They are more versatile than dresses because they are more flexible when it comes to being styled. They can be worn to almost any occasion. And the important thing, skirts can be used on those days when you don’t feel like suffocating in your skinny jeans. Being an Indian girl, it is common to think that skirts are not as easily worn as other items like jeans but you can wear skirts at some special occasions. Skirts are very versatile, they make you look sophisticated, feminine and stylish at the same time. But for achieving that you must be aware of all the types of skirts and suitable type according to your body shape.
We have compiled 24 types of skirts for you to explore and look extremely fashionable in them-
- Types Of Skirts-
- 1. Pencil Skirt
- 2. Maxi Skirt
- 3. Mini Skirt
- 4. Tulle Skirt
- 5. Denim Skirt
- 6. Midi Skirt
- 7. Flared Skirt
- 8. Ethnic Skirt
- 9. Bandage Skirt
- 10. Pleated Skirt
- 11. High Waist Skirt
- 12. Trumpet Skirt/Mermaid Skirt
- 13. Wrap Skirt
- 14. Sarong Skirt
- 15. Gored Skirt
- 16. Tiered Skirt
- 17. Gathered Skirt
- 18. Dirndl Skirt
- 19. Yoke Skirt
- 20. Skorts
- 21. Slit Skirt
- 22. Leather Skirt
- 23. High Low Skirt/Asymmetrical Skirt
- 24. Ruffled Skirt
Types Of Skirts-
1. Pencil Skirt
Pencil skirts are form fitting, knee length skirts. These types of skirts are straight cut and they hug the legs closely. Because of this, they can be a little difficult to walk in but Pencil skirts make an amazing formal wear.
2. Maxi Skirt
Maxi skirts are one of the most stylish and classic types of skirts. The length of maxi skirts can vary from ankle to floor based on fashion trends and customer choice.
3. Mini Skirt
Mini skirts are very short in length and are usually long enough to reach between the crotch and the knees. These types of skirts considered as casual wear mainly. Strictly avoid wearing them at formal or official events.
4. Tulle Skirt
Tulle skirts are very easy to style but they will instantly make you feel like a princess. The length of these types of skirt can very from thighs to floor, it’s up to the wearer and fashion trends too.
5. Denim Skirt
Denim skirts are the versatile version of denim that gives you a little feminine feeling, without compromising with style scale. These types of skirts are super trendy among fashion influencers.
6. Midi Skirt
These types of skirts are versatile to style, pair it with a T-shirt and you are ready for a lunch date with your besties. Or what you can do is, pair a midi skirt with a formal shirt to turn it into a formal outfit.
7. Flared Skirt
Flared skirts are similar to A-line skirts except they flare out towards the bottom. They can be calf length, knee length, or above the knees. These types of skirts can be worn casually or formally depending on the materials used.
8. Ethnic Skirt
Ethnic skirts come into different designs, fabrics, colors, embellishments and flares. But they all make you look amazingly beautiful. These types of skirts should always be in an Indian girl’s closet.
9. Bandage Skirt
Bandage skirts are super skinny and they will help you flaunt your curves at the best. The length of bandage mostly revolves around above knee.
10. Pleated Skirt
Pleated skirts have vertical pleats running up and down the skirt all the way around. When there is movement, the skirt appears to open up. These types of skirts either reach to the knee or above the knee.
11. High Waist Skirt
These types of skirts basically sit higher than the belly button, that creates an illusion of slimmer waist. So perks of having high waist skirts are so intimidating.
12. Trumpet Skirt/Mermaid Skirt
A trumpet shaped skirt is fitted near the waist and till the bottom hem and then flares outside near the hem. These types of skirts called Mermaid skirts too in fashion language.
13. Wrap Skirt
This is a one piece skirt which is wrapped around the body, overlapping and fastened with the help of ties or a button closure. These types of skirts also give an illusion of slimmer waist and more toned hips.
14. Sarong Skirt
Sarong skirts are made with large sheets of fabric that are designed to wrap around the waist and tie on the side of the hip. They are only casually worn during holidays on beaches.
15. Gored Skirt
Gored skirts have seams that open up when there is movement and close when held still. These types of skirts have to be ironed constantly to keep the seams straight. They are mostly worn casually and they are usually knee length, but length can vary.
16. Tiered Skirt
These types of skirts have layers of ruffled fabric arranged one on top of the other to form a skirt. The length of tiered skirts can vary from mini to floor length, up to the fashion trends.
17. Gathered Skirt
These types of skirts are scrunched up at the waistline that creates an illusion of toned hips. So ideally, gathered skirts are perfect for petite girls.
18. Dirndl Skirt
Dirndl skirts are full and fitted at the waist. These types of skirts puff out a little around the waistline and resemble bubble skirts without the scrunched up hem. They are ideal to wear as casual outfits.
19. Yoke Skirt
These types of skirts have two parts to them, the yoke above and the skirt below. The yoke may be of different types-round, asymmetrical or triangular. In fashion norms, we call this skirt hip hugger as the yoke fits around the hip.The skirt below may be gathered or pleated or flared.
This trend is known as one of the fashion disasters, but still they can look good if one knows how to style them. They almost work like skirts, just added shorts underneath the skirt, that’s why we call these types of skirts ‘Skorts’.
21. Slit Skirt
These types of skirts are a little revealing and sensual. You may feel little uncomfortable wearing them, but as of now you can find short slits too. So be stylish in your own comfort zone.
22. Leather Skirt
Make a style statement with amazing leather skirts. These types of skirts give you a sleek and sophisticated look as well as something out of the ordinary. Get yourself a leather skirt and be an ultimate fashionista.
23. High Low Skirt/Asymmetrical Skirt
These types of skirts come with an asymmetrical length, like high-low skirts. These skirts can vary in designs, but they surely do look extreme stylish.
24. Ruffled Skirt
These types of skirts have ruffle detailing on a basic skirt. Added ruffles can be at the sides or the bottom or the hemline, it depends on the fashion trends and designs.
So here were 24 types of skirts that you should know about and after reading this small piece of advice, go to the mall and buy yourself some stylish skirts.
Stay Stylish. Stay Fashionable. 🙂