Elegant, feminine and charming, skirts are garments that can bring out the best in every woman. Made of a circle of fabric that is fastened around the waist, skirts have been around for over thousands of years, the earliest records being that of a straw skirt woven in 3900 BC. Given the ease of making and wearing a skirt, it is not surprising that it has been around for so many centuries. Of course, the styles have evolved and the offerings have broadened, but the basic structure of a skirt remains unchanged.
Skirts come in various shapes lengths, from the barely-there micro mini to the long and flowing ankle-length maxi skirt. A skirt that falls above the knee is called the mini skirt while one that reaches the calves is called the midi. Skirts are named not just on the basis of their length but also on their silhouettes. There is the A-line skirt that falls like the letter A, the figure hugging pencil skirt, draped skirts, frilled skirts, fit and flared skirts, ball gown skirts to name a few. They are versatile because whatever be your body type or the occasion, you will find a skirt to suit the same - a quality that makes skirts timeless garments that never go out of style!
Some of the classic styles that you can build your skirt collection with are:
So you see, skirts can be your go-to choice when you want to be cool and comfortable. Though best for the warmer months, you can also include skirts in your winter wardrobe by wearing them over leggings giving you a schoolgirl look that is to die for!
Select the length of the skirt depending on the look you are aiming for. A short skirt can be very sexy and chic, and can be perfect for parties and evenings out. Knee length skirts can be ideal for day wear and even for the office. Select colours are neutral and styling that is sophisticated for day-wear. For evenings out, let out your wild side and perhaps select a sequinned or embroidered skirt.
Long skirts are timeless and sexy at the same time. Classic plain colours are perfect to complement a top that is embroidered or detailed. This look can be perfect for the office. Alternatively, select clashing colours, prints or detailing for a stylish evening look and let the look reflect your personality and style!
And if you are dressing for the night, nothing can beat the charm of a silk or lace skirt paired with a classy blouse and jewellery – feminine and sophisticated to the hilt. Do you need more reasons to add skirts to your wardrobe now? So go and take your pick from our handpicked collection of designer skirts and don’t forget to tell us how you liked our collection.