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15 New 2021 Spring Skirts to Skip Into Warmer Weather With

Can I just hibernate until spring gets here?

Street Style - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2019/2020 : Day Two
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I have black mom jeans and wool trousers hanging in my closet for winter, but as soon as spring hits, I retire these for lighter, airier fabrics. Out comes the linen skirt from Aritzia and the denim midi I found at Beacon's Closet seasons ago. Skirts, to me, are the best way to diversify your options for bottoms in spring/summer, especially when wearing shorts to the office is frowned upon by HR. You can style the skirts with crop tops, T-shirts, even a lightweight sweater for that awkward transitional weather between fall and spring (or summer and fall). Of course, finding the right one is never easy. You have to sift through the bad apples, like the too-sheer white skirts (it didn't look see-through online!) or too fabric-heavy pieces that won't work well with the warmer spring weather. To speed up your search, I took a look at the spring/summer 2020 options available right now and picked 15 skirts to shop ahead.

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Faux Leather Skirt
Zara zara.com

A leather skirt is a staple, but no one said you had to stick to a plain black option. This mossy green midi skirt adds a little color to your spring wardrobe. When the weather is slightly cooler, style with a sweater. Once the temps rise, pair the skirt with a crop top and sandals.  

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Kasumi Tiered Ruffled Cotton Skirt
Cecilie Bahnsen net-a-porter.com

Minimalist femininity, fanciful, and romance—these are just some of the words used to describe Cecilie Bahnsen's creations. The Copenhagen designer is best known for her sculptural silhouettes and that's exemplified in pieces like this cotton poplin skirt. The piece is light and delicate, floating away from your body. 

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Floral Ruffled Skirt
Louis Vuitton louisvuitton.com

Leather and florals go together, as Louis Vuitton proves. This season's skirt shows off the fashion house's bouquet floral print. From the pleats to the ruffles, the bottom maintains a feminine feel with a bit of edge.

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Silk Midi Slip Skirt in Tiger Stripe
Madewell madewell.com

Unlike most animal printed garments, this one appears a little more abstract. The subtler design is easier to work into your everyday outfits while still adding a dynamic statement to your style.

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Lanie Metallic Ribbed Midi Skirt
Ronny Kobo intermixonline.com

A metallic shimmery skirt you'll want to wear for all the birthday parties and bridal showers you're attending this spring. The sparkles make this piece daytime appropriate, though you can easily transform it with a pair of black heels and a silk black cami for nighttime festivities.  

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Pleated Midi Skirt
& Other Stories stories.com

A spring wardrobe calls for color, and this & Other Stories skirt has tons of it. Between the vibrant sherbet orange hue and the delicate floral prints, the skirt represents shedding your black skinny jeans for a happier, lighter pair of bottoms. For yet another interesting detail, check out the buttons trailing down the front.

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Logo-Button Silk-Blend Crepe Skirt
Gucci matchesfashion.com

Your style is refined and sophisticated. Here's a skirt that'll win your approval, whether you're looking for a skirt to wear to work or to breakfasts with clients. The piece is made from mid-weight crepe and has a wrapped look with an asymmetric row of gold buttons to give it that tailored, preppy feel.

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Ember Wrap-Effect Ruffled Skirt
Ulla Johnson net-a-porter.com

This Ulla Johnson wrap skirt belongs in that quintessential vacation 'gram. Picture yourself on the beach with a fresh coconut water in hand while lounging in this skirt. You'll stand out against all the palm trees and turquoise-colored water backdrops.

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Faded Denim Skirt
Mango mango.com

You've officially retired your too-short denim miniskirt for good? As a replacement, try this grayish Mango piece. It's the best way to show off your ankle boots or sandals as you transition from fall into spring.  

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Sylvia Pleated Floral Cotton Skirt by Khaite
Khaite modaoperandi.com

The floral tile print, which is reminiscent of delftware, was inspired by the designer's grandmother's home in Woodstock, Vermont. The skirt has a coordinating bustier, making it a stunning set for any spring or summer occasion. If you're going on vacation, don't forget to pack this with you.

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Ruffle Hem Plissé High-Low Skirt
Tibi nordstrom.com

An everyday skirt should be compatible with all your tops and shoes. Neutral colors like khaki are good additions to your spring wardrobe because they're a little more interesting than white and beige, but still versatile enough to wear with any color. I suggest this bandeau top and these espadrille sandals.  

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Faux-Leather and Pleated-Georgette Wrap Skirt
Self-Portrait matchesfashion.com

On a scale of one to 10, 10 being I need this skirt, I'm a 9.99. The juxtaposition of half leather and half pleated chiffon with a lace hem is unexpected and unique in design. You can wear with this with something simple like a plain t-shirt and the look wouldn't be boring. That's the power of this skirt.

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Leona Skirt Camellia
With Jean withjean.com.au

I discovered Australian-based label With Jean while browsing Instagram one night and fell in love with all the pieces from the collection. This thigh-high slit skirt comes with a matching top, giving you your go-to outfit for the rest of spring. Show off the ensemble at your next brunch gathering or rooftop party.

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A Seersucker Skirt
H&M hm.com

I'm a sucker for seersucker pieces, especially when the weather hits 70 degrees and above. This coral skirt, which comes with a matching crop top, is on my list of products to buy in an effort to refresh my spring wardrobe for 2019. I love the tangy hue and the casual, pretty bow loosely hanging on the side. This item is a must for any vacation you have planned. 

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A Deconstructed Miniskirt
Pixie Market pixiemarket.com

Instead of buying another denim miniskirt with a regular button and cut, pick up this deconstructed one from Pixie Market. The slight shift in asymmetrical details instantly give this item a cool factor.


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