Welcome to The Essentials, our weekly series highlighting a must-have classic, key to building a timeless, pulled-together closet.
You might think that a denim skirt sounds so '80s but actually this versatile item looks modern and cool. It can even be worn in a professional settings if you go for a pencil skirt style and the denim skirt certainly is a staple for summer weekends. You might find that you reach for a denim skirt as often as your favorite jeans...well, maybe not that often, but suffice it to say the denim skirt is a wardrobe essential. It adds some variety to your denim favorites and is durable enough to last for several seasons with frequent use. There are endless outfit ideas for this essential item from dressed up for evening to totally casual. Ahead, our favorites.
A simple classic from Gap, this stretch denim skirt is a weekend must-have.
This denim skirt can be office appropriate thanks to the classic pencil skirt style which hits below knee. Theres a bit of stretch and a side zipper so that it fits snuggly.
Pale denim and a feminine button-front style make this skirt unique.
Our most comfortable pick on the list, this pull-on denim skirt is as comfortable as pajamas!
We love the front zipper on this feminine denim skirt. Wear it with a silk blouse tucked in to show off the shaped waistline.
So pretty in pink denim! This pastel midi skirt is an excellent addition to your wardrobe if you are bored of basic blue, black, and white denim.
The '70s vintage-inspired appeal of this Gucci skirt has the a-line shape, signature ribbon, and horsebit charm accents.
We love a crisp white denim skirt—this one with a frayed raw edge hem and side slits has a deconstructed look.
When you get tired of basic blue, Reformation's black denim skirt is an excellent wardrobe update.
For a bit of variety, try this graphic black-and-white animal print denim skirt.
I think we've made our point that a denim skirt IS a wardrobe essential. For maximum comfort, look for a style with a bit of stretch and when you try it on, don't forget to try sitting down to make sure it gives the right amount of coverage.
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