Minis, midis, and maxis for morning, noon, and night.
Summer is just around the corner, which means shopping for new tank tops, shorts, skirts and summer dresses. However, the easiest way to style your summer outfits comes with summer skirts. That’s why we are going to show you the best 14 summer skirts here!
With a couple of summer skirts in different styles, you can just rotate your favorite tops to match the skirts and you are set for everyday as well as for any occasions.
Especially if you are not big fan of shorts, stylish summer skirts are even more handy. Also, they can easily transition into fall.
Summer skirt just feels equal parts playful and romantic, giving you that feminine touch, even if you’re opting for a more tailored silhouette or edgy detailing.
Most skirt styles work for morning, noon, and night, with the simple swap out of a T-shirt for a cami and flat sandals or heels.
In short, they’re breezy styles to help keep you looking and feeling cool.
The styles run the gamut from 100% cotton eyelet minis to poolside wraps; silk slip skirts, splurge-worthy head-turners, and more.
What to Look for
Seek lightweight materials and skin-bearing details. As the temperature rises, your skirt should keep you cool and stylish.
Fabric: Cottons, linens, and other lightweight materials are always welcome, as are mini silhouettes, cutout details, and other aspects that keep even the heaviest of materials more summertime-friendly.
Fit: The world is your oyster when it comes to your summer skirts, with some flowy midis better shopped for in loose fits, while tighter styles might be better aided by a skin-baring shorter silhouette.
Size: Keep breathability in mind, so it’s best not to go too tight when it comes to size.
That said, if you’re looking for a more sleek and less ethereal silhouette, go for shorter lengths or lighter-weight materials.
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Our Top Picks
First things first: make sure you have a denim skirt in rotation for summer.
For all those girls who love to live in jeans and cutoff shorts, this is a slightly more playful version of the same. And no one does it better than Levi’s.
For an ultra-feminine midi skirt that you can wear daily with a white tee or dress up with heels for a night out or summertime soirée, Rosie Assoulin has designed the most perfect cotton poplin style that comes complete with colorful scalloped detail.
This wrap skirt is a great swimwear topper and white tee pairing alike, made of 100% cotton with a brightly-toned classic stripe. Perfect for the beach!
Material: 100% cotton
Go vintage-inspired from the brand that knows best with a denim skirt that’s even more summer-ready.
Shop this white jean skirt from Re/Done for a summer staple that you can wear day or night.
Material: 100% cotton
While a silk midi skirt is an all-year-long staple, there’s something about summer that gives you just a little bit more playful leeway when it comes to colors.
Grab a vibrant pastel option to style with a classic white T-shirt for wear morning, noon, and night.
Material: 95% polyester, 5% elastane
Opt for a whimsical mini that provides both a youthful print as well as a full-skirted bubble shape.
With a coordinated halter crop top or simple white tee, you’ll love this Agua by Agua Bendita skirt for all summer wear.
Material: 55% lenzing ecovero viscose, 45% viscose
One of the most quintessential summer prints is gingham. J.Crew has taken it to the next level with this work-to-weekend midi skirt that’s pleated and crafted of the most gorgeous periwinkle blue.
Material: 100% organic cotton
While it’s a splurge to be sure, leave it to Oscar de la Renta to take a leather maxi skirt and make it summer.
With a laser-cut foliage design, it’s part mini skirt and part elegant midi, all wrapped into one.
Material: 100% leather
You’ll love this easeful wrap skirt that reminds us of our childhood wears. In a bright red floral print, it’s a ‘90s throwback you’ll love. It’s light and flowy!
Material: 95% polyester, 5% spandex; lining: 100%polyester
With summer and spring come floral blooms, so why not use your skirt as a one-and-done statement piece patterned with their likeness?
Stella McCartney has designed the perfect solution to your day-to-night wardrobe woes, all season long with this one.
Material: 94% viscose, 6% elastane
This flirty white skirt checks all the boxes of a summer staple. It’s cotton, white, and crafted of an allover embroidered eyelet design that takes warm-weather whites to the next level.
Material: 100% cotton deadstock
The cult favorite is back and (still) screaming summer. With layers of lace-inset white cotton, this ultra-feminine mini has 2023 written all over it.
Material: 100% cotton
Take a more tailored approach to your summer skirt game with a utilitarian-inspired cargo-pocket skirt that rings in just under $60.
Material: 57% modal, 40% polyamide, 3% elastane
One of Isabel Marant’s summertime staples is always her ruffled mini skirt.
With a smocked pull-on design, it’s the easiest summer skirt you’ll ever own with an overtly feminine flair that is only further accented by its allover floral print.
Material: 100% cotton
Going somewhere you know where the AC will be blasting? Style your summer skirt and tank combo with long sleeve collared shirt or even a lightweight cardigan.
There’s no summer outfit that the perfect skirt can’t fix. Shop our summer skirts in time for the warm weather that is to come.
What skirts are in style for summer 2023?
Skirt styles are plentiful for summer 2023 with youthful styles leading the pack.
Whether it’s a whimsical cutout detail on a more ladylike silhouette, an off-duty denim mini, or ‘90s-era ruffle-trim, having fun with your look is the name of the game when it comes to skirts for this coming summer.
What type of skirt is most flattering?
There is no such thing as “most flattering” when it comes to skirts. You should shop for the style that feels most like you and the length that feels most comfortable mixed into your lifestyle.
The only thing to watch out for? Avoid barely-there miniskirts when shopping for silk wraps and denim cutoffs alike.
While you can certainly show as much skin as you would like, there’s no need to put more than you’re bargaining for on display with wardrobe-malfunction status.
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