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White Skirt

As spring and summer approach, it’s good to check if you have those tried and true pieces in your closet.

A trench coat, light wash straight jeans, and sleek flats, to name a few. White skirts are another staple to be sure you own.

Style Tip: when to wear a white skirt

Not only does a white skirt feel appropriate for the warm weather, they feel like a perfect palette cleanser for our dark winter clothes.

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Best Brands and Types

Shown on spring 2023 runways from Bottega Veneta, Prada, and Tory Burch, white skirts are having a moment.

And in all varieties—whether mini, slip, denim, utility, or floor length, not to mention tennis skirts, which are super hot thanks to the rise of the sport and pickleball.

White Skirt Outfit

Try choosing an option in white for a fresh take that allows for numerous outfit combinations.

The neutral goes with any shade in your closet and works with crop tops, silky tanks, turtlenecks, blouses, bodysuits; you name it.

What to Look for

Fabric: Like any bottom, skirts are offered in a variety of fabrics. When shopping, consider the weather and event since some materials are heavy or read as casual.

Fit: Fit is a personal preference when it comes to skirts. Depending on the material and style, it may drape on your body differently.

Size: Depending on the fit, you might need to size up or down, but remember, white isn’t as forgiving as black.

You might want to go down a size in an elastic waist or go up a size on a bodycon skirt. 

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There is certainly a white skirt to fit your personal style. Here are 14 of the best white skirt options.

Our Top Picks

Best White Satin Skirt


Rails Berlin Skirt

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The sleek and luxe look of satin makes it a gorgeous fabric for skirts. The slimmer fit on this style will hug your curves all the right way.

This white skirt is an excellent dressy option for cocktail parties or elevated casual events.

Material: 55% rayon, 45% viscose

Sizes: XXS-2X

Best White Midi Skirt


Madewell Pintuck Tiered Midi Skirt

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Nothing reads effortless boho vibes like an airy white peasant skirt.

Lined to prevent any exposure with an easy pull-on elastic waistband, this cotton-blend white skirt makes for easy warm-weather outfit pairings.

Pintuck details on the tired bottom adds to the boho appearance. Wear strappy sandals or no shoes at all.

Material: Cotton

Sizes: XXS-XXL

Best White Tennis Skirt


Alo Grand Slam Tennis Skirt

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Hit the courts in this sweet and fun white tennis skirt from Alo. The thick waistband sits high, making it perfect to pair with cropped polos or sports bras.

Micro pleated, the skirt is layered on top of a fitted yet comfy short with a side pocket to hold tennis balls or chapstick.

This white athletic bottom makes a great pickleball skirt too; for all newly obsessed players.

Material: 92% polyester, 8% spandex

Sizes: XXS-L

Best White Silk Skirt


Quince Washable Silk Skirt

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No matter where you are going or what you are pairing up top, this neutral white silk skirt will have you arriving fashionable, whether on time or late.

Not only is the silk naturally thermoregulating and hypo-allergenic, but the fiber also contains amino acids that nourish your skin.

For anyone who loves the look of sneakers with skirts, this will match your chunky dad sneakers or low lace-up profiles perfectly.

Material: Silk

Sizes: XS-XL

Best White Eyelet Skirt


Cara Cara Melanie Tiered Maxi Skirt

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Lace can often read too delicate or vintage. For a more modern—yet just as feminine—take, try eyelets. The larger holes create a floral design for a stylish look.

The flattering A-line silhouette white skirt with a maxi length is perfect for the beach or outdoor venues.

Material: Cotton   

Sizes: XS-XL

Best Long White Skirt


Cult Gaia Pelli Skirt

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While spending big bucks on a trend isn’t always the best idea, this floor-length white skirt is worth the price since the timeless style will live in your closet for years.

Angelic shiny satin moves elegantly and gracefully, making the wearer stand out. Cut on the bias seam for a feminine and flattering fit. 

Material: 92% silk, 8% spandex

Sizes: XS-XL

Best White Ruffle Skirt


La Ligne Odile Skirt

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Pleats flow from the elastic waistband to create a chic full-shaped skirt. Counterbalance the volume by wearing a fitted tank or tee on top.

The length hits just above the ankle to put your shoes on full display, so choose wisely. Plus, it has everyone’s favorite bottom detail: pockets.

Material: 85% viscose, 15% polyamide

Sizes: XS-XL

Best White Maxi Skirt


Abercrombie & Fitch Satin Maxi Skirt

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Floor-length skirts aren’t just for black tie gowns. White maxi skirt can be a piece of clothing you wear any day of the week. With a slightly sexy side slit, you’ll glide in this calf-length skirt.

The elasticated waist with a high-rise fit makes it easy to dress up or down. In fact, it pairs with everything from metallic sandals or black combat boots. 

Material: 56% polyester, 44% viscose  

Sizes: XXS-XL, Petite and Regular

Best White Pleated Skirt


Everlane The City Stripe Midi Skirt

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Pleat perfection in a striking stark white skirt. The midi length and high-waist create a gorgeous and elegant silhouette.

Crafted from yarn made from recycled water bottles and a process that uses less energy and water, this white pleated skirt is a purchase you can feel good about.  

Material: 00-16

Sizes: 66% viscose, 34% REPREVE® recycled polyester; Lining: 100% polyester  

Best White Mini Skirt


BCBG Max Azria Ingrid A-Line Skirt

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Spin-worthy with a fun flounce hem, you’ll love wearing this white mini skirt.

A flattering A-line cut and a length just above the knee make this an easy dress to style up for parties, showers, work, and other events.

The elastic waistband and stretchy fabric provide an easy fit and allow you to french tuck your top.

Material: 86% rayon, 13% nylon, 1% spandex

Sizes: XXS-XL 

Best White Slip Skirt


Altar’d State Sky Satin Midi Skirt

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Elevate any look instantly with this white satin midi skirt. Body-skimming fit, just like a slip, that drapes nicely and sits flat along the waist, allowing you to layer or half-tuck a top.

The neutral shade will flawlessly match a concert tee or chunky black turtleneck sweater.

Material: Satin

Sizes: XS-L 

Best White Pencil Skirt


J.Crew No. 3 Pencil Skirt in Bi-Stretch Cotton

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Made from bi-stretch cotton, this is a pencil skirt you can walk and stride in all day. The fabric is dressy enough for the office but also can be casual for drinks.

A higher rise that nips you in the waist and a length that hits below the knee creates a sleek retro silhouette. Wear this white skirt with heels, whether pumps or sandals.

Material: 52% cotton, 41% viscose, 7% elastane

Sizes: 00-24 Regular, 00-12 Petite, 2-16 Tall

Best White Denim Skirt


Vineyard Vines Raw Hem White Jean Skirt

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Preppy dressers love to have a white denim skirt handy to wear with their striped polo or cable knit sweater. But this jean skirt will suit anyone’s style.

Inside, the stretch pockets are sewn into the fly wrap-around to hold you in and smooth your middle. The frayed hem offers a more relaxed look, perfect for summer BBQs or sunset cocktails.

Material: 92% cotton, 6% Elasterell-P, 2% elastane

Sizes: 00-16

Best White Tweed Skirt


Cinq À Sept Jaycie Cotton Tweed Skirt

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White tweed is classic. Textured yet smooth and soft to the touch, the fabric is mid-weight making this not just for the colder months.

Patch pockets and fringe are trendy details that keep it from feeling dated. This white mini skirt will be fabulous worn with a matching jacket as a suit or any simple blouse, bodysuit, or top.

Material: Cotton

Sizes: 00-12

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Pro Tip 😎

Like when you buy anything white, read the care instructions before buying a white skirt.

The ease of cleaning might be a deal breaker, although nicer styles will be dry clean only.

White skirts are easier to wear than you think and just as easy to style as black.


What to wear with a white skirt?

Most white skirts are really a clean palette for you to make as you wish, but keep in mind the style and fabric of the skirt.

For textured or voluminous skirts, it’s best to keep the top streamlined in color and fit. Sleek slip or silk skirts allow you to wear more intricate tops.

How to style a white tennis skirt?

For the courts, pair it with a sports bra or tank top that will support your swings. When not playing tennis, have fun by styling it with a sweatshirt or fun top.


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