24 February 2022
By Harriet Amurao
Seen all over the S/S runway and our Instagram feed - classic closet staple, the mini skirt, is making a strong comeback (as if it ever went out of style). With designers like Miu Miu and Prada showcasing their iterations of the mini skirt to be even more micro, daring and leg-baring, it’s becoming more apparent that mini skirts are THE resident it-girl wardrobe staple.
Knowing how to style your arsenal of mini skirts is key, from those casual summers to nights out in winter and more. But don’t fret, we’re here to help you nail your mini skirt looks and get leggy with it!
The foolproof skirt that everyone needs in their wardrobe. Black mini skirts are timeless, easy to style, and an essential for your capsule wardrobe. Whether your style of choice has a small split, raw hem, or distressing, it will pair perfectly with anything from crop tops, shirts, sweaters - you name it.
Go for an elevated chic look by pairing it with a corset top, chunky boots and a baguette bag or swap out the boots for heels and pop on a blazer for a more dressed up look!
International Babe Mini Skirt in Black
Lorrin Corset in Black Leatherette
Caralina Oversized Blazer in Black
Public Desire - Dope Chunky Sole Chelsea Ankle Boots in Black
A little underrated, a little risky but a total winner all year round. White mini skirts offer a refreshing take on any outfit and make the perfect base for pops of colour up top. It’s just as versatile as the black and you’ll be loving this one for any occasion!
For a flirty and feminine look, team your white mini with a bright coloured crop top, flat or heeled sandals and a dainty necklace, and you’ll be ready for that sweet day date with your boo!
Chevy Wrap Mini Skirt in White
Airen Knot Front Cropped Long Sleeve Blouse in Pink
James Smith - La Sponda Slides in White
Billini - Orla Heels in White
Land on that best dressed list with a top-and-skirt set! It’s a winning trend this season and more versatile than you would expect. The matching palette creates a strong, streamlined look and leaves room for experimentation with other elements, including prints, colours and mini skirt shapes.
For maximum impact at that party or event, pick a bold, bright print complimented by pared-back accessories - like chunky white sneakers and a shoulder bag that sits at the waist. Or make the most of your set by sometimes swapping out the top half for a neutral crop top.
Clarrie Two Piece Set in Green and White
Rubelita Cut Out Halter Neck Crop Top in Off White
Billini - Kian Sneakers in White
Peta and Jain - Paloma Bag in White
Lean into that cool-girl vibe with a leather mini skirt. The perfect combination of chic, elevated and edgy, it’s a must-have transeasonal staple that will be on constant rotation for any occasion.
Mix up the textures and style your leather mini with a soft & slinky button up shirt, mules, hoops and a mini handbag, and you’re ready to get drinks with the girls!
In The Name of Love Mini Skirt in Black Leatherette
Dolly Button Up Slinky Short Sleeve Crop Top in Sand
Nakedvice - The Sadie Heels in Black NV Jacquard
Reliquia - Dimi Earrings in Gold
Set the night vibes right with a statement sequin mini skirt. Whether the night takes you to a club, party or a special date, this dazzling mini was made to be seen in. With it’s flattering fit, high hem and light-catching sequins, it’s hard to say no!
Complement the boldness with a sleek halter neck top on your next night out, and finish the look off with heeled sandals, a 90s style mini bag and statement hoops. Think something’s missing? go the extra mile by adding some body glow drops and you’ll be a glowing goddess!
Ingrid Sequin Mini Skirt in Rose Gold
Aaliyah Tie Up Halter Satin Top in Black
Public Desire - Cici Heels in Black
Salt by Hendrix - Body Glow Golden Hour in Gold
The higher the temperature, the higher the hem. Having a good rotation of stylish summer-ready minis will save you from sweating up a storm. Our favourite mini for the spring and summer is none other than a light wash denim mini - it’s light, timeless and extremely versatile.
From a casual brunch date to beachside strolls, this denim mini looks amazing styled with a button up shirt layered over a bralette and chunky slides!
Ryllie Denim Mini Skirt in Sunday Blue
Autumn Contrast Stripe Oversized Shirt in Lilac and Blue
Therapy - Lingo Slides in Black
High hemlines with high necklines might just be my personal favourite combo for the season. Now, mini skirts in the winter may sound crazy to many but it’s easy to wear them and still maintain that warmth because layering exists!
If there’s anything more fitting for winter, it’s a tweed mini. It’s thicker than most and if you wear it with a long sleeve top, knee high boots, a mini handbag and a beret, then you’ve got yourself the ultimate it-girl winter look. If that’s not warm enough, pop on some stockings and an oversized coat for an extra toasty finish!
Prescy Double Pocket Front Tweed Mini Skirt in Sand
Kiefer Asymmetric Cutout Top in Cream
Therapy - Hanover Boots in Black Micro
Misai Beret in Black
As long as you know how to style your minis, you’ll be wearing them all year round. We hope you gained some inspo, until next time!
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