Casual Summer Skirts That’ll Revive Any Outfit: Mini, Midi, and Maxi

Are you having a hard time to find casual summer skirts that look good with your capsule wardrobe essentials? From mini to midi and maxi length, there are various skirt silhouettes and styles to choose from. Here are the best summer skirts that’ll revive any outfit you put together.

Other than shorts and dresses, adding a skirt to your classic wardrobe pieces helps you diversify looks for any occasion. Because the summer weather is warm and hot, it’s easy to stick with wearing denim shorts or denim skirts all the time.

Successfully dress up every morning with repeatable summer skirt outfits whether its for a date night or road trip nearby. Find what looks good on your body type to build an everlasting capsule wardrobe collection.

 

What type of skirt is best for the body?

From fit-and-flare to pencil and apple to hourglass, there is a lot to consider when it comes to finding out what type of skirt is best for your body.

Here are the styling tips to make a smart choice when finding the best summer skirts for you:

  • Apple Shape: If you have a slim lower body and carry more weight around the waistline, choosing high waisted flouncy skirts are your best bet. The waistband of the skirt hits at the smallest part of the torso and will flare out over the mid-section. As a result, this will hide the mid-section.
  • Hourglass Shape: Choose a pencil skirt style when you have a curvy and well-defined waist. Pencil skirts actually accentuate the curves and naturally smoothes out the thighs.
  • Long and Lean: The body-conscious or skin-tight mini skirts are a great option to flatter the same width waist, hip, and shoulder body type. This form fitted style emphasizes the body curves, and the short hemline helps to create the illusion of slim legs.
  • Pear Shape: It’s not easy to find a casual summer skirt if you have wide hips. However, A-line skirts are the best option to highlight the waist because it flares out over the hips.

Be aware of these styling tips when choosing the type of skirts to fit you and your lifestyle. Review the different body types and styles to make summer skirts look best on you.

Utilize the best clothes shopping tips to ensure you find the perfect style. Mix and match capsule wardrobe essentials to create fashionable summer skirt outfits to wear everyday.

 

How long is a midi length skirt?

Everyone basically understands the difference between mini and maxi length. But, there are slightly unclear lines defining how long is a midi length skirt.

The general guideline for a midi length skirt is halfway between the knees and ankles. To be more specific, if you are 5’2” or shorter, the perfect midi length skirt should be less than 35 inches. If you are 5’3″ or taller, 35 inches and above is the appropriate length.

 

Best Summer Skirts

Casual Summer Skirts

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Whether you choose mini, midi or maxi, the best summer skirts are great bottoms to wear anytime. There are a variety of fabrics including chiffon, knit or woven materials. Review what is missing from your capsule wardrobe to ensure the ability to revive any outfit.

 

Short Summer Skirt

Short Summer Skirt

When looking for a short summer skirt, simple design and A-line silhouette are great styles you need to add to your capsule wardrobe. The flared ruffle hemline is fun and feminine to layer with a pretty blouse or delicate lace top.

If you are a frequent traveler, the black one is great for travel. The fabric is comfortable and easy to clean. Buy it here!

 

Long Summer Skirt

Long Summer Skirt

Wearing a heavy dark colored maxi skirt is no fun when it’s sizzling hot outside. That is why most fashion girls have a long summer skirt which is made with lightweight rayon-spandex that is easy to pull-on.

The side slit and ruched waistband hugs the waist and enhances the flattering look. The length and style are so elegant that it works during every summer occasion. Buy it here!

 

Summer Midi Skirt

Summer Midi Skirt

Summer midi skirt is all about the fabrication and timeless print patterns. Look for a viscose fabric with a diagonal stripe pattern. As a result, the fabric is breathable and the stripe pattern helps you to look long and lean.

In addition, the wrapped style with side slit flatters every body type, and is also a functional skirt for both work and weekend events. Buy it here!

 

Lightweight Summer Skirt

Lightweight Summer Skirt

Are you looking for the perfect lightweight summer skirt?

Consider this skirt to be the perfect style, and is also made with a summer-friendly material. The wrapped high and low hem with a tie around the waist detail gives flexibility to easily adjust the size.

Natural fibers such as linen or cotton are recommended during the summer season. They are great bottoms that match well with a lace crop top or a swimsuit coverup. Buy it here!

 

Beach Skirt

Beach Skirt

This is not your typical beach skirt. This summer skirt is the perfect midi length to look good with sandals or bathing suits underneath without looking like a coverup cape.

With this skirt, you can go to a restaurant without requiring you to change outfits. The cotton and linen blend is also a great choice to stay cool all the time. Buy it here!

 

Long Linen Skirt

Long Linen Skirt

If you don’t like showing legs with a high and low style skirt, try this long linen skirt that ties around your waist. The high waist wrap skirt is full length and also has a lining so that you don’t need to worry about anything showing.

Pair with a white bikini top during your summer beach vacation. Buy it here!

 

Cotton Skirts With Elastic Waist

Cotton Skirts With Elastic Waist

During the summer season, you have more options to wear different skirts with bare legs. This cotton skirt with elastic waist is made with a sweatshirt blend of high-quality wool and cashmere that won’t pile after multiple wears.

Simply pair with a white t-shirt and sneakers to effortlessly look chic on the weekend. Buy it here!

 

Jersey Summer Skirt

Jersey Summer Skirt

The blend of cupro and spandex makes this jersey summer skirt so special. The gathering detail with a front slit is super sexy and looks gorgeous on a date night with heels. Buy it here!

 

High Waisted Summer Skirt

High Waisted Summer Skirt

This high waisted summer skirt is a perfect mid length with subtle ruffles all around the hem. Made with 100% viscose fabric, the skirt is lightweight and flowy to keep you cool and comfortable all day long.

Easily wear to the beach or dress it up with a cute blouse. Buy it here!

 

White Summer Skirt

White Summer Skirt

For summer, a white lace maxi skirt is a must-have, especially for festivals or a vacation getaway. It is a great piece for a special occasion without worrying about the wrinkled skirt. The midi length short lining creates a flattering look, especially when wearing with flat sandals. Buy it here!

 

Black Summer Skirt

Black Summer Skirt

What if you can put together the perfect skirt and dress outfit?

This black summer skirt does it all, and is also a convertible piece to save room in your closet and luggage. The crinkled gauze has a smocked elastic waistband that feels comfortable and doesn’t snug too much.

Depending on the occasion, wear it as a strapless dress for the night and midi skirt during the day. Buy it here!

 

Floral Summer Skirt

Floral Summer Skirt

Are you going to Coachella or even a beach vacation?

Have this floral summer skirt ready to pair with a cropped top. The abstract flower patterns drapes nicely on your body and takes you away to a dreamy summer vacation. Buy it here!

 

Plain Summer Skirt

Plain Summer Skirt

Even though it is summer season, Fashion Girls love to wear plain summer skirts like this one. Made with light color genuine leather, this A-line silhouette looks good with a tank top and mule shoes for a casual stylish look. Buy it here!

 

It’s fun to try to wear different summer skirts with your favorite capsule wardrobe pieces. From work to travel, take time to find the right skirts for your needs. Use the styling tips to ensure that the silhouette looks good on you in order to accomplish skirt outfits with your summer capsule wardrobe.

What do you look for when shopping for summer skirts?

Share your casual summer skirts finds with us!

XOXO

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Casual Summer Skirts That'll Revive Any Outfit: Mini, Midi, and Maxi

Soonjoo Uh

I graduated with a bachelors of arts degree in fashion design. I worked in the fashion industry as a lead designer for major brand name labels such as Stitch Fix, Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom, and Dillards. Now, I am the founder of the website Fashion Wanderer where I share current fashion trends, style tips and how to build a capsule wardrobe collection.

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