9 Different Ways To Rock A Denim Skirt

9 Different Ways To Rock A Denim Skirt

Denim has (and will most likely always be) in style, but for the first time in a long time denim skirts are back in full effect. Trends come and go and the last time we’ve seen them on the runway and on celebrities was back when Paris and Nicole were BFFL, and then they reappeared about a year ago. Now the trend has really taken off and being seen everywhere from the nightclub to the office. We’ve chosen nine celebrities that really stand out while wearing a denim skirt and tell you where it’s a good idea to wear it, along with how you can recreate the whole outfit. But first, let’s reminisce on the denim trends of the 2000s.

Denim Skirts Of The 2000s 

Some of the styles that were constantly seen back when Lindsay Lohan was chasing cars; The O.C. was our style inspo; when Britney Spears went all Hulk on a parked car; and when we went to sleep dreaming of Carrie Bradshaw’s closet; were the micro mini worn with Uggs that was pretty much the uniform of every millennial girl. (While we’re on that subject, please don’t ever wear Uggs unless you’re caught in blizzard!) Other trends that are thankfully gone are the ruffled minis made famous by Abercrombie & Fitch and Forever 21, pairing denim skirts with tacky fabric belts and wearing them with Juicy Couture statement shirts and skinny scarves. Forget those past trends and concentrate on the new denim looks.

Denim Skirts Today

Today, denim skirts look a lot more polished. Some of the silhouettes you will continue to see are the a-line, the midi, and the mini (not micro mini, there’s a vast difference.) And with so many different types of washes to choose from (see below), you have a lot more options when it comes to finding the perfect denim skirt to wear this summer or fall.

One styling tip to keep in mind is–simple is better. Skip piling on accessories with flashy hats and handbags or you’re going to look like you hopped into a time machine. Let the skirt be the staple piece and style around it. Pair it with a concert tee or basic white tee and sneakers for a laid-back look; choose a solid blouse and stilettos for a more sophisticated style; wear with a black bodysuit and thigh high boots when heading to a trendy nightclub; or pair with a chambray shirt and lace up sandals for an always classic look. Another thing to remember when choosing a denim skirt is to make sure it’s appropriate for your body shape and for what the occasion is. If you’re going to the office, a midi with loafers or heels is appropriate, where a denim mini isn’t.

Know Your Denim Washes

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1. Raw Denim 2. Acid wash 3. Rinse wash 4. Mid wash 5. Light wash 6. Bleach wash 7. Black/grey 8. All-over tinting 9. Coated denim 10. Vintage finishing 

The Right Way To Style A Denim Skirt–No Matter The Occasion 

  1. Frame, Le Fray Denim Shirt – $245
  2. Clare V, Petite Simple Tote  – $244
  3. Ralph Lauren, Denim Pencil Skirt – $89.50
  4. Schultz, Lilliana Heel – $240
  5. Kendra Scott, Jude Cuff – $140
  6. Quay, Game On Shades – $60
  7. B-Low The Belt, Napa Belt – $65
denim skirt
  1. NBD x Revolve, Bodysuit – $47
  2. Street Level, Faux Leather Bucket Bag – $54
  3. Grlfrnd, Milla Denim Skirt – $158
  4. Quay, Ukiyo Shades – $65
  5. Mural, Structured Blazer – $75
  6. Sequin, Initial Necklace – $58
  7. Steve Madden, Kimmie Over the Knee Boot – $130
  1. Free People, Badabing Layering Top – $38
  2. Alexander Wang, Midi Skirt – $192
  3. Lipault Paris, Lady Plume Large Tote Bag – $85
  4. Dolce Vita, Camden Flats – $100
  5. Quay, Macaw Shades – $50
  1. Chaser, Def Leppard Tee – $59
  2. Grlfrnd, Milla Denim Skirt – $158
  3. Elizabeth & James, Eloise Field Bag – $211
  4. Superga, 2750 Cotu Classic Sneaker – $99
  5. Quay, Flint Shades – $50
  6. Sequin, White Diamond Enamel Cuff – $38
  1. Dolce Vita, Adam Jacket – $61.50
  2. Kate Spade, iPhone 7 Wristlet – $118
  3. Obey, Hudson Skirt – $49
  4. Kate Spade, Mirror Monster Key Fob – $66
  5. Child of Wild, Sun Daze Rosary Necklace – $188
  6. Quay, Paradiso Oversized Cat Eye Shades – $50
  7. RE/DONE, 1970s Boyfriend Tee – $80
  8. Napa Flex, Sarina Chelsea Boot – $124
  1. Chaser, Cold Shoulder Raglan Tee – $62
  2. Lucky Lucy’s Boutique, Button Down Denim Skirt – $45
  3. Splendid, Emerald Bay Tote – $90
  4. Ugg, Larissa Leather Espadrille Sandal – $80
  5. Quay, My Girl Cat Eye Shades – $55
  1. Grlfrnd, Lauren Denim Shirt – $188
  2. August Hat, Faux Leather Baseball Cap – $28
  3. 7 For all Mankind, Deconstructed Denim Pencil Skirt – $198
  4. Sam Edelman, Hazel Pointy Toe Pump – $120
  5. Fraiser Sterling, Good Girls Go To Heaven Earrings – $22
  6. Rebecca Minkoff, Leo Denim Clutch – $75
  1. Daydreamer, Joan Jett Cherry Bomb Tee – $55
  2. Seafarer, Denim Skirt – $189
  3. Nasty Gal, Girl Boxx Studded Crossbody – $74
  4. Rails, Knox Jacket with Stars – $268
  5. Sam Edelman, Hazel Pointy Toe Pump – $120
  1. Frame, Feminine Denim Top – $172
  2. Kate Spade, Stormie Crossbody – $149
  3. Rag & Bone, Dive Denim Skirt – $185
  4. Stephanie Kantis, Gold Chain Link Necklace – $145
  5. Sequin, Astral Necklace – $88
  6. Jeffrey Campbell, Faye Heel – $115
  7. Toms, Audrina Oversized Shades – $119


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