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    31 Skirts You'll Be Grateful For On Hot And Sweaty Summer Days

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women’s.

    1. A fun and flowy high-waisted ruffle mini skirt reviewers say is great to wear when the temps start inching closer to triple digits.

    Reviewer wearing blue skirt
    Reviewer wearing black and white skirt

    Promising review: "This is very pretty, good quality, and not flimsy or sheer material! It is great for 90+ degree weather! And can be dressed up or down. It is versatile, would be great at the beach or a BBQ, or dressed up for a party with tights and boots." —bluehound

    Another promising review: "Great little summer skirt! Not too short or too long. The material is cotton feeling. It is so lightweight and easy to pack. I liked it so much I ordered three more in different colors. Great to dress up or down. Very versatile. Great for hot vacations!" —Charles D. Paynter

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in sizes S–XL and 44 colors).

    2. A lightweight tiered maxi skirt complete with a tie-waist, pockets, and gorgeous prints to make you feel like you're on a tropical vacay (even if you're just watching another episode of "The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals" on Netflix).

    Reviewer wearing red maxi skirt with white top
    Reviewer wearing floral maxi skirt with white top

    Promising review: "Wonderful and versatile for summer. Super cute. So breezy. Wore it on a 90-degree day and felt great. Lightweight but not sheer at all." —Jessielead63

    Another promising review: "This skirt is fantastical! The length is perfect! It has a drawstring waist and it has pockets! Material is perfection for summer and into fall! Getting ready to order another one!" —Hannah

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 26 colors).

    Btw, here's where you can find a bunch of other long skirts to twirl in!

    3. A stretchy skater skirt featuring an elastic waist and A-line silhouette you'll be packing multiples of for all your future vacations and Disney trips.

    Reviewer wearing green skirt
    Reviewer wearing purple skirt

    Promising review: "Let me preface this by saying I have worn approximately one skirt in the last 20 years before I bought this one, and I never ever want to wear pants again. These skirts, only, forever. I cannot stress enough how comfortable this skirt truly is! It's got pretty good stretch to it. The skirt has a great flow to it, I love turning circles like an overzealous golden retriever, and I've received several compliments on it. It's a fun, flirty little style that can be dressed up or down. I definitely plan on getting at least one more in another color, but again I am committed to wearing only this skirt forever as previously mentioned. You will not regret buying this. TL;DR: I'm going to post this essay of a review and then immediately purchase a second skirt in a different color because I love the first one so much." —Mai

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in plus sizes L–5XL and 18 colors).

    Psst, don't forget to pack some comfy shoes for all those trips!

    4. A Unique Vintage floral denim mini skirt dotted with darling floral patterns that would look sooo great with a pair of wedge sandals and a crop top.

    Two images of model wearing blue floral skirt with purple crop top
    Unique Vintage

    This light blue denim cotton mini skirt features a fringed hem for a stylishly worn-in look that'll match virtually any top you already have in your closet.

    Get it from Unique Vintage for $58 (available in sizes XS–L).

    5. A popular high-waisted Torrid midi skirt destined to accompany you on weekend winery trips. It'll match your glass of cabernet so well and you *know* it'd be hard to pass up that photo op.

    Two images of model wearing purple midi skirt with white top
    Torrid

    Promising review: "I’ve never left a review before, but I am today. This skirt is ADORABLE. First time wearing it and I’ve already had a bunch of compliments. I usually stay away from skirts because the waist band is always too thin so all it does is roll down, but not with this one!!! The super wide band makes it so I can wear this closer to my natural waist, but it also looks great higher up. It also has a liner which is always a good thing for me. Honestly, the style is phenomenal and I’ll be keeping my eye out for other patterns for sure. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT." —Deladawn

    Get it from Torrid for $49.12 (available in sizes M–6X).

    And here's where you can find even more stylish midi dresses to add to your rotation.

    6. A classic Pact fit and flare midi skirt (with pockets) made with organic cotton to serve as a timeless summertime staple for years and years to come.

    Three models wearing different colored mini skirts
    Pact

    Promising review: "I have been looking for a cute summer skirt and this is it! It has pockets and the fabric is so soft. I will be getting more colors! This can be dressed up for work, and used in a more casual setting." —Legolas1325

    Get it from Pact for $58 (available in sizes XS–XXL and six colors).

    7. A splurge-worthy Abbey Glass A-line skirt meeting at the intersection of midi and maxi just begging for a ~summer romance~. Hopefully your other skirts don't get too jealous.

    Two images of model wearing long white skirt and denim jacket
    Abbey Glass

    Promising review: "Absolutely stunning skirt! I love the fabric and it is so flowy. Perfect for summer!" —Carrie Ventrone

    Another promising review: "The fabric of this skirt is absolutely beautiful! I love how the lining doesn't go all the way down. It really gives it a trendy look." —Valerie Garcia

    Get it from Abbey Glass for $230 (originally $330; available in sizes XS–L).

    8. A bright and cheery Boden crinkle mini skirt with the ability to make an impactful statement no matter what you pair it with (our suggestion: a white crop top and platform sandals)!

    Two images of model wearing colorful mini skirt
    Boden

    Promising review: "Great for summer! The material is light and has just the right amount of swing (or at least I think it does). The mix of bright colors makes it attractive too." —SN

    Another promising review: "I've received so many compliments on this skirt. It's graphic, comfortable, and can be dressed up or down. Highly recommend!" —Laskaris01

    Get it from Boden for $85 (available in sizes 2–22).

    9. A lightweight high-waisted midi skirt (again, with pockets) for you to comfortably take a nap in under a tree in the shade on a ~breezy~ summer afternoon.

    Reviewer wearing black skirt and white top
    Reviewer wearing yellow skirt and blue top

    Promising review: "Love, love, love this skirt! Super cute and cool for a hot summer night. Now I want to buy another one. 🥰" —Angela Sullivan

    Another promising review: "I really enjoy this skirt so much! It’s cool, comfy, and stretchy. The length is my favorite and it’s super cute. I may end up getting other colors. It’s perfect for my salon job in the summer." —Rishell Hessing

    Get it from Amazon for $31.89 (available in sizes XS–XXL and 14 colors).

    10. An Old Navy high-waisted denim skirt for when you're missing the '90s but wouldn't mind some modern flare (hellooo, split front). It's also made with "Never-Quit Shape Retention" technology so it'll never lose its original shape!

    Three images of models wearing the blue denim skirt
    Old Navy

    Promising review: "I've been looking for a skirt like this for years and was so happy to find it – and at a great price! Love that it is high waisted and the perfect length – not too short, not too long. " —anonymous

    Get it from Old Navy for $30 (available in sizes 0–30).

    And here are some other articles of clothing you'll love if you love the summer but hate the heat.

    11. A charming high-waisted midi skirt with pockets and decorative buttons (aka no need to button those up/down every day) that'll effortlessly add an ~artsy~ element to your warm-weather wardrobe.

    Reviewer wearing yellow midi skirt
    Reviewer wearing green midi skirt

    Note: Some reviewers suggest ordering a size down.

    Promising review: "This skirt is light and airy. Perfect for the hot summer. The buttons are decorative, so I don’t have to worry about the skirt gapping awkwardly open. It fits very comfortably at the waist. At 5’5” the length hit my mid-calves." —Inga

    Get it from Amazon for $20.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and 15 colors).

    12. An eye-catching Free People mini wrap skirt for you to pull on and venture to the beach, the shops, then back to the beach again on your days off. 

    Three images of models wearing brown, tan, and purple mini skirts
    Free People

    Promising review: "Perfect little skirt! Runs TTS, if not a touch big! Elastic waist for optimal comfort and it really does look just like it does on the model! Super cute! I’ll be ordering it in all the colors!" —Biyora

    Another promising review: "Great skirt. I wear it for work but it could easily be suitable for variety of uses including nights out or date night. For the price it is fab!" —Devon_R

    Get it from Free People for $40 (available in sizes XS–XL and four colors).

    13. A dreamy tiered boho floral midi skirt featuring a hi-low silhouette that'll have you looking like the most beautiful ~blossom~ in the garden. 

    Reviewer wearing midi skirt with white crop top
    Reviewer wearing midi skirt with black boots

    Promising review: "I ordered this skirt for a family summer vacation. It is the perfect length and is very lightweight, which is perfect for those hot summer days. This skirt fits true to size with a little bit of stretch!" —Jordyn Peters

    Another promising review: "So many compliments! I love this skirt, it’s really comfortable. It isn’t see through. Great skirt and especially for the price! It will be a spring and summer staple for me. 🥰" —Jeanie C.

    Get it from Amazon for $31.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and 11 colors).

    14. A pretty and practical white Loft denim skirt featuring a frayed hem and button-front design you'll be referring to as a wardrobe essential in no time flat.

    Model wearing white mini skirt with green and white top
    Loft

    Promising review: "Love this skirt. This is a timeless, cool, fun staple in my summer closet. I paired it with the V-neck sweater in the raisin color and a white tank top. Felt like a million dollars for under $100 dollars." —lenaswede

    Another promising review: "This is a great warm weather skirt. The lightweight denim is comfortable on a warm day. The waistband stays put. Love the front buttons. Good length also, not too short but not too long!" —Andie B

    Get it from Loft for $69.50 (available in regular sizes 0–14 and petite sizes 00–8).

    15. A bestselling office-ready pencil skirt offering all the stretch so your thighs won't feel like they're suffocating all day.

    Reviewer wearing white pencil skirt
    Reviewer wearing black pencil skirt

    Promising review: "I love this skirt! It fits perfectly! It is thick enough to not be see through yet thin enough to be a perfect summer skirt. I am 5' 3'' and the skirt goes past my knees, which is exactly the length I wanted! Fits like a glove!" —Rene

    Another promising review: "This is the only skirt you need in your life! I'm currently working on owning this skirt in EVERY color. These skirts are a must-have for the closet. They are versatile. They can be cute, sexy, and bold depending on how you wear it. You can dress it up or down. Wear it for business attire with a peplum or button up. You can add a mesh top or bodysuit and wear it for a night out, but you can also add a crop top or casual top to it and wear it for comfortable shopping day. Soft, breathable material. I love, love, love these skirts. I own five so far." —Sheila Evans

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–5X and 40 style/color combos).

    Plus, here are some other things that'll help you return to the office in style.

    16. Madewell polka-dot wrap mini skirt so stylish you'll be hoping to be ~spotted~ by the paparazzi (s/o to your bestie for taking the best pics).

    Two images of models wearing red mini skirts
    Madewell

    Promising review: "I love the color and weight of the fabric. It's very easy to tie around my waist. I can wear it over swimwear, for a fun weekend afternoon, and on a casual date. It really can be dressed up or down. Perfect for summer travel!" —Jjoan

    Get it from Madewell for $64.99 (originally $88; available in standard sizes 00–14 and plus sizes 14–16).

    17. A vacay-ready high-low skirt boasting a ruffle hem that'll make getting ready in the morning an easy breezy process since you know you'll always have this gem to tie together literally everything.

    Reviewer wearing green hi-low skirt with white top
    Reviewer wearing red hi-low skirt with white top

    Note: Some reviewers suggest ordering a size up.

    Promising review: "I don’t normally write reviews but I am absolutely 110% obsessed with this skirt! It is so freaking cute! I ordered a size up after reading reviews and it’s absolutely perfect. It sits perfectly at my waist. Omg so comfortable! The material is light and flowy and it’s well made. I’m about to order more colors now!" —Amazon Customer

    Another promising review: "This is a beautiful summer skirt. The first time I wore this in public, two strangers asked where I got it, went on their phones, and ordered from Amazon within 10 minutes of talking to me. 'Nuff said." —Lab Rat

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 26 colors).

    18. A moisture-wicking skort for anyone who often finds themselves rummaging through their shorts collection every time they throw on a skirt or dress. 

    Three images of reviewer wearing blue and purple mini skirts
    Model putting phone into pocket of the red skort

    Not only does this little number already come with built-in shorts, but it also features a headphone cable hole and mesh pockets to keep your phone in while you're out and about!

    Promising review: "Just bought four more in different colors/patterns. This skirt/short is über comfortable and the fabric is nice and light for summer. The pocket fits my cell and there is a hole to run a cord for earphones. The shorts under the skirt are long enough and they don't ride up. I knew this was going to become a go-to, hence I bought more so I have options. Highly recommend!" —SaltAirHoney

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 26 colors).

    19. A chic Lulus fringe mini skirt if you live for quintessential pieces with unique twists. This classic-turned-statement skirt is composed of woven cotton fabric and a knotted fringe trim that'll fool anyone into thinking you're a regular vacationer.

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    Lulus

    Promising review: "Just gorgeous! This skirt is everything I've been wanting in my closet for years. I love the fit and how it looks. Can't wait to wear it like a million times." —Michelle B.

    Another promising review: "This skirt is everything I wanted: black, high waist, not too short, and FRINGE! Can't wait to take this out on the town. The medium fit my measurements perfectly." —Kristin W.

    Get it from Lulus for $36.75 (originally $49; available in sizes XS–L and two colors).

    20. A flirty Torrid smocked waist mini skirt you'll be finding every excuse to wear. Ice cream run? Yes. Stroll on the beach? Sure. Indulging in a bowl of pasta? Count me in for dressing up for that, too.

    Two images of a model wearing the mini skirt with a white top
    Torrid

    Promising review: "Beautiful mini skirt. You can dan dress it up or down and it has a comfy, stretchy waistband. You can wear it high-waisted or mid-rise and it's still modest either way." —Lori1993

    Get it from Torrid for $44.62 (originally $59.50; available in sizes M–6X).

    While you're browsing, here are even more cute plus-sized clothes from Amazon you'll probably love!

    21. A vibrant Farm Rio linen blend midi skirt to match your bright and colorful personality (and help you manifest that tropical getaway you've been wanting to go on)!

    Two images of a model wearing red midi dress
    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "The first time I wore this skirt I received many compliments! It is gorgeous on and true to size. I wore it with an electric blue T-shirt and orange striped shoes." —Oneshoeshopper2

    Get it from Nordstrom for $165 (available in sizes XS–L).

    22. A sustainable Toad & Co ruffle mini skirt made with a blend of Tencel Lyocell and organic cotton fabric capable of wicking away moisture to keep you nice and cool from sunrise to sunset. Oh, and it has a hidden pocket!

    Three images of models wearing different colored mini skirts
    Toad & Co

    Promising review: "Super cute! I received compliments the first day I wore it! Fabric is easy care and lightweight! Definitely want to purchase more in this style." —Jane E.

    Another promising review: "Best skirt I've ever bought IN MY LIFE! This is the softest skirt and it's so comfortable and breathable!" —Samantha S.

    Get it from Toad & Co for $65 (available in sizes XS–XL and five colors).

    23. A sophisticated Hutch printed wrap maxi skirt that'll have you feeling like the royalty you are everywhere you go. The fact it could easily be a seasonal segue skirt is a bonus!

    Three images of models wearing blue and orange maxi skirts
    Anthropologie

    Note: Reviewers say this skirt runs large.

    Promising review: "This wrap skirt is so gorgeous. What I love most is the versatility of the piece. I feel as though the style and silhouette would be great for all seasons. Truly a great investment! I definitely recommend." —Quill

    Another promising review: "This dress is so pretty. The fabric is so smooth and comfortable. I got so many compliments on it. It's great for dressing up or dressing down. It's also great as a wrap up at the beach." —BeckyATL

    Get it from Anthropologie for $140 (available in sizes XXS–XL and five colors).

    24. A simple bodycon mini skirt everyone should have at least one of. This versatile piece works with everything from white button-down shirts to loose-fitting tees for a more casual ~lewk~.

    Reviewer wearing yellow mini skirt
    Reviewer wearing green mini skirt

    Note: This skirt runs small so be sure to check the product description to find your perfect fit!

    Promising review: "Obsessed! Ordered the hot pink for my Hawaiian luau-themed birthday party but it’s become a summer staple! Had to get more colors! This mini skirt is so cute! It’s double layered, so it’s thick and undies don’t show. —AngieT

    Another promising review: "Got several of these skirts for vacation in Mexico and absolutely love them! So versatile and has a nice wide stretchy waistband but doesn't lose its shape. A real staple in my suitcase and can be dressed up or down." —Cortney Rollins

    Get it from Amazon for $13.25+ (available in short sizes S–XL and 22 colors).

    25. A fun Lulus tassel mini skirt touting an A-line silhouette and two rows of tassel trim to help you achieve what might possibly be the cutest date night look ever. Plus, dancing just seems like it'd be SO much more fun while wearing this little number. 

    Three images of models wearing green, black, and white mini skirts
    Lulus

    Note: Some reviewers suggest ordering a size down.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this skirt. I've worn it to work, out to dinner parties, and to family BBQs. iIve received so many compliments on it. Very comfortable material." –