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    32 Stunning Skirts For People Who Loathe Pants

    You don't have to wear leg prisons just because you wanna wear your fave band T-shirt.

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    1. An embroidered mini that'll look like you spent a couple hundo on it instead of your (meaning, MY) typical Taco Bell order.


    Promising review: "I wore this skirt for the first time today, and have gotten SO many compliments! First off, it’s great for cooler weather OR warmer weather. The detail in the embroidery is so cute. It’s very trendy and the size is true to fit!" —Michelle Saulters

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in five styles and sizes XS–XL).

    2. A two-fer midi in case you've wasted way too much time in life mulling over whether you wanna wear solid or floral.


    Promising review: "Incredibly cute and fashionable. Ran slightly small, but I always expect that. The colors were pretty right on from the pictures and the green in my skirt was stunning. SOOOO many compliments and pretty flattering." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in seven styles and sizes XS–XL).

    3. A floral satin beaut may just convince you that yes, you need to remodel your place for a sunken living room and up the mood lighting with some lava lamps.


    Get it from ModCloth for $59 (available in sizes XXS-4X).

    4. A maxi animal-print number available in a variety of styles and actual prints so you can get a lil' wild in a number of comfy ways.,

    Lots of reviewers note that this was lightweight enough for summer but, trust me, throw on some leggings and ankle boots — or even knee-high boots — underneath these skirts and you'll be g2g for colder temps.

    Promising review: "I first bought the yellow leopard. I now also have the blue, red, and gray! I wear size 14/32. Both the L and XL sizes fit, but the xl fit best. I am 5'11" and the skirt reaches the floor. The XL was longer than the L, which is one of the reasons I kept the XL. I can wear flats with it. This skirt is lightweight and very flattering. It can be dressed up for a party or down for running everyday errands. I highly recommend!" —Kaykay19

    Get it from Amazon for $13.98+ (available in 17 styles and sizes S–XL).

    5. A snakeprint midi ready to slither into your weekly rotation.


    Get it from Walmart for $22.95 (available in sizes M-XL).

    6. A voluminous pleated beaut – it'll hold its shape while you go about your day doing whatever the important things are that you do. Psst, this will make a great office staple!,

    Promising review: "The fit was amazing! I'm 5'2" with a bigger stomach area. I ordered a medium and it fit really snug but that's what I wanted. A large would've been too big for my liking. (I normally wear a large. The skirt is great quality and fit amazingly well!!! Absolutely loved it! I'll definitely be ordering from them again!" —Amazon Customer

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

    7. A floral design that'll be a great pick for anyone who's woken up and thought "Wow I wish it were socially acceptable to wear lederhosen today."


    Promising review: "I love this skirt. I have been eyeing it for a while and I'm so happy I went for it. the embroidery is so nice and definitely adds an expensive feel. the rusty color is perfect for fall. It's not too short but is still cute and mini. love it!" —Kathleen M.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in three colors and sizes S-L).

    8. A mermaid sequin pencil skirt with some stretch so you can take a dip in something extremely shiny but surprisingly versatile!, Amazon

    Promising review: "This skirt is absolutely gorgeous and surprisingly well made for the price. The sequins have two different sides- a matte black and gorgeous mermaid. As other reviewers said it runs SMALL (I wear a 12-14 in US sizes and the 2XL was very tight)...but it has some give so it’s ok." —Cori A Goates

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL).

    9. A lacey inset with fringe details because maybe you're tired of plain ole pencil skirts. Buddy, you came to the right place.


    Promising review: "I purchased a black skirt over two years ago and realized I must buy another for back up. I call it a magic skirt because I gained over 15 lbs in the last three years and the skirt still fits. It's very flattering on. I ordered a small. I am 5'3" and 125 lbs. I also ordered a green skirt. It's a gorgeous color. Great quality and great price." —Honey

    Get it from Amazon for $35.19+ (also available in black and sizes XS-XL).

    10. A velvet specimen of pleated perfection you'd be crushed to pass up on buying.


    Get it from ModCloth for $79 (available in sizes XXS-4X).

    11. A bow-tiful option because, as a gift to this world, you might as well tie your ensemble together like a present.,

    Some reviewers recommend going up one size because this is quite high-waisted.

    Promising review: "I wear a size 8/10 (closer to 10) my waist measurement is 30" and I ordered a 12. It fits perfectly! It has some elastic in the back which keeps the fit snug but not uncomfortable. The bow is adorable. I needed to be ironed/steamed right out of the bag but that's to be expected. The hem length falls right below my knee and I am 5'2". The only thing that would make it better is if it had pockets. I'm very excited to wear this skirt for my Lady and the Tramp Disneybound." —American Historian

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in seven colors and sizes 2/4-14).

    12. A sequin skirt set to make any top a going-out top. Even that pajama shirt you peeled off your floor!


    Promising review: "Absolutely loved this. I’m about 5’11" and this definitely was 'mini' on me but since it was so stretchy I could pull it down to be longer. I am usually a 8-10 and I went with a large and it was perfect. I bought other colors too just because I loved the fit and style." —Lynn E

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in eight styles/colors and sizes S/M-XL-XXL).

    13. A tulle skirt reviewers have worn to church, birthday celebrations, costume parties, romantic photo shoots in front of the Eiffel Tower... so I'm sure you can find someplace fun to wear it!,

    Promising review: "I wore this to church and everyone loved it and couldn’t believe i bought it from amazon. I also have the white one and can’t wait to wear it and order more colors." —Shanta

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in 31 colors and sizes S/M-L/XL).

    14. Or if you could do without the bow, a similar pleated bottom will make you look like a jetsetter even if your plans are just to force yourself to swing by the grocery store after work tonight.,

    Promising review: "Bought this for a trip to Italy and was AMAZED at the high quality. I’m a curvy girl and would normally get an XL, but after reading reviews about stretchy waistband opted for the L and it was a perfect fit. It hangs beautifully and is very flattering. Highly recommend." —Dr. Shanelle

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in 10 colors/styles and sizes S-XXL).

    15. A vegan-leather pencil skirt that'll bring all the edge to your curves.


    I own this and it's hottttttt.

    Get it from Express for $52.80 (available in sizes 00-6, 12).

    16. A ladylike ruffle anyone who yearns for a little somethin' extra will adore.


    Promising review: "I love this skirt, it’s so cute and fun. I love pairing it with a cute top and booties. I would absolutely recommend this style." —Damian-Rachael Kelley

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in four styles and sizes S-XL).

    17. An A-line skirt *with pockets* ready for your Snow White Halloween costume, or really any other ensemble you have in the works., Amazon

    Promising review: "This skirt is adorable and made for a great Snow White Disney Bound. Plus, who doesn't love pockets?!" —gita Doyle

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in 41 styles and sizes XS-XXXL).

    18. A faux-leather midi with a croc effect AND POCKETS, so really you know what you'll be wearing to that big meeting next week.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $139 (available in sizes XS-XXL and 1X-3X).

    19. A faux-leather bodycon number that'll look super hot from far away, and up close. But when you're up close and personal you can see those ~luxe~ stitching deets., Amazon

    Reviewers rec going a size down.

    Promising review: "Ordered this to wear with a tee for a concert and was pleasantly surprised. I ended up having to roll the waist band down because it was too big on my waist but otherwise fit great. I'm 5'6" and it was a nice length on me even without it rolled. Nice thick material with sturdy stitching and zipper. Does not look cheap at all!" —Kelsey S.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 11 styles/colors and sizes S-XXL).

    20. A velvet maxi with some built-in ventilation courtesy of a sky-high slit because once it really hits winter, that indoor heat is going to be horrible. Fight it with this!

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $19.99 (available in sizes 0X-3X).

    21. A vibrant skirt that'll have you dripping in compliments. And there are 30+ style options, so you're set for more than a month. Prepare thyself.

    Promising review: "I was a little hesitant before ordering this skirt because there were no reviews. However, I love my cartoon graffiti pleated skirt and received so many compliments. The skirt is true to size, I'm wearing a L and wear a dress size 12. The waist is elastic and comfortable and my only recommendation is to wear a slip because the skirt is a little thin." —MEKA

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in 36 styles and sizes S-XXXL).

    22. A faux-crocodile legend that might just make you think fondly of Kiki's character in On Becoming a God in Central Florida.

    Urban Outfitters

    Please do not even breathe in my direction if you haven't watched that show.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $52 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    23. A metallic bandage style to amplify the shine in any ensemble. (I think I just found your bachelorette skirt.),

    Promising review: "Amazing fit! I ordered an XL after reading the reviews and seeing that it was a little shorter than expected for a 'high waisted' skirt. It fit perfect since I'm somewhat tall and bottom heavy." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $35+ (available in six colors and sizes XS-XXL).

    24. A faux-leather shortie here to help you get all buttoned up without looking it ;).

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $17.43 (available in sizes 0X-3X).

    25. A leopard wrap skirt you can pair with every dang sweatshirt and sweater in your closet. Yeah, it's supposed to be for summer but it's called versatility!!!,

    I own a designer version of this skirt that I paid ~$100 more for and can vouch for the versatility.

    Promising review: "This skirt is amazing! I found through a blogger and have to say this has been one of my favorite purchases lately. The fit is great and perfect to toss and and head to brunch. Absolutely suggest this!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in five colors and sizes S-XL).

    26. A velvet pencil skirt that'll find favor from any horse girl. And even people like me who're allergic to horse hair. (I know, it's tragic.)


    Get it from ModCloth for $65 (available in sizes XXS-4X).

    27. An asymmetrical print (from my current fave brand Never Fully Dressed, btw) that'll be all party in the front *and* back.


    Get it from Asos for $94 (available in sizes XS-XL).

    28. A stretchy looker with so many '70s vibes that it'd look perfect in Penny Lane's suitcase.,

    Promising review: "I am a size large and got a large. It fit perfectly, the skirt was good quality. Also very stretchy, got a lot of compliments. I'm 5'1" and the length was perfect." —Anna Di

    Get it from Amazon for $14.86+ (available in eight colors and sizes S-L).

    29. A multi-material wonder that'll have people doing a double take. And while they're staring that long, they can go ahead and take your pic for your Insta. It's only fair!


    Get it from Asos for $76 (available in sizes 14-24).

    30. A multi-tier tulle midi will make your cute pup wanna stick by your side even more on the off chance someone takes your pic.


    If you want a tulle bottom without the ballerina-like volume, this is it!

    Get it from Boohoo for $16 (also available in black and sizes 4-12).

    31. A jacquard heart skirt you can rock with other prints. Or you can just pair the skirt with a bodycon turtleneck. Whatever ya' want!


    Get it from Nordstrom for $129 (available in sizes XS-L).

    32. And a wet-look mermaid skirt in case you've been waiting for what feels like forever for your Ariel moment. Wear it for Halloween and then over and over again in your normal fabulous life!

    Promising review: "This was my favorite part of my halloween costume this year. The skirt fit PERFECTLY. I bought a XL but could've easily gotten away with a L. It was stretchy enough that I didn't feel it was too tight or uncomfortable. I am a size 12 and it was perfect. I'm 5'5" and it is LONG though! Which is so great for tall gals! I had to hold it up to keep from tripping. Overall this is the PERFECT mermaid tail costume bottom you'll find on amazon!" —Julie Therese

    Get it from Amazon for $26.90+ (available in six colors and sizes S-XXL).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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