Trend How-To: Maxi Skirts

Its only natural that when effortlessly cool brands like Marc Jacobs, and the fashion worlds it-girls like Olivia Palermo begin sporting a look, a trend is sure to follow. The latest? This effortless and attainable trend sweeps away short-shorts and its clear maxi skirts are having a major fashion moment!

If you’re partial to prints there are many choices on the market, or try a mono-tonal skirt and spice it up with accessories. This look is incredibly easy to take from day to night, pop on a loose fitting tank and some stylish sandals for lunch – or some sky high heels and chunky hardware for cocktails and dancing. Check out our top picks and some celebrities sporting the latest trend below.

1. Marble Print Maxi Skirt $80.00 available at 2. Richard Nichol Silk Satin and Tulle Maxi Skirt £348.94 available at 3. Crinkle Maxi Skirt $60.00 available at 4. Marc Jacobs Crushed Velvet Maxi Skirt £1,336.17 available at 5. Lanvin Silk Blend Tiered Skirt £1,582.61 available at at 6. Alexander McQueen Wool Crepe Maxi Skirt £646.81 available at 7. Rick Owens Lilies Maxi Skirt £336.17 available at 8. Malene Birger Acier Sequin Embellished Maxi £221.28 available at

Left to right: Ashley Tisdale, Kate Bosworth and Olivia Palermo

Left to Right: Nicole Ritchie, Jillian Zinser and Rachel Bilson

Images courtesy of, JustJared


  • newbie
    Reply newbie Wednesday 12th December, 2012 at 1:57 am

    aaaahh i wish i wasn’t so short!

  • Reply vikki18 Tuesday 2nd October, 2012 at 12:56 pm


  • Reply Isis21 Tuesday 11th September, 2012 at 6:22 am

    Have always loved the maxi skirt.

  • Reply mandystsai1 Sunday 29th January, 2012 at 8:34 am

    They are so pretty, but I can’t wear any. Any I buy will have to be altered… Too short.

  • Reply lovelyloves Friday 25th November, 2011 at 9:40 am

    This is so beautiful!

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