Raise your hand, who has owned a denim skirt in their lifetime? Keep them if you still have one sequestered somewhere in your closet. Yes, that’s most of us.
However perennial as they are, denim skirt outfits can be tricky to style, giving us major flashbacks to the tiny Disney child star mini skirts or the extra long long teachers’ skirts. But we’re on a mission to unearth the denim skirt that’s already lurking in your wardrobe, or even encourage you to buy a brand new one, giving you the details on exactly how to style them.
Since the denim skirt first materialized in the 1970s at the hands of people cutting their old denim jeans, the wardrobe staple has evolved into many shapes, fits and sizes. And if we’ve learned anything from recent AW21 collections, it’s not just that the denim skirt is back – it’s back in all its varied forms. Mini denim skirts at Balenciaga, bubble skirts at Louis Vuitton and long skirts at Dries Van Noten. We’ve seen it all and are ready to embrace the comeback.
Inspired by street style from around the world, ELLE has it all. Whether it’s with a square blazer and double denim, or playing around with contrasting proportions and fabrics, we think you’ll be dying to pull out your trusty denim skirt after taking a peek at these 19 outfits. of denim skirt: