18 Different Skirt Types You Must Know About! 

 December 24, 2019

By  Anna

A skirt is a versatile piece of clothing and different types of skirts can give you different looks. Certain skirts can make you look daring. proper or prim, while others can make you look sophisticated, flirty and feminine! If you love skirts then you also must know the different styles of fabulous skirts that are available because every style can give you a different look.

1. A line skirt

A slight flare to this skirt makes it look like the capital letter A. This silhouette is very popular and well-known. Source!

2. Fitted skirt

A fitted skirt, also known as a pencil skirt or a tube skirt, is a form fitting skirt and it is ideal if you want to show off your curves. Source!

3. Drindl skirt

The drindl skirt is a straight skirt and it gathers at the waist. A waistband is used for the fullness of the gathers. Source!

4. The Mini Skirt

A mini skirt is about 10 to 17 inches in length and it is also known as the bondage skirt and the Pelmet skirt. A micro mini skirt is even shorter at around 10 inches or below. Source!

5. Draped Skirt

A draped skirt, also known as Sarong draped skirt, has fullness draped or gathered on one side. It is a square fabric that can be wrapped around the body to form a dress. Source!

6. Layered skirt

In a layered skirt, layers of ruffled fabric are arranged one on to of the other forming a layered skirt. Source!

7. Circle skirt

The circle skirt is a full skirt, fitted around the waist line and the fabric piece of this skirt resembles a circle with a hole. Source!

8. Gored skirt

the gored skirt is a paneled skirt with fabric sections that give fullness to the A-line silhouette. Source!

9. Godet skirt

The godet is triangular fabric piece inserted into the body of the skirt to give fullness. Source!

10. Trumpet skirt

This skirt is fitted near the waist ill the bottom hem and then it flares outside close to the hem. The mermaid skirt for example is a trumpet shaped skirt. Source!

11. Wrap skirt

The wrap skirt is wrapped around the body and it is a one piece skirt that overlaps.. Ties and button closures are used to fasten the skirt. Source!

12. Divided skirt

This skirt may look like a wide flare skirt but it is actually divided into two legs, just like pants. Source!

13. Pleated skirt

This skirt type has a single pleat or pleats arranged around the yoke or waistband. Source!

14. Asymmetrical Hem skirt

These types of skirts have a hem that makes the skirts look asymmetrical, just like a Handkerchief skirt for example. Source!

15. Bubble Skirt

The bubble type skirts have a puffy silhouette above the hem and the hem is gathered with an elastic band or casing. Source!

16. Yoke Skirt

This skirt is comprised of two parts – The yoke above and the skirt below the yoke. This skirt is also known as the hip hugger. Source!

17. Tulip skirt

This skirt is shaped like an inverted tulip flower. It also has overlapping panels in the front and also an irregular hem. Source!

18. Tiered skirt

This skirt has multiple horizontal layers one on top of another and every layer is designed to be wider and longer. Source!


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