Spring is a good time for new trends, stylish combinations and fashion experiments. What do you know about layering? Usually we associate it with cold months and warm clothes like coats or sweaters. But this spring skirt layering is on top. Designers use this technique in their spring collections and offer us to make stylish combinations. We can wear skirts over pants, dresses or even other skirts. Do you want to know the right ways of creating trendy looks using layered skirts? We will tell you the most popular techniques of skirt layering and help you avoid the most typical mistakes.
A warm season usually brings various opportunities to make you look fresh and stylish. Favourite pieces can be a good base for a new reimagined wardrobe if mixed in a right way. Spring 2015 is great for layering: you can wear double skirts creating a casual look or adding some playful mood, breaking the rules and wearing skirts over pants. Though the skirt layering is a big and really functional trend of the season it can sometimes look odd and eccentric. To feel fashion and comfortable, follow our tips and approach the right way.
To be inspired look for the collection for Spring and Summer 2015 by such designers and brands as DKNY, Calvin Klein, Kenzo, Peter Som, Sally Lapointe, Jil SanderJil Sander, Tome, Barbara Bui and Aquilano Rimondi.
Skirts layering combinations
Skirts wearing over skirts are rather popular. This is the perfect chance for you to create fabulous combinations using the skirts of various shapes and length, colours and textures. You can mix mini, midi or maxi silhouettes to achieve the result you desire. To make the look more comfortable and effortless, use lightweight materials. Colour palette should be kept to a minimum not to make the look to busy.
Skirts in combination with dresses look perfect. There are two ways of mixing them. You can wear skirts underneath dresses. It usually looks unconventional and very feminine. To create such a look, search for flexible and sleek skirts, choose straight silhouettes and basic shades. What about dresses? Flouncy ones will be a perfect company for such a mixture. Another way is to wear skirts over chic dresses. Opt for the skirts in sturdy materials like denim, leather or suede. High slits on the sides or at the front can make you look sexy and stylish, adding movement to the layering. As for the colours, think about complementary shades to make this combination more cohesive.
Skirts wearing over pants create a fresh and stylish combination. Do you like to be in the limelight? If you do, this way is just for you. To combine skirts and pants opt for tailoring pieces, this mixture always look impeccable. Matchy-matchy pieces are chic and sophisticated. Asymmetrical hems will make the look a little more subtle.
Some tips how to layer skirts
There are some things you should remember to look perfect when layering skirts. If you want to create a polished look, choose minimal lines and basic shades. Peplum effect can be achieved with a beautiful flounce skirt worn over a longer silhouette. Apron skirts always look perfect in different combinations and if you hesitate about using this trend it’s a wonderful variant to start with. Layering is a good way to play with volume, length and silhouettes. You can add dimension and substance to your entire look.
But there are also some things you should avoid when layering two garments. Don’t mix too many prints, styles and materials. Slouchy silhouettes can look very unrefined and saggy.
Tight silhouettes can be uncomfortable and rigid. Also avoid using too sheer, too short or too loose pieces in your wardrobe, even if you like them very much. And, the last tip – follow our pieces of advice, make experiments and create your own combinations.
The video of DKNY collection for Spring and Summer 2015