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How to wear a midi skirt

Published 23 March 2016 by

With the start of spring comes a whole new set of style trends and this year the midi skirt is amongst them. A midi skirt is incredibly versatile – you’d be able to wear it in the day, for a special occasion or even to work, and the best part is you don’t have to spend a fortune to pull off these looks.

Not convinced? Here we take you through three different ways to wear a midi skirt for no more than £50 per outfit.*

Everyday

1. Pleated midi skirt, Primark, £10

2. Striped top, Primark, £10

3. Ballerina pumps, Primark, £8

A pleated midi skirt can be ideal for a laid-back look, you just have to know what to pair it with. Stripes are another big trend for the spring months, so why not pair it with a ribbed striped top? You could complete the look with comfortable ballerina pumps – these feature an eyelet design and are a budget-friendly copy of shoes by designer Isabel Marant. In total, this outfit comes to just £28!

Occasion

1. Pleated midi skirt, Primark, £10

2. Blouse, H&M, £14.99

3. Clutch bag, Primark, £9

4. Heels, Primark, £12

Stuck on what to wear to a formal occasion or evening out – why not consider a pleated midi skirt? It’s the perfect blend of comfort with style and you could easily dress it up for whatever occasion you’re headed to. Pairing it with a tucked in blouse will create an effortlessly chic look and you could complete the outfit with a pair of court heels. Finish the look with a black clutch bag. This complete outfit comes in at an affordable £45.99 – not bad, right?

Workwear

1. Pleated midi skirt, Primark, £10

2. Cardigan, H&M, £9.99

3. Heels, Primark, £12

If you work in an office environment, then there’s no reason why you can’t work a pleated midi skirt into your office capsule wardrobe. An easy way to do this is to wear it with a button-up cardigan tucked into the skirt. Complete with a pair of heels like this patent pair but try to go for something fairly comfortable as you’re going to be in them all day. You can put this whole outfit together for just under than £32.

Want to know what other affordable trends you should look out for this spring? Our blog could help.

*Prices correct at time of writing – 21/03/16

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