4 Affordable Ways To Style Maxi & Midi Skirts For A Chic, Minimal Look

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Twenty-twenty-two may have been the year of the micro mini skirt (yes, we’re referring to that Miu Miu number) but this year the runways have been telling a very different tale.

While low-rise styles still reigned supreme, the were taken to new lengths with maxi styles dominating shows and the style set.

Denim iterations were spotted on multiple Spring/Summer 2023 runways including distressed styles at MM6 Maison Margiela and ultra high-waist cuts at Burberry.

Over at Alaïa, form-fitting jersey styles were paired with matching crops, while Martine Rose’s autumn/winter ’23 collection featured a number of floor-skimming styles including a pinstriped pencil silhouette paired back with a sporty tee.

If you’re looking to incorporate maxi and midi skirt styles into your wardrobe take cues from marie claire Australia’s Market Editor, Emily Gittany, on the best ways to style her favourite pieces.

4 Ways To Style Long Skirts


Friday Drinks

“Pair with a singlet or asymmetric top and heels to elevate the look. This outfit can take you from the office to drinks,” Emily says.

Forever New Jhene One-Shoulder Ribbed Tank, $39.99; Friend Of Audrey Carla 100% Cupro Long Skirt, $249.95; Forcast Kamille Belt, $24.99; Sol Sana Eva Heel, $225


Saturday Brunch

“Pair back with a knit and loafers for a comfortable yet stylish look, perfect for a weekend café date,” Emily says.

Friend Of Audrey Astrid Double Zip Cotton Cardigan, $289.95; Ember Bias Skirt, $219.95; CHARLES & KEITH Chunky Penny Loafers, $96


Sundays At The Art Gallery

“With a Bomber jacket and some interesting boots, this outfit is stylish with a little bit of an edge,” Emily says.

UNIQLO MA-1 Blouson Jacket, $99.90; UNIQLO Mermaid Skirt, $59.90; St Agni Fine Knit Top, $239; Wittner Boots (yet to be released)


Mondays At Work

“Style with a vest and some heels, synched by a belt, this outfit is great for the office. Add a blazer or coat on colder days to keep warm and elevate the look,” Emily says.

Iris & Ink Harriet Ribbed Wool Vest, $98; Country Road Satin Midi Skirt, $199; Sol Sana Dulce Mid Heel, $209

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