But before we begin, let’s define circle skirt because when Alicia first suggested it, I wasn’t exactly sure what she was referring to. Turns out a circle skirt is basically a full skirt; the bigger the circle, the fuller the skirt! I prefer “circle skirt” to skater skirt because “figure skater” is not my style aesthetic, but they’re essentially the same thing in different lengths. Not only are circle skirts flattering for pretty much every body, they’re right on trend for Spring! Here’s some ways to wear a circle skirt!
WITH A STRIPED TOP
I liked this outfit, but modified it slightly for my actual work day
so that I didn’t flash small children or parent helpers. Whether your circle skirt is short or long, patterned or solid, pleated or not… a striped top WILL go!
WITH A BLACK TOP AND COLOURED TIGHTS/NO TIGHTS
WITH A CHAMBRAY SHIRT
We all ought to know by now that chambray will work with almost anything and sure enough it looks great with circle skirts, knotted or tucked.
WITH A SOLID-COLOURED TOP
Despite the glam pose
that took 600 tries to mimic, a simple solid coloured tee is the easiest way to take your circle skirt to almost every occasion. Add a denim jacket or cute cardi, or swap a solid-coloured tee for a statement tee.
MIX NOT MATCH
Mixing patterns outside the realm of classic stripes is a more gutsy move for your circle skirt but gives a more high-fashion vibe. Plus it works well for vintage tops that tend to be shorter in the torso, like this vintage paisley blouse gifted but thrifted by my sis! And now last but not least…
WITH A WHITE TOP AND/OR BELT AND/OR WHILE STANDING ON YOUR COUCH
This photo goes to show you that circle skirts are easy to wear! There’s plenty of fabric that allows you to bend and move with ease. Today, I crawled, ran and did the wheelbarrow walk with 500 preschoolers. That makes me WAY more impressive than this model just standing around looking at books, doesn’t it!? Throw on a skinny belt or a wide belt to define your itty-bitty waist and you’re good to go!
Circle skirt, I love you and when I see all the ways to style you, I want more of you! Which is YOUR favourite circle skirt style?!