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  • MSGM Pineapple-jacquard A-line skirt
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    MSGM Pineapple-jacquard A-line skirt
    MSGM adds to its collection of statement prints with this pineapple pattern new for Resort 2015. Here it's splashed subtly across a tonal-yellow cotton-blend twill A-line skirt. This shape is key for the Italian label and justly so; the high-waisted midi-length silhouette is timeless. Tuck in a white T-shirt and add in wedge sandals for the most ladylike finish.
  • CAMILLA AND MARC Adversary textured-stripe pencil skirt
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    CAMILLA AND MARC Adversary textured-stripe pencil skirt
    Camilla and Marc's boldly striped crepe and piqué pencil skirt is a sharp way to tap into the season's monochrome trend. Cut with a high waist it works perfectly with a tucked-in T-shirt or tank. Ground the look with block-heeled ankle boots.
  • CAMILLA AND MARC Moderator striped pencil skirt
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    CAMILLA AND MARC Moderator striped pencil skirt
    This ribbed-crepe pencil skirt from Australian design duo Camilla and Marc boasts a bold royal-blue and white stripe. Cut to sit high on the waist it works best with a tucked-in blouse or cropped knit.
  • A.L.C. Lace pencil skirt
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    A.L.C. Lace pencil skirt
    Introduce a pop of neon to your new-season wardrobe with A.L.C.'s fluorescent-pink floral-lace pencil skirt. It's cut to a ladylike silhouette with a high waist and centre-back split. Team it with the matching top for an on-point evening look.
  • ACNE STUDIOS Keals Shine satin skirt
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    ACNE STUDIOS Keals Shine satin skirt
    Acne Studios's dark-green Keals Shine skirt stays true to the brand's understated but directional aesthetic. The classic A-line style is made from high-shine satin and detailed with a front pleat panel and concealed pockets. Dress it down for daytime with one of the label's coveted leather jackets.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Fleming maxi skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Fleming maxi skirt
    Isabel Marant Étoile's Fleming maxi skirt possesses the bohemian sensibility that defines the French label. It's made from a silky petrol-grey fabric that creates a great sense of movement as you walk. Balance the romantic proportions with tougher accessories; the designer's slip-on double-buckle sandals offer a cool contrast.
  • HOUSE OF HOLLAND Scalloped-hem velvet mini skirt
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    HOUSE OF HOLLAND Scalloped-hem velvet mini skirt
    House of Holland's navy mini skirt is given a playful finish with a metallic-gold scalloped hem. It's cut from sumptuous velvet and sits high on the waist. Team it with a tucked-in shirt and statement heels for the coolest take.
  • MSGM Metallic faux-leather skirt
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    MSGM Metallic faux-leather skirt
    The midi skirt has made waves in recent seasons but MSGM's metallic-silver faux-leather version takes the style to new contemporary heights. The full A-line style sits high on the waist and finishes below the knee so can easily be dressed up or down. Honour the label's love of clashing and team it with a printed T-shirt or colour-pop heels.
  • STELLA MCCARTNEY Denim A-line mini skirt
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    STELLA MCCARTNEY Denim A-line mini skirt
    Tap into the season's 1970s vibe with Stella McCartney's true-blue denim skirt. It's cut with a flattering high waist and falls to a soft A-line shape detailed with gold-tone button fastenings. Team it with the label's coveted flatform sandals for an on-point weekend look.
  • EMILIO DE LA MORENA Carla textured-cotton skater skirt
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    EMILIO DE LA MORENA Carla textured-cotton skater skirt
    Swish and twirl your way into the new season with Emilio de la Morena's black Carla skirt. Textured cotton creates the full high-waisted silhouette that swings out into a skater style. A silk shirt and mid-high heels will complete a demure day-to-night look.
  • YMC Pippa pleated wool skirt
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    YMC Pippa pleated wool skirt
    YMC's charcoal-grey mini skirt is a contemporary riff on a classic uniform style. It's made from a pleated wool-blend and cut to sit high on the waist and short in the length. Balance the look with a cashmere sweater and chunky brogues.
  • MARY KATRANTZOU Calculom symbol-print satin mini skirt
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    MARY KATRANTZOU Calculom symbol-print satin mini skirt
    For AW14 Mary Katrantzou swapped out her perfected digital prints in favour of playful symbol emblems. The Calculom skirt perfectly depicts this applauded change of direction boasting bubblegum-pink satin adorned with multicoloured symbols. Lined in tulle to create a voluminous silhouette it works perfectly with a slim-fitting button-up and sleek shoe boots.
  • ROKSANDA Arwen stretch-wool midi pencil skirt
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    ROKSANDA Arwen stretch-wool midi pencil skirt
    Roksanda's bold use of colour transforms the simplest styles into trophy pieces. The Arwen pencil skirt is cut from indigo-blue stretch-wool and has contrasting teal-green pockets trimmed with herringbone embroidery. It sits high on the waist so tuck in a blouse to work that quintessential Roksanda silhouette.
  • HOUSE OF HOLLAND Snakeskin-print jersey pencil skirt
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    HOUSE OF HOLLAND Snakeskin-print jersey pencil skirt
    House of Holland's Resort 2015 show was a riot of eye-popping pattern and this snakeskin-print pencil skirt is a perfect example. Made from stretch-jersey it sits high on the waist and clings close to the body. Embrace the full look with the matching crop top.
  • VIVIENNE WESTWOOD ANGLOMANIA Dynasty-print pencil skirt
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    VIVIENNE WESTWOOD ANGLOMANIA Dynasty-print pencil skirt
    Vivienne Westwood Anglomania drew on a unique set of references such as the distinct national customs of Yupik Eskimos and the Yakot Tribe of Russia when creating this pixelated floral Dynasty-print pencil skirt. It sits high on the waist fits slim through the body and finishes flatteringly at the knee. Anchor the statement print with a block colour on top and classic black accessories.
  • MARC BY MARC JACOBS Checkerboard-jacquard twill skirt
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    MARC BY MARC JACOBS Checkerboard-jacquard twill skirt
    Marc by Marc Jacobs's navy and white checkerboard-jacquard A-line skirt is a versatile piece with statement appeal. Dress it up with a crisp white shirt or take a youthful approach with trainers and a slogan sweatshirt.
  • ROKSANDA Calder felted wool skirt
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    ROKSANDA Calder felted wool skirt
    In the hands of Roksanda the staple pencil skirt is elevated to avant-garde heights. This beige felted wool Calder style features a large frilled half-peplum - a pivotal detail of the AW14 runway. Stay true to the designer's bold aesthetic and team with blocks of colour.
  • DROME Nappa leather pencil skirt
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    DROME Nappa leather pencil skirt
    Italian leather specialist Drome uses advanced techniques to create leather pieces with the sleekest finishes. This knee-length pencil skirt is expertly crafted from nappa leather for a form-fitting shape that doesn't lose its structure. Wear with pieces that complement the rich burgundy hue - grey and navy shades work particularly well.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Gemma skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Gemma skirt
    Champion this season's trend for uniform staples with DVF's navy stretch-crepe skirt. Sitting on the natural waist and falling to a mini length this pleated style will make weekday dressing so effortless. Tuck in a striped tee and ground the look with lace-up brogues.
  • HELMUT LANG Jersey draped skirt
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    HELMUT LANG Jersey draped skirt
    Expertly draped using soft stretch-jersey this black wrap skirt is unmistakably Helmut Lang. It cuts a streamlined silhouette from the high cinched waist to the draped split front. Style it with a chunky knit and mules now and an oversized tee in warmer months.
  • MSGM Palm-print brocade mini skirt
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    MSGM Palm-print brocade mini skirt
    Tropical prints are key to capturing the new season's vibrant aesthetic and MSGM's satin-twill mini skirt features an all-over palm motif. Wear it with a boxy T-shirt and leather sandals for a look that works both at home and abroad.
  • HOUSE OF HOLLAND Metallic leather pencil skirt
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    HOUSE OF HOLLAND Metallic leather pencil skirt
    The leather pencil skirt is an autumn/winter mainstay and House of Holland puts a contemporary spin on the look with this metallic-purple style. Style it as per the AW14 runway with a tucked-in T-shirt to highlight the feminine high waist.
  • SPORTMAX Relais skirt
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    SPORTMAX Relais skirt
    The iconic work of Jackson Pollock inspired Sportmax's AW14 collection and this Relais pencil skirt is one of the most literal interpretations. It's a vibrant stretch-crepe style that moulds to the body and falls just below the knee. Style as per the runway - with an equally colourful top - or take it to the office with a polished roll-neck sweater.
  • DION LEE Envelope-fold striped skirt
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    DION LEE Envelope-fold striped skirt
    This tonal-grey envelope-fold skirt is a fine example of Dion Lee's precise sculptural aesthetic. It's constructed from a heavy jersey-bonded fabric that's cleverly tailored to reveal a hint of skin at the hem. Tuck in one of the label's contemporary sweaters as part of a sleek workwear look.
  • SEA Bleached-plaid pleated skirt
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    SEA Bleached-plaid pleated skirt
    This season Sea took inspiration from surf culture giving its feminine designs like this plaid skirt a grungy edge. Made from blue red and white checked cotton it has a pleated A-line shape and is finished with a bleached-out hemline. Offset it with an oversized shirt and chunky white trainers.
  • A.L.C. Henri geometric-lace pencil skirt
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    A.L.C. Henri geometric-lace pencil skirt
    A tribal theme ran through A.L.C.'s Resort 2015 collection and this geometric-lace Henri pencil skirt is an effortless way to wear it. The black white and yellow colour palette will slot effortlessly alongside existing favourites but has the biggest impact when paired with the label's matching top.
  • ADAM LIPPES Denim wrap midi skirt
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    ADAM LIPPES Denim wrap midi skirt
    Adam Lippes shows the elegance of denim with this blue wrap midi skirt. It hugs the waist and skims over the hips creating a column-like silhouette. Tuck in a white blouse and complete with flat sandals for a chic spring look.
  • STELLA MCCARTNEY Embellished denim skirt
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    STELLA MCCARTNEY Embellished denim skirt
    Stella McCartney drew influence from London's street culture this season and this embellished denim skirt is given a punk twist with scattered crystal embellishments. It sits high on the waist and has a stretch fit that sits close to the body. Finish the look with a cropped sweater and smart black ankle boots.
  • TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
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    TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
    Tibi's aqua-blue midi-skirt is the key to wearing the season's sugary hues with a new-found attitude. It's a structured pleated style made from jacquard crepe and designed to sit below the knee. We love it as part of both day and evening looks just switch out a classic T-shirt and slides for a peplum blouse and elegant pumps.
  • MAX MARA Sargano skirt
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    MAX MARA Sargano skirt
    A perfect trans-seasonal style Max Mara's Sargano skirt looks as good now as it will come autumn. The pale camel-hair fabric is a favourite of the label and comes fully lined for the smoothest most comfortable fit. Style it with the matching jacket for a pulled-together look.
  • SEAFARER Sandy denim pencil skirt
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    SEAFARER Sandy denim pencil skirt
    Denim is core to Seafarer's DNA and this Sandy pencil skirt is a chic lesson in how to wear it now. The dark-indigo shade is smart and sophisticated and will complement just about any hue in your wardrobe. Try it with a striped shirt - tuck it in to make the most of the high waist.
  • ROCHAS Midi-length pencil skirt
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    ROCHAS Midi-length pencil skirt
    No smart wardrobe is complete without a sleek pencil skirt and this wool and cashmere-blend style from Rochas comes in an elegant midi length that's perfect for now. The caramel hue makes a fresh alternative to classic black or navy and works perfectly with the season's claret and forest-green separates.
  • ACNE STUDIOS Kensington faux-suede pleated skirt
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    ACNE STUDIOS Kensington faux-suede pleated skirt
    Suede is having a moment this season and Acne Studios's camel-beige Kensington faux-suede skirt is an effortless way to tap into the trend. With full pleats and a midi length it has a 1970s feel but the side pockets add a contemporary twist. Style it with chunky loafers for an androgynous edge.
  • STELLA JEAN Agnese tribal-print pencil skirt
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    STELLA JEAN Agnese tribal-print pencil skirt
    The vibrant tribal-inspired pattern on this pencil skirt featured across Stella Jean's AW14 runway. Crafted from pure cotton it has a wide waistband that smoothes the silhouette and falls to a demure knee length. Take your cue from the designer and pair with a shirt in a contrasting print - it's smart dressing the most contemporary way.
  • J.W. ANDERSON Speckled-wool A-line skirt
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    J.W. ANDERSON Speckled-wool A-line skirt
    Full skirts are still big news this season so invest in the trend with this speckled-wool A-line style from J.W. Anderson. The bright-green hue is a great way to introduce colour into your wardrobe and will work with a host of separates. Try a patterned blouse and brogues for a stab at the label's androgynous cool.
  • LISA MARIE FERNANDEZ Gingham high-waisted beach skirt
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    LISA MARIE FERNANDEZ Gingham high-waisted beach skirt
    Gingham paired with a high-waisted full silhouette gives Lisa Marie Fernandez's beach skirt a thoroughly of the moment feel. It buttons all the way down from waist to hem and ties with a simple bow at the front. On vacation simply wear it over your swimsuit for a seamless transition from beach to town.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Floral-print cotton-voile mini skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Floral-print cotton-voile mini skirt
    Flirty mini skirts are an Isabel Marant Étoile signature and this new-season version comes in a painterly floral-print cotton-voile. It has a slip-on elasticated waist panel and ends in a pretty two-layer ruffle hem. Offset the romance with chunky sandals or a pair of the label's cult wedge trainers.
  • REDVALENTINO Polka-dot tulle midi skirt
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    REDVALENTINO Polka-dot tulle midi skirt
    You can always rely on REDValentino to create feminine pieces with a dark edge. This black polka-dot skirt is the perfect example: it comes to a ladylike midi length and has a voluminous tulle overlay with a black satin lining. Work a rock 'n' roll look with the label's band-inspired tank on top.
  • ARIES Romford denim pencil skirt
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    ARIES Romford denim pencil skirt
    Aries gives a nonchalant feel to its Romford black denim skirt with frayed edges at the waistband and hem. It's the kind of piece that will make every look feel instantly cooler - try it with a logo tee and low-top trainers.
  • MSGM Floral-print satin pencil skirt
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    MSGM Floral-print satin pencil skirt
    Painterly florals take a dark turn in MSGM's midnight-blue satin pencil skirt. Designed to give the illusion of a distorted watercolour it's printed with dripping blooms that are beautiful and mysterious all at once. Wear the high-waisted style with a boxy tee and flats switching to a crisp shirt and heels for evening.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Connie ruffled cotton-blend mini skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Connie ruffled cotton-blend mini skirt
    This ruffled Connie mini skirt is a major part of the Isabel Marant Étoile uniform. It's made from white cotton-blend voile and features a ruched elasticated waistband for maximum throw-on-and-go appeal. Wear it with a simple T-shirt and the label's pool slides.
  • RIKA Irvine satin and crepe pencil skirt
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    RIKA Irvine satin and crepe pencil skirt
    Rika's Irvine pencil skirt comprises black panels of high-shine satin and matte crepe. A versatile desk-to-dinner piece it sits high on the waist making it ideal for tucking in an office-appropriate shirt.
  • ELIZABETH AND JAMES Aisling pencil skirt
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    ELIZABETH AND JAMES Aisling pencil skirt
    No capsule wardrobe is complete without a sleek black pencil skirt. Elizabeth and James's mid-rise Aisling style is cut from a stretch fabric that will hold its slim-fitting shape. Wear it with an oversized denim jacket and pool slides as part of a polished off-duty look.
  • ELLERY Réard accordion-pocket skirt
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    ELLERY Réard accordion-pocket skirt
    Kym Ellery focuses on shape and layering when creating her modern designs for Ellery. This black midi-length pencil skirt features multi-dimensional accordion-style pockets that stand out against the sleek silhouette. Team it with a white shirt and statement heels for a directional take on classic monochrome.
  • HOUSE OF HOLLAND Zebra-intarsia knit pencil skirt
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    HOUSE OF HOLLAND Zebra-intarsia knit pencil skirt
    Animal-print dominated House of Holland's Resort 2015 collection and this green and blue pencil skirt is a vibrant way to tap the aesthetic. It's made from a zebra-intarsia stretch knit that fits slim through the body. For maximum energy pair it with the matching crop top.
  • REDVALENTINO Polka-dot A-line skirt
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    REDVALENTINO Polka-dot A-line skirt
    REDValentino's black and pink satin polka-dot skirt has a retro-inspired charm. It's cut to sit high on the waist with a full A-line skirt that falls into soft folds. Team it with a simple silk blouse and mules to keep it the focus of your look.
  • MSGM Floral-print maxi skirt
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    MSGM Floral-print maxi skirt
    MSGM's bold floral prints are fixtures on the street-style circuit and this bloom-bedecked maxi skirt is sure to be a new hit. Made from cotton to a high-waisted floor-length silhouette the vivid print features black and white flowers on a zingy orange backdrop. Equip it for day with a white tee and pool slides moving into night with the addition of strappy sandals.
  • REDVALENTINO A-line knee-length skirt
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    REDVALENTINO A-line knee-length skirt
    REDValentino makes the midi skirt feel fresh again for spring in pink stretch-twill. High waisted and knee length it's the chicest way to cut a demure silhouette this season. Add in a slogan T-shirt and ankle-strap pumps.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Macramé lace pencil skirt
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Macramé lace pencil skirt
    Lace is intrinsic to Dolce & Gabbana's DNA and is revisited in new and elegant ways season after season. This Italian-made pencil skirt is cut from light-grey floral macramé and finished with signature eyelash scalloped edges. Wear it with a cashmere knit or silk blouse for a sumptuous mix of textures.
  • KENZO Tool monsters quilted pleated skirt
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    KENZO Tool monsters quilted pleated skirt
    AW14 concluded Kenzo's trilogy of collections inspired by the work of film director David Lynch. The acid-green tool monsters motif on this quilted skirt was a strong theme for the season and gives the full pleated silhouette a graphic edge. Tuck in a crisp shirt to highlight the high waist and statement print.
  • A.L.C. Clift striped knit skirt
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    A.L.C. Clift striped knit skirt
    A.L.C. puts a graphic spin on the pencil skirt by adding statement white stripes to this black stretch-knit style. Designed to sit high on the waist with a wrap-around asymmetric front it's smart enough for the office but fares equally well with the matching crop top at the weekend.
  • TOGA Printed crepe skirt
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    TOGA Printed crepe skirt
    Toga Pulla's designs are an eclectic mix of Eastern and Western styles. This high-waisted A-line cut skirt falls to below the knee and it features a mash-up of geometric lines paisley and constellation-like doodles. Wear it with the matching top for a statement look.
  • CARVEN Oversized hound's-tooth wool skirt
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    CARVEN Oversized hound's-tooth wool skirt
    Embrace Carven's unique brand of 1990s prep with this chic A-line mini skirt. This high-waisted style is crafted from an oversized hound's-tooth wool blend and features two front-inverted pleats. Team it with bare legs and natty flats.
  • REBECCA TAYLOR Fluted lace skirt
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    REBECCA TAYLOR Fluted lace skirt
    Rebecca Taylor's fluted white lace skirt is romantic and contemporary sitting high on the waist and falling mid-calf. Wear it with the matching blouse for a head-to-toe statement adding in a neutral shoulder bag and sandals.
  • SEA Embroidered cotton skirt
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    SEA Embroidered cotton skirt
    Sea played with colour and graphic pattern this season citing cult 1980s surf label Jimmy'Z as a reference point. This white cotton skirt displays both elements rather elegantly with a classic feminine shape and blue cut-out detailing and embroidery. Partner with a white tee then toughen with black leather clogs.
  • WEEKEND MAX MARA Ecru pencil skirt
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    WEEKEND MAX MARA Ecru pencil skirt
    Weekend Max Mara's Ecru cotton-bouclé pencil skirt is a refreshing new-season style. It's woven with a spring-ready navy white and yellow striped design that works best paired with a simple white blouse.
  • WEEKEND MAX MARA Ecru pencil skirt
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    WEEKEND MAX MARA Ecru pencil skirt
    The Ecru skirt from Weekend Max Mara is a brilliant around-the-clock option. It's made from a vibrant pink orange and white striped cotton-bouclé and cut to a slim pencil silhouette. Swap ballet flats for stilettos to switch the look from day to night.
  • STELLA JEAN Lia fish-print panelled pencil skirt
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    STELLA JEAN Lia fish-print panelled pencil skirt
    Animals were present in many an AW14 runway show and Stella Jean incorporated them into a number of her distinctive patterns. This burgundy cotton skirt features contrasting multicoloured panels printed with schools of green fish. The high wide waistband keeps it flattering and polished; tuck in a clashing print shirt for that signature Stella Jean finish.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Lace pencil skirt
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Lace pencil skirt
    Dolce & Gabbana's scarlet-red lace pencil skirt exudes the house's classic Italian aesthetic. Scalloped delicately along the hemline it's crafted beautifully to exacting standards. Keep the look understated by day styling it with a simple black sweater and dainty flats. By night amp up the glamour with a cami and pin-thin heels.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Gemma skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Gemma skirt
    DVF's Gemma skirt is a feminine alternative to jeans. This flippy mini-length style is made from navy stretch-denim that hangs in pleats from the hip. Style it with a brightly coloured knit bare legs and shoe boots to tap into the designer's signature brand of easy chic.
  • MAX MARA Hidesia pencil skirt
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    MAX MARA Hidesia pencil skirt
    Stay chic throughout the week in Max Mara's elegant Hidesia pencil skirt. It's cut simply yet precisely from a grey wool and silk-blend - note the high waist and silk lining that keeps the fit totally streamlined. Just add a roll-neck sweater and sleek mules.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Thames skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Thames skirt
    Graphic prints are a DVF house signature and this blue Thames skirt features an all-over black and white diamond motif that's sure to enliven your new-season wardrobe. It's cut from a soft silk-jersey that skims the body and falls to a demure knee length. Pull the look together with the matching Behati top.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Vera embroidered seersucker skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Vera embroidered seersucker skirt
    Intricate embroidery is an Isabel Marant Étoile forte. This cream cotton-seersucker skirt features a black and red floral design that's feminine and perfect for spring. Wear it with a simple tank top and leather flats for a look that's classic Marant.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Vera Andes cotton-seersucker skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Vera Andes cotton-seersucker skirt
    Floaty mini skirts have become an Isabel Marant Étoile signature and it's easy to see why. The label's Vera Andes style is made from a lightweight black cotton-seersucker that's versatile and summer-ready. Wear it on hot days in the city with a floral-print top and gladiator sandals.
  • KENZO Split-panel knee-length skirt
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    KENZO Split-panel knee-length skirt
    Kenzo referenced the American North West for Pre-Fall and this skirt is a suitably modern reworking of the preppy pleats synonymous with the region. It's made from a cobalt-blue wool and cashmere-blend with contrasting black-crepe trimmed edges and a flattering high-waisted silhouette. Work it with tonal separates for the most eye-catching take.
  • CHRISTOPHER KANE Leather and snake-print denim skirt
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    CHRISTOPHER KANE Leather and snake-print denim skirt
    The snake was a key theme for Christopher Kane this season and he used reptile prints in many innovative and exciting ways. This full midi skirt shows the wearability of the collection in snake-print cotton while a wide leather hem adds a tonal and textural contrast. Complete a cool daywear look with a cashmere sweater and mules.
  • MOTHER OF PEARL Pega embellished sheer-hem skirt
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    MOTHER OF PEARL Pega embellished sheer-hem skirt
    This black wool-crepe Pega skirt from Mother of Pearl is a classic pencil style given an ultra-feminine update. It has a semi-sheer silk-organza hemline that's embellished with glistening black sequins - perfect for evening but it'll work just as well by day with a slouchy knit.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Cary striped chiffon mini skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Cary striped chiffon mini skirt
    Isabel Marant Étoile is famed for its effortless bohemian aesthetic and this Cary mini skirt embodies the look perfectly. Cut from lightweight chiffon in bold red and black stripes it has gathered side seams and a feminine frill hem. Wear it with a loose-fitting knit and the label's cult ankle boots to master that effortless Parisian vibe.
  • J.W. ANDERSON Wool-blend mini skirt
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    J.W. ANDERSON Wool-blend mini skirt
    For a staple with a difference look to J.W. Anderson's wool-blend mini skirt. The navy hue and sleek shape lend it easily to everyday but it's the unexpected details that make it typical of the designer - note the patch pocket and raw edges.
  • CHRISTOPHER KANE Ruched nylon skirt
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    CHRISTOPHER KANE Ruched nylon skirt
    A slick wet-look nylon was Christopher Kane's fabric of choice this season. This short black skirt is made from the very same lightweight fabric in a full skater-style silhouette that's emphasised by a tulle lining. Emulate the runway styling and pair it with one of the brand's edgy intarsia knits.
  • CHRISTOPHER KANE Leather and snake-print denim skirt
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    CHRISTOPHER KANE Leather and snake-print denim skirt
    In recent seasons denim has been repurposed in many different ways and for Pre-AW14 Christopher Kane looked to the fabric to create this chic mini skirt. It's subtly embossed with the collection's signature snake print and trimmed with black leather. Wear it by day with a slouchy sweater and boyish flats.
  • MAX MARA STUDIO Volta skirt
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    MAX MARA STUDIO Volta skirt
    Max Mara Studio's Volta skirt has a skater-style shape that's enduringly flattering. The black crepe silhouette nips the waist and flares out from the hips falling just above the knee. Tuck in a silk blouse and add leg-lengthening heels for 24-hour elegance.
  • TIBI Escalante striped silk full skirt
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    TIBI Escalante striped silk full skirt
    Tibi gives the elegant midi skirt a nautical feel by applying cream and navy stripes to this silk-gazar style. It sits high on the waist with a pleated A-line shape and features side-seam pockets. Wear it with the matching tromp-l'oeil top and sleek black accessories.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Gemma skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Gemma skirt
    DVF's black crepe Gemma skirt is cut with structured box pleats that add volume and movement. Wear it with a printed blouse or slim-fitting knit switching opaques for bare legs in the warmer months.
  • SAINT LAURENT Leopard-jacquard short pencil skirt
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    SAINT LAURENT Leopard-jacquard short pencil skirt
    Saint Laurent's takes on wardrobe staples are always loaded with rock 'n' roll cool. Case in point? This clean-cut black pencil skirt that's made from shimmering leopard jacquard and hits mid-thigh. Wear it with a crisp white shirt and one of the house's signature blazers.
  • THIERRY COLSON Mimi gingham-print midi skirt
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    THIERRY COLSON Mimi gingham-print midi skirt
    Thierry Colson taps into two of summer's freshest trends with its Mimi skirt combining an oversized blanket check print with a voluminous midi length. Highlight the high waist with a tucked-in blouse or camisole.
  • HOUSE OF HOLLAND Parquet-print cotton-blend skirt
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    HOUSE OF HOLLAND Parquet-print cotton-blend skirt
    A runway piece like House of Holland's purple parquet-print midi skirt will make a hero addition to your new-season wardrobe. Opt for a simple black tee and cropped jacket to keep it the focus of your look.
  • KOLOR Triple-layer perforated midi skirt
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    KOLOR Triple-layer perforated midi skirt
    Directional sportswear-inspired pieces with technical cuts are a mainstay of the Kolor brand and this midi skirt is a prime example. It's made from triple-layered lilac and orange perforated cotton with a stepped hem and gathered skirt. Team it with a simple white T-shirt and chunky sandals to make a modern statement.
  • MOSCHINO Bi-colour bouclé wool skirt
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    MOSCHINO Bi-colour bouclé wool skirt
    Varsity prep meets iconic Italian chic in Jeremy Scott's inaugural collection for Moschino. This cream and navy zip-front skirt is cut from tactile wool-bouclé and edged with the label's kitsch-cum-classic braided trims and gold-tone buttons. Work the look head-to-toe with the label's chain-embellished bomber.
  • GUCCI Cady pleated midi skirt
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    GUCCI Cady pleated midi skirt
    The midi skirt plays a central role in the upcoming season's 1970s trend. Gucci's camel-brown cady style is one of the season's most sought-after and features a multitude of original details - from the high belted waist to the pleated front. Offset the A-line silhouette with a slim-fitting knit and platform heels.
  • HAUTE HIPPIE Thorn floral-print asymmetric skirt
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    HAUTE HIPPIE Thorn floral-print asymmetric skirt
    Give your spring wardrobe a bohemian update with Haute Hippie's floral-print skirt. Crafted from a fluid silk the multicoloured design features a crossover front and an asymmetric hem that falls longer at the back. Team it with a plaid shirt for an on-trend clash of print.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Panel Marta skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Panel Marta skirt
    This nude Panel Matra pencil skirt from DVF is cut from soft stretch-leather so flatters the silhouette while still being wearable and comfortable. It's designed to sit high on the waist and finish just above the knee. Wear it in the day with a patterned blouse adding heels and a clutch for night.
  • A.L.C. Winter Floral-print silk skirt
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    A.L.C. Winter Floral-print silk skirt
    A.L.C. gives a lesson in winter florals with this black printed silk-crepe skirt. Cut to an elegant high rise with a subtle slit at the back this beautifully feminine piece works dressed up or down. Try it with a pale-pink sweater and ankle boots by day and a silk cami and heels by night.
  • ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY MARY KATRANTZOU Spirit printed neoprene skirt
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    ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY MARY KATRANTZOU Spirit printed neoprene skirt
    This structured neoprene Spirit skirt from Mary Katrantzou's collaboration with Adidas features a blown-up print of a trainer. It's a nod to Katrantzou's lauded shoe prints of seasons past but with a sporty twist. The mini length works well with bare legs and statement trainers.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Derek printed mini skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Derek printed mini skirt
    Breezy mini skirts like the Derek are a mainstay in Isabel Marant Étoile collections. Made from black and white zebra-print silk-chiffon it has a signature two-layer ruffle hem and wide ruched waistband. Balance the mini length with a loose blouse and masculine sandals.
  • SALONI Alexandra rattlesnake-print midi skirt
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    SALONI Alexandra rattlesnake-print midi skirt
    Snakes were the main inspiration behind Saloni's Resort 2015 collection and this Alexandra rattlesnake-print skirt is one of the boldest ways to work it. Crafted from fluid silk-crepe it has a flattering high gathered waist and ends just below the knee. For added impact style it with the matching shirt.
  • SEA Pleated lace maxi skirt
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    SEA Pleated lace maxi skirt
    There's nothing quite like a maxi skirt for exuding effortless elegance and Sea's off-white and cream version is an ultra-feminine option. It's fully pleated and made from the label's distinctive tribal-inspired lace. Pair it with a breezy white top for a striking tonal finish.
  • ROKSANDA Langston asymmetric ruffle skirt
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    ROKSANDA Langston asymmetric ruffle skirt
    Roksanda was inspired by the conceptual work of Mel Bochner for AW14 and this asymmetric Langston skirt has a stripe-lined front ruffle that nods to the artist's precise aesthetic. Team the soft pale-blue and nude hues with the collection's coordinating separates for a modern and ladylike combination.
  • DION LEE Striped pencil skirt
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    DION LEE Striped pencil skirt
    Dion Lee explored print for Resort 2015 and this black stretch-jersey pencil skirt is spliced with a blue and white striped panel for a statement edge. It falls to an uneven asymmetric hemline and has a discreet cut-out side detail. Wear it as a directional alternative to statement midi styles.
  • ROKSANDA Ila wrap-around beach skirt
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    ROKSANDA Ila wrap-around beach skirt
    This Ila wrap-around skirt from Roksanda is a fresh alternative to the classic kaftan bringing something a little more ladylike to your beachwear collection. The midi-length style is cut from a comfortable stretch fabric with a full-length side slit; wear yours with a bikini or with a cotton T-shirt.
  • A.L.C. McDermott silk-chiffon striped skirt
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    A.L.C. McDermott silk-chiffon striped skirt
    The McDermott silk-chiffon skirt plays up the softer side of A.L.C.'s contemporary aesthetic. Detailed with black and white stripes it's designed to sit low on the hips and comes with a detachable belt to keep it secure. Make it work between seasons by teaming it with a sporty knit now and a silk cami in spring.
  • MSGM Floral-print skirt
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    MSGM Floral-print skirt
    MSGM's Resort 2015 collection was full of 1950s flair and this floral-print cotton-twill skirt is a prime example. The moss-green base ensures it slots seamlessly alongside winter staples and will carry right through to spring. Team it with a crisp white shirt and PVC heels for femininity with an edge.
  • GIVENCHY Striped tweed pencil skirt
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    GIVENCHY Striped tweed pencil skirt
    As a label famed for its innovative use of colour and print Givenchy can always be relied upon for impeccably made separates with a directional edge. This black tweed pencil skirt is the perfect example and features the bold tribal-inspired chevron stripes seen throughout the label's Pre-AW14 collection. Team it with existing staples to give your wardrobe a new-season jolt.
  • CHRISTOPHER KANE Pleated tulle and lace skirt
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    CHRISTOPHER KANE Pleated tulle and lace skirt
    Christopher Kane plays peekaboo with this black pleated tulle skirt. It's lined with a visible nude crepe slip and detailed with an intricate black lace hemline. A graphic sweatshirt and chunky ankle boots will toughen it up for day.
  • THEORY Zeyn W striped satin skirt
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    THEORY Zeyn W striped satin skirt
    The Zeyn W skirt illustrates the softer side of Theory's minimalist aesthetic. It's crafted from a navy and white stripe satin which is fully pleated for subtle movement. Style it with a fine-knit jumper switching to a simple camisole once the weather warms.
  • MOSCHINO Buit-in belt pencil skirt
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    MOSCHINO Buit-in belt pencil skirt
    Moschino puts its irreverent stamp on the classic pencil skirt with a gold-tone chain waistband and letter charms that spell out its iconic logo. Anchor the playfulness of this tongue-in-cheek style with a simple blouse.
  • DION LEE Bonded-crepe skirt
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    DION LEE Bonded-crepe skirt
    Dion Lee's AW14 collection is a technical marvel and full of sleek structured pieces like this black bonded-crepe skirt. It's finished with slick patent zip fastenings and looks particularly chic when teamed with modern shirting and equally dynamic accessories.
  • ALTUZARRA Avenger ruffle-front skirt
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    ALTUZARRA Avenger ruffle-front skirt
    The Avenger skirt exudes Altuzarra's unique brand of grown-up sex appeal. Made from black crepe it's spliced with a ruffled side-hem that reveals a signature flash of thigh and the silk-satin lining beneath. Dial up the impact with one of the label's 1970s-style blouses and slick heels.
  • ERDEM Frida trinity blossom-print pencil skirt
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    ERDEM Frida trinity blossom-print pencil skirt
    No one does florals quite like Erdem and this Frida trinity pencil skirt is printed with a colourful blossom design. Rich burgundy and green hues are accented by pale yellows and white making it suitable whatever the season. Wear the sleek silhouette now with a fine-knit sweater and heeled ankle boots.
  • ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY MARY KATRANTZOU Charger printed mini skirt
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    ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY MARY KATRANTZOU Charger printed mini skirt
    Adidas Originals by Mary Katrantzou's capsule collection combines the former's iconic pieces with the latter's vibrant patterns. This Charger mini skirt is a fine example: it's made from structured neoprene and features a blown-up print of Adidas's Nitrocharge trainer. Keep the look Katrantzou with other bold separates from the collection.
  • THEORY Zeyn pleated lace skirt
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    THEORY Zeyn pleated lace skirt
    Theory's black Zeyn skirt is the sort of versatile piece that can be worn from day to night whatever the season. It's made from pleated lace with a crepe lining and falls to a flattering just-below-the knee length. Slip it on with chunky sandals and a cosy sweater for the perfect trans-seasonal look.
  • MARNI Bi-colour bonded-jersey skirt
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    MARNI Bi-colour bonded-jersey skirt
    Modern and wearable in equal parts this navy skirt from Marni is backed with structured grey neoprene and has a dimensional side panel overlay. It falls to an of-the-moment midi length that works year-round - simply swap a cotton tee for an oversized knit.
  • FREDA Lace pencil skirt
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    FREDA Lace pencil skirt
    Freda's emphasis on premium materials is showcased beautifully in the design of this delicate lace pencil skirt. It's lined with a visible nude-pink silk underskirt that falls just above the knee while the black floral sheer overlay sits slightly longer. Wear it with a cashmere knit or silk cami for a lustrous textural combination.
  • ERDEM Frida floral-print pencil skirt
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    ERDEM Frida floral-print pencil skirt
    For Resort 2015 Erdem highlighted a monochrome palette with pops of citrus colour as seen in this pencil skirt. It features the yellow and blue florals that populated many of the collection's pieces and has a universally flattering fit thanks to the knee-hitting hem and stretch cotton fabric.
  • ACNE STUDIOS Kate denim skirt
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    ACNE STUDIOS Kate denim skirt
    Trust Acne Studios to bring modern appeal to the denim skirt. The dark-blue Kate is cut like a kilt with inverted pleats and dark-brown leather belt loops. An oversized knit and chunky flats are great new-season finishers.
  • MAX MARA Erminia skirt
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    MAX MARA Erminia skirt
    Max Mara proves the elegance and versatility of metallics with its Erminia skirt which is finished with a gold crocodile-effect fabric. Big on impact it's also super flattering and features a high-waisted slim pencil silhouette. Dress it down by day with a T-shirt and ankle boots or amp it up after hours with a cropped blouse and heels.
  • MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Festival floral-print skirt
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    MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Festival floral-print skirt
    Study the floral print on McQ Alexander McQueen's stretch-cotton jersey pencil skirt a little closer and you'll see it comes with a hidden hint of rebellion. The roses are interspersed with other darker motifs as a reference to the littered grounds of a music festival. Complete the look with a graphic white T-shirt and a love-worn denim jacket.
  • ROKSANDA Roelle textured-satin skirt
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    ROKSANDA Roelle textured-satin skirt
    A modern interpretation of the season's floor-skimming hemlines Roksanda's Roelle skirt is sure to leave a lasting impression. Made from a light-pink satin the full high-waisted style is kept thoroughly contemporary by a tactile textured finish. It makes a stunning alternative to a gown and looks best played down with a boxy top and simple accessories.
  • TOGA Bi-colour latex skirt
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    TOGA Bi-colour latex skirt
    Toga Archives is famed for its cutting-edge designs and this sleek bi-colour mini skirt is made from tactile black latex rubber with a contrasting white crepe waist and hem. Tuck a crisp white shirt into the high waist to highlight the statement ruffle detailing.
  • MARC BY MARC JACOBS Asymmetric cotton skirt
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    MARC BY MARC JACOBS Asymmetric cotton skirt
    This season Marc by Marc Jacobs riffed on the clothes worn by the all-female astronaut crew Mercury 13. This black cotton skirt is loaded with utility-inspired details and is finished with a removable asymmetric brace that was seen across the Resort 2015 collection. Style it with a slogan sweater and bejewelled sandals.
  • EMILIA WICKSTEAD Python-print silk-organza pencil skirt
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    EMILIA WICKSTEAD Python-print silk-organza pencil skirt
    Emilia Wickstead's AW14 runway presentation made a surprisingly tough-luxe contrast to the overtly feminine designs that the label is famed for. This sleek tonal-brown silk-organza pencil skirt was part of a python-print story and puts an exotic statement spin on smart dressing. Wear it with the coordinating top for a polished cocktail alternative.
  • BARBARA CASASOLA Embroidered sheer-silk pencil skirt
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    BARBARA CASASOLA Embroidered sheer-silk pencil skirt
    Modern elegance runs in Barbara Casasola's DNA and this textured pencil skirt comes in the most contemporary midi length. It's made from a black cotton-blend and silk-georgette and comes embroidered with architectural stripes. Take your cues from the runway and match it to a cropped black top or keep it classic with a cream blouse and pumps.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Carnation and polka-dot print cotton skirt
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Carnation and polka-dot print cotton skirt
    Dolce & Gabbana's pleated cotton-poplin skirt features the bold carnation and polka-dot design seen throughout its new-season collection. Tuck in a slim-fitting top to accent the high waist adding classic point-toe pumps for an elegant finish.
  • STELLA JEAN Delfina chain-print pleated skirt
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    STELLA JEAN Delfina chain-print pleated skirt
    Stella Jean continues to apply vibrant tribal prints to classic ladylike pieces - a winning formula that has won the designer critical acclaim. This pleated voluminous skirt is decorated with a bright electric-blue and mustard-yellow Delfina chain pattern and falls to an elegant knee length. Made from cotton it's a chic piece that'll breath new life into your everyday wardrobe.
  • WEEKEND MAX MARA Maesa skirt
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    WEEKEND MAX MARA Maesa skirt
    Master 18-hour dressing with Weekend Max Mara's A-line Maesa skirt. The versatile silhouette is crafted from camel-brown wool-blend and it sits comfortable on the natural waist. Swap dress flats for point-toe pumps as you move from desk to dinner.
  • SEA Giant-eyelet cotton pencil skirt
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    SEA Giant-eyelet cotton pencil skirt
    Sea's midnight-blue pencil skirt is an elegant way to work a reveal-and-conceal element into your wardrobe. It's lined to the knee but is sheer along the hem - perfect for showing off bronzed bare legs.
  • SALONI Anabelle polka-dot textured skirt
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    SALONI Anabelle polka-dot textured skirt
    Saloni's white polka-dot Annabelle skirt is the perfect balance between ladylike and contemporary. It's made from a snakeskin-textured cotton-blend but has a classic pencil shape with a small pleated peplum to finish. Make a statement and pair it with the matching top.
  • MARC BY MARC JACOBS A-line cotton skirt
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    MARC BY MARC JACOBS A-line cotton skirt
    The utility vibe of the new Marc by Marc Jacobs collection is inspired by the all-female astronaut crew Mercury 13. Made from a khaki-green cotton-drill this skirt is an effortless route into the look with an easy-to-wear A-line shape and large pocket detailing. Keep it feminine with sleek ankle boots and a statement top.
  • TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
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    TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
    This black textured-crepe midi skirt embodies Tibi's cool New York aesthetic. It's cut to sit high on the waist and flares into a pleated A-line silhouette. Wear it with a statement sweatshirt for a contemporary twist or tuck in a silk cami for a polished evening look.
  • KENZO Pleated crepe skirt
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    KENZO Pleated crepe skirt
    This black pleated crepe skirt from Kenzo is a great way to temper the label's more statement printed pieces. The shape and structure is fresh and contemporary but is still versatile enough to work alongside office separates as well as the label's cult knits.
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