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  • 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.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Floral-print cady pencil skirt
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Floral-print cady pencil skirt
    Dolce & Gabbana’s AW14 collection was a fairytale-inspired offering and this black pencil skirt from the Pre collection is decorated with the runway's key print - a floral motif. Its classic silhouette is crafted from soft cady and it is lined with soft stretch-silk for a comfortable finish. Tuck in a white shirt for the chicest take.
  • 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.
  • BAJA EAST Gathered-front midi skirt
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    BAJA EAST Gathered-front midi skirt
    This ivory crepe midi skirt from Baja East is a modern way to work the season’s minimal mood. The gathered off-centre front sits at the natural waist and drapes down to a split. Wear it with the label’s easy separates for an effortlessly chic look.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Leather pencil skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Leather pencil skirt
    DVF puts a modern twist on this classic pencil skirt style with a black lamb leather front and contrasting stretch-jersey back. The sleek design sits high on the waist and is accented with stitched front panels. Team it with a tucked-in blouse and pumps for a look that works from desk to dinner.
  • RIKA Josefine wool-blend skirt
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    RIKA Josefine wool-blend skirt
    Rika's Josefine wool-blend skirt is a modern wardrobe staple that can be dressed up or down. It comes in AW14's key grey shade that works with bright whites now or sombre blacks as the weather turns.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • THE ROW Lynn wool-blend midi skirt
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    THE ROW Lynn wool-blend midi skirt
    The Row's ivory Lynn midi skirt is crafted from a sumptuous stretch virgin wool-blend that’s soft to the touch and a pleasure to wear. The fluted A-line silhouette will work with everything from a silk cami to a boxy knit.
  • ISABEL MARANT Felmira sequin-embellished skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT Felmira sequin-embellished skirt
    Isabel Marant's Felmira skirt is an opulent party piece with the brand's signature insouciant edge. Crafted from pure silk it's embellished with rows of burnished metallic sequins and sweeps seductively across the upper thigh. Finish the look in true Marant style by teaming it with chunky knitwear and tough boots.
  • 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.
  • NO. 21 Sequin-embellished silk skirt
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    NO. 21 Sequin-embellished silk skirt
    This sequin-embellished silk skirt embodies No. 21’s modern brand of femininity perfectly. It's a straight-cut mid-length style that strikes the perfect balance between high-octane elegance and wearability. Team it with an oversized knit and chunky heels for a directional daytime look that's straight off the runway.
  • ALTUZARRA Faulkner stretch-crepe pencil skirt
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    ALTUZARRA Faulkner stretch-crepe pencil skirt
    No capsule wardrobe is complete without a sleek black pencil skirt and Altuzarra’s Faulkner style is cut to a feminine high rise. Inverted seams and a subtle front slit allow you to move freely while maintaining a body-conscious silhouette. Wear it from morning meeting to late dinner with a pussybow blouse and mules.
  • 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.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Coleen animal-print ruched skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Coleen animal-print ruched skirt
    Animal print continues to hold its place as autumn/winter’s most coveted pattern and this khaki and black skirt from Isabel Marant Étoile is a chic round-the-clock piece. It’s cut from chiffon and finished with ruched detailing and an asymmetric hem. Wear it with shearling or leather for a tactile combination.
  • KENZO Doors-print pencil skirt
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    KENZO Doors-print pencil skirt
    Pre-AW14 sees Kenzo build on its illustrious print archive and this tonal blue black and purple pencil skirt features a 'doors to nowhere' print inspired by American motels. Wear it with a crisp white shirt or black sweater to keep it the focus.
  • MARCO DE VINCENZO Dégradé crystal-embellished pencil skirt
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    MARCO DE VINCENZO Dégradé crystal-embellished pencil skirt
    Marco De Vincenzo's love of texture and pattern is perfectly illustrated by this dégradé pencil skirt. It's a strong look from the AW14 runway that shimmers with striking multicoloured crystal-embellished stripes. Pair it with a tucked-in shirt and stilettos for grown-up glamour.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Rosalita skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Rosalita skirt
    DVF's black leather Rosalita skirt is brimming with that understated elegance that's so conducive to the season's new modern femininity. It has a high waist and is fitted with a sumptuous black satin lining. The flattering A-line shape is perfect with a slim-cut sweater on top.
  • BALENCIAGA Asymmetric-panel crepe midi skirt
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    BALENCIAGA Asymmetric-panel crepe midi skirt
    A black midi skirt is set to be your new-season go-to and this heavy crepe style from Balenciaga has an asymmetric front panel that feels a touch more contemporary. Laser-cut edging and satin-trimmed pockets have creative director Alexander Wang's handwriting all over them; keep your other pieces clean and crisp to showcase them best.
  • STELLA JEAN Melissa striped-cotton pencil skirt
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    STELLA JEAN Melissa striped-cotton pencil skirt
    Stella Jean used stripes to temper the wild clashing patterns of her AW14 collection. This cornflower-blue and yellow striped skirt is made from cotton and falls to a ladylike knee length. For the most contemporary finish try it with a sweater in a contrasting stripe.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Dancing skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Dancing skirt
    DVF's AW14 show was an upbeat celebration of print and pattern and this Rose Gate print skirt was a key piece from the lively collection. It's cut to sit high on the waist and flare softly to the knee. Pick out the vibrant hues with colour-block accessories.
  • 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.
  • A.L.C. Mohair-blend pencil skirt
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    A.L.C. Mohair-blend pencil skirt
    A.L.C. energises the pencil skirt to futuristic effect for AW14. This piece is made from a mohair-blend and has a classic streamlined silhouette with a split hem. Adopt the new season's colour-block aesthetic and team it with a contrasting sweater.
  • JIL SANDER Sabbia open-weave wool skirt
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    JIL SANDER Sabbia open-weave wool skirt
    Jil Sander gives a lesson in winter colour with this jade-green Sabbia wool skirt. It's designed to sit high on the waist and flare out into a structured asymmetric hem. Wear it with a same-tone sweater and androgynous flat for a look straight off the runway.
  • ALEXANDER WANG Contrast-zip double-faced cotton skirt
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    ALEXANDER WANG Contrast-zip double-faced cotton skirt
    Alexander Wang places a futuristic spin on a classic piece with this high-waisted black skirt. It's crafted from double-faced stretch cotton and features a neon-yellow zip fastening at the centre. Team with all-black separates to let the fluorescent detailing really pop.
  • 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.
  • THE ROW Atale wool-blend midi skirt
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    THE ROW Atale wool-blend midi skirt
    The Row’s Atale skirt is a timeless choice cut to a flattering midi-length and in the season’s most wearable shade. This sumptuous style is crafted from a grey stretch wool-blend that softly hugs the hips and ripples out at either side. Team it with a classic T-shirt and heeled Mary Janes for a look that will last from desk to dinner.
  • ISABEL MARANT Iga wrap-around wool skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT Iga wrap-around wool skirt
    Isabel Marant infuses this classic black skirt with her signature nonchalant aesthetic. It's made from pure wool and features a chic wrap-around feature with a loose self-tie bow detail – all of which contribute to an effortless quietly bohemian style. Although it possesses a less than traditional cut this piece is endlessly versatile and will work both on and off-duty.
  • ISABEL MARANT Issop embroidered wrap-around skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT Issop embroidered wrap-around skirt
    Isabel Marant’s Issop wrap-around skirt is cut from anthracite-grey silk and beautifully embroidered with a flower and bird design. Channel the label’s bohemian spirit and wear it with a chunky knit and buckled ankle boots.
  • ISABEL MARANT Adelaide wrap-around skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT Adelaide wrap-around skirt
    Isabel Marant's carefree aesthetic is aptly illustrated in this asymmetric wrap-around Adelaide skirt. Made from a wool and cotton-blend the black and cream horizontal stripes are particularly striking when paired with one of the collection's printed monochrome sweaters.
  • MAX MARA Rocco skirt
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    MAX MARA Rocco skirt
    A splash of colour in the shape of Max Mara's moss-green Rocco skirt will energise your winter wardrobe. The sleek pencil style is spun in Italy from soft virgin wool and makes a sumptuous addition to a chunky knit or crisp white shirt.
  • RIKA Lykke boiled wool-blend pencil skirt
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    RIKA Lykke boiled wool-blend pencil skirt
    Scandinavian brand Rika is celebrated for seamlessly pairing feminine silhouettes with rock 'n' roll attributes and this jade-green Lykke skirt is a case in point. It’s crafted from a boiled wool-blend and features a centre-front zip fastening that extends to a thigh-skimming slit. Team this high-waisted style with the matching biker jacket for a directional look.
  • SPORTMAX Luis skirt
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    SPORTMAX Luis skirt
    The work of Jackson Pollock inspired the multicoloured paint splatter effect on this Sportmax skirt. It's made from a black mesh tulle has a flattering high waist and is finished with a chic semi-sheer hem. Take this piece from office to evening by switching flats for over-the-knee boots.
  • 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.
  • NINA RICCI Crocodile-effect jacquard pencil skirt
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    NINA RICCI Crocodile-effect jacquard pencil skirt
    A crocodile-effect jacquard subverts the ladylike connotations of Nina Ricci's black and burgundy pencil skirt. It's cut for a high-waisted fit and has a split hem for ease of movement. Style it with knitwear and PVC-spliced stilettos for a day-appropriate look with plenty of after-dark appeal.
  • OSCAR DE LA RENTA Pinstripe wool-flannel skirt
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    OSCAR DE LA RENTA Pinstripe wool-flannel skirt
    Oscar de la Renta's charcoal-grey pinstripe pencil skirt is an essential workwear piece for the new season. The stretch flannel-wool fabric ensures a beautiful handle while the centre-back split allows for day-long comfort. Style it with a belted jacket for a ladylike silhouette.
  • OSCAR DE LA RENTA Rose-print fluted skirt
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    OSCAR DE LA RENTA Rose-print fluted skirt
    The blossoming rose print on Oscar de la Renta's silk-mikado skirt is the kind of statement floral the designer is famed for. The high waist and frilled hemline dial up the elegance factor even further – slip into stilettos and clutch a minaudière for maximum impact.
  • ACNE STUDIOS Dancer boiled-wool skirt
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    ACNE STUDIOS Dancer boiled-wool skirt
    Acne Studios's bottle-green ribbed-knit skirt is cut in the season's favoured knee-skimming skater style. Stay true to the label's Scandi-cool styling and team it with the matching sweater.
  • TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
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    TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
    Take soft shades through to the new season with Tibi’s bubblegum-pink Simona midi skirt. It’s cut from textured jacquard crepe with a feminine high rise and wide structural pleats. Wear it with the coordinating top for a polished combination.
  • MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Waterfall-hem skirt
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    MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Waterfall-hem skirt
    McQ Alexander McQueen gives this season's essential midi skirt a directional twist with an asymmetric waterfall hem. This black pure wool style falls just above the knee on one side and cascades down to hit the calf on the other for a dramatic silhouette. Wear it to instantly update city staples.
  • BURBERRY PRORSUM Geometric compact-knit pencil skirt
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    BURBERRY PRORSUM Geometric compact-knit pencil skirt
    Burberry Prorsum’s compact-knit pencil skirt arrives straight from the label’s AW14 runway where autumnal hues and heavy textures reigned supreme. This wool-blend knitted pencil skirt features a black and green pattern inspired by the work of the Bloomsbury artists. It sits high on the waist so team it with a tucked-in blouse and high-heeled boots.
  • IRO Kaya jacquard-jersey pencil skirt
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    IRO Kaya jacquard-jersey pencil skirt
    There's nothing like a wear-with-everything skirt to form the basis of a well-edited transitional wardrobe. IRO's black Kaya skirt is crafted from a stretch jacquard-jersey for a slim pencil shape sits high on the waist and falls to just below the knee. The length and fit work dressed up or down just switch ankle boots for androgynous flats.
  • CARVEN Wave-print pleated skirt
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    CARVEN Wave-print pleated skirt
    This skirt from Carven is printed with crashing waves and cliff sides – a recurring motif this season. It's made from a satin-like crepe and is slightly pleated to create that signature Carven silhouette. Wear it with a sweatshirt and menswear-inspired flats for a weekend look brimming with the label's Parisian cool.
  • SPORTMAX Alcide skirt
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    SPORTMAX Alcide skirt
    Sportmax's Alcide skirt is endlessly versatile. The Jackson Pollock-inspired jacquard equips it well for cocktail hour but it is equally chic when its below-the-knee length is balanced with knee-high boots by day. Follow the runway style and team it with the matching knit and tied-back hair.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Floral-print jacquard skirt
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Floral-print jacquard skirt
    Dolce & Gabbana masters statement florals with this ivory A-line skirt. Crafted from a cotton and silk-blend jacquard it features an all-over lace pattern and a beautiful multicoloured bouquet centrepiece. We love this high-waisted style with a crisp white shirt and matching pumps.
  • 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 Ruched-nylon midi skirt
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    CHRISTOPHER KANE Ruched-nylon midi skirt
    Nylon has been used in a host of new and innovative ways this season and Christopher Kane employs it to ladylike effect in this ruched midi skirt. The slate-grey hue is perfect for the new season and works particularly well with pop-bright shades. Try it with a highlighter-pink sweater and sharp-toed pumps.
  • JIL SANDER Sole draped-waist midi skirt
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    JIL SANDER Sole draped-waist midi skirt
    Understated sophistication is the perfect way to describe Jil Sander's reliably chic collections and this artfully draped Sole midi skirt is a new addition for Pre-AW14. It's crafted from sleek black techno-crepe that holds the A-line silhouette beautifully and is cut to sit high on the waist with hidden side-seam pockets.
  • GILES Leather-effect jacquard skirt
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    GILES Leather-effect jacquard skirt
    Giles gives the classic elegance of the pencil skirt a high-octane update in leather-effect jacquard. Cut for a flattering high A-line silhouette it falls to the knee and features an exposed back zip. Wear it to the office with a tailored white shirt or amp up its impact after hours with a cropped tee.
  • FENDI Sheer-panel double-crepe skirt
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    FENDI Sheer-panel double-crepe skirt
    By splicing this black double-crepe skirt with a sheer silk panel Fendi transforms a staple style into something fresh and modern. It's designed to sit high on the waist and flare subtly down to mid-calf. Simplicity is key here; just add an elegant white blouse and ankle boots.
  • ELIZABETH AND JAMES Salem leather A-line skirt
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    ELIZABETH AND JAMES Salem leather A-line skirt
    Elizabeth and James subverts the ladylike connotations of the A-line midi with its Salem skirt. Crafted from buttery brown lamb leather this piece falls just below the knee making it the perfect partner to you new-season boots.
  • GILES Kingfisher-print A-line satin skirt
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    GILES Kingfisher-print A-line satin skirt
    Giles's silver-tone skirt is printed with the striking kingfisher print seen throughout the label’s AW14 runway show. It’s crafted from duchess-satin to a full A-line silhouette and sits high on the waist. Offset the feminine feel with chunky flats and a boxy bag.
  • VIVIENNE WESTWOOD ANGLOMANIA Isolation faded-tartan wool skirt
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    VIVIENNE WESTWOOD ANGLOMANIA Isolation faded-tartan wool skirt
    As is characteristic of the iconic British brand Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's tartan skirt offers a directional twist on a pencil style. Cut from faded tartan wool it possesses an heirloom quality while the asymmetric seam detailing lends a sculptural touch. Tuck in a crisp white shirt for a fresh workwear option.
  • 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.
  • 'S MAX MARA Nava skirt
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    'S MAX MARA Nava skirt
    A double-faced wool and angora blend elevates the simple A-line silhouette of this navy Nava skirt from S Max Mara. Wear it with a cashmere knit for a luxurious combination of textures.
  • ROCHAS Crystal-embellished wool-blend skirt
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    ROCHAS Crystal-embellished wool-blend skirt
    Rochas's Pre-AW14 collection evoked a ladylike sensibility and this full skirt exemplifies that. Boasting this season's essential smoky hue it's crafted from a sumptuous blend of wool and cashmere and adorned with clusters of black crystals for a subtle sparkle. Team this high-waisted style with a cropped jumper and pumps for the most elegant take.
  • WEEKEND MAX MARA Terreno skirt
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    WEEKEND MAX MARA Terreno skirt
    Weekend Max Mara offers up a cleaner more contemporary way to wear animal print with this Terreno jacquard skirt. It's designed to sit high at the waist and flares into a knee-length A-line silhouette. Pair it with staple knitwear and point-toe flats as part of a pulled-together business look.
  • ACNE STUDIOS Donna boiled-wool pencil skirt
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    ACNE STUDIOS Donna boiled-wool pencil skirt
    The pencil skirt is an indispensible wardrobe staple and Acne Studios offers a contemporary version with this boiled-wool Donna style. It's crafted from pure merino wool falls to mid-calf and stays true to the label's Scandi-cool aesthetic with a waist to hem silver-tone exposed zip. It's perfect with ankle boots during the day or pumps after hours.
  • GILES Kingfisher-embroidered wool-blend skirt
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    GILES Kingfisher-embroidered wool-blend skirt
    The kingfisher was a key motif within Giles’s AW14 collection and appears in multicoloured embroidery on the side of this black wool-blend skirt. For an understated take team it with a black sweater and ankle boots and let the bird's colours really stand out.
  • MSGM Lace pencil skirt
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    MSGM Lace pencil skirt
    MSGM champions the season's modern femininity with its line of remixed ladylike separates. This navy lace pencil skirt is classically cut but boasts a black sheer-organza underlayer that brings it firmly up to date. Wear it with a chunky knit and dress flats to complete the look.
  • JOSEPH Charlie wrap-front wool skirt
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    JOSEPH Charlie wrap-front wool skirt
    London label Joseph has long been a go-to brand for luxurious classics with a twist and the Charlie wrap-front skirt proves precisely why. Made from navy wool with a slight stretch this versatile piece can be worn to work with a crisp shirt and heels or at the weekend with a relaxed knit and ankle boots.
  • STELLA JEAN Colomba tribal-print pencil skirt
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    STELLA JEAN Colomba tribal-print pencil skirt
    No-one has mastered modern tribal prints quite like Stella Jean. This red cotton Colomba pencil skirt is patterned with the bold African wax print fans of the label know and love. Tuck in a block-colour blouse to highlight the wide high waist.
  • 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.
  • MAX MARA Acerbi skirt
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    MAX MARA Acerbi skirt
    Max Mara is our go-to for beautifully crafted separates that will stand the test of time and this tonal grey Acerbi pencil skirt is spun from a lustrous wool mohair and alpaca-blend that feels particularly special. It's part of an AW14 collection that celebrates traditional British fabrics and makes clever use of four different tweeds checks and plaids. Wear it with a silk blouse and classic courts for a sophisticated combination.
  • HAIDER ACKERMANN Bias-cut crepe skirt
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    HAIDER ACKERMANN Bias-cut crepe skirt
    Directional cuts and expert drapery define Haider Ackermann’s modern aesthetic. This black crepe midi skirt is cut on the bias with an asymmetric hem. Wear it with a simple tee and ankle boots to work the label’s understated elegance.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Rosalita skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Rosalita skirt
    DVF’s Rosalita A-line skirt is cut from black crepe de Chine and lined in satin to elegantly skim your silhouette. A classic addition to your capsule wardrobe style it with a printed blouse and point-toe pumps for a chic office-to-evening look.
  • FREDA Navy leather pencil skirt
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    FREDA Navy leather pencil skirt
    Featuring a clean simple shape Freda's navy leather pencil skirt creates an elegant streamlined silhouette. The buttery soft matte finish gives this piece a luxurious quality that will quietly upgrade everything you style it with. It's fully lined and finished with a back vent for ease of movement.
  • NO. 21 Sequined multi-slit skirt
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    NO. 21 Sequined multi-slit skirt
    No. 21 champions the 24-hour appeal of sequins with this multi-slit chocolate-brown skirt. Tuck in a shirt or blouse to draw attention to the high waist and slip on the season’s favourite mules for a directional evening look.
  • 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.
  • JONATHAN SAUNDERS Vida Hazard check-print skirt
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    JONATHAN SAUNDERS Vida Hazard check-print skirt
    For Pre-AW14 Jonathan Saunders updated classic tailored styles with graphic checkerboard prints. Case in point? This high-waisted silk and wool-blend skirt. It's the perfect way to bring pattern into the office – try it with a crisp white shirt and monochromatic pumps.
  • MSGM Lace pencil skirt
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    MSGM Lace pencil skirt
    MSGM amps up the traditional lace pencil skirt with this bright orange version. The bold hue is contrasted perfectly by a black sheer-organza underlayer that peeks out from below the scalloped hem. Mix and match it with both day and evening pieces – an off-duty slogan sweater is perfect for now.
  • WEEKEND MAX MARA Maesa skirt
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    WEEKEND MAX MARA Maesa skirt
    Weekend Max Mara gives a lesson in wearing sorbet shades for autumn with this pale-blue Maesa skirt. It's made from a warm wool-blend and sits elegantly on the natural waist. Try it with a knitted sweater on top for a weekend look that's effortless yet undeniably feminine.
  • GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Sequined tweed pencil skirt
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    GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Sequined tweed pencil skirt
    This exquisitely crafted black tweed pencil skirt from Giambattista Valli is a wardrobe classic elevated to couture-worthy levels. It's interwoven with flashes of metallic-gold and sequin embellishments and finished with a sheer silk-chiffon overlay. Pair this high-waisted style with the co-ordinating jacket for an elegant take on the two piece.
  • 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.
  • FENDI Fleece-wool pencil skirt
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    FENDI Fleece-wool pencil skirt
    Grey is a strong trend for the forthcoming season and Fendi's fleece-wool pencil skirt is a lesson in wearing the hue night and day. The high-waisted silhouette is given a sporty twist with black panels at the sides and back while the inside is left unlined to showcase the couturier's deft hand at work – each internal seam is bound in red silk to highlight the precise detail of the finish.
  • FREDA Charcoal-grey leather pencil skirt
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    FREDA Charcoal-grey leather pencil skirt
    When crafted in buttery leather the classic pencil skirt takes on a whole new attitude. This new-season version from Freda comes in charcoal-grey – a key shade this season – and is fully lined for a sleek streamlined fit. Team it with cobalt-blue for a contemporary colour combination.
  • 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.
  • ERDEM Marly lace pencil skirt
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    ERDEM Marly lace pencil skirt
    The sophistication of lace never fades and Erdem uses the material beautifully in the design of its Marly pencil skirt. Embroidered in a floral pattern the lace is lined in black organza and nude silk for a soft and subtle effect. Note the contrast of materials at the stretch-ponte back and velvet waistband.
  • FREDA Embroidered hound's-tooth pencil skirt
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    FREDA Embroidered hound's-tooth pencil skirt
    Freda puts a delicate spin on hound's-tooth using it to decorate the semi-sheer overlay of this black pencil skirt. This versatile piece falls mid-calf and the statement pattern is visible at the hem. Tuck in a sleek top to complement the high-waisted silhouette and add mannish flats for an offbeat touch.
  • 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.
  • FREDA Sheer rose-jacquard pencil skirt
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    FREDA Sheer rose-jacquard pencil skirt
    Freda gives the classic pencil skirt a modern makeover crafting this black knee-length style from semi-sheer rose jacquard with a nude silk lining. Work the season’s co-ordinates trend and wear it with the matching top or tuck in a crisp white shirt for a more classic look.
  • FREDA Embroidered hound's-tooth midi skirt
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    FREDA Embroidered hound's-tooth midi skirt
    The classic hound's-tooth pattern is reimagined in the form of Freda's double-layer skirt. This ultra-modern midi comes lined with a shorter opaque pencil skirt to showcase the sheer checked outer layer. Tuck in a simple black tee and finish with pointed lace-up brogues to master modern femininity.
  • 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.
  • MAX MARA Sargano skirt
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    MAX MARA Sargano skirt
    This navy Sargano skirt epitomises Max Mara’s unique brand of effortless elegance. It’s cut from soft camel-hair to an understated pencil shape that flatters and streamlines the figure; team it with a matching fine-knit sweater and classic nude pumps for instant on-duty chic.
  • J.W. ANDERSON Satin and crepe midi skirt
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    J.W. ANDERSON Satin and crepe midi skirt
    This black crepe skirt from J.W. Anderson is cut on the bias and falls to a midi-length A-line silhouette that gently skims the body. Tuck in a cami to highlight the satin waist panels or style it with a draped top to work the label’s directional aesthetic.
  • 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.
  • MARNI Abstract floral-print A-line skirt
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    MARNI Abstract floral-print A-line skirt
    Marni's abstract floral print is just the thing for the new season. Flashes of rose-pink break up the monochrome hues of this cotton-silk skirt – pick them out with a matching shoulder bag or the trim of a simple knit.
  • 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.
  • TOGA PULLA Bi-colour pleated crepe skirt
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    TOGA PULLA Bi-colour pleated crepe skirt
    The pleated skirt gets a directional update courtesy of Toga Pulla. Designed to be worn with an untucked top this mid-blue crepe style features a contrasting black pleated panel and curved step hem that falls just below the knee. Team it with a chunky knit and statement sandals to complete the look.
  • JOSH GOOT Rose flared pencil skirt
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    JOSH GOOT Rose flared pencil skirt
    Printed with a bold red rose and graphic rectangle panels Josh Goot's silk pencil skirt shows his directional approach to colour. Note the flared back hem and exposed zipper that add to its contemporary feel. Ground it with sleek ankle boots.
  • ROCHAS Bat-jacquard midi skirt
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    ROCHAS Bat-jacquard midi skirt
    At first glance Rochas’s forest-green A-line midi skirt appears to obediently oblige to the brand’s ladylike sensibilities. On closer inspection you'll notice an intricate bat-jacquard which adds a darker edge. Team it with a fitted polo shirt for a contemporary twist on a classic silhouette.
  • 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.
  • HOUSE OF HOLLAND Crest-jacquard dirndl skirt
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    HOUSE OF HOLLAND Crest-jacquard dirndl skirt
    House of Holland's Pre-AW14 collection saw the designer riff on school uniforms and this playful dirndl skirt is one of the results. The high-waisted silhouette is made from a multicoloured jacquard that's inspired by prefect badges – look out for the traditional English phrases scattered across the design such as 'crikey' and 'top nosh'.
  • NO. 21 Crystal-embellished lace skirt
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    NO. 21 Crystal-embellished lace skirt
    A lace pencil skirt is a great event staple with plenty of scope for day-time styling. This camel-coloured style from No. 21 sits high on the waist and is embellished with amber crystals that add an extra element of glamour. Wear it with a chunky sweater and point-toe flats by day adding a statement clutch to take the look after-dark.
  • MARNI Fishtail wool-crepe skirt
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    MARNI Fishtail wool-crepe skirt
    Marni's structured take on the midi skirt is the modern way to wear longer lengths this season. Cut from indigo-blue double-faced wool-crepe it hugs the body and flares dramatically into fishtail pleats on either side. Partner it with the brand's understated separates and cult sandals switching to mannish brogues come autumn.
  • 3.1 PHILLIP LIM Silk-satin overlay skirt
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    3.1 PHILLIP LIM Silk-satin overlay skirt
    Refresh your after-dark arsenal with 3.1 Phillip Lim's ivory silk-satin skirt. It sits high on the natural waist and the pencil silhouette is softened by an elegant draped front. Add a sweatshirt and strappy pumps for a luxe take on the season's sportswear trend.
  • MARNI Asymmetric-hem midi skirt
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    MARNI Asymmetric-hem midi skirt
    The modern woman loves Marni and this skirt illustrates exactly why. It's beautifully constructed from navy wool-crepe and boasts an unexpectedly sculptural hem and on-point midi length. Stay true to the Italian house's offbeat sensibility by teaming this directional piece with a statement shirt chunky sandals and an oversized graphic-print clutch.
  • REBECCA TAYLOR Grey Garden pleated midi-skirt
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    REBECCA TAYLOR Grey Garden pleated midi-skirt
    Rebecca Taylor is renowned for her signature floral prints and this season's botanical motif was hand-painted by a student from Parsons The New School for Design. This pleated crepe midi skirt is the perfect canvas and sums up the label's modern feminine aesthetic. Toughen up the look with a leather biker and polished brogues.
  • NO. 21 Bi-colour lace pencil skirt
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    NO. 21 Bi-colour lace pencil skirt
    No. 21 brings a modernity to eveningwear with its camel-brown and black lace pencil skirt. It’s lined with nude cotton that’s visible through the delicate needlework and the hemline is cut from black silk-chiffon. Team it with a chunky-knit sweater for a high/low mix.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 3.1 PHILLIP LIM Wool-gabardine and leather skirt
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    3.1 PHILLIP LIM Wool-gabardine and leather skirt
    3.1 Phillip Lim brings the pencil skirt up-to-date with a contemporary mix of textures: navy wool-gabardine and black lamb leather. It's partially lined in silk for an additional touch of luxury and cut to create a neat slim shape from the waist.
  • MARC JACOBS Stretch-wool pencil skirt
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    MARC JACOBS Stretch-wool pencil skirt
    The muted nude white and beige colour palette of this pencil skirt dominated Marc Jacobs's AW14 runway. It's a classic stretch wool-twill style made contemporary with a sultry high thigh slit bringing a new dimension to the neat knee-length silhouette. Keep your styling on-point and wear it with a chunky knit in one of the season's light-grey hues.
  • ISABEL MARANT Huston ruched-front pencil skirt
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    ISABEL MARANT Huston ruched-front pencil skirt
    Isabel Marant's Huston skirt is a softer take on the classic pencil style. It's crafted from a lightweight silk-crepe with a beautiful handle and features a front split hem with ruffle detailing. Slip yours on at the weekend with a silk shirt and sleek boots.
  • ATTO Leather-panel wool skirt
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    ATTO Leather-panel wool skirt
    Luxury fabric combinations are key to Atto’s directional aesthetic and this black wool-blend skirt is spliced with contrasting leather panelling. The off-centre slit softens the sleek knee-length silhouette keeping the look cool and contemporary. Wear it with an oversized knit in the day and a silk cami after dark.
  • 3.1 PHILLIP LIM Leather paper-bag knee-length skirt
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    3.1 PHILLIP LIM Leather paper-bag knee-length skirt
    3.1 Phillip Lim gives the leather skirt a lighter feel for the new season with an innovative technique that creates a feather-weight texture. The high-waisted paperbag-style waistband looks best with slightly cropped sweaters and tees. It's also fully lined in silk so the fit will always remain streamlined.
  • 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.
  • BALMAIN Leopard-jacquard pencil skirt
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    BALMAIN Leopard-jacquard pencil skirt
    Balmain’s mash-up of archive prints and hip-hop style is typified by this leopard-jacquard pencil skirt. The calf-skimming style is crafted from a black and gold satin-mikado with an exposed back zip running from top to bottom. Ground the bold print with grown-up black accessories.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Flocked wool-blend A-line skirt
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Flocked wool-blend A-line skirt
    Dolce & Gabbana's AW14 collection titled 'Enchanted Sicily' was inspired by fairytales. This A-line skirt shows how beautifully the theme was translated and sees a charcoal-grey wool-blend given a darkly romantic feel with black flocked florals. Embrace autumn's grey trend and pair it with separates in heather or slate tones.
  • WEEKEND MAX MARA Campos skirt
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    WEEKEND MAX MARA Campos skirt
    This midnight-blue Campos skirt from Weekend Max Mara is the kind of smart wardrobe staple you can reach for season after season. It’s cut from heavy-weight crepe and falls to a refined knee length. Wear it with heels in the office and flats off-duty.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Ginnie skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Ginnie skirt
    DVF's Ginnie Zebra Tattoo intarsia skirt is a super feminine way to wear monochrome. The heavy stretch-jersey style is designed to sit high on the waist and flares into a full skater skirt. Keep accessories minimal to let it take the focus.
  • PETER PILOTTO Olivia Geo-print A-line skirt
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    PETER PILOTTO Olivia Geo-print A-line skirt
    Peter Pilotto is famed for its eclectic digital prints and this Olivia crepe skirt is a stand-out offering. The label's colourful Geo print enlivens the classic A-line silhouette and makes the highest impact when teamed with the coordinating silk top.
  • J.W. ANDERSON Fuzzy wool A-line skirt
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    J.W. ANDERSON Fuzzy wool A-line skirt
    J.W. Anderson took a typically contemporary approach to AW14 and this classic A-line skirt is crafted from tactile forest-green wool that’s fuzzy to the touch. Tuck in a slim-fitting knit and add mannish flats for a polished finishing touch.
  • ROCHAS Metallic-jacquard midi pencil skirt
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    ROCHAS Metallic-jacquard midi pencil skirt
    The pencil skirt gets a refined update for the new season by way of metallic jacquard. Caramel-brown stretch-twill forms the base of this ornate Rochas design while crystal bug embellishments elevate it into something truly special. Wear it the modern way – with a tucked-in polo shirt and ankle-strap pumps.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • VIVIENNE WESTWOOD RED LABEL Velvet pencil skirt
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    VIVIENNE WESTWOOD RED LABEL Velvet pencil skirt
    Vivienne Westwood Red Label’s black pencil skirt strikes the perfect balance of versatility and glamour. Cut from stretch-velvet it sits high on the waist and highlights the silhouette with a subtle flared hem. Team it with a crisp white shirt or a lightweight silk camisole.
  • ELIZABETH AND JAMES Avenue knee-length silk skirt
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    ELIZABETH AND JAMES Avenue knee-length silk skirt
    This Avenue knee-length silk skirt from Elizabeth and James is the kind of modern wardrobe staple you will reach for time and time again. It's designed to sit at the natural waist so showcase a hint of midriff and team it with the label's matching Katrin blouse.
  • DROME Leather A-line pocket skirt
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    DROME Leather A-line pocket skirt
    The leather skirt has become an essential part of the contemporary wardrobe and Drome's pocketed style is a chic investment. The A-line shape makes it day or night appropriate – wear it with a knit and brogues by day adding edge after dark with block-heeled ankle boots.
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