Trend Crush: The A-line skirt

trend crush a line skirts how to style

My collection of skater skirts has had to make room in the last few months for a growing collection of a-line sisters. It’s a trend I’m totally crushin’ on right now – button- or zip-through look in a slightly more structured material than a lot of my floaty other things. They’re a really versatile item to have in your wardrobe too, they cinch at the waist and flare in a way that doesn’t make you look like you’re about to grab a pair of dance shoes. With so many different styles on the scene right now, there’s definitely something for everyone – but I’ve picked my three fave skirts and shown you how I’d style them 😀

the patterned zip-through (h&m)

h&m a line zip pattern skirt

trend crush a line skirts how to style

trend crush a line skirts how to style

This skirt has been my absolute jam recently. I usually wear the print with a neutral top, black, grey, or white so that it doesn’t overpower the print of the skirt. I’ve already written a bit about my love for it in a little H&M try on haul, so if you want the skirt specifics head on over there. I love grunging this up, style wise: slap on a band tee, docs, denim jacket… good 2 go. 😀

the corduroy button down – burgundy (urban outfitters)

trend crush a line skirts how to style

This skirt was the first piece of clothing I ordered from Urban Outfitters, and I really love it… it’s just a little bit big for me. It’s the smallest size they do though, and because I really do like this skirt lots I tend to tuck things into it – like Primark mens white shirts. Shirts and skirts are a great casual-but-put-together look… something I like to pretend I am. 

the chocolate contrast trim button through (asos)

trend crush a line skirts how to style

trend crush a line skirts how to style

I realised, in the ASOS sale, no less, that I don’t actually own anything that is … chocolate coloured. Or camel. At all. I mean… It’s not really a colour I’ve ever gravitated towards when buying clothes, at least not for a while, and somehow I’ve managed to keep that consistent? While still liking both these colours immensely for clothing. ANYWAY. I picked up this skirt (and sweater) in the ASOS sale and I think it’s a really cute colour combination. What do you think? I feel that the skirt will go with lots – it’s got a bit of a Western vibe to it because of the contrast stitching, so I think it’d look quite cool with some denim. 

asos chocolate contrast stitching a line skirt outline little miss fii style

What do you think of the a-line trend? How would you style one? 

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11 Comments

  1. Elena The Mermaid
    February 9, 2016 / 9:28 pm

    I LOVE that H&M zip-up one! 10/10 absolutely would wear.

  2. Jessica Edmunds
    February 9, 2016 / 9:46 pm

    I love them ALL A-line skirts are my favourite they are such a flattering fit I need to go shopping now 😉 xxx

  3. Kimberley Louise Smith
    February 9, 2016 / 10:03 pm

    I've seen A Line skirts everywhere and I had no idea how to style them but the band tee/denim jacket and docs look is right up my street! xxKimberley // thecolourchronicles.com

  4. Joey Taylor
    February 9, 2016 / 10:03 pm

    I love the a-line skirt trend, it has a more of a grown up feel and is a good move on from the skater skirt. Love the patterned H&M one! xhttp://www.northernmagpie.com/

  5. Carina Chung
    February 10, 2016 / 3:30 am

    YES TO A LINE SKIRTS!!! MY FAV CUT! :)Love the corduroy ones!xx Carina / Running White Horses

  6. Alyssa G
    February 10, 2016 / 3:40 pm

    Ooh I love that ASOS skirt! I love the trend. I have a suede button-down skirt from ASOS and a denim button-down from Alexa Chung's AG collaboration (the original one that started the trend)… they're my favorite skirts! Flattering and adorable!xx Alyssavisionsofnyc.blogspot.com

  7. Lizzie ♥
    February 10, 2016 / 8:11 pm

    I'm not really into A-line skirts but gosh that one looks so good on you! I really like the pattern.Lizzie Bee // mysticthorn.com

  8. Rai Erin
    February 11, 2016 / 12:21 pm

    I LOVE A-line skirts unfortunately I on;y own one. But it's plain black with copper buttons all up the front so it can go with nearly everything! I love all these the burgundy one is my fave of the three only because I love that colour most, I would buy all of these shown however! They're all so pretty :)Rai | utterardour.blogspot.com

  9. Sophie R
    February 14, 2016 / 12:24 pm

    I love the burgundy one, I haven't got any A-line skirts but I think I'll need to get my hands on one after seeing how you style them xSophie | ssophiespot.blogspot.co.uk

  10. Vicki Skitt
    February 15, 2016 / 8:17 pm

    They look awesome on you! I've yet to even try one onLove Vicki | victoriajanex.co.uk

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