If you thought that there were just a few types of skirts to purchase, think again!
Skirts can come in a variety of styles, shapes, sizes, colors, and more.
If you are thinking of purchasing a new skirt and want to make sure you don’t miss out on some of the impressive styles on the market, take a look at these 75 types of skirts that we have put together for you.
There is an option on this list for any occasion or event that you may have planned.
75 Types Of Skirts
1. High Waist Ruffle Skirt
A high waist ruffle skirt will sit well above the belly button and have a more flowy look to it.
The high waist ruffle skirt can be dressed up or down and is a popular summer look for many women.
2. Tennis Skirt With Pocket
When playing tennis, it makes sense to have a pocket in your skirt.
The pocket can be a perfect place to keep a tennis ball and stay ready for your next serve.
These skirts are moisture-wicking and typically have shorts under them.
3. Flared Mini Skater Skirt
The flared look of this skirt makes it a good choice, regardless of your size.
In addition, this is a skirt that you will see many people wearing as part of a school uniform.
4. Wrap Slip Midi Skirt
Although a skirt like this will look as though it is just wrapped around, it is an actual skirt.
The wrap slip midi skirt gives a very Bohemian look and often comes in a variety of unique patterns and designs.
5. A-Line Pleated Skirt
An A-Line Pleated Skirt is more of a classic looking skirt option.
This can be dressed up or worn to work and has an impressive business-like look to it when worn with black and white.
6. Self-Tie Double Pocket Skirt
For a more casual look, the self-tie skirts can be a good choice.
Self-tie skirts have a tie around the top that can be superficial, but for some skirts, it will actually work to adjust the sizing.
7. Slit Mini Pencil Skirt
A pencil skirt is a classic option, and any skirt that has the name mini in it is going to be a bit shorter than some of the others on the market.
This one, in particular, is supposed to fit close to the leg and have a slimmer look.
8. Scarf Print Skirt
Scarves are known for having lots of different patterns and designs.
The scarf print skirts are usually a longer style and have more of a pleated top.
Expect this skirt to have a more casual look than something that is considered to be formal.
9. Layered Ruffle Hem Skirt
The ruffle hem skirt is a very flowy design that comes in a variety of colors and styles.
With the layered ruffle hem skirt, you will only need a t-shirt to pair with it to create a complete and great looking outfit.
10. Insulated Skirt
For those who enjoy spending time outside in the cooler months, an insulated skirt could be a great choice.
Insulated skirts are not just known for their fashion but also their functionality.
Those who get cold easily will like the benefits that an insulated skirt can bring.
11. Slip Skirt
A slip skirt is something that looks as though it is a slip, yet you will wear it as an actual skirt.
A slip skirt can also be worn as a slip, but it is becoming more popular to wear one as a skirt instead.
The skirt is not see-through in any way, so you will be able to wear it as the actual piece of clothing.
12. Straight Skirt
A straight skirt is as simple as it sounds.
The skirt comes straight down and looks a bit similar to a pencil skirt, but it will not fit quite as tightly to the thigh.
13. Denim Skirt
There are lots of different types of denim skirts on the market, but the traditional denim skirt is a classic in any wardrobe.
Denim skirts can come in both light and dark denim colors.
This is typically a skirt that has quite a bit of pocket space as well.
14. Pull-On Midi Skirt
The pull-on skirt makes it a very comfortable option for work and travel.
If you typically don’t wear skirts because you find them uncomfortable to wear, consider this option as it will likely change your mind about skirts and what they have to offer.
15. Stretchy Yoga Skirt
Although this skirt won’t be used to do yoga, it will feel almost exactly like your yoga pants.
If you are a person who likes to do yoga and wants to wear their yoga pants to a variety of occasions, this is a perfect skirt to help you dress things up a bit.
The fabric will be a similar stretchy and easy fit, even if you are having a day when you don’t want to wear tighter clothing.
16. Jersey Skirt
A jersey skirt is more of a comfortable or athletic style skirt.
This is typically made from a material that will feel a bit more like a sweatpant or comfort pant.
Don’t expect to wear these skirts to go out to dinner, but around the house or a trip to the grocery store would be a good option for a jersey skirt.
17. Flat Front Skirt
As you have likely noticed, with many of the options on our list, the pleated skirt is quite popular.
Pleated skirts have lots of forgiveness in them and will help those who are trying to hide a few extra pounds.
Flat front skirts have a more professional or tailored look to them.
18. Button Side Split Skirt
The button side split skirt looks as though it has buttons along the edge of it that will open and close the skirt.
In reality, the skirt only closes and opens at the top, but the buttons all the way down the side are a nice detail that it has to offer.
19. Tube Skirt
A tube skirt looks very similar to a pencil skirt.
You will notice that this is very form fitting and tends to be shorter than other skirts on the market.
Expect the tube skirt to have some sort of a stretchy material to it as well.
20. BodyCon Midi Skirt
You will see the term “body con” used quite often when describing different types of skirts.
The concept with this is that the skirts are going to be contouring to a body.
Midi will describe the length of the skirt, so this is a mid-length option that fits close to the body.
21. Golf Skirt
It may not be as common to see women golfers wearing a skirt as shorts or pants, but skirts are becoming quite popular.
Most of the golf skirts available for women have a pair of shorts that fit under the skirt.
22. Faux Leather Pencil Skirt
As you have already seen, skirts are sold in a variety of materials.
The faux leather skirts are a good choice for those who want something a bit more unique.
With faux leather, you have to be careful with washing and drying instructions to ensure that you don’t damage the skirt in any way.
23. Workout Skirt
Whether you are playing tennis, golfing, or simply working out at your home gym, a skirt can be a great option to wear.
Workout skirts come in a variety of color choices, and they make it easy to stay cool during a workout session.
The workout skirts almost always have shorts underneath so that you can comfortably work out without worrying about the positioning of your skirt.
24. Button Front Long Skirt
The button front concept is more of a classic look that is a good choice for a more conservative woman.
With a button front skirt, there is usually still a closure in the back that will help you get the skirt on and off.
The buttons down the front of the skirt are more of a pattern or design element with no functionality.
25. Quick Dry Skort
If you live in a warmer climate and tend to wear skirts outdoors, you may have to deal with sweat and the skirt sticking to your legs.
The quick dry fabric on skirts and skorts will help ensure you stay comfortable and can enjoy time spent outdoors.
Many of the quick dry fabric skirts are actually skorts to help those doing more athletic activities.
26. Vintage Pleated Skirt
Skirts have been around for many years, and the pleated look is a more classic design
You will find that many of the vintage style skirts are higher waisted.
27. Relaxed Column Skirt
A column is similar to what you would see used in the building, and that is what this skirt will resemble.
The column skirts are longer, somewhat relaxed, and very comfortable if purchased in the right fabric.
28. Cover Up Swimsuit Skirt
When wearing a swimsuit, sometimes there is a need for a quick coverup.
The skirt makes a great choice because it can be easy to get on and off, and you can find them in great colors to match any bathing suit.
29. Tie Side Mini Skirt
The tie side skirts allow you to tie the skirt on your own to adjust the fit to your needs.
These skirts can come in a variety of lengths, and they are very easy to pair to complete a perfect outfit.
30. Pattern Skirt
Patterns on skirts can be quite interesting, and you can expect to find more diversity than you would in pants or shorts.
For those who struggle to vary their wardrobe, a patterned skirt with a solid blouse can be a perfect mix.
31. Lace Up Faux Suede Skirt
A traditional suede skirt can be quite expensive.
However, the faux suede skirts can give a classic autumn look at just a fraction of the price.
32. Floral Drawstring Skirt
Just like shorts that can come with a drawstring closure, skirts tend to have the same benefits at times.
The drawstring can help ensure that the skirt stays more comfortable; just be sure to purchase within the proper size range.
33. Stretch Twill Skirt
For women who have to wear a uniform to work, the stretch twill skirt can often be a good choice.
These skirts come in a variety of solid and basic colors and work well to pair with a uniform type of shirt.
34. Wide Hem Elastic Back Skirt
The wide hem elastic back skirt has a large waistband, a long flowy section, and then a distinct hem on the bottom of the skirt.
This is a skirt that flows quite well, has lots of comfort, and will be more fashion forward than other options on the list.
35. Belted Front Pocket Skirt
Most skirts are not worn with a belt, but some are made with their own belt.
The belted front pocket skirt is a great choice for a fun, younger, and more casual look for spring and summer.
36. Pull On Skort
If you are interested in comfort but still want to look great, the pull on skort is a perfect choice.
These are great for when you have to sit for a long time or plan to do a lot of walking.
They stay looking great and come on and off with ease.
37. Ruffle Hem Wrap Skirt
As you have probably noticed, the ruffle hem skirts are quite popular this year.
The ruffle hem wrap skirt looks as though it is just flowy fabric being wrapped around your body.
These skirts come in a variety of great colors and patterns.
38. Tweed Pencil Skirt
A tweed skirt tends to be a popular choice for the winter months.
Tweed fabric tends to be a bit warmer and a good fabric to pair with sweaters and other warm fabrics.
39. UPF 50 Skirt
Not all skirts are going to come with their own built-in protection from the sun.
If you spend a lot of time outside, it makes sense to wear a skirt that has sun protection as part of the fabric.
40. Printed Silk Skirt
Silk is a fabric often seen used to make dresses, but it can also be found in skirts.
The silk skirt is typically going to need a bit more care when it comes to laundering, but it is worth it to be able to wear such a great fabric.
41. Elegant High Waist Satin Skirt
The options on our list range from anything you can wear to work to what you might wear on a hike.
This elegant high waist skirt is more for a special occasion and will look great paired with any beautiful blouse or sweater.
42. Plaid Skirts
Although very common for school uniforms, plaid skirts tend to be quite popular for almost any occasion.
If you are looking to take holiday pictures or simply want to stand out with a unique pattern, the plaid skirt is a great choice.
43. Twist Side Skirt
The twist side skirt is going to leave a portion of the leg open.
This is done intentionally and meant to be a bit more revealing than other longer skirts.
44. Flare A-Line Corduroy Skirt
Similar to the suede and tweed, corduroy skirts tend to be a good match for those who are looking to increase their fall and winter wardrobe.
The corduroy skirt tends to be a bit heavier or thicker in material, so be aware of that when planning your outfit.
45. Tie Front Maxi Skirt
The tie front maxi skirt has an elegant look to it, yet it is so easy to wear and comfortable.
These come in a variety of colors so that they will really stand out and provide a nice finished look for your outfit.
You can wear this skirt to work, a restaurant, or even just out shopping with friends.
46. Embroidered Skirt
An embroidered skirt has a pattern that is sewn into the front of the skirt.
These patterns will generally stand out as being something unique and allow you to look as though you have a custom-made clothing option.
47. Stripe Skirt Athletic
The striped skirt is typically something you see used in tennis or any type of outdoor activity.
Stripes in the skirt are a great choice for a classic country club look.
48. Knee Length Skater Skirt
Many of the skater type skirts on the market are shorter in length.
Having an option between the knee length and the mini will give you quite a few more choices in your wardrobe.
49. Victorian High Low Bustle Skirt
The high low bustle skirt is mostly long, but the length becomes a bit shorter in the front of the skirt.
These skirts are a unique look and are traditionally used for more special events or parties as opposed to everyday wear or work clothing.
50. A-Line Skirt With Skinny Belt
We have mentioned that most skirts don’t have belts.
If you do see a belt on a skirt, the skinny belt is one of the more popular options.
51. Bold Pattern Athletic Skirt
If you spend time playing tennis, pickleball, or golf, having these athletic skirts is quite essential.
However, you will want to ensure that you stay stylish and mix in a few of these unique patterns into your wardrobe.
52. High Split Printed Skirt
The high split is something we have seen in several options.
One part of the skirt will come up higher on the thigh than others, creating a more casual and appealing look.
53. Women’s Tie Fringe Skirt
On the bottom of this skirt, it will look as though there are ties that hold it on.
However, these are just for decoration and to add a bit of a unique style to the skirt itself.
54. Flowy Handkerchief Skirt
If you like a more flowy look for spring and summer attire, the flowy handkerchief skirt is a great option.
These unique patterns help to ensure you will be the only one at the summer BBQ wearing this skirt.
55. Knee Length Adjustable Skort
If you can’t decide which skirt length is right for you, choose something that has some more adjustability.
Being able to pull the strings on this skirt and change the length that you wear it is a great benefit, and it’s like buying more than one skirt at once.
56. High Waist Long Maxi Skirt
A higher waist skirt is great for taller women who want to show off their long legs.
This particular long maxi skirt is going to appear even longer than most because of its high waisted design.
57. Skirt With Crop Top
If you are not a big fan of dresses yet still want to match on the top and bottom, then a skirt with a crop top is a great choice.
A small section of your stomach is usually exposed in an outfit like this, so be prepared for that if you don’t want something quite as revealing.
58. Curved Hem Short Skirt
A curved hem skirt will be slightly longer in the back and shorter in the front.
The difference between the front and back length won’t be all that noticeable, just enough to see that there is some variation in length.
59. Ruched Knee Business Skirt
The ruched fabric is quite popular in a more preppy business style skirt.
Having one of these in a classic black color is almost a must have for any woman in business who needs to wear skirts at work.
60. Scallop Hem Skirt
The scallop hem skirt has a very unique bottom edge that stands out from other options.
One of the things about a scallop pattern is that it will sometimes be a little see-through.
Expect this skirt to have another layer underneath that keeps it from being too revealing.
61. Mid Waist Ruffle Wrap
The mid waist skirts are great for those who want something shorter but aren’t quite ready for a mini skirt.
The addition of the ruffle fabric to this skirt gives it more of a dressy look than just the standard wraps in the mid waist length.
62. Leopard Print Skirt
Although skirts can come in various prints and styles, the leopard print seems to be its own category.
Leopard print has always been one of the most popular choices for a great skirt that has a unique and classy look to it.
63. Walking Skort
We have shown you many different athletic skirts on our list, but this is the first designed specifically for walking.
Walking is such a great benefit to our health, but it pays to be comfortable and relaxed when walking and this walking skirt is the best choice to consider.
64. Zip Up Side Midi Skirt
Many women like the side zip skirts as they are easy to get on and off.
The midi skirt with the side zip is a staple that you will consider being part of any complete wardrobe.
You can wear a skirt like this out or even at work.
65. Peasant Skirt
Years ago, dressing like a peasant may have been frowned upon, but today, the peasant skirt is a great fashion statement.
Women love the flowy fabric and unique styling of the peasant skirts.
This is something that can be worn to a variety of occasions.
66. Pleated Leather PU Skirt
Pleated and leather are two things that you don’t see paired together all that often.
If you are looking for a younger, modern, and more stylish look, this could be a skirt that fits your needs.
67. Side Slit Work Skirt
The side slit skirts are often thought of as being something to wear to a dinner or a night out.
However, the length of the side slit can vary, making them appropriate for work as well.
68. Ponte Knit A-Line Skirt
For this A-Line skirt, you will notice that the fabric is a bit more high quality.
We recommend a skirt like this for fall and winter as it has a classic design and a slightly more durable fabric that you can wear anywhere.
69. Floral Frill Trim Skirt
A skirt like this is a great mid length option for those who are looking for a lighter and more casual look.
The floral frill trim skirts come in a variety of colors and styles to make them a good fit for whatever your fashion needs are.
70. Midi Flared Skirt
Sometimes one of the more annoying things about wearing a skirt is that it will fit tightly to the leg.
A flared option gives you plenty of mobility and range of motion while still wearing a professional-looking skirt.
71. Sweatshirt Skirt
If you like comfort and being in your sweatshirt, nothing will beat a sweatshirt skirt.
Made from the same comfortable and durable fleece material, this is a great casual wear option to have in your closet.
72. Vintage Pleated A-Line Midi
If you have never worn a skirt before and need a place to start, this could be a perfect choice.
The skirt has a classic look, beautiful patterns, and has a medium length that will make you feel comfortable for any event or occasion.
73. Sweater Skirt
As you have seen, one of the main factors to look for in a skirt is the fabric and the comfort.
A sweater skirt will have a lovely soft texture to it and be a bit warmer as well.
Although this may not be the perfect summer skirt option, it is one that you will want to consider having in your wardrobe.
74. Tummy Smoothing Waisted Skort
It is not uncommon to feel that a skirt or pair of shorts would benefit from having a little help pulling in extra stomach weight.
The tummy-smoothing waisted skort helps to make you appear slimmer and keep things in place while you play sports.
75. Shiny Pencil Skirt
Last but not least is a little bit of sparkle.
The shiny pencil skirt will stand out because of its fabric, but it is an excellent option for holiday events.
Wear this to your next New Year’s Eve party, and everyone will want one for themselves.