24 Of The Best And Prettiest Long Skirts

Whether midi or maxi, these are the skirts we’ve fallen hard for this season.

The items in our wardrobes that manage, miraculously, to be comfy, slouchy and elegant are not only the holy grail of our shopping expeditions, but the ones we return to again and again, wearing them day in, day out. The longer skirt is just such an item. We love that we can pair them with old favourite loosely tucked T-shirts, puffy sleeved blouses for a prairie chic take, a very a simple boat-neck black tops for a streamlined look, or an oversized chunky-knit jumper and woolly tights and boots as the weather cools. They are, then, the ultimate in versatile pieces. Plus, with many of our edit featuring wide elasticated waists, they’re even easier to wear than ever. But do be quick – a good handful of these are in the sale and will be gone in two shakes of a lamb’s tail.

By Nancy Alsop
August 2020


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Godet Skirt, NOW £45

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My Pair of Jeans Mexico Maxi Skirt, £200


Lyocell Maxi Skirt, £29.99

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Agatha Cotton Skirt, €395


Deyna Skirt, €135

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Daphne Skirt, £249.85


Plisse Organic Cotton Double Layer Skirt, £89

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The Skylar Skirt Roses, £199

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Smocked Waist Tiered Midi Skirt, £65


Felicia Skirt, £89

Nicole Farhi

Ice/ Graphite Sarina Skil Wrap Dress, NOW £210


Organic Long Pleated Skirt, £69


Won Hundred Carol Stripe High-Waist Woven Skirt, £150

Philip Lim

Pleated Skirt, NOW £284

LF Markey

Tyler Skirt Multi, £145

Cutter Brooks

Love Shack Fancy Eponda Skirt, Bonnet Blue, NOW £195


Sea Skirt Tawny Port, $225

MaxMara Weekend

Cotton Skirt, NOW £135


Birtukan Maxi Skirt, €415

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Condesa Skirt, €165

Flint Collection

East By East West Handwoven Cotton Skirt, £128

Off On Clothing

Maxi Ruffled A-Line Cotton Skirt, €89


Broderie Tiered Skirt, NOW £48

Nancy Alsop


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