It's Official: Pencil Skirts Are Back

Judith Jones

Do you remember the last time you wore a pencil skirt? Chances are if your job doesn’t require a corporate dress code, it’s been a while, and it really didn’t feel like a problem. Well, then the S/S 18 runways happened. Thanks to designers such as Fendi, Prada, Gucci, and Max Mara, pencil skirts are having a major resurgence.

But forget the tight, uncomfortable versions of the past. This season pencil skirts are modern, practical, and interesting. The latest iterations have a slightly looser fit that cocoon your shape and allow for movement. They’re also a lot more fun. And seen in pastels, bright colours, bold prints, interesting textures (think sequins, feathers, embellishment!) and when styled with a tee, sneakers, or understated heels, they cast away any corporate connotations.

Scroll below to see some of our favourite pencil skirts on the market right now and pick up some tips for styling them.

We love pairing pencil skirts with casual tops. Next, check out some of our favourite classic tees that will go with everything.

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