Yes, You Can Wear a Maxi Skirt in Winter—Here's How

As the weather continues to drop, chances are the only pieces you want to wear are the ones guaranteed to keep you warm, which means that spring and summer staples like skirts and shorts are probably the last things on your mind. But if you’re determined to sporting a skirt this winter—or you simply want to get out of your denim or trouser rut—a chic maxi skirt will be just the thing for you.

Just in case you have no idea how to style an elegant maxi skirt for the winter, a handful of our favorite fashion girls have already taken the lead and laid down the groundwork for your next set of winter outfits with maxi skirts. Whether you’re looking for a way to dress down a slip skirt or take your cozy knit version for a spin, these looks will be perfect for any style. Check them all out below.

Maxi skirt and sweatshirt outfit



Style Tip: Dress up a casual ensemble like a T-shirt and sweatshirt with a silk maxi skirt.

All-black maxi skirt outfit for winter



Style Tip: Style a simple black style with a black button-down shirt to achieve a classic, French-inspired ensemble.

Colorful maxi skirt outfit



Style Tip: Layer a vibrant maxi skirt underneath a knit dress for a unique layered take.

Winter maxi skirt outfit



Style Tip: A cool maxi skirt with a high slit will pair perfectly with knee-high boots.

Style Tip: Opt for a faux-leather ensemble for a look that carries a clear level of polish.

Style Tip: Sport a pleated maxi skirt with a chic blouse for an office-ready outfit.

Cool winter maxi skirt outfit



Style Tip: Layer a structured plaid shirt untucked over your skirt for a look that feels both elevated and casual.

How to wear a maxi skirt for winter



Style Tip: If you want to wear a silk slip skirt from summer into winter, style it with an animal-print jacket and a black crew-neck sweater.

Monochromatic maxi skirt outfit for winter



Style Tip: A pleated maxi skirt in a jewel tone will always look good during the cooler months of the year.

Style Tip: For a grunge-inspired outfit, wear your favorite band tee with a plaid maxi skirt.

Easy way to wear a maxi skirt in winter



Style Tip: Cozy up in a chunky wool sweater with a floral-print slip skirt for a stylish outfit you can wear into spring.

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