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Style Guide: How To Wear A Skort

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June 21, 2021

As fashion gets recycled and Gen Z falls in love with this ‘90s trend, come and learn how to style a skort.

Some ‘90s trends were all about comfort. It was the grunge era, marked by loose garments, which makes skorts a transitional piece. Skorts -- skirts that are shorts -- have their place in the comfy fashion, but they're still feminine and democratic. They fall in the category of feminine symbolism of clothing, representing the beginnings of a shift in how women dress.

And now they’re making a comeback. You can see Gen Z in awe for skorts all over social media. If you’re an active woman who loves athletic looks, the skirt-shorts hybrid might the perfect piece for you - but it doesn’t stop at athletic wear. We’ve rounded up how to style yours in different ways.

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Layer ‘em On!

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For those adhering to the ‘90s trend huge comeback, pair your skort with a cropped or baby tee, then either oxford platforms like in the picture, sneakers, or platform sandals. And if you want to take a step further into the nostalgia, add kitschy jewelry and a bag.

Make It Romantic

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Pair your skort with romantic pieces, such as the flowery cropped from the picture above. Use as a day and summer look, from a happy hour with your girls to a romantic afternoon date. To give a boho touch, add platform rope sandals and a rope bag.

Go For The Typical Athletic Skorts

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No, you won’t look like a tennis player even though they were purposefully designed as athletic wear. As skorts are making a resurgence, you won’t look like you’re going to a tennis class if you decide to wear yours to go cycling or to the fitness class. 

Keep It Classy

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Skorts have the length of shorts, but that doesn’t mean you can compose a chic outfit. Just like in the example here, pairing with other classy pieces, just like longsleeved silk cropped, square toe mules in neutral tones.

Denim it Up

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Skorts and denim skirts are, apparently, here to stay. So you can invest in both because I don’t think they’re going anywhere any time soon. You can incorporate denim skorts with the classic summery combo white tee or tank tops and platform sandals. 

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