This Timeless Skirt Can Be Styled in So Many Ways—5 Looks to Try

Like any classic wardrobe staple, the humble pencil skirt has seen something of a fashionable resurgence on the internet lately. What was once an office-outfit mainstay has taken on seriously cool appeal thanks in part to the fashion set who wear them so frequently. If, like me, you own a skirt and have next to no clue how to style it, let these pencil-skirt outfits be your guide.

These looks run the gamut from simplified versions of the pencil skirt that come in shades of navy blue and cream to other, more statement versions like those in maxi silhouettes.

With this in mind, keep scrolling to check out—and shop—five different outfits that each highlight just how versatile a pencil skirt can be in 2021.

Pair your pencil skirt with a teeny bra top and an oversize blazer for a no-fuss outfit that’s happy hour–approved. 

If you’re wearing your pencil skirt to the office, style it with pared-down pieces like a sleek black turtleneck and a pair of black knee-high boots. 

Style a denim midi skirt with a classic top and a fun pair of trendy boots. 

A leather skirt is basically a fall wardrobe essential at this point. Try one with a coordinating printed sweater. 

Style a longer skirt with a cutout top that comes in a fun, statement-making color to make it feel fresh for the new season. 

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