CATWALK TREND DECODED

HOW TO STYLE AN ASYMMETRIC SKIRT

By Joanna Kyte, 1 August 2017

When it comes to skirt hemlines, this season has well and truly dismissed the rulebook. Now is all about mixing up your silhouette to achieve something extra and we’ve got the catwalk, street style and product looks to prove it. Heads up...

JW Anderson SS17 catwalk asymmetric black skirt with white detailed jacket and brogue shoes | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

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For 2017, designer JW Anderson successfully struck the fashion middle ground between adult and cool. The result? Fresh-as style made up of a one-sided pleat skirt, trophy-textured jacket and back-to-school brogues.

Street style look tartan asymmetric skirt with logo t-shirt and oversized denim jacket | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

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Bringing the asymmetric trend into the land of daywear, this street styler is giving alt tartan vibes that you’ll want to cop, now. Match your skewed-style midi skirt with a logo tee and a distressed, oversized jacket. Fancy mules encouraged.

Stylenanda gingham asymmetric skirt

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With two mega examples under your belt, it’s time to test the trend for yourself. Enter this gingham-print wrap skirt with XXL ruffles from Stylenanda and you’ve got a prize piece to work with. Last decision: dress it down with socks and sneaks or step into the evening with your best going-out heels. 

 

STYLENANDA Midi Skirt with Ruffles in Gingham, $89

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