12 Ways to Wear the Skirt Over Pants Trend

From runway shows, to the red carpet, to the city streets – who wants to just wear a dress anymore?

Though this newfound trend seems unconventionally excessive, this season’s pairings are luxuriously sophisticated.

And besides, it’s a great excuse to wear your inappropriately short dresses again…

1. Emma Watson donned a red Dior apron dress with streamlined trousers showing off a sleek and sexy take on the trend. 

2. 3.1 Phillip Lim’s pre-fall 2014 collection featured simple lined, black-and-white combination pencil skirts with cropped classy pants.

3.  Spruce up monochromatic colors and classic pieces with bold layering and striking accessories.

4. The Barbara Bui collection featured a masculine modern rendition.

5. J Brand’s version of a skirt over pants is easy to wear, presenting skinny leather leggings and an above the knee, flared skirt.

6. Blogger Leandra Medine opted for a notable interpretation by layering a full midi skirt over cigarette jeans.

7. A high fashion, yet low fuss way to wear a skirt over pants is by matching a plaid button up and informal boots.  

8. Another unexpected version of the trend was presented in Acne Studios pre-fall collection with a chic cocktail dress and satin skinny pants. 

9. Valentino matched an eccentric blouse and tailored trousers.

10. Dior balanced a short, flared dress with a slender, polished trouser. 

11. Combine two of our favorite trends at once with a slip dress and a pair of destroyed boyfriend jeans.  

12. Leandra Medine pulled off the skirt over pants trend again when she admirably colourblocked a mini puff skirt with slim, burgundy, pencil jeans and a white tank. 



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