Due to popular request on my article about Vintage-Inspired 1980’s skirts, I’ve put together some outfits to show you how to wear 1980s style skirts! Because the skirts themselves can be rather busy and voluminous, it’s best to keep the look as simple and polished as possible!
How to Wear Bubble Skirts
I love this bubble skirt – it’s adorable! I would pair this skirt with a navy cardigan and a white tank top, before adding pops of red to bring color to the outfit. The skirt definitely stands out on its own, so the look is otherwise pretty simple. This would be a great outfit for a party or get together, but if you switched out the heels for flats, it would also be a great, eye-catching look for going to class!
How to wear Tiered Skirts
How cute would this outfit be to wear on a date to the movies? The whole look is comfortable, but still very cute at the same time. I chose to pair the black and white tiered skirt with purple and black accents throughout the outfit. Then I added a cute denim jacket on top, just in case it’s chilly out! You could also put on some leggings and a cardigan instead or switch up the color scheme to make this your own.
How to Wear Long Skirts
Product Information: Straight Lace Skirt – Nordstrom. Embroidered Tank – American Eagle Outfitters. Black Sweater – H&M. Precious High Shoe – Topshop. Opaque Stone Bangle – Topshop. Heart Pendant Necklace – Antica Murrina at Forzieri.
I know, the loathed long skirt! I have a confession: I actually really love skirts that hit just around the knee cap! (And I am definitely not suggesting anyone wear anything mid-calf length!)
I would wear this outfit out to dinner with my family or somewhere just a little more formal, but still fun. You could definitely switch out the sweater for a brighter colored cardigan and then add heels and jewelry to match! Either way, high heels will lengthen your leg (especially if you are on the petite side, like me) and balance out how long the skirt is.
What Do You Think?
What do you think of these outfit suggestions? Everyone’s different, so let me know in the comments!