How to Style an Asymmetric Skirt

How to Style an Asymmetric Skirt

Hi Everyone,

One of the most unusual skirt trends that’s on the up this summer is the asymmetric skirt line. It seems to be you either need a simple asymmetric skirt or a short skirt with long piece of fabric trailing off to one side. I tend to think of this as giving the skirt a viel – haha! However funny it may sound the trend was well spotted throughout both Milan and Paris during the February fashion weeks.

In any case I felt now was the perfect time to get out my favourite asymmetric skirt that’s been on vacation in the wardrobe for several seasons now.

Asymmetric skirts or dresses for that matter tend to be the most feminine and interesting pieces in a woman’s wardrobe. However there are a few tricks to styling them correctly. This post outlines three basic tricks that will ensure your asymmetric skirt outfit looks great every time!

Keep reading for “How to Style an Asymmetric Skirt”.


How to Style an Asymmetric Skirt

How to Style an Asymmetric Skirt

  1. Limit the number of colours in your outfit

An asymmetric skirt wants the focus to be on it, hence it’s best to limit the number of colours in your outfit.

Many colours will make the outfit seem too busy and confusing or even worse, messy.


2. Colour block where possible

To get the most out of any asymmetric skirt outfit it is best to stick with plain colours – colour blocking wherever possible. If your skirt is already patterned be sure to wear a plain top.

If you really want to wear a patterned top stick to simple patterns such as clean stripes.

The main thing to keep in mind is that an asymmetric skirt is already a busy piece of clothing so it’s important to keep the rest of the outfit as simple as possible.


How to Style an Asymmetric Skirt
3. Stick to simple accessories

For an asymmetric outfit to really pop, pair it with a plain coloured bag that matches either the top or bottom of your outfit.


Today I’ve chosen this lovely Parisian black bag from MASHA KEJA.

Bag available online here.



Outfit details:

Cardigan  – old, similar available here

BlouseMille Milano

Skirt – old, a selection of asymmetric skirts available online here

Glasses – Cerjo, special edition celebrating 50 years, available online here

Bag – MASHA KEJA, a lovely Parisian brand, available online here in various colours.

Shoes – Prada, available online here (note they are 20% less if you buy them in EURO land)



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Hi! I’m Yvonne, a 40 something (wink) Kiwi, living in Zurich. I love fashion, travel, shopping and food – believing chocolate will cure almost anything!

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  1. Hi dear Yvonne thank you very much for your blog I love your outfit and especially your skirt it looks actually very smart and a bit also sexy I love your Handbag to very stylish

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