Leather is still riding high amongst style luminaries, with 3.1 Phillip Lim cementing its luxe shelf-life with this pleated offering. Cut with a stress-free silhouette, the gentle pleats at the front make it a girlish stance on grunge texture.
Scalloped trims and a soft spearmint hue makes Dolce & Gabbana's lace skirt an elegant option this season. A double layer of organza and stretch-silk keeps the A-line shape and adds to the luxe appeal. Work an enchanting look with contrasting pastels and pointed pumps.
Zebra print was a recurring theme in Carven's FW13 collection. Painted on for a flocked effect, the stark black colouring and bold pattern make this runway skirt an eye-catching choice. The knee length balances the statement, making it appropriate for day too.
We love the easiness of Burberry Brit's wool-blend skirt. Side pockets and a flippy hem keep the go-with-everything black and grey colour palette laid-back. Choose it for lunch dates uptown with a cashmere sweater and knee boots.
Riccardo Tisci takes an innovative approach to tailoring with this frill-accented skirt. Kept current in a soft velvet texture, classic black colouring is toughened up with a silver-toned zipper. The finishing touch comes in the form of a dramatic ruffle to accent the industrial detail, merging romantic whimsy with urban cool for results that are inimitably Givenchy.
The key to trans-seasonal dressing is layering and Isabel Marant makes it easy with this flippy silk mini skirt. Wear it now with knee boots and a sweater, adding opaques when the temperature drops.
Straight from the runway, Kenzo's jacquard wrap mini skirt is at once flattering and cool. Dark-grey and gold plays a luxe contrast ensuring it stands out at evening events with ankle boots and a simple sweater.
The girlfriends of bikers inspired 3.1 Phillip Lim's latest collection. One of the most coveted pieces from the runway show, these leather "Ora" over-the-knee boots are a dramatic way convey the mood. The metallic front straps and rubber sole lift the saturated black hue for a contemporary finish.
Fading from slick patent-leather to nubuck at the toe, McQ Alexander McQueen plays out a tactile clash with these black ankle boots. Wear them with an oversized sweater dress for the coolest approach.
Miu Miu gives its ladylike aesthetic a rock 'n' roll twist with these navy pointed ankle boots. The velvety suede upper softens the mood and makes them a tactile choice with a knee-grazing skirt and logo tee.