Cut from fluid crepe, Alice + Olivia's 'Martina' skirt cascades to elegant ruffles that beautifully flounce with each step. We think it's perfect for formal events - the classic black hue means you can wear it with everything from a silky camisole to a vibrant blouse.
Johanna Ortiz's skirt is printed with a beautiful floral motif that's inspired by the brushstrokes seen in paintings by French post-Impressionist artist Paul Gauguin. Made from silk-chiffon, this maxi style is shirred at the waist for a comfortable, flexible fit and has tiers of ruffles through to the floor-skimming hem. Take a cue from the presentation styling and wear yours with the label's bodysuit.
Beaufille is best known for its play on the idea of contrasts. Made from glossy black satin, this 'Ida' midi skirt is offset by white stitching along the waistband and belt and has a fluid wrap silhouette that's secured by two sweeping ties at the waist. Mirror the brand's Spring '18 presentation and wear yours with a crisp shirt.
Gareth Pugh's sculptural designs are a hit among stylish girls like Rihanna and Beyoncé. Made in Italy from black crepe, this maxi skirt has a flattering wrap silhouette and falls to an asymmetric hem for breezy movement. Try yours with a cold-shoulder top and lace-up ankle boots.
Unable to find pieces that struck a balance between practicality and glamour, Raquel Diniz decided to make her own - friends and colleagues kept asking where they could buy them and soon after she launched her namesake label. Perfect for both summer days and dinner dates, this fluid silk-chiffon 'Lucy' skirt has a flattering wrap silhouette and is trimmed with delicate ruffles. It's patterned with polka-dots to match the label's cold-shoulder top.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Needle & Thread's 'Lumiere' maxi skirt is cut from swathes of black tulle and decorated with delicate sequin and bead-embellished flowers. It's fully lined for coverage and topped with a slimming grosgrain waistband. Wear yours with a silky camisole or the label's 'Lunar' top - another exclusive piece, designed just for us.
Gucci's Fall '17 collection is filled with pretty blooms - a look at Creative Director Alessandro Michele's Instagram will show you the Italian and English gardens that inspired him. Spotted on the runway, this silk-satin skirt has a bow-embellished grosgrain waistband with pleats for fluid movement. Mirror the runway show and wear it with a tucked-in blouse.
Paul & Joe's Sophie Mechaly likes to travel as much as possible, and exotic destinations such as Bali and Tel Aviv are her main sources of inspiration. This billowing maxi skirt is cut from light and breathable silk-crepon patterned with pastel-pink, yellow and white florals. We like to dress it up or down to suit the occasion - think a lace camisole for beach weddings and a T-shirt on relaxed days.
Our Fashion Director Lisa Aiken says Michael Lo Sordo's Resort '18 collection is one of her favorites from Australian Fashion Week. This maxi skirt is made from velvet that's coated for a liquid-like shine and has a daring thigh-grazing split. Emulate the show's styling by underpinning yours with bright tights.
Rick Owens is known for choosing shape and form over color and pattern when creating his sculptural collections. This figure-hugging skirt is cut from ultra light and soft silk-jersey with an elasticated waistband and overlapping back slit. Contrast the slim shape with a slouchy sweater.
TOM FORD's black pencil skirt is stitched with tonal inserts that are trimmed in leather to narrow your hips. It's cut from stretch-faille and lined in a smooth silk-blend. A sophisticated piece like this only needs heeled pumps and a shirt.
If anyone does gingham well, it's J.Crew - the brand uses the iconic print in almost every collection. This cotton-poplin 'Glo' skirt has a flattering wrap waist and voluminous asymmetric ruffles along the front. Try wearing yours with a T-shirt or pastel sweater.
Joseph Altuzarra's Spring '18 collection is inspired by the DIY clothing of '70s rockers as documented in the book Native Funk & Flash: An Emerging Folk Art - however the designer takes a more elevated approach. Cut from ribbed stretch-knit that hugs your curves, this monochrome 'Spire' skirt has a thigh-grazing split and is trimmed with plush tassels along the hem. Define the elasticated waistband with the label's belt.
Joseph Altuzarra's Spring '18 collection is influenced by his French heritage - the label's 'Lumieres' skirt is exactly the type of cool piece we imagine a Parisian It girl wearing. Made in Italy from silk crepe de chine, this midi style is printed with a bold abstract pattern and trimmed with tassels along its asymmetric hem. Style it with black accessories.
By Malene Birger's 'Beverlyh' maxi skirt has a sheer tulle overlay that falls just past the curved satin lining - we love how beautifully it moves when walking or dancing. It's embellished with clusters of beads, sequins and crystals and has a metallic stretch-knit waistband that highlights the smallest part of your silhouette. Wear it with a tucked-in top and strappy sandals.
Diane von Furstenberg's skirt channels '70s styles while still looking fresh for the season. Worn on the runway with a sweater and platform sandals, this black maxi piece is cut from airy cotton-blend and printed with asymmetric white stripes that create beautiful movement. Tuck a blouse into the high-rise waist to accentuate the smallest part of your frame.
Ann Demeulemeester's Sébastien Meunier pays special attention to fabrics when creating his designs, ensuring they fit and drape beautifully. Cut from weightless georgette and underpinned with a mini slip for coverage, this skirt sits flatteringly at the waist before falling to an ankle-grazing length. Style yours with all-black accessories.
For Spring '18, JW Anderson wants to create a refuge of calm, which is why his collection focuses on simple silhouettes and luxurious fabrics. Made from buttery silk-satin, this black maxi skirt has a sleek mid-thigh cutout – wear yours with one leg through to create a striking asymmetric silhouette, as seen on the runway.
If you love the leather version of Rick Owens' signature 'pillar' shaped skirt, then this cotton iteration is a must-buy. Though it may look a little restrictive, it's anything but - it's woven with stretch and has a comfortable elasticated waistband. The asymmetric slit allows you to move freely and will reveal a glimpse of your best footwear, too.
By Malene Birger's collections celebrate powerful and sophisticated women with a playful side. Fitted with a sporty, designer-stamped waistband, this 'Lallah' maxi skirt is cut from lightweight chiffon and pleated for movement. The lining intentionally hits just above the knee to reveal a hint of skin.
Fabric always comes first for Rick Owens, and he spends countless hours creating silhouettes that will enhance its best qualities. This maxi skirt is made from shimmering black lamé with a hint of stretch. It has a figure-hugging shape and a high-cut slit at the back.
Joseph Altuzarra debuted his Spring '18 collection in Paris, a place he already calls home - the invitations even featured a childhood photo of him hugging a tree in his native city. Cut from stretch cotton-twill, this 'Paul Bert' skirt is patterned with monochrome stripes and has button embellishments that mirror the asymmetric hem. Wear yours with a black belt and tonal mules.
Chloé's breezy black chiffon maxi skirt is flecked with shimmering multicolored jacquard yarns to create a whimsical paisley pattern. It has gathered tiers and side slits so it floats weightlessly as you move. Wear it with the matching blouse tucked into the front.
Glittering separates are such a cool and modern way to dress for parties and events, and we love how Rejina Pyo styled floor-sweeping skirts like this one on the runway with a matching blouse or a simple white tee. Underpinned with satin, this 'Eva' skirt is made from black organza that's flecked with gold threads and tiered for a full shape.
Ulla Johnson's mirrored runway covered with freshly picked blooms created an Instagram-worthy space for the designer to present her new collection. Worn on the day, this ruffled skirt certainly matched up to the pretty surroundings. It's cut from swathes of silk-georgette printed with faded flowers inspired by the idea of transparency. Accessorize yours with gold slides and a basket bag.
Brunello Cucinelli's Spring '18 collection is inspired by diversity and the feeling of fusion - the label named it Koyaanisqatsi , meaning unbalanced in Hopi. This midi skirt has been made in Italy from checked linen-blend with generous amounts of wool. It's finished with an asymmetric hem and black canvas belt - use it to define your waist.
Haider Ackermann's maxi skirt has been crafted from a soft stretch fabric for a body-clinging and smooth silhouette.;83%viscose, 17%polyester
This black maxi skirt from Max Mara is a polished and perennially chic wardrobe staple made dreamy.;100% polyester
Christopher Kane's pleated maxi skirt is a striking design.;100% polyester, embellished
With an antique-style floral print in verdant shades of yellow and green, the Ferone maxi skirt from Isabel Marant is a charming embodiment of spring.;70% viscose, 30% silk
Alice + Olivia's 'Leena' maxi skirt is made from stark black mesh embroidered with red leaves for a gorgeous, vibrant way to dress up this party season.;100% polyester
Givenchy's wool skirt is reminiscent of flamenco dancers with its flouncy design.;100%wool
Isabel Marant's Alda skirt has been crafted from silk-blend fabric and comes with sheeny lustre.;64% polyamide, 36% silk
Quintessentially Etro, this silk maxi skirt exudes the label's dreamy bohemian personality.;100% silk
Zuhair Murad rewrites the rules of romance with this alluring skirt.;50% silk, 50% polyamide
Go for a resolutely Rosie Assoulin look with this draped jacquard skirt.;53% silk,38% cotton,9% nylon
A single, jagged line in golden threading is embroidered down the side of this Haider Ackermann skirt – adding visual interest to a classic style.;100% wool
Embracing romantic conventions and a feminine silhouette, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi brings texture and colour to the Aurelia maxi skirt.;78% silk,22% polyamide
When it comes to making a seductive statement, Alexandre Vauthier's curve-enhancing maxi skirt ticks all the right boxes.;58% acetate, 42% viscose
This black maxi skirt from Rick Owens is rebelliously cool yet practical – the jersey style comes with plenty of soft stretch for everyday wearability.;70% viscose, 15% cotton, 15% polyamide