Trend Report: Skinny Mini Skirts

The sunny weather is here and it’s time to pack away all of your winter clothes for the season. Skinny mini skirts are the new summer essential.  Whether you are just going to a casual lunch with your girls, or planning on spending the night in the city, a cute mini is a perfect addition to your warm weather fashion playbook.    

This chic boho denim skirt from Charley 5.0 ($50) is a great new spin on the classic denim mini.  With this skirt, a cute summer blouse, and a pair of sandals is all you need to spend the day in your favorite beach town hanging with your friends.

Living in a city where fog is always present three seasons of the year (San Francisco) doesn’t exactly put me in the most lively mood every day, and often times we dress how we feel.  The warm weather makes it a great time to break out all those hot colors you have been hiding in your closet all year.  This bright skinny mini skirt by Naven ($138), available in three different shades (blue, purple, and pink),making it a definite summer must.  Throw on a classic pair of wedges, and you’re good to go!

Ready to spend the night in your favorite city hitting all the latest hot spots?  You will be with this trendy high waisted scrunch skirt by Free People ($38.00).  It’s unique style adds a new twist to a classic look.  With a great top, and your favorite pair of pumps on, you’re sure to have all eyes on you for the night.

If you’re looking for a funky way to add prints to your warm-weather wardrobe (without blowing all of your summer cash), this animal print tulip skirt from Forever 21 ($17.80) is perfect for you!  With a classic plain-white T tank and some sassy flats, you’ll be dressed and ready to go for the day.  Change it up with some cute heels and a black blazer to turn this day look into the perfect evening outfit.  

By Kelly Leslie, San Francisco State University

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