6 Winter Skirts That Work With Every Shoe Style

Finding the right pair of shoes to go with new winter skirts – or vice versa – can be an overwhelming task, so we’ve decided to make matters easier.

These are the skirts guaranteed to work with ALL footwear styles – from trainers to heels, mules to knee-high boots! Read on to find out which ones you should be snapping up before they sell out – and discover their sole mates…

The pleated midi skirt

This skirt’s neutral hue, midi length and clean-yet-feminine cut make it a versatile wonder buy. Allow it to skim over a pair of knee high boots for a ’70s vibe, add heels for a ladylike feel, or pop on a pair of skater-style trainers for lazy day chic.

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The sweater skirt

OK, you’re familiar with sweatshirts, but how about ‘sweatskirts’? This wool number could be a wardrobe game-changer. Pull it on and you’ve already nailed the athleisure trend – so feel free to dress it up or down.
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The denim pencil skirt

The old-favorite denim skirt isn’t just for summer – it’s also a great piece this season, just play with layers. A darker wash and tailored feel make this one easy to wear with anything.

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Bag it:

  • Medium wash denim pencil, R399, Foschini
  • Textured knee boot, R1 999, Zara
  • Sneakers, R699, Superga
  • Cut-out ankle boots, R499, Woolworths

The military skirt

The military trend will be around for a while, so get in on the act now. The understated gold detailing on this pencil skirt will elevate your workwear staples to a whole new level. Don’t make the mistake of discarding it after hours; just dress it down with trainers, or head out with metallic heels.

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Bag it:

  • Military pencil skirt, R99.99, Mr Price
  • Tomorrow gold shoe, R1 299, Steve Madden
  • Textured trainer, R70, Mr Price
  • Red ankle boot, R1 599, Zara

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The leather wrap skirt

Wrap skirts straddle the border between smart and casual. So which way do you take them? The choice is yours. Add some sass with a printed boot in a contrasting texture, or inject a sporty edge with a pair of fashion trainers.

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The prom skirt

Thought you could only wear heels with a showstopper like this? Think again. Have fun with this feminine skirt and try pretty flats – even sneakers!

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Bag it:

  • Floral skirt, from R740, Next
  • Metallic mule, R499, Mango
  • Mirror trainers, from R236, Next
  • Crossover block heel, R90, Mr Price

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By fashion editor, Nastassja Petersen

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