10 Fall Skirt Outfits We'll Definitely Be Copying This Season

I’m all about skirts—seriously. I think I wear my denim one at least once a week. With so many styles and trends that have popped up this year, skirts really have become a go-to in my wardrobe. I’m sure they have also become pretty popular in your closet too. But as the weather gets colder, I’m starting to worry about how I’ll transition my beloved skirts to fall. Thankfully, our College Fashionista community members are coming in clutch with the most amazing skirt #OOTD inspo. Keep reading to see their 10 season-approved, fall skirt outfits. Take note—you’ll want to copy these looks ASAP.

Fall Skirt Outfits Street Style
PHOTO: Geordon Wollner, University of Wisconsin Madison

Release Your Inner Street Style Star with a Denim Skirt and Oversized Button-Up

While most of us won’t be lucky enough to have our photos snapped during NYFW, there’s no harm in channeling your inner street style star this season. Pair an oversized button down with a denim skirt for a look that screams fashion week-ready from the comfort of your own campus.

Fall Skirt Outfit Leopard and Band Tee
PHOTO: Emily North, Syracuse University

Pair a Band Tee with a Leopard Mini Skirt for and Edgy Fall 'Fit

One of the best fall skirt outfits features this season’s hottest trend: leopard print. Grab a skirt in this feisty pattern and wear it with your favorite band tee. You’ll be surprised by how often you’ll want to wear this edgy look. From your boring lecture to brunch with your besties, this look will become a go-to in your fall wardrobe.

Fall Skirt Outfit Midi Skirt
PHOTO: Sydney

Dress down a Ruffled Midi with a Graphic T-Shirt

Got a midi skirt hanging in your closet and have no idea what to do with it? Honestly, same. But thanks to this community member, I’m feeling inspired to pair my printed midis with graphic T-shirts. This is the perfect casual look to recreate for the changing fall weather.

Fall Skirt Outfit Denim and Sneakers
PHOTO: Lee Ann Jastillana

Keep It Simple with a Denim Mini and Sneakers

This summer was the summer of the denim skirt. I saw them everywhere and had one in constant rotation. While they ruled our summer wardrobes, I’d be lying if I said I haven’t been a little stumped on how to transition this piece to fall. Take a page for this community member’s book and style your’s with a square neck long sleeve. Complete the look with sneakers for a simply stylish fall skirt outfit.

Fall Skirt Outfit Maxi and Leather Jacket
PHOTO: Giovanna Osterman,

Stay Warm in a Printed Maxi Skirt and Leather Jacket

While maxis may seem like a summer staple, these skirts are actually perfect for chillier days. Pair the skirt with your favorite T-shirt and throw on a leather jacket on your way out the door. You’ll be ready for whatever weather is in the forecast.

Fall Skirt Outfits Mixing Prints

PHOTO: Yursa Siddiqui,

Throw a Camo Jacket on over a Polka-Dot Skirt for an On-Trend #OOTD

Mix prints like a pro by pairing a bold camo jacket with a polka dot skirt (two of falls trendiest prints, mind you). The length of the skirt and added layers of this look will keep you warm on those first colder fall days of the year.

Fall Skirt Outfits Business Casual

PHOTO: Katrina Brunette,

Ace a Business Casual Dress Code with a Blouse and a Fall-Hued Wrap-Skirt

With fall and back-to-school season comes countless occasions for business casual dress code. From your sorority chapter meetings to an internship interview to a big in-class presentation, there are just so many events you need to look the part for. But no worries! For a professional outfit perfect for any of these occasions, pair a printed blouse with a wrap skirt in one of the season’s on-trend colors, like soft red.

Fall Skirt Outfit Floral
PHOTO: Paulina

Mix Prints with a Floral Wrap Skirt and Tweed Blazer

I’m sure there are plenty of florals still lying around in your wardrobe from summer. Put them to good use by pairing them with a black tank top and a tweed blazer. For one final seasonal twist on this summer-staple, pop on some dad sneakers for a fall-approved #OOTD.

Fall Skirt Outfit Mini Skirt
PHOTO: Cat Aucker, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

Transition Your Patent Mini to Fall with a Cozy Turtleneck

Unsure how to make your favorite mini skirt work on a crisp fall day? This community member paired her’s with a striped turtleneck and black booties, and it’s safe to say I’m inspired.

Fall Skirt Outfits Tights
PHOTO: Valeria Laguna, University of Florida

Layer Tights under a Leather Skirt for a Fall-Approved Look

No matter the style of your skirt, one great way to make it work on a fall day is by popping on a pair of tights. This community member layered her tights under a black leather skirt for an edgy look, but broke up the monochromatic vibe with a classic tweed blazer.


How are you styling your favorite skirts this season? Let us know in the comments!

Opening image by Amanda Smith.