If we had to pick one sartorial outfit without which summer is nearly incomplete, it would most definitely be a skirt. Considering the sweltering heat, the breezy staple is once again on our minds, yes, even when we are indoors.
Whether you are planning to elevate your back-to-work wardrobe for the foreseeable future or looking for a striking outfit, the skirt is the summer MVP you should be looking at. Comfortable, feminine, striking and on-point, skirts are super-versatile and can be repeated multiple times. We checked out our Instagram archives for some Bollywood inspiration and then curated some economical options for you. Sounds good? Read on!
Get your dose of all the skirt-inspiration you need for summer, Bollywood style!
Engineered pleats have continued to be all the rage, not that we are complaining. Bollywood’s leading name in style chose to wear it with a blazer, elevating her look with towering heels that rounded off the look perfectly.
A pleated skirt sure is a popular kind when it comes to Bollywood divas. For Kareena Kapoor Khan, the choice of summer staple was paired with a printed top. Complementing the colour undertones of her blouse, the semi-sheer skirt was accessorised with nude heels. A look you would want to try out for yourself for sure!
Wear it sans layers in summer and add coats and jackets for the winter chill. Like we said, the skirt is surely a versatile wardrobe staple. Take cues from Sobhita Dhulipala, ditching the blazer and opting for a lightweight shrug in case you need to. As for the colour, the powdered blue shade is bound to take you from desk to dinner in no time.
Alia Bhatt’s Prabal Gurung skirt may be a tad bit too expensive, but it’s a flawless version for summer. Pick something similar in your budget, add a crop top or a tucked-in shirt to work a winning look.
Well well, the beach continues to be a distant memory in our minds but here’s hoping! Priyanka Chopra’s vividly coloured pick has that holiday vibe to it and, we for one, can’t stop looking. Tone down the vibrant shades of colour a bit and it might be just perfect for a day out!
Oh florals! Alaya F has cracked the style code when it comes to getting dressed for long summer days. Pick a blossom-induced version of your own and pair it with a relaxed top for a fresh outfit that will take you through the day.
Channel a monochrome aesthetic, wearing a head-to-toe colour as you seek inspiration from Deepika Padukone. Best paired with flats if you are running errands, you can also make a selection of comfy sneakers.
Summer ready in a skirt? You bet!
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