Structured and architecturally designed skirts are a hot trend for spring; this ultra-modern silhouette is a fantastic way to add a dose of freshness to your spring wardrobe. A structured skirt can be as simple as a well-tailored pencil skirt or as intricate as an origami folded skirt with dramatic pleats.  We love the drama that this look can create with asymmetrical hem lines, unpredictable silhouettes and a sharp edged look that toes the line between sophisticated and rocker chic. Alexander McQueen showed a slew of structured skirts along the spring 2013 runway, proving that this trend is the perfect way to jazz up your style this spring.

The structured skirt is a fantastic office wear item because it plays up the sophisticated and powerful look most business women are going for. We suggest keeping it simple and going for a knee length pencil skirt with a little fluted pleating at the bottom, pair this with a crisp white button down and simple black pumps for a chic office look. If you want to were the structured skirt trend in a more carefree way we suggest going for a skirt that has a soft color like peach or mint. Pairing a light toned structure skirt with a simple t-shirt makes this trend more appropriate for everyday wear.


Try The Trend Tips

The structured skirt trend is one we highly recommend you try this spring and to make sure you rock this trend here are a few key tips to remember.

Often times the structured skirt will accent the hips, so if you happen to have a curvy figure you may want to opt for a skirt that features the structured elements lower towards the hem line of the skirt.

Some structured skirts can be a little out of the box, so remember if you choose a statement skirt to anchor it with neutral colored pieces that don’t draw to much attention.