Hit the sweet spot with a pleated midi skirt.

Hit the sweet spot with a pleated midi skirt. Jason Lloyd Evans

Transition into fall for work/rest/play with these smart midi skirt styling tips. 

The mid-length skirt walks the tightrope of hot meets cold, casual meets smart and comfort meets style with ease. Add in some statement pleats, and you know you're hitting the sweet spot for cool autumn styling. 

For Play

Inject some unexpected colour and texture - it's a statement maker and provides the perfect counterpoint to dreary autumn days. 

Fine knit jumper, €89, Uterque

Fine knit jumper, €89, Uterque

Leopard print neck scarf, €29, & Other Stories

Leopard print neck scarf, €29, & Other Stories

Asymmetric pleated midi skirt, €79, & Other Stories

Asymmetric pleated midi skirt, €79, & Other Stories

For Work 

This easy hemline is perfect for office attire, without even having to recruit tights. Contrast the uber-demure vibe with some boxy seventies styling care of a blazer and add some slick accessories: done. 

Boxy corduroy blazer, €80, ASOS

Boxy corduroy blazer, €80, ASOS

Cicrular box bag, €39.99, Zara

Cicrular box bag, €39.99, Zara

Geometric midi skirt, €39.99, H&M

Geometric midi skirt, €39.99, H&M

For Drinks

Break all after-dark dressing rules with a little bit of animal print, utility and diamanté, balanced with chic kitten heels and pearls for a ladylike touch.

Pearl and diamanté slides, €9.90 for five, Accessorize

Pearl and diamanté slides, €9.90 for five, Accessorize

Studded slingback, €125, Uterque

Studded slingback, €125, Uterque

Zebra print pleated skirt, €52, Topshop

Zebra print pleated skirt, €52, Topshop

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