Colour block skirts got cool
Colour block skirts got cool. Everyone freaked out when Victoria Beckham did her VB thang and debuted her whole SS17 collection in New York before we saw it on the runway.
Full of velvet (shock) and 90s disco shades (even more shock), there was a different feel to it — but the colour block midis were a mix of her signature workwear polished and this new relaxed vibes. They cut on the hip, if you can believe it, so she’s styled them with slouchy mannish shirts.
MSGM’s bold blocky palettes are catching our eyes in the new season perusal, too, with asymmetric hems and pleating making them a fun choice. Roksanda, obvs, is still nailing it.
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The benefit of a colour block skirt is, as VB knows, that there’s no need for much else — a white shirt or simple top, but it’s enough.
The high street is doing the trend well too. Zara’s spacey pleated skirt is top of our list right now.
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