It’s Official: Skirts Have Become a Must-Have For Men

It’s Official: Skirts Have Become a Must-Have For Men


With its presence felt both on fashion runways and in the field of street style, skirts are solidifying its role as a fashion essential for men

One thing to note about fashion is that it thrives more when it bravely challenges the conventional and stylishly defies norms. In today’s dynamic men’s fashion landscape, an exciting trend has emerged, swiftly elevating skirts to the status of a wardrobe staple. 

From the latest runway showcases to the closets of renowned celebrities, this versatile piece of attire is spearheading a new era, inviting men to reimagine their sartorial preferences. With that said, here’s why it’s time for you to invest in a skirt of your own.

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Stealing the show

McQueenMenAW23 black ink flower jacquard red jumper with a black kilt and cigarette trousers.⁣
Photo: ALEXANDER MCQUEEN (via Instagram)

Undoubtedly, the industry’s most influential designers have acknowledged the call for inclusivity, and their response is reflected in their newest releases, blurring the distinctions between gender-specific dressing. Big fashion houses like Dior, Thom Browne, and Alexander McQueen are just some of the brands that have recently showcased campaigns and staged runway presentations featuring male models confidently embracing skirts, making a resounding statement that fashion is unbounded by gender constraints.

A star-studded style

Oscaar Isaac wearing men's skirts for Thom Browne
Photo: THOM BROWNE (via Instagram)

When it comes to cementing the enduring appeal of this trend, who better to illustrate it than celebrities? A brief scroll through social media or a peek at various red carpet occasions provides enough evidence of male stars warmly embracing skirts as a vital component of their wardrobe. From James Reid to Oscar Isaac, these gentlemen have unapologetically declared that acquiring your own skirt is a fashion statement without borders. 

Inclusivity and beyond

Jericho Rosales
Photo: JERICHO ROSALES (via Instagram)

The mention of skirts for men often brings thoughts of inclusivity, but it’s important to note that these garments are pretty versatile, too. It offers an array of lengths, styles, and materials, allowing men to select options that align with their personal style and comfort levels. Whether one prefers the flowing grace of a maxi skirt or the polished look of a sleek pencil skirt, there’s a choice suitable for every man and every occasion.

Be bold, be creative

Skirts for men
Photo: BADGALRIRI (via Instagram)

Fashion is an artistic expression, and for men embracing this trend, it’s like unlocking their inner artist. Picture the refinement of pairing a kilt-inspired skirt with a crisply tailored blazer or the laid-back appeal of combining a denim skirt with an eye-catching graphic tee. Mixing and matching skirts with various clothing pieces opens up boundless creative avenues, providing a canvas for men to express themselves through style.

Ready to rock a skirt? 

How to style men's skirts
Photo: JAMES (via Instagram)

If you’re still uncertain about how to begin your exploration of men’s skirts, consider starting with the basics. Introduce neutral-hued skirts like black, navy, or khaki into your wardrobe. These shades offer versatility and can be effortlessly paired with a variety of tops. Next, play around with different skirt lengths to discover the style that best suits your physique and aligns with your personal preferences. Once you’ve found your footing, don’t hesitate to experiment with mixing and matching. Lastly, remember the art of accessorizing. Elevate your ensemble with elements like belts, hats, and jewelry to infuse your distinct style and create a polished, well-rounded look.

Featured Image: BRIAN MAMAWAN and BYS FASHION WEEK (via Instagram)

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