Love Layering Skirts & Pants? Try This

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It's been a while since the skirt-over-pants trend had its moment. But, just when we thought we were over the whole double-hem thing, Tia Cibani has dared us to revisit this styling tip, this time with a twist.

The new way of mixing silhouettes doesn't just layer, but rather sneaks a skirt into a tailored-suiting ensemble. Cibani's closing look for her spring '15 collection can be described as "business on the edges, party in the middle" — a sarong-like skirt sandwiched between cropped trousers and a tuxedo jacket. The final result is a kooky-cool combination that's the best of both worlds: neither too stiff nor too soft.

The best part about skirt layering 2.0? It lets you wear two full outfits in one. That's right: Never again will you have to choose between the comfort of separates and the twirl-factor of a breezy hemline. Consider it a work-to-play style trick that has day-to-night longevity. At the very least, it's the indecisive girl's new sartorial lifesaver.