5 Easy Ways To Style A Poofy Skirt

The most popular poofy skirt of 2011 might have belonged to this adorable YouTube star, but you don't have to look like a pint-size ballerina if you want to rock the look for yourself. In fact, there are plenty of ways to look grown-up and even sophisticated, wearing a full, swingy mini. No, really. Read on for our top five tips for making it work.
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With A Chunky Sweater — Not into tucking things in? No worries. Worn with a chunky, fluffy sweater, a super-sweet skirt becomes daytime-appropriate.
By Malene Birger Alexandrie Ostrich Feather-Trimmed Mini Skirt, $545, available at Net-a-Porter.
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Over An All-Black Base — With black tights and a slim, black top, your super-fun skirt can get the attention it deserves. If you've got a catsuit leftover from Halloween, this would be the time to resurrect it!
ASOS Full Skirt In Velvet And Mesh, $81.81, available at ASOS.
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Layered With A Blazer — To dress up a skirt, button a blazer over it and cinch it in place with a complementary belt.
Mulberry Flower Grid Skirt, $3,150, available at Mulberry.
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With A T-Shirt — Nope, a tee isn't too casual to wear with a skirt. Loop a ladylike belt around your waist, tuck that shirt in, and let the compliments flow.
Free People Vegan Leather Pleated Skirt, $148, available at Free People.
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With a Boxy Top Over — If you've mastered the slim-on-top look, try pairing a voluminous skirt with a boxy top. The key is to make sure the skirt is short, and the top is slightly cropped — get the proportions right and this silhouette can be killer!
SUNO Layered Mini, $295, available at SUNO.