Who said that miniskirts are only for sunny days and tanning those legs? During the cooler months, there's hardly a look more splendid than an oversized coat paired with a flared mini. So, we’re deeming them the new classic — essentially, the red manicure for your bottom half. Plus, we've got science to back us up: You only lose 3% of your body heat through your legs (or so the Internet says).
To keep you from feeling more chilly than chic, choose a heavier skirt fabric like wool, denim, velvet, leather, or a thick cotton blend. Finish with patterned tights or chunky-knit, thigh-high socks. Up ahead: Asymmetrical hems, sequins, colorblocking, fringe, and everything under the winter sun. Shop 20 rad styles, get inspired, and politely tell frostbite its invite got lost in the mail. Take that, polar vortex!