1970s skirts – Weekly Wishlist

If you want to nail this 1970s trend, then you need 1970s skirts by the dozen, okay? Yes, flares may be the first thing people think of when the 1970s are mentioned but one outstanding item from that decade is the skirt. Now, 1970s skirts did come in various shapes and styles, but the one you want is the classic A-line midi skirt.

In cord, leather, suede, or cotton, this is the queen of 1970s skirts. So, it’s our weekly wishlist, because we want one them all so much, it hurts.

Now, if midi isn’t your thing, then we will allow the A-line mini skirt. H&M’s berry coloured button front mini (£19.99) is cute as, well, one of it’s buttons. New Look’s checked A-line is a mini (£19.99),as is the cute H by Henry Holland denim mini at Debenhams (£28).

New Look’s denim pocket-front midi (£22.99) screams 1970s skirts to us, agreed? Or, if you want to truly embrace the 1970s vibe, the same style of skirt at New Look in cord (£22.99) – that brilliant 1970s fabric.

New Look have a fantastic range of perfect 1970s skirts – we adore their leather midi with belt (£tbc) and their zip front suedette skirt (£22.99). At JOY we love the preppy style of their Louche plaid pleated midi (£45) – think Ali McGraw in Love Story on this one.

1970s skirtsJOY also have a fab polka dot check print midi (£45). French Connection’s grey jacquard print skirt (£85) will look fantastic with knee high boots, a roll neck sweater, and a fur collar coat for the perfect 1970s vibe.

H&M’s green skirt (£39.99) is a bit floaty to be true 1970s style, but we do love it. And White Stuff’s dotty bobble skirt (£65) is flirty and fun. Finally, BHS (£20, was £25) gets it spot-on with their belted black kick pleat skirt.

Get those legs out in a summer skirt!

So, summer has made an appearance – better late than never! And now that means it’s time for our legs to make an appearance! In a skirt! Yes, a skirt. Remember them, you wear them when the weather’s good, with no tights? Feel the cool summer breeze around your bare legs? No, well, I suppose it has been a while…

Ah, we’re kidding, of course you know what a skirt is. But have you got the perfect summer skirt yet? Probably not. And there’s always room for one more summer skirt in the wardrobe we say, so here are a few we are currently coveting.

Let’s start with this lovely pink floral midi summer skirt from BHS (£24.50). Great for a summer wedding with a pale top, a pretty pink jacket, heels, hat and bag? Or for just chilling in the sun with a vest top, a denim jacket, and some flat sandals. So versatile.

BHS floral skirtSticking with the midi length, but going for an even stronger print, this gorgeous two toned fern print skirt from French Connection (£85) is glorious. Bold, bright strong colours, and a beautiful shape. We love this one so much.

French Connection two tone skirtWhite Stuff’s pleated midi summer skirt (£49.95) has a brilliant birds of paradise print, and is a simple shape – perfect for party or the school run, agreed?

White Stuff midi skirtHow about a gorgeous full-midi from Red Herring @ Debenhams (£35). This summer’s ubiquitous floral print, this skirt is ready to wear anywhere.

Debenhams Floral midi skirtGAP’s white eyelet detail midi (£34.95) is summer chic perfection. Cool, sophisticated, with that edge taking it into quirkiness if you like, this would look amazing with beaten up sneakers and a biker jacket.

GAP white eyelet skirtEveryone should have a denim skirt in their wardrobe, and we are pretty keen on getting this button front denim midi from New Look (£19.99) into ours. A flattering pencil skirt, this summer skirt is wear anywhere – evening with wedges and a shimmery vest, daytime with gladiators and a Tee.

New Look denim button skirtJOY’s pastel print pencil skirt (£47) is a classic. Perfect colour palette for summer, will look fabulous with a crop top, or a long line oversize Tee.

JOY pencil skirtRamp up the glamour with H&M’s simple peplum detail mini in black (£12.99). Add plain black vest, killer heels, jewels and a clutch. Or dress it right down with Cons and a t-shirt with a top knot for easy style.

H&M peplum mini skirtEmbrace the tribal trend with a little hint of print on your mini skirt from H&M (£7.99) – throw it on at the beach, in the town, at the festival.

H&M pattern skirtFinally, we love New Look’s linen style grey striped summer skirt with pockets (£19.99). This is pared down perfection. Add a white Tee, some glads or sneakers, and a bucket bag, and you’re good to go, supermodel style.

What’s your summer skirt style?

Please note that we always endeavour to feature items that are available in Ocean Terminal, however sometimes items featured may be out of stock, and prices may vary due to seasonal reduction