A skirt can also refer to the bottom half (skirt) portion of a dress, not just necessarily a separate skirt.
Modern version of an A-Line skirt is being called a skater skirt right now.
Note also the "A" shape it creates on the model.
Tea Length Skirt
This is a beautiful length, creeping back into our closets...cross my fingers.
Think of a peasant skirt from the 90's, I know you had one.
A Layered Skirt has layers that are separate and distinct, hence creating layers. I think of several skirts on top of each other.
BCBG is really into the layered skirt design.
The Alexander McQueen example is fantastic in showing the width and repetition of strands you would find in a car wash.
This one is extremely exciting to wear, swish...swish!
Written by Sheila Wong Studios