7 Modest Skirt Designs for Modern Women

Modest skirts are a staple piece of clothing for every wardrobe. From the various prints, cuts and fits there is a style for everyone.

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“The modest fashion industry is thriving”

Modest skirt designs, as well as other modest fashion items of clothing, are breathtakingly beautiful.

Initially, the modest fashion trend was a niche market, focusing on abayas and other ethnic wear.

However, this has changed. It is an industry that is continuously flourishing from strength to strength and making its way to the mainstream.

From seeping through high street stores such as H&M and Zara, as well as filtering through giant online retailers such as ASOS, with others following foot.

The term modest fashion denotes to a way of concealing rather than emphasising the body shape yet remaining in-style.

Typically, this style of clothing was deemed conservative and set aside from Western fashion trends.

However, according to the State of the Global Islamic Economy, designers have witnessed the potential profit revenue from modest fashion trends worth over £184 million.

The profile of modest fashion is not restricted to religion rather it is for your personal and stylistic self no matter your faith.

DESIblitz presents seven of the most beautiful and elegant modest skirts.

Leopard Print

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ASOS have included modest fashion representation in their vast clothing range.

The Verona Collection promotes trendy and tasteful clothing while assuring coverage.

Particularly, this Verona maxi skirt is exquisite for its bold print.

With animal prints back in fashion, this leopard print maxi skirt is a must-have to spruce up your outfits.

Designed with full opaque lining and floor-length maxi cut, coverage is guaranteed.

The soft and flowy flare makes it ideal to be worn casually with trainers as well as on an occasion with strapped heels.

This chic skirt is sure to receive all the attention whilst remaining modest.

The Modist – Modest

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The Modist believes in modest fashion combined with modern thinking. Fashion, female empowerment and inspiration are at the top of their spectrum.

Hence, The Modist brings you some of the most beautiful modest clothing from high-end brands together in one place.

Paco Rabanne is known for their top-quality, style and ever-evolving beauty.

This Paco Rabanne skirt is no exception.

The straight cut allows for a structure fit secured with a discreet button fastening at the back.

Perfect for Fall, the crinkle fabric with the rose print complements the season’s vibrant hues. As well as the scalloped-edged lace at the hemline adds to the overall aesthetic style.

Fit for a formal occasion, and paired with a simple blouse and heels, this modest skirt is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Pleated Snakeskin Print

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Zara is another high-street brand to include the modesty aspect to their fashion range.

Despite not having self-proclaimed their nod to modesty, their range of clothing accentuates a sense of grace and elegance in promoting coverage.

Falling for the animal print once again, this snakeskin skirt is another show stopper.

The eccentric style and texture are complete with delicate pleats and a hidden zip fastening.

This modest skirt will give you a bold and edgy look.

Bridal Shower Skirt

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H&M does not shy away from creating variation. Hence it came as no surprise when they released their modest collection.

Inclusivity and female empowerment are the focal points of their new range.

Pernilla Wohlfahrt, Head of Design, stated their aim was:

“To offer something for everyone”.

This mesmerising skirt design is a real head-turner.

Poise and elegance are required for a wedding event. Therefore, this statement modest skirt is certainly fitting for a bride-to-be.

The intricate lacework provides a delicate and feminine touch.

Additionally, it is styled with a trail cut which is sure to make you feel like a bride.

Wrap Skirt

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This Ganni chequered print, wrap skirt would be a lovely addition to your wardrobe.

Tailored from lightweight crepe material, this modest skirt would be ideal to wear during the summertime to battle the heat.

The simple yet stunning design includes a ruffled hem complete with a waist belt.

This allows for a modest fit to enhance your aesthetic self.

Despite this wrap skirt coming with a heavy price tag, it is worth a little self-indulgence.

Polka Dot Yellow

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Sandy beaches, blue oceans and yellow skirts – the perfect combination.

This gorgeous modest skirt is ideal to wear on holiday whilst you walk the beach at sunset.

The fresh yellow colour infused with polka dots is bringing back retro vibes.

The three-layered hem design creates a flowy feature, accompanied with a large belt-shaped into a bow.

Therefore, if you are on the search for something vibrant, bold and unique this modest piece of clothing is perfect for you.

The Black Number

7 Modest Skirts for Modern Women - Black Skirt

Black midi length skirts are one of the most popular clothing pieces found in almost every wardrobe.

Yet they are usually pushed to the back and forgotten.

This understated skirt is, in fact, the most versatile because it can either be dressed up or down depending on the occasion.

For casual outings pair with flats or trainers for a boho-chic look.

Alternatively, for a formal event, a pair of pointed or strapped heels would create a sophisticated look.

The pleated design is an ideal fit for everyone.

For those of you who have overlooked skirts, then a classic black modest skirt is a great way to test this trend.

Our advice

The modest fashion industry is thriving.

Hana Tajima, a British-Japanese Muslim fashion designer stated:

“The reality is that everyone has their own idea of what modest fashion means to them”.

Hence, it is important to note that no matter which style modest skirt you choose, you must feel 100% confident in portraying your artistic self.

The acceptance of inclusivity and women empowerment in modest fashion showcases how wearing less revealing clothing can still be on-trend.

Ayesha is an English graduate with an aesthetic eye. Her fascination lies in sports, fashion and beauty. Also, she does not shy away from controversial subjects. Her motto is: “no two days are the same, that is what makes life worth living.”

Images courtesy of Asos, H&M, Shein, The Modist, Selfridges and Zara



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