You might know your maxi from your mini, but do you know your peplum from your dirndl? When you're looking for one more skirt to finish off your perfect office or night out wardrobe, do you know what you're looking for? It's not always easy to distinguish between the vocab used to describe skirt types; sometimes they're referring to length, sometimes shape, and some retailers take terms to be interchangeable. That's why we've put together this nifty little slideshow that describes the most popular skirt styles. We've thrown in a couple of classics and gimmies, just to make it all crystal clear.
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Jennifer Davidson joined theFashionSpot team as Managing Editor in November 2010. In addition to overseeing the editorial content of the site, she shares her fashion, beauty, and pop culture obsessions in her weekly column The Love List. Prior to joining the tFS team, Jennifer produced fashion segments for television, and is also the co-founder of StyleBakery.com.