This Exact Kind of Midi Skirt Is the Most Flattering Item You’ll Ever Own

I know, pencil skirts aren't exactly the most comfortable of items. They’re often thought of as stuffy and uncomfortable. Tugging and readjusting your skirt isn't exactly chic. That said, the working women among us rely on the fact that the pencil skirt is an essential when it comes to a professional wardrobe, right alongside a tailored suit and a closet full of button-down shirts. Long story short? The pencil skirt is going nowhere. As such, stylish women are reinventing cool new ways to wear one that has us giving the garment a second glance.

The high waist and tailored shape have long established this piece as a go-to figure-flattering option. Right now, we’re loving the way street stylers are making a pencil skirt feel fresh again with cool leather finishes, new deconstructed silhouettes, and off-duty styling (aka a graphic tee and sneakers). We never thought we’d say it, but we’re totally feeling a newfound romance for the professional mid-length skirt.

Read on to see how to wear a pencil skirt like these stylish women and shop the coolest ones out there.