October 5, 2016

It’s tough when your entire outfit looks slightly off due to an uncomfortable disagreement between two crucial outfit coordinates; the skirt and the shoes. Different silhouettes call for different types of shoes, and mastering the perfect shoe length to boot height ratio calls for a lot more than frivolous pairings. And so, we’re bringing to you a simple crash course on how you can nail that proportion effortlessly.


Miniskirts with knee-high boots are practically a match made in heaven. You can never go wrong with pairing your favourite mini with a super sexy pair of knee-highs thats equally  modest in covering up some skin, making sure you’re not going off being too wild.

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Opening Ceremony Velvet Mini, $420; Tom Ford Denim Knee Boots, $3,268.

Knee-Length Skirts

You’d want to avoid looking too prim and proper, so pair these with a pair of spunky ankle boots for that extra dose of edge that’ll spice up any humble ol’ knee-length skirt.


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Sacai Wool Skirt, $1,031; Prada Buckled Boots, $1,082.

Structured Minis

A Kardashian-favourite for sure. So why not do it like they do and wear these with stocking boots? Something skin tight ought to balance the proportion of the bubble-like structure.


Balmain Suede Mini, $4,815; Stuart Weitzman Boots, $1,012.

Mid-Calf Skirts

If you’re going for a super classy, heritage outfit, you’ve got it. Pair your mid-calf skirt with the IT-item of the season – calf boots.


Maison Margiela Wool Skirt, $787; Harmony Boots, $206.

Pencil Skirts

For something as streamlined and classic as the pencil skirt, it doesn’t hurt to match it with another classic favourite of ours; the loafer. Perfect for the office, and extra comfy too!


Stella Jean Skirt, $385; Gucci Horsebit-Detailed Pumps, $671.

Flared Skirts

When directing all eyes onto the billowing proportions of the skirt hem, keep things simple by making sure that your shoes are adequately not too over-the-top. We’ve chosen a lace-up pair of pumps to add extra definition and interest to our calves.


A.W.A.K.E Quilted Faux Leather Skirt, $1,055; Valentino Lace-Up Pumps, $890.

A Line Skirts

Something as feminine and flirty as a schoolgirl-type skirt should be worn with, well, a pair of sneakers of course.


Kenzo ‘tanami’ Skirt, $353.20; Giuseppe Zanotti Sneakers, $569.


Cover image from @yoyokulala’s Instagram.