Outfit Ideas to Go with Your Tennis Skirt

Tennis skirts (or pleated skirts) are a hot trend in fashion in 2014 and we believe it will remain that way for this year as well. Since American Apparel launched it, many girls have wanted to wear it. If you’re familiar with the site called Tumblr, looking at girls wearing these tennis skirts will make you want to own one, or five.

Tennis skirts are not just for playing tennis anymore. It’s easy to style and very comfortable. The only downside of the skirt is that it isn’t for every body shape.  Some women would look more flattering in pencil skirts than an A-line skirt. So before purchasing your own from American Apparel, or even Nike, make sure to fit it first and decide if it looks great on you or not.

If you’re not so sure on how to style them, here are 12 outfit ideas that you could try with your tennis skirt.

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For a laidback, everyday look, a printed tennis skirt like a polka dotted one would look great with a solid-colored top. For this look, a black racer back top, tennis skirt and a pair of slip-ons which are so popular these days.

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Here’s another type of tennis skirt and this one isn’t pleated. Look for an oversized gray shirt to go with your white tennis skirt and complete the look with a vintage fest and nude-colored t-strap flats. Perfect outfit for quick errands and the like.

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Make more use of your tennis skirt by wearing it on a very sporty look. If you have a light-colored tennis skirt, match it with a black varsity shirt, knee high socks and your favorite trainers.

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Decided to wear a tennis skirt on a chilly day? Your furry jacket and knee-high boots will absolutely make you feel warm.

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Wear your tennis skirt to work with this outfit idea – thigh-high socks, ankle boots, a striped blazer, button up shirt and some accessories. If you work in the fashion and creative industry, you would surely get away in the office wearing an outfit like this.

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A typical Tumblr girl look is this – black cropped top, white tennis skirt, white or black chunky sandals. And if you’re a bit conscious about your cropped top, just place a mesh shirt on top of it and you’re good to go.

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Going on a date anytime soon? Here’s a romantic look for you. Just tuck in your top under the tennis skirt. Add a necklace if your top is too simple. For your shoes, black or this gray boots is perfect any time with this look.

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Be all cute and adorable with an oversized knit sweater paired with a mustard tennis skirt

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Heading out to dinner? Add some suspenders to your look and a cute jacket.

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This two tiered skirt is very girly and if you have it in a white or baby pink, you can wear it with other cute girly tops and shoes as well. Like this fun-looking blouse and high heels.

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Here’s another typical Tumblr girl look for you – white statement shirt with your tennis skirt. Don’t forget your chunky-heeled boots.

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Wear a burned out shirt with your tennis skirt and wedge booties to a house party or a soiree.