14 Graphic, Patterned Skirts You Can Wear Right Now

Despite the inconsistent weather, spring is here. As you’re working to transition your wardrobe for the impending warmer temperatures, you’ll want to rely on an arsenal of skirts which can play in either season. Pair with a simple sweater on chilly days or a lightweight blouse on sunny days, and let the bold patterns in these skirts carry the look.


Festive and professional, you’ll wear this skirt every week from now through September. Warehouse Textured Stripe Pencil Skirt, $77 at Asos.


We love this with a blouse for the office, then paired with the matching top for weekends.  Printed Poplin Skirt, $50 at Zara.


A geometric A-line skirt you can really wear with anything. Factory Geometric Flounce Skirt, $90 at J. Crew Factory.


A modern take on classic spring florals. Bold Floral Midi Skirt, $128 at Banana Republic.


A clean black and white look that’s easily dressed up or down. Floral Print Full Skirt, $140 at White House Black Market.


For the days when you aren’t afraid to stand out a bit. A-Line Silk Twill Skirt in Watercolor Floral, $198 at J. Crew.


We love this modern and playful pattern, and not just because it reminds us of a makeup palette. Watercolor Dot Midi Skirt, $178 at Anthropologie.


Because nothing says “it’s almost summertime” like a fruit-covered skirt. Rachel Antonoff “Hilary” Denim Pencil Skirt, $194 at Nordstrom.


A little 70s stripes never hurt anybody. Deckchair Split Midi Skirt, $68 at Topshop.


A bold blue with a modern-art-like pattern. Long Scuba-look Skirt, $70 at H&M.


An easy three-season skirt you’ll keep wearing right into the fall. Stripe Fringe Blanket Skirt, $70 at Loft.


This floral skirt is a party in the front, business in the back. Free People Floral Hi-lo Skirt, $128 at Lord & Taylor.


A cheerful spring skirt that will have you dreaming of sprinkles on an ice cream sundae. Modern Pencil Skirt, $89 at Boden.


With black in the background and a longer hemline, this is a floral you can bring into your conservatively-dressed office. It’s a Done Daffodil Skirt, $80 at ModCloth.

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.