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City Skirt
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City Skirt
City Skirt
City Skirt
Product Details
A sleek pull-on mini crafted from stretchy, substantial ponte fabric with a bit of holds-you-in magic. A counterpoint to your favorite pencil skirt, it's the epitome of easygoing cool.  
  • Short, straight skirt.
  • 19" long.
  • Cotton/nylon/spandex.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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City Skirt

City Skirt is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 31.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Order one size up and you're golden. Unless you are looking for a *very* tight skirt, I suggest ordering one size up. I am 5'3", about 105 lbs with narrow hips; I ordered a size Small and am extremely happy with it. It is shapely and cute, but the extra size up means I can wear it just about anywhere: work, going out, etc., and feel very comfortable. The waist comes to about a medium height and the hem stops just above the knee. Also this skirt doesn't move around while you walk like a lot of pencil skirts do, getting bunched or twisting around. Perfect! If they made this in other colors or prints I would snap them up!
Date published: 2015-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Work Skirt This skirt is the perfect length for me. It's stretchy enough, but the length is conservative enough to work in. I'm 5"2, 120lbs, and bought a small.
Date published: 2015-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new favorite skirt This skirt IS form fitting, but it moves really well and is very comfortable. It also hits me at a nice place on the knees (I'm 5'4''). It's great dressed up and dressed down.
Date published: 2015-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect skirt! This skirt is absolutely fantastic! It fits perfectly (I'm usually size 4-6 and got a medium - granted, I'm blessed in the backside), it's SO comfortable and the material is a great weight - making it very easy to dress it up or down. The material also lends itself to packing without wrinkling, which is a huge plus in my book. Highly recommend it :)
Date published: 2015-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect work skirt Comfy, versatile & perfect for work. I got a size Small and I'm usually a size 4 or 6.
Date published: 2015-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it once I got the correct size The material is a nice, thick ponte that is very flattering and smoothing. I typically wear an XS and 25 or 26 jeans in Madewell (5'3", 120 lbs, narrow hipped). The XS in this skirt was very tight and looked much shorter than on the model (and things NEVER are too short on me). It was too tight to tuck anything in because tucking created visible bunching. I sized up to small and love it, added a little length and it didn't look painted on, just nicely fitted and comfy. Definitely recommend buying a size above your normal size!
Date published: 2015-07-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Size up! I'm 5'7", 115 and normally a 25/x-small in Madewell. Usually I'll size down to a 24 for any non-skinny cut bottoms but I bought a small in this skirt after reading other reviews and would suggest others to purchase one size up as well.
Date published: 2016-07-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good basic black skirt I'm 5' 10" and unfortunately this skirt just does not nearly reach my knees in the same way it does on the model and it hugs my curves noticeably (I'm a size 4 and considering wearing shape-wear under the skirt). I still like the skirt very much, but I am a little disappointed because I was hoping for a look that was modest and chic. The skirt is made from a thick, sweater-like knitted material. It looks great paired with the tailored tee and a simple necklace.
Date published: 2015-09-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from quite tight This comfy, super-stretchy skirt does, as the product description indicates, “hold you in” – but leaves little to the imagination. I’m a 24/25 in Madewell jeans, and my usual alpha size of XXS was scandalously clingy. Consider sizing up at least one, and keep in mind that the skirt is unlined. Fabric is 70% cotton, 25% nylon, 5% spandex.
Date published: 2015-06-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Does not hold shape. I like this skirt in theory, however, it stretched out as I walked and belled out at the knees. Could not get this skirt to hold its shape- I ended up returning it.
Date published: 2016-07-19
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