This Just In


Looks We Love

The Getaway Shop

Labels We Love

The Madewell Essentials


Your double-tap-worthy pics

From denim recycling to
beach cleaning









(see all)

midi & maxi




intimates & pajamas



extended sizes

shoes, bags &








The Scenes

Our Blog





About Madewell

Column Side-Slit Skirt
full size
Column Side-Slit Skirt
Column Side-Slit Skirt
Column Side-Slit Skirt
Product Details
A sleek pull-on midi crafted from stretchy, substantial ponte fabric. A counterpoint to your favorite jean skirt, it's the epitome of easygoing cool.
  • Pencil skirt.
  • 24" long.
  • Cotton/nylon/spandex.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
Free shipping exclusively for Madewell Insiders
*For complete details, see our Shipping Policy.

Column Side-Slit Skirt

Column Side-Slit Skirt is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 17.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flattering fabric; great fit! This skirt is super flattering. I am petite (5'2") and didn't find it to be too long whatsoever. The slits in the side are very cute and make it a little more comfortable,, and the rise is great. I was happy to find that it does not call undue attention to my bubble-butt. Certain pencil skirts can make it seem too prominent and hence look inappropriate for work or the like, but this skirt doesn't do that. I think it would flatter those with less of a rear as well. All-around wardrobe staple. I got it on a sale but would purchase at full price. Will work in winter and summer! Can't ask for more! Very pleased!
Date published: 2017-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this skirt! This skirt is everything I hoped it would be. It fits perfectly - I'm a size 4 and got a Small - and it looks just like it does on the model. It's extremely versatile and can be dressed up or down. I've worn it with a chambray button-up, and plan on pairing it with a tshirt and denim jacket, sweaters, blouses... It's just a great basic for your closet.
Date published: 2016-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for riding my bike. Very comfortable and easy to wear. Needed a skirt but I also ride my bike everywear works for both.
Date published: 2016-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from True to size I was so glad this skirt looked on me the way I anticipated it would. I've been looking for a good knit pencil skirt and this one will go with everything. Super pleased.
Date published: 2016-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatile wardrobe staple Snapped this up when my size came back in stock on sale, and I'm pleased. I'm 5'1", just under 100 lbs, and the XXS fits well, but it is definitely snug. Length is fine - hits me just below the knee. Fabric is substantial and seems unlikely to get stretched out after wear. Looking forward to dressing it up for work or styled more casually for the weekend. Great buy for something I know will get a lot of use.
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm going to live in this. This is one of those things you just pull on and go. Very versatile. It goes with everything from t-shirts and tanks to sweaters. You can wear it with booties or sneakers or dress it up with heels. I'm going to say it runs small because although I got the XXS, I am ver skinny and it is tight. But that is fine, because unlike other garments, I don't have to worry that it is going to stretch out and sag in the butt. Oh and I love the cool length. I'm thinking about getting the other color.
Date published: 2016-10-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Chill pencil skirt That's the best way to describe it...this is a pencil skirt that I would still wear on weekends. The fabric is substantial, unfortunately when you tuck a shirt into it it gets a bit bulgy unless the shirt is very thin. Much better with a t-shirt than a button up. I am a size 6 (28 in Madewell jeans) and I went with a medium, which fits well around the waist. I would size up to see if that helps conceal the tucking problems, but then I think the waist would be too big. The length is good- I'm 5'11" and it hits just above my knee, so I imagine this is below the knee on others. I was a bit worried about the side slits but they don't come up too high, and they add some interest to the skirt. They also make the skirt more walkable than a normal pencil skirt. As others have mentioned, because of the material the slits flare out a little bit, and don't lay as flat as pictured. I don't think it's that noticeable, though. I'll be keeping this and wearing it in my casual office!
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful but gets dirty *very* quickly I love the way this skirt looks on me but after wearing it for half a day I could tell this is the kind of fabric that attracts dust, hair and dirt, and shows it. Not a terrible thing if you're willing to wash it after each use, however, not the greatest thing for a garment either. I would definitely recommend it for its style, but I probably wouldn't recommend it to someone with pets.
Date published: 2016-10-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Funky Skirt Although the fit is a bit small - I sized up to XL (5"10, 160 lbs), this skirt is very stylish. The side slits are not too revealing - they just add a uniqueness to the skirt. Length is perfect for taller women! Lots of compliments!
Date published: 2016-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute, runs a lil big. Good quality! Thick material, quality. Good for a work wardrobe. I ordered the speckled version first and loved that so much I got this one. For reference: I am 5'6 and 130 lbs and got a small because I saw the other reviews about it running large and it fits perfectly. The side slits go up a bit more than it appears in the pictures on the website, but not enough that I feel uncomfortable or that it's too revealing.
Date published: 2016-11-01
  • y_2018, m_7, d_16, h_5
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.8
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_17
  • loc_en_US, sid_F4664, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RATING, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=HELPFULNESS, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_madewell