5 Best Ways To Wear Midi Skirts Inspired by Jessica Alba

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Jessica Alba’s daytime look staple is a midi skirt. The actress turned entrepreneur can’t get enough of them.

She finds these skirts as cute, versatile, and functional as we do, wearing them when she takes her kids to the park or having corporate meetings for The Honest Company.

If you are looking for ways on how to make the most out of your midi skirt, here are a few ideas inspired by the actress’ recent outfits:

1. H&M Circle Skirt and Denim Shirt

Add a ‘90s twist to your casual midi skirt attire by wrapping a denim shirt over your waist.

Jessica Alba enjoys time with her daughters Haven and Honor WarrenJessica Alba enjoys time with her daughters Haven and Honor Warren in Tribeca in New York on September 12, 2014 (Credit: WENN)

How do you like the H&M full midi circle skirt that she styled with Jenni Kayne d’Orsay flats, a loose white tank, a denim chambray shirt from H&M, Stella McCartney statement sunglasses, and a Mary Katrantzou shoulder bag?

Jessica Alba styled a circled pink textured pattern H&M midi skirt with flats and a colorful Mary Katrantzou MVK Medium satchel crossbody bagJessica Alba styled a circled pink textured pattern H&M midi skirt with flats and a colorful Mary Katrantzou MVK Medium satchel crossbody bag (Credit: WENN)

Ante up the comfort level by wearing a pair of flats and a crossbody bag. Get this:

Peter Pilotto Printed Textured Stretch Silk SkirtPeter Pilotto Printed Textured Stretch Silk Skirt, $1,216.49

Wear it with:

Three Dots Scoop Neck Tank, AYR The Clean Shirt, Yosi Samra Preslie Smoking Slippers, and 3.1 Phillip Lim Mini Pashli Messenger BagThree Dots Scoop Neck Tank, $64.00 / AYR The Clean Shirt, $95.00 / Yosi Samra Preslie Smoking Slippers, $154.00 / 3.1 Phillip Lim Mini Pashli Messenger Bag, $925.00

2. Floral A-line Skirt and Mesh Crop Top

Pair up your midi skirt with a matching cropped top for a monochromatic look.

Jessica Alba in a white floral dress and flat shoes holds hands with daughter Haven WarrenJessica Alba in a white floral dress and flat shoes holds hands with daughter Haven Warren as she takes her children to the Hammer Museum of Art in Los Angeles on May 18, 2014 (Credit: WENN)

The Fantastic Four actress styled a Tanya Taylor Bora floral mesh crop top with a matching A-line skirt from the same designer, a Lanvin Sugar Medium lambskin shoulder bag, and black Sarah Flint Lisa flats.

Jessica Alba styled a Tanya Taylor top and skirt with Sarah Flint flats and a bottle green Lanvin Sugar bagJessica Alba styled a Tanya Taylor top and skirt with Sarah Flint flats and a bottle green Lanvin Sugar bag (Credit: WENN)

The matching top and skirt trend isn’t going away any time soon. The monochromatic look also makes a statement.

A sleek shoulder bag and a pair of flats will complete your look. Get this:

MSGM Painterly Print SkirtMSGM Painterly Print Skirt, $446.37

Wear it with:

MSGM Painterly Print Top, Salvatore Ferragamo Varina Croc Embossed Flats, Jason Wu Christie Shoulder Bag, and Kate Spade New York All Wrapped Up Drop EarringsMSGM Painterly Print Top, $295.72 / Salvatore Ferragamo Varina Croc Embossed Flats, $475.00 / Jason Wu Christie Shoulder Bag, $1,945.00 / Kate Spade New York All Wrapped Up Drop Earrings, $68.00

3. Moto Jacket and Midi Skirt

Toughen up your outfit with a moto jacket!

Jessica Alba in a baby pink leather biker jacket returns to her hotel in New York CityJessica Alba in a baby pink leather biker jacket returns to her hotel in New York City on September 10, 2014 (Credit: TNYF / WENN)

The Honey actress styled a baby pink Rebecca Minkoff Wes moto perforated leather jacket with a black midi skirt and black Carven X Ancient Greek Sandals.

Jessica Alba styled a black midi skirt with a moto perforated leather jacketJessica Alba styled a black midi skirt with a moto perforated leather jacket (Credit: TNYF / WENN)

Jessica struck a balance in her look by wearing her midi skirt with her Rebecca Minkoff Wes moto perforated leather jacket.

A pair of sandals like her black Carven x Ancient Greek Sandals shoes will keep the look low-key. Get this:

Nicholas Embroidered Mesh Ball SkirtNicholas Embroidered Mesh Ball Skirt, $499.00

Wear it with:

Adidas by Stella McCartney Chill Tank, VEDA Max Classic Leather Jacket, Sol Sana Avery Sandals, and Tory Burch Electric Chevron SunglassesAdidas by Stella McCartney Chill Tank, $90.00 / VEDA Max Classic Leather Jacket, $898.00 / Sol Sana Avery Sandals, $80.00 / Tory Burch Electric Chevron Sunglasses, $195.00

4. Pleated Midi Skirt and Blazer

Polish up a pleated midi skirt with a chic blazer.

Jessica Alba wears a The Kooples blazer with a Katharine Kidd skirt and black satin bustierJessica Alba wears a The Kooples blazer with a Katharine Kidd skirt and black satin bustier for an appearance on 106 & Park in Manhattan, New York on August 13, 2014 (Credit: WENN)

As a businesswoman, Jessica needs to look classy all the time.

Jessica Alba paired her oxblood red pleated skirt with Giuseppe Zanotti sandals and Melinda Maria stud earringsJessica Alba paired her oxblood red pleated skirt with Giuseppe Zanotti sandals and Melinda Maria stud earrings (Credit: WENN)

This outfit featuring an oxblood red pleated skirt, a bustier top, a navy blazer, and a pair of Giuseppe Zanotti safety pin sandals is the epitome of classy. Get this:

Otto dame Pelle Gonna Leather SkirtOtto d’ame Pelle Gonna Leather Skirt, $354.00

Wear it with:

Rodarte Short Black Silk Bustier, James Jeans Ponte Combo Blazer, Sergio Rossi Fernice Sandals, and Herschel Supply Co. Extra Large Network PouchRodarte Short Black Silk Bustier, $249.00 / James Jeans Ponte Combo Blazer, $273.00 / Sergio Rossi Fernice Sandals, $995.00 / Herschel Supply Co. Extra Large Network Pouch, $30.00

5. Striped Shirt and Orange Skirt

Team your skirt with a printed cropped top.

Jessica Alba in Manhattan to promote her new film Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is carrying a Christian Louboutin handbagJessica Alba in Manhattan to promote her new film Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is carrying a Christian Louboutin handbag as she departs her SoHo hotel in New York City on August 5, 2014 (Credit: Alberto Reyes / WENN)

If you are going for a solid-colored skirt, a printed top will add more interest to your look.

Jessica Alba styled a floral-embellished black and white striped Houghton shirt with a bright orange skirtJessica Alba styled a floral-embellished black and white striped Houghton shirt with a bright orange skirt (Credit: Alberto Reyes / WENN)

Take a cue from the actress’s Osman Resort 2014 skirt look that she spiced up with a striped top, a pair of Kotur Gilda embellished sandals, and her impressive Christian Louboutin Farida Bowler bag in black and white. Get this:

Rochas Woven SkirtRochas Woven Skirt, $1,865.00

Wear it with:

Nicholas Striped Crop Top, Kate Spade New York Ina Rosette Sandals, Monserat De Lucca Docente Small Tote, and Stella McCartney Oversized Round SunglassesNicholas Striped Crop Top, $199.00 / Kate Spade New York Ina Rosette Sandals, $398.00 / Monserat De Lucca Docente Small Tote, $215.00 / Stella McCartney Oversized Round Sunglasses, $190.00

Keep these styling tricks in mind and you will never run out of ways to wear your midi skirt!

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