National Skirt Day

National Skirt Day 2024

Last Updated on November 28, 2023

National Skirt Day is a unique celebration that takes place on March 10th of each year. This day is dedicated to celebrating the arrival of spring and the opportunity to wear skirts again. This day is celebrated to welcome the warmer weather and showcase your personal style.

History of National Skirt Day

The origins of National Skirt Day are unknown, but it is believed to have started in the US in the early 2000s. The day gained popularity through social media, with many people sharing their skirt outfits and using the hashtag #NationalSkirtDay. Today, National Skirt Day is celebrated in many countries around the world and has become a fun and festive way to welcome the arrival of spring. It is also a day when you can share your skirt styling tips. 

Why celebrate National Skirt Day?

This day marks the celebration of spring, fashion, and individuality. On this fabulous day, everyone can show off their personal style by wearing skirts. Skirts come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors, and can be dressed up or down for any occasion. Celebrating this day is a way to have fun with fashion and feel confident and beautiful in your own skin. Use this opportunity to slay the styling game with skirts. 

How to celebrate National Skirt Day

There are many ways to celebrate this day, depending on your preferences and style. Here are some great ideas to celebrate National Skirt Day.

  1. Wear Your Favorite Skirt: Take your favorite skirt and dress it up for a special day. Add a pretty top, sandals, and some accessories to make it look extra pretty.
  2. Go Shopping: If you are bored with your current skirt collections, you can shop for a new one. You can try different styles and colors which suit your personality. 
  3. Host a Skirt Party:  How about having a skirt party? Everyone can come and dress up in their favorite skirt. You can serve refreshments, like tea, pastries, or even skirt-topped muffins. 
  4. Skirt Donation: Donate gently used skirts to a local charity or shelter to celebrate National Skirt Day. By doing this, you’re helping to spread joy to those in need.

Fun facts about National Skirt Day

  • The word “skirt” comes from the Old Norse word “skyrta”, meaning shirt or gown.
  • The first recorded use of the word “skirt” to describe a garment was in the 1670s.
  • In ancient Greece, men and women both wore a skirt-like garment called a chiton.
  • In the 1800s, women’s skirts were so wide that they required a hoop or crinoline to support them.
  • The shortest skirt ever worn in public was by Mary Quant in the 1960s. It was just 6 inches long.


It is a day to celebrate spring and personal style. Whether you prefer longer skirts or shorter skirts, this day is to feel confident and beautiful.  Make the most of this day by wearing your favorite skirt, going shopping for a new one, hosting a skirt-themed party, or donating gently used skirts and spreading love. Have fun and enjoy this, and don’t forget to spread the word on social media by uploading a picture of you wearing your favorite skirt. 

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