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I will never forget watching the TikTok where a teenage girl discovers the genius of a skort for the first time. She is blown away by the fact that a skirt could have shorts underneath, and I am left dismayed by how such an integral part of my wardrobe growing up could seem so novel to someone else. I feel similarly about the rise in athletic skorts. As a tennis player, this was quite literally my activewear uniform for the majority of my life, so while I am mildly surprised that they are just now catching on with the general public, I am not complaining one bit.
Skorts are cute and practical; the shorts underneath provide both coverage from an errant breeze or tough run and also storage. If you've questioned your ability to move around in a skirt, make sure it's got shorts underneath, and you'll wonder why you didn't try this sooner. Keep reading to shop these top 11 styles.