Lily Cole’s skirt has us looking for a time machine to take us back to the ‘70s

Actress and model Lily Cole has amazing style. Case in point: The ’70s-inspired skirt she busted out for her most recent public appearance.

Lily attended a press-night after-party for London-based play The Philanthropist, which she is currently starring in.

She showed up wearing a retro midi-length patchwork skirt, a pitch-perfect selection for the gallery party.


The skirt feels both laid-back and dressed up, and has a quirky artsy feel. The throwback vibe is also a perfect fit for the play, written by Christopher Hampton in 1970, and filled with ’70s fashion. Lily posted some of her costumes on Instagram, which you can see below.

To copy her look, we rounded up 5 groovy patchwork skirts. Trust us, they’re a lot cheaper than a time machine.

1 Tommy Hilfiger Gigi Hadid Patchwork Print Bodycon Skirt, $188


Like a Mondrian for your wardrobe.

2Mara Hoffman Patchwork Midi Skirt, $295


An artsy palette made for a summer day.

3 M.i.h. Kalle Suede Mini Skirt, $595


Cute cutouts in a bright, retro palette.

4Free People Enter Dreamland Maxi Skirt, $148


A free-spirited rendition of patchwork.

5 Maje Jabla Patchwork Denim Skirt, $395


A more fun approach to the denim skirt.

Thanks for the fashion inspo, Lily! We’re about to make patchwork one of our spring wardrobe staples.

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