Did you know? In the 20s the skirts had circular flounces and floating panels . The assymetric skirt were seen being worn in the 30s , whilst 1940s had the extravagantly full skirts . 50s was the decade when ethnic patterns and prints were used and also the period for the long maxi skirt . In the 60s the mini skirt was shorter than ever before . The wrap around skirt was introduced in the 70s and the kilts started being worn as a fashion item . 1980s was all about the glamour of the beads and sequins .