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Women's Just Right™ Skort


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Style# 1523511
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Style# 1523511
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This woven skort delivers a beautiful balance: the perfect amount of fabric and stretch for a sleek, flattering shape and a comfortable fit that is equally ideal for daily wear as it is for all kinds of active endeavors.

  • Omni-Shield advanced repellency
  • Omni-Shade UPF 50
  • 2-way comfort stretch
  • Interior drawcord
  • Zip-closed security pocket
  • Length: 18"
  • Short inseam: 3 and 1/2"
  • Imported

  • 96% nylon/4% elastane Summiteer Lite
Water and Stain Repellent
Sun Protection

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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 45 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Just Right Skort lives up to its name! It fits great and is soooo comfortable. I love it! May 18, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by fit I usually wear 6 or an 8. I ordered an 8 because you said it fit slightly smaller. It fit much smaller! April 29, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by Weird waistline I specifically ordered this skort because it has a drawstring waist. I'm pretty thin, and it seems like everything is too big in the waist for me. The problem is the two points of the drawstring are several inches apart, not close together where it buttons as you would expect. So if you need to draw it up to tighten the waist, it pouches out in the front. Plus the string cut rather uncomfortably into the abdomen. Major design flaw to me, I sent it back. Also note, I usually wear a size 4 but ordered a 6 based on other reviews that it ran small. It does. Even the 6 was rather snug through the derriere, with the waist being overall bigger. April 27, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by 'JUST RIGHT SKORT' I haven't had a chance to wear this skort yet because it is still winter; however, I love it. It is dressier looking and feels so comfortable on. I can't wait to wear it as I walk the El Camino in northern Spain this September. The quality is very good and the sizing is perfect. March 20, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gem of a skort! Unlike the latest Armadale design with its quirky metal closures that pull the fabric, this gem of a skort has one front metal snap and zipper that stays put. The fit for me (size 12) is comfortable and true to size. The length, which is above the knee, and cut is appropriate for the office and can be dressed up or down for weekends. I have the black and will be buying the other colors but would love it in navy, white and pastels. February 18, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good quality skort I was looking for a skort, and this one is great. It's hard to find skorts this season that aren't super short or have some weird design - I'm a very young 40, but I haven't worn mini skirts since the 90's. This is a little shorter than I'd like (I'm 5'6" and 130# and it hits about 2" above my knee when standing) but since there are shorts attached I haven't gotten very self conscious about it. The fabric is super forgiving, resists stains, and is lightweight and dries quickly. Good for physical activities or just running around town. August 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very pleased with this skort. Comfortable, great length, can wear for work (business casual) or play. Runs small, especially compared to Columbia Just Right Pants, which I also love. July 31, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wonderful Skort I love this skort! The quality is great, the material will launder very well. It is just what I was looking for! I used the size chart associated with the skort. Taking my measurements and comparing them with the chart gave me a very good fit. I recommend doing this as the resulting size is not what I usually get. This is an excellent alternative to shorts and I will take them on an upcoming trip to Europe. Shirts look good tucked in as well as left out. I bought the black and there is a dark gray. I wish Columbia made them in other colors. July 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Skort Columbia as gotten it right on so much of their womens active wear, this is another example! I get compliments frequently. July 16, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Comfortable skort These skorts are designed well and fit well. The only reason for the 4-star rating is the shorts ride up on the inner thighs all the time! Why not make the shorts under the cute skirt more like running or yoga shorts so they stay up better?? If you did, I would buy more and recommend them to family/friends more. Thank you for your time. July 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Comfy Skort This versatile skort is perfect for golfing, side zip pocket holds balls comfortably. I usually wear a size 8 but the 10 fits fine, with just a little room. In general, it's hard not to use it as daily go-to apparel, please make it available in more colors! July 10, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect Fit! Went ahead and purchased next size up since reviews said product runs a little small and it is the perfect fit and look! Nice, light weight material. It's the skirt I have been looking for all summer! Tried to go back and order in different color but they were all out :( July 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best skort ever This is my favorite skirt I have ever ownedI I love it so much I bought a second black one. Perfect for golf or to just wear around. I love how light weight it is! Great for packing! July 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by One great skort! This is an extremely comfortable skort. The material is soft and stretchy and the length is just right for me - a little longer than some skorts, but it may not be right for those who prefer their skorts very short. The shorts lining is light and soft and does not ride up. The material is stretchy so in my size, the waist is probably larger than I'd like but you can use the internal drawstring to tighten things up if necessary. However, since I'm losing some weight, I've ordered another in the next size down as well. Still can wear both comfortably. July 1, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Just what I was looking for! This is a great skirt. Very comfortable. Not too short. Nice stretchy material. I highly recommend it. I bought both colors and glad I did. June 24, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by perfect product I prefer to wear shorts to any other type of clothing. This garment moves with your body. I am a very active, petite, 58- yr old woman. I took this skort to Scandinavia & wore it everywhere. By changing accessories, shoes, & shirts, it was worn in a church service, out to a classy restaurant, in museums, & shopping. I went jogging, and swam in it in ocean beaches. I went online to get another and was terribly disappointed in the color selection! Where is khaki, navy, red, or some other colors!!! June 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product! I love this skirt! I bought it for walking in the summer months. I hate wearing shorts at my age. I'm over weight so shorts have a tendency to creep up in the inside of my thighs. I'm constantly pulling them down. The skirt is a modest length. I can wear it to the office as well as while exercising and still not expose my veiny & cellulite thighs! Like many others, I wish it came in more colors. I would buy them all! June 18, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wear Almost Daily My legs look much better in skirts than shorts but I hate the fact that my legs rub together in skirts. The perfect solution? Skorts! There are many skorts out there but these are by far the best. Buy them. You wont be disappointed. June 18, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by short sewn on inside out? I received the skort today and loved it immediately except then I looked at the construction: the raw seam of the short part is what would be seen if the skirt blows up and the short is exposed. The nice "outside -seam" of the short is against the body. Is this how it is suppose to be? I am returning. June 17, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Just right! This skirt was just as advertised. Perfect I every way. I wish it came in more colors. April 29, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Okay, but had to return I really liked this skort. I loved the color. But it fit just a little tighter than I'd wanted (and I'd already ordered it one size up) plus it was shorter than I anticipated (which I'm sure is my own fault because it's probably on the website how short it is). So, I had to return it unfortunately. April 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by perfect I am a big fan of skorts and this one is perfect. It's just the right length, fits great and looks wonderful. April 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Super cute skort I am 5'6 130 lbs and usually wear a 4 in almost everything and I had to buy a 6 because its small. The 6 fits very well and the inner shorts aren't super constricting which I love. I wish this came in other colors! April 4, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect Skort Love this skort. Material is light weight and comfortable. I have had several compliments on it. I read the reviews and noticed that the comments stated the skort ran a little small. I usually wear size 16, so I ordered a 18 at it fit perfectly. March 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by LOVE this skirt I bought two more of this skirt because I loved the first one so much. It's super comfortable - the fabric is soft and lightweight - perfect in the summer. I use it hiking, biking, strolling, gardening, or just coffee-housing. A friend of mine bought herself two also after seeing mine and I have had strangers approach me to ask me where I got mine from. I only wish it came in more than two colors. It's also easy to care for- I wash and wear it - never has shrunk or changed form when putting through the dryer although I mostly line-air dry. March 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Comfortable and durable This is an amazing skirt. I bought it to wear while refereeing girl's lacrosse and ended up wearing it for everything else. I can run in it comfortably, but I can also throw it on for a bike ride or a dinner out. Very versatile. Like other reviewers, I would buy it in any color they make it in ... wish there were more summery colors, as I would live in this skirt all summer. February 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fabulous Fit! Please, please make more of these. They are great on the golf course or whatever you are doing outside. Wears well, washes & dries quickly. September 1, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good Skort Nice fabric, comfortable shorts, not too short for adult women. Would like front pockets and maybe some jazzy colors. Fits to size. March 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fantastic travel item. I can't believe I finally found a skort that fits my pear shape. The drawstring in the waist helps. The fabric is very light weight so this skort will take up almost no room in my bag making it perfect for travel. The shorts are long enough that they won't ride up, but not so long that they show. The fabric is very stretchy (but doesn't look like it) so these can even be worn bicycling or hiking. It looks nice enough to wear out to a nicer restaurant but can also be worn casually - again making it the perfect travel item. I normally wear a small and the size 4 fits great. February 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by The perfect skort Loved this skort so much that I bought a second one in another color. The most versatile and comfortable skort I have every owned. Everyone needs a skort like this. September 13, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love, Love, Love I just love this skort. Very flattering and just the right length. Could do without the draw cord, but other than that it is perfect! September 5, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by My new favorite! This skort is very comfortable and looks great. It is sooooo versatile. I wear it hiking and outdoors but also can pair it with a nice top and it is very suitable for a night out on the town! I have gotten lots of compliments :) August 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by It is just right! I love this skort.. I have both the black and the grey. I wish it came in more colors. The fit is fabulous - no pinching or binding. It is so comfortable - wish I could wear it to work! August 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great fit! This skort is very nice. It is extremely comfortable. It has a nice stretch to the fabric without fitting tight. The shorts underneath are soft and stay put. I found it to be true to size and to be a great choice for everything from outdoor activities to running errands. July 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love it! The cut and fit are perfect. I like the light fabric, barely can feel it. More pocket space would be nice, but I love it anyway. July 17, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Just right skort i'm only giving this product a "good" rating right now because i haven't had the chance to wear it hiking. however, it fits great, has a lot of flexibility and i suspect it will perform excellently on the way up Mt. Washington this weekend. July 17, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Nice Skort! Nice quality, fit a bit big, but not too big. Comfortable and nice length. I recommend this Skort. July 15, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by TessisTops LOVE THIS SKORT! Bought it to travel in Caribbean and wore it everyday: held shape, wore it in all conditions, looked great. Might have to get 6 more. May 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by The Perfect Hiking Skirt In the past I have found that many hiking skirts restrict mobility, but running skirts are too short for my taste. This skirt is super stretchy and I can lift my knee to my chest without a hitch! Also, I am 5'5" and the hem hits just lower than my mid-thigh. The material feels great and the liners are soft and wick moisture well. I have taken it on a few long hikes and I couldn't be happier. May 24, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Comfortable slimming product This skort is awesome. It has a great slimming cut and enough stretch to feel really comfortable. The weight is great too. It's not too thick so when it get's really hot it will actually breathe. I feel it's just the right length, too. It's not too short and not too long. I'll definitely wear this a lot! May 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Just right skort - indeed! I LOVE this skort! So much so, I bought two! What I love about them is that I can wear them biking but not feel too sporty. They are really cute, very comfortable and super functional. May 13, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Lightweight and fits great but wrinkles. Like the lightweight fabric and enjoy wearing the skort but it wrinkles way too much. More pockets and colors would be nice. May 10, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Just Right Skort Very comfy, would be nice to have a couple more zip pockets a little bigger than the one. May 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cute, Lightweight & Functional! This Columbia skort is my new fav- and I'll be purchasing another! Too bad there aren't more color options. I was tired of plain 'ol shorts but fabric of other skorts is just too heavy for FL... this lightweight fabric is amazing! Not too tight, not too slouchy and oh-so comfy... I've tried an 8 in other Columbia styles but this is the only one with an A-line shape that fits my generously-portioned bootay. :) May 1, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by runs small skort is too short and the pants underneath are tight. March 6, 2013
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide
Women's Fit Guide
Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
womens performance fit top
womens performance fit bottom
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
womens active fit top
womens active fit bottom
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
womens modern classic fit top
Modern Classic / Regular
womens modern classic fit bottom
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
womens relaxed fit top
womens relaxed fit bottom
Women's Body Measurement (Inches)
Size XS
Bust 32-33 34-35 36-37.5 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 25.5-26.5 27.5-28.5 29.5-30.5 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 34.5-35.5 36.5-37.5 38.5-40 41.5-43 45-47
Short Inseam 29.5
Regular Inseam 32
Long Inseam 34.5
Size L
Bust 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 41.5-43 45-47
Short Inseam 29.5
Regular Inseam 32
Long Inseam 34.5
How to Measure
Womens size chart measurement guide
  • 1. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 2. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 3. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 4. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 5. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

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Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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