NYC Recessionista Roundup: the knit pencil skirt

One of my favorite trends as of late is the knit pencil skirt. It combines all of the tailoring and sleekness of a pencil skirt but with the breezy, stretchy, comfy feeling of a pair of leggings. Whoever came up with these is a flipping genius.

Here are eight affordable options:

(All images courtesy of retailers as follows)

a. Old Navy jersey stripe pencil skirt
b. Old Navy stretch pencil skirt
c. Gap solid knit pencil skirt
d. Gap stripe knit pencil skirt
e. Asos gray jersey pencil skirt
f. Old Navy jersey knit pencil skirt
g. Asos floral knit pencil skirt
h. Asos double layered jersey pencil skirt