A skirt is a cone or tube shaped article of clothing usually worn by women and girls. Of course there are exceptions in certain cultures where men may where a skirt type garment: Scottish kilt, Indian Dhoti and lungi, Bhutan Gho and others. A skirt hangs from the waist and covers all or part of the legs although the length can be as high as the upper thigh or as low as to the ground. Skirts come in endless variations: Straight skirt, Pencil skirt, Full skirt, A-line skirt, Pleated skirt (box pleat, box, knife, accordion, cartridge), Hobble skirt, Paneled skirt, Mermaid skirt,Ballerina skirt,Broomstick skirt, Cargo skirt, Pareos, Wrap-around skirt, Culottes, Maxi-skirt, Midi-skirt, Mini-skirt, Poodle skirt, Prairie skirt, Scooter skirt and others. At online womens apparel stores, there are always coupons and promotions for discounts on skirts of all types.