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CHAKA SKIRT

Style #h1182127
$59.00
Remember the girl in college who could dance all night and ace her finals the next morning? Maybe she was you. Either way, here's the skirt equivalent. The Chaka Skirt's wide, gathered waistband is flattering, even when you're burning the candle at both ends. A-line silhouette keeps things from getting too serious. Bottom hem falls a few inches above the knee, calling for flats in the day and boots when the sun goes down. Made from Samba, our eco-responsible blend of Tencel® and organic cotton.
Choose Color:
  • BLACK BLACK 873892
  • BLUE VELVET PRINT BLUE VELVET PRINT 873892
  • CLOVE CLOVE 873892
  • DARK PLUM PRINT DARK PLUM PRINT 873892
  • MOLASSES PRINT MOLASSES PRINT 873892

Sizing Chart

The chosen color/size will be available
Product Details
About the Fabric
  • wide, ruched elasticized waistband
  • stash pocket inside waistband
  • A-line silhouette
  • 20" length
  • machine wash cold, tumble dry low
  • imported
Samba

This all-star jersey knit is destined to dominate your wardrobe. It features the beauty and performance of eco-friendly Tencel® along with feel-good organic cotton, stretchy spandex and a lightly slubbed texture for visual appeal. Make some room.

48% Tencel® / 48% organic cotton / 4% spandex

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

4.7 / 5.0
50 out of 51 reviewers would recommend this product.
Product Reviews (51)
Staple skirt
October 18, 2014
Skidaho
Location: Boise, idaho Age 45-54 Gender: Female
My Build: Athletic
I shop HornyToad for: Comfort
My style is: Casual
I got the black. It's very versatile and I wear it now & will wear it with tights when it gets cold.

Garment Size:
md
Garment Fit:
True to size
Garment Quality:
Met Expectations
Pros:
Fit, Quality, Easy Care, Travel Friendly
I would recommend this to a friend!
Perfect length, flattering fit
September 7, 2014
MountainMama
Location: Denver, CO Age 25-34 Gender: female
Made of comfortable material that doesn't wrinkle and is thick enough to not reveal all of your imperfections. The wide waistband lets you tuck in your shirt or leave it out, whichever works for that day. The length is perfect for the office.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Stylish & comfy!
August 11, 2014
JuniperJenny
Location: Hudson Valley, NY Age 35-44 Gender: female
I bought this skirt to wear post pregnancy. The waist stretched to fit my post pregnancy belly and looks great as my belly gets back to normal! This skirt is cute, comfy & stylish! I'm so glad I discovered Horny Toad!

Pros:
adorable
I would recommend this to a friend!
Very cute and practical skirt
July 31, 2014
Marta007
Location: Santa Cruz, CA Age 45-54 Gender: female
Love this! This skirt is good to go by bike to the farmers' market and then to church afterwards.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Bought BOTH colors!
June 2, 2014
JPMo
Location: San Diego, CA Age 55-65 Gender: female
Love the skirt and the wave top that goes with it. I have both colors and wish they had a third color. So comfortable and cool to just slip on for any occasion. I've been wearing hornytoad skirts for atleast 3 years- can't get enough of them.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Adorable comfort
May 6, 2014
Jafalbo
Location: Del Norte, CO Age 35-44 Gender: female
Lovely skirt, soft materially very comfortable. Will be ordering more. Will recommend to friends.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Fun and flirty
March 22, 2014
Nora
Location: Honolulu, HI Age 35-44 Gender: female
A great fit once you get the right size. This skirt runs large -- I'm 5'6 and 165 pounds, and the large was falling off me (I normally wear a 12). The medium was perfect though, hugging in all the right places and giving my lower half a great shape.

I would recommend this to a friend!
My third Chaka skirt
February 3, 2014
chakafan
Location: Lexington KY Age 55-65 Gender: female
I now have 3 chaka skirts! Love this style, so soft and comfortable. I wear them with leggings in the winter and sandals in the summer.

I would recommend this to a friend!
My new favorite skirt!
January 26, 2014
GracieGirlAZ
Location: Phoenix, AZ Age 45-54 Gender: female
"This skirt is IT. After I got it in Turkish coffee, immediately ordered another one in Black. Can wear this everyday with leggings in the winter and without in the warmer weather. Love the cut - just flirty enough to make me feel young & athletic (when I'm not so much!). Medium was a great fit on me - 5'7"", 145 lbs."

Pros:
comfortable, great fabric
I would recommend this to a friend!
The Little Black Skirt
December 22, 2013
Mamabird
Location: New England Age 25-34 Gender: female
"I bought this to replace a dear old friend--The Perfect Black Skirt. It went with almost everything, and I was so sad to see it fall apart.This blows that one out of the water. It's casual, it's dressy, it's flirty and so soft! great shape, great length, true to size--I wear an 8/10 pants and fit perfectly into a medium."

I would recommend this to a friend!
Love this skirt!
August 20, 2013
patnw
Location: Bainbridge Island, WA Age 55-65 Gender: female
"This is a great, lightweight summer skirt. I'm a little over 5'3"" and it hits me just at the knee. Really like the clove color - it goes with everything. Did I mention it was extremely comfortable?"

I would recommend this to a friend!
Great all-purpose skirt!
July 30, 2013
jenmav

I've been looking for a basic black skirt and this is perfect. Hem hits just at knee. Good for work or casual wear.

I would recommend this to a friend!
A little thin
July 11, 2013
Kjay
Location: Colorado Age 45-54 Gender: female
I kept the skirt, but I wish the fabric had a little more weight to it so it didn't show panty lines.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Oooh the Chaka!
July 10, 2013
ukkrazyintn
Location: middle Tennessee Age 45-54 Gender: female
I have this skirt in the Dolphin River color and it is so comfortable. Has a nice little sway to it which is feminine. I love that I can wear it with cute matching flipflops or with wedges depending on my mood or where I am going (fun or to the office). It looks good on full figures so do not hesitate to buy it!

Pros:
gorgeous color
I would recommend this to a friend!
Good basic
July 5, 2013
WorldTraveler
Location: Washington, DC Age 25-34 Gender: female
Originally I ordered the XS, which is my usual size at Horny Toad, but it was too snug around the hips, so I exchanged it for a S. The fit is much better, more flowing over my hips, but I was disappointed to see it was longer than the XS. I have short legs, and the XS hit right above my knee, just like in the picture. The small, on the other hand, comes to almost below my knee, a bit of an awkward length. Maybe it will shorten a bit in the wash. Otherwise, the blue color is lovely and I absolutely love the hidden pocket.

Pros:
great fabric, lovely color
Cons:
too long on shorter legs
I would recommend this to a friend!
excellent skirt
June 26, 2013
rebekah
Location: United States Age 25-34 Gender: female
Comfortable and flattering. Cant have a better combination than that!

I would recommend this to a friend!
Beautiful!
June 14, 2013
Andrea
Location: Connecticut Age 25-34 Gender: female
Great skirt! Wore it on a warm, New England summer day and found it to be perfect. Great length, wonderful fit and very flattering. The waist band is very comfortable and it looks very nice. I've worn it hanging out at the park, camping, and going out at night. Extremely versatile.

I would recommend this to a friend!
The Chaka is as great as all the rave reviews claim!
May 28, 2013
MegA

Love this skirt! I already know it will be in heavy rotation in my summer wardrobe. Super comfortable and versatile--I ordered it in black, but might just have to get an additional color. Overall the fit is great.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Love this skirt!
May 22, 2013
Kimmy
Location: Wisconsin Age 35-44 Gender: female
This skirt is very comfortable, and its the perfect length. I'm 5'4 and it hits right above the knee. Love that it's a little swishy!

Pros:
material is soft, comfortable, great colors
I would recommend this to a friend!
just about perfect
May 22, 2013
pdxgal
Location: portland,or Age 35-44 Gender: female
i bought this in quarry and black. it is a super cute skirt that can be casual or dressy, depending on mood. the fabric draped beautifully. would love more colors please!

Pros:
drapes well
Cons:
wish there were a little less material in the wais
I would recommend this to a friend!
Very comfortable and fun!
April 16, 2013
Tezi
Location: LA Age 55-65 Gender: female
I got this skirt last year and I just bought another one in a different color. It is super comfy and light and it hangs beautifully. Love it!

I would recommend this to a friend!
Very Versatile
April 6, 2013
PCat
Location: Eugene, OR Age 35-44 Gender: female
I love this skirt. I bought it in black last summer and loved it so much that I wanted one in another color. It can be worn with leggings and boots in colder weather or sandals and bare legs in the warmer season. It hits just above the knee and never wrinkles. You will never wear this skirt out and is it super comfortable. One of my favorite pieces of my wardrobe.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Love this skirt !!!
March 10, 2013
TSXX
Location: Chicago, IL Age 45-54 Gender: female
I Love this skirt. I have it in Black. It is sooo Comfortable. I just wih they made it in the Buckskin color. Geat for travel. Roll it up and it doesn't wrinkle. Easy to clean. Machine Wash, Air Dry. Plese Horny Toad make this in the Buckskin color. Hurry...

Pros:
everything about the skirt
Cons:
it doesn't come in the bucksin color
I would recommend this to a friend!
Best skirt around
March 8, 2013
Caro
Location: San Antonio, TX Age 45-54 Gender: female
Of the many items I have ordered from HT -- this skirt is probably my favourite. Have it in most colours. Versatile, flattering, and good for work and play. Get it now!

Pros:
super fit and wear
I would recommend this to a friend!
Comfortable, flattering fit
March 6, 2013
southwestgirl
Location: Arizona Age 25-34 Gender: female
The Chaka Skirt is a nice balance between casual and dressy. I love the fact that the skirt just flows and can be worn with a pair of flip flops or dressed up with a pair of strappy wedges.

Pros:
true to size
I would recommend this to a friend!
This skirt is so versatile!
December 6, 2012
5380
Location: Denver, CO Age 25-34 Gender: female
I can wear it in the summer, I can wear it with leggings in the winter, and I can dress it up for work. Perfect for any day!

I would recommend this to a friend!
Love this Skirt
October 29, 2012
DCYogaGirl
Location: Washington, DC Age 35-44 Gender: female
Very comfortable and attractive skirt. The material is light weight so not suitabel for colder temps. But a great find for Spring and Summer!

I would recommend this to a friend!
Very flattering, very comfy
October 8, 2012
Marbo
Location: Chicago, IL Age 35-44 Gender: female
This is my favorite skirt ever - the gathered waistband is very slimming and the fabric is soft and wonderful. Works great casual or a little dressy.

I would recommend this to a friend!
really great skirt... I can't seem to not wear it...should have ordered a small as too loose @ waist. I am a size 6. oops!
August 24, 2012
Carriet
Location: Florida Age 55-65 Gender: female
Extremely comfortable...comes right out of the dryer ready to go!

I would recommend this to a friend!
A perfect easy to match skirt. Fits perfectly for me in a small. You can wear a shirt either in and out.looks great both ways. Love the pocket.
July 31, 2012
TeacherMom
Location: Wilmington, DE Age 45-54 Gender: female
I love this skirt!! It is soft and feels great on a hot summer day. Fabric breathes well and washes easily. If you hang it up there is no need to iron. I bought the walnut. Great color to match. Perfect for this time of year!

I would recommend this to a friend!
love love love!
July 22, 2012
aaw31

As a preschool teacher I need to be comfortable so I bought 5 of this skirt and I wear it everyday! Love it!

I would recommend this to a friend!
Great skirt!
July 20, 2012
Allaboutcomfort
Location: Oregon Age 35-44 Gender: female
I bought this skirt is black and ordered two more in different colors because I loved it so much. Very comfortable, fits well and easy care.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Comfie and Cute!
July 15, 2012
MountainGirl8
Location: Sisters, OR Age 55-65 Gender: female
"Love how the fabric feels and how soft and comfortable it is. Will be a great travel layer. I ordered the Walnut color and I think it will span 3 season adjusting layers and tights appropriately. I am 5""8"" and 137 pounds. The medium is a perfect fit being that I have a smaller waist and heavier thighs. This skirt is very flattering and I think it would be on many body types."

I would recommend this to a friend!
Love it!
July 13, 2012
Tivar
Location: Bay Area, CA Age 35-44 Gender: female
I own it two colors! It really flatters my body and is super comfortable!

I would recommend this to a friend!
Chaka is rockin
June 17, 2012
Cynderelli
Location: Tulsa, OK Age 35-44 Gender: female
I absolutely love this skirt. It is incredibly cute and comfortable. You can dress it up for work or down and wear it as a swimsuit cover up. So versatile. I will be buying more colors! Love me some Samba.

Pros:
comfy, cute, versatile
I would recommend this to a friend!
Wardrobe Essential
June 3, 2012
sodengel
Location: VT Age 25-34 Gender: female
I fell in love with this skirt the moment I put it on! It's comfortable, great length, great material and a staple in my wardrobe now. I can dress this skirt up or down and look great either way. I almost didn't buy this skirt because I was looking for a pink skirt, but I ordered the Hyachinth and love it. Now if they only offered more colors....like maybe a nice blue or GERANIUM!!! :-) The ONLY reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is the lack of color options, I would buy many more if they expanded the color options! Definitely a must have skirt!

Pros:
great fit, comfortable
Cons:
need more color options
I would recommend this to a friend!
Versatile
June 1, 2012
TheFrogger
Location: Portland, OR Age 25-34 Gender: female
The versatility of this skirt is great. It can be worn very casually, with flip flops, but it can be dressed up as well. It packs well when traveling. The walnut is nice color for summer and pairs well with multiple shirts. Good, basic summer skirt.

Pros:
basic, flattering, versatile
I would recommend this to a friend!
Cool and comfortable for the summer.
May 26, 2012
ezshopper
Location: Cincinnati, OH Age Over 65 Gender: female
I ordered this skirt in walnut, loved it, and ordered two other colors right away. It fits and flatters, and it is so light and airy. I find that it washes well and is holding its shape.

Pros:
easy to wear
Cons:
wish it came in navy
I would recommend this to a friend!
Chrome.. don't buy it..
May 17, 2012
LucySunshine
Location: Colorado Age 55-65 Gender: female
"doesn't go with anything, really . It must have been a color mistake .Walnut rocks, though."

I would not recommend this to a friend.
This skirt is flattering, comfortable and awesome!
May 15, 2012
Peace
Location: New Mexico Age 25-34 Gender: female
This skirt is flattering, comfortable and awesome!

I would recommend this to a friend!
Super comfortable
May 5, 2012
SalPal
Location: Delmar, NY Age 45-54 Gender: female
I chose this skirt in the chrome color which I love. Actually I am wearing it right now with a tee shirt & flip flops. The fit is great & materal is stretchy & comfy. I prefer skirts to shorts in the summer so I'm sure I'll be back for more colors. It was a pleasure ordering from The Horny Toad!

I would recommend this to a friend!
Comfortable and versatile!
April 24, 2012
Dana
Location: Houston, TX Age 35-44 Gender: female
I bought a black chaka skirt from REI and loved it so much that I bought 3 more in different colors. They are great for casual weekend wear with a tank top and then I can dress it up a little for work. I had been looking for a skirt with these qualities for a long time and finally found it! I get tons of compliments on them as well.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Best skirt ever
April 2, 2012
margaret
Location: grapevine, tx Age 35-44 Gender: female
I love this skirt. I got a black one last year at REI and have since bought one in every shade offered by Horny Toad (pink, light grey, brown, & lavender). It is so soft and flattering and comfortable. More clothes should be like this! Easy wash & dry, quick iron, and it's ready to go. I just need more colors!

I would recommend this to a friend!
Shhh...You had me at Samba
April 2, 2012
Beener
Location: Arizona Age 35-44 Gender: female
Samba is my favorite material in the Horny Toad Collection. The perfect weight for most of the year. The great fabric adds to the beauty and function of this skirt. This is my second Chaka Skirt. The feel of the material is soft and comfortable. No tags to scratch or rough seams on this skirt. I am 5'3 and the skirt comes to about my knees. Everyone should own at least one Chaka....

I would recommend this to a friend!
This skirt is one of my favorties to wear this summer; fun, flirty and stylish!
March 21, 2012
Neen
Location: madison, wisconsin Age 35-44 Gender: female
I love the colors of this skirt and how comfortable the fit is. It sits low on the hips and has some details along the waist. Since I bought it I have been wearing it a lot because it goes with everything!

Pros:
comfortable, relaxed fit
I would recommend this to a friend!
Versatile, comfortable, and cute
August 24, 2011
Pomesky
Location: Fort Worth, Texas Age 35-44 Gender: female
This skirt quickly became one of my wardrobe favorites. It's been so hot here and this skirt has a been a lifesaver. It's light and breezy and goes with a lot of different styles of tops. This skirt and my Chacos are my summer uniform.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Love!
June 23, 2011
cmfk
Location: Canada Age 35-44 Gender: female
I love this skirt! The fabric is perfect and so is the fit. Sizing was good and the nice thing is that I could lose or gain 5 pounds and still wear it because of the unique gathered waistband.

I would recommend this to a friend!
Simply great
May 21, 2011
helruy
Location: Boston, MA Age 35-44 Gender: female
Great soft summer skirt. I picked the light grey one up in the store. I bought my usual size small and I think it runs normal to slightly big. It is a true A-line skirt and it has the perfect length for me, just above the knee. Love it!

Pros:
flattering a-line
I would recommend this to a friend!
lightweight, soft, but not a true A-line
March 15, 2011
SezWho
Location: Washington, DC Age 35-44 Gender: female
Cute skirt, very soft. Will be cool on hot summer days. But it's not a true A-line. It is cut straight from the waist through the hip, then swings out from there. Therefore, I had to exchange for a size up than I normally wear in skirts.

Pros:
soft lightweight
Cons:
odd cut not a true a-line
I would recommend this to a friend!
Perfect!
March 2, 2011
mlh4
Location: Bellingham, WA Age 35-44 Gender: female
Perfect length, perfect swing, perfect color (and I was worried that you'd be able to see through the light chrome color - you can't!), perfect fabric - light but not flimsy.

I would recommend this to a friend!
GORGEOUS! and oh, so flattering!
February 22, 2011
yardflower
Location: wisconsin Age 35-44 Gender: female
This is the perfect knit skirt. I love the gathered fabric on the waistband - perfect to hide the imprections. Great swing!

I would recommend this to a friend!