Introduced around the 1940s, the pencil skirt, then known as H-line, was a popular trend particularly for women's office attire. Switch to modern day and the iconic style has become a wardrobe essential for day to evening chic. Looking for a fabulous and flattering black pencil skirt? Next's ultimate pencil skirt in black or berry, which has been designed with a slight stretch and kick pleat, looks gorgeous dresses up with court shoes or down with a textured sweater. The sophisticated high waisted skirt design means it looks super stylish with a tucked in printed blouse and large necklace as a smart but modern alternative to a skirt suit. Or perhaps take the pencil fit to the evening with a stunning print or sultry or faux leather skirt inspired by the romantic gothic look. So whatever your signature style, browse the latest collections with brilliant delivery services today.