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Trend Alert: Midi skirts

Fresh and flirty style for spring



With the gradual approach of spring weather, it’s time to shed the chunky sweaters and kick up the hemline. Don’t worry about hopping on the elliptical quite yet; thankfully, this season’s must-have item is the modest midi skirt.

The midi skirt hits anywhere from a couple inches below the knee to a couple inches above the ankle. While it might conjure images of a 1950s housewife, this skirt is meant for the cool kids. Whether full and pleated or straight and pencil-like, this skirt is a versatile piece that’s easy to pull off. Wear it with a t-shirt, cardigan and pointed-toe flats for the day. For night, single-strap heels, a sleeveless blouse and statement necklace kick up the look. 

Pictured (top to bottom, left to right): Milly printed pencil skirt, Zara lace pencil skirt, Topshop textured midi tube skirt, Zara midi skirt with belt, Pink Tartan faux leather pleated skirt, and Topshop gingham calf midi skirt. 

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