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While skirts are a wardrobe stapleas hard as we might try, sometimes we just feel too self-conscious in certain styles.
On our Insta travels, we discovered that the one way to make the mini look chic is via a polished blouse see Linda Tol's outfit below. Rewind to last summer and it seemed as though everyone was wearing midis and maxis, and a large proportion of the high-street's dresses and skirts stopped mid-calf.
The hemline index theory states that hemlines tend to rise and fall with stock prices, so perhaps it isn't such a coincidence considering the current state of affairs we're looking at you Brexit and Covid. Just finish the look off with knee-high boots now then swap in fisherman sandals come summer.
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While I'm generally on board with this development, I have also been experiencing slight midi fatigue, and, in turn, pangs of nostalgia for the miniskirt which was, incidentally, the bedrock of my teen wardrobe. But I still have reservations: How do you make it look as grown-up and sophisticated as longer styles? We have also fallen for Courtney Trop's matchy-matchy plaid co-ord, which she styles with loafers and graphic sunnies.
If the below influencers are anything to go by, it's entirely possible. From season to season, month to month, hemlines have gradually been making their way southwards, creeping past the thigh and heading towards the knee. Whichever way you look at it, it seems as though the poor miniskirt has well and truly been sidelined in recent years.
Scroll down to see the six most flattering miniskirt formulas to try this spring. Over the last few years, a subtle alchemy has occurred, both in my personal wardrobe and the wardrobes of fashion editors across the land.