Skirt trends come and go, but while the women's midi skirt may have started as one of those trends, it's stuck around long enough to see it become a bona fide wardrobe staple.
Sure, it can be most commonly associated with summer, when floating iterations make it the perfect match for camisoles and strappy sandals. However, we've seen many of our favorite fashion influencers wearing their women's midi skirt in a weather-appropriate way during the fall/winter.
Women's Midi Skirts: Everything You Should Know About
Women's midi skirts have hemlines that end between the bottom of the kneecap and the bottom of the calf. A women's midi skirt is longer than the length of the knee and shorter than the maxi dress.
How do you wear a midi skirt for work?
The right, flowing women's midi skirt is comfortable enough to live in (or at least wear on repeat). (or at least wear on repeat). Pair yours with a cropped sweater or tuck in the top to show off the shape of the women's midi skirt. Then pick a pair of simple pumps that add some length, or if you feel casual, just slip into some sandals or flats. A plain top handle bag is the ideal finishing touch.
Slip women's midi skirts are having a very significant moment and with good reason. There's something about the material that gives them a more formal feel or a sexy edge, depending on the occasion and how you style it accordingly. It also means they're the best thing to wear if you're working all day and then going to dinner and drinks afterward. Dress up your slip women's midi skirt with a classic pointy-toe penny loafer and a button-down top, or make it funky with sneakers and a plain t-shirt.
What jacket goes with a midi skirt?
- Straight women's midi skirts taped to the hem can be topped with any type and length of the jacket. Flared midi women's skirts create proportions that make us feel less than fab.
- Outerwear that is the same or very similar length to a women's midi skirt or dress is typically a slam dunk, regardless of the silhouettes and colors of the midi and topper.
- Knee-length outerwear is great for wearing flared women's midi skirts, particularly when the coat is structured. It appears to be more compact than thigh-length outerwear.
- Creating a low contrast between a women's midi skirt and a jacket accentuates a long lean line that can offset odd proportions.
- A structured coat worn over a flared women's midi skirt appears to look more typically flattering in spite of variations in length and contrast.
- Short coats and jackets wear fantastic over straight and flared women's midi skirts. They can be fluid, oversized or customized.
How do you wear a midi skirt without looking frumpy?
1. Pay Attention to Proportion. The waist is the most important feature when you wear a women's midi skirt. That's why your top needs to be trimmed, tucked in or tied so you can see your waist. If not it can look frumpy.
2. Choose Your Shoe. Because of where the women's midi skirt reaches the leg, this length looks better with a little heel and/or some ankle definition. Yeah, it can look cute with a sneaker, too, but you need to make sure your ankle is on display to make it work.
3. What To Pair on Top. Since so many women's midi skirts are made of silk fabric, it can be difficult to find the right top to complement where it doesn't look too matching. Pairing a silk women's midi skirt with a knit, like a t-shirt, sweater, or sweatshirt, works well.
If you're going to a party or to the office, women's midi skirts are a flexible and cute choice for any occasion. It's quick to dress up or down and looks amazing any season of the year.
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