Midi skirts are a rather surprising fashion trend considering they haven't really seen any action for quite some time. I rather like the way these look, and I truly hope they catch on with more people than just high-fashion celebrities. They seem simultaneously comfortable and businesslike, making them a spectacular summer look.
As the British summer falls flat on its face with yet another false start, a new fashion trend is on the rise. The midi-length skirt with a hemline which falls below the knee and is most often written off as dowdy is on course to be the sleeper fashion hit of the summer.
Thanks to an unlikely trio of factors including the blustery weather, Victoria Beckham's much-photographed personal wardrobe and a glut of hipster pop stars pictured at the Coachella festival, the midi skirt is being hailed as the skirt of the season. The shape even scored a red carpet success earlier in the week. Fashion commentators praised Carey Mulligan's appearance at the Met Ball in New York wearing a midi-length dress by Balenciaga at fashion's most high-profile event. Read More