Move Over Mini, The Midi Is Here To Stay

It may be the fact that I am more aware now-a-days of how much skin I place on display but I have been leaning more towards to a trusted midi skirt opposed to my previous favourite, the mini. As someone that is only 5’2, the idea of midi skirts coming into fashion terrified me a little – how was I going to be able to actually pull off this trend without looking like I’d been swallowed up whole by a piece of fabric? Well the secret is in the styling, I find if I pair a midi-skirt with a plunge neckline it instantly makes me look shorter but the second I bring in a high neckline or a faux turtle neck suddenly I look 3 inches taller.

I’ve been wearing midi skirts since the summer now and I have to say I’m absolutely in love with them…and midi dresses as well. They’re the perfect dress up or dress down wardrobe essential.

Honestly I’ve always been someone that has gone in the direction of shorter skirts opposed to maxi or midi skirts but I’m a changed women…my mini skirts have been left abandoned at the back of the drawer while my collection of midi skirts and dresses has tripled in size.

There are just so many ways in which you can style the midi skirt so that all our fashion dreams can come true. Whether you want to dress it up with a silk camisole, stiletto heels and a clutch bag or pair with a knit, and chunky sneakers…the midi skirt will work with just about every style out there.


Now I’m not going to give you a list of how to style the midi skirt, there are plenty of posts like that on the blogosphere including ones by Maria J, Lucy Cole and Hayley Hall. All of these ladies did such a good job, and I just really wanted to share my love of the biggest trend that is probably going around right now.

Everyone and their nan has jumped on the midi trend…and they’re perfect for just about any build out there. Conscious of your stomach? Pick up a pleated or floatier version. Want to show off your gorgeous curves? Opt for a bodycon style. I’m keeping my fingers tightly crossed that this trend sticks around until at least the end of 2019…but of course that’s not how trends work but I’m still going to be rocking my midi pieces for the rest of the year.



All photos within this post were taken by Alex on my Olympus Pen E-PL7 with 45mm lens in natural lighting. They were then edited on Lightroom CC.
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