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Midi skirts are trendy, but many of us avoid them due to fear of frumpiness. After all, we’re the vivacious, spirited, self-confident women who invented the mini. And yet, there’s something so appealing about being able to cross our legs or sit like a guy, and not have to think about tugging down hems when we stand up. I’m a pretty picky fashion editor who doesn’t endorse every trend, but this one gets an unexpected five stars. Here are 10 whys and ways we can all get on board.