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10 Midi Skirt and Dress Styles to Embrace

Go with the flow with longer-length skirts and dresses

Regina Hall, Carolina Herrera and Michelle Yeoh

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From left: Regina Hall, Carolina Herrera and Michelle Yeoh sport midi skirts. 

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.