When it comes to skirt lengths, we’ve been used to going to extremes with mini or maxi skirts interspersed with the occasional knee length when we need to look smart. This means some of us feel inclined to shy away from the new midi length. But rest assured, it’s easier to wear than it looks, and fantastically versatile with heels, boots or flats for all kinds of occasions. Once you’ve tried one it’ll soon become a wardrobe staple and you’ll be wondering how you ever lived without it!
When it comes to easy, effortless school gate style, you won’t do any better than a denim dirndl skirt with button detailing to say a stylish hello to the new school year. When teamed with slide on sandals and a long-sleeved stripy tee, you’ll look casual but cool as you rush around doing all the various errands the day throws at you. As the days turn colder, wear it with boots, tights and a brightly coloured jumper for an on-trend autumn/winter look.
Whether you opt for a flared floral midi skirt or a sleek sophisticated black tube skirt, your new midi skirt will be your best friend when it comes to looking sharp and switched on in the office. Wear it with heels and a pretty patterned blouse tucked in for the ultimate in polished, professional workwear chic. This is a look that will take you straight from the office to a cocktail bar with friends.
A flared denim, floral or brightly coloured midi skirt is an essential part of your to-pack list this summer. Wear it with a simple white T-shirt for family strolls to the ice-cream parlour, low-key dinners under the stars and shopping expeditions in unfamiliar cities. This easy-to-wear skirt length is also a much more comfortable alternative to jeans for travelling in style in hot weather.
If the man in your life is more used to seeing you in skinny jeans and heels when you’re going for a dressed-up look, surprise him into holding the door open for you by unleashing your ladylike side next time you go out together. A midi skirt from George at ASDA will give you an instant style update and the great prices at George will leave you with enough money left over to still enjoy drinks and dinner.
Just because you’re pregnant, it doesn’t mean you have to stick to massive T-shirts and leggings. Lots of the midi skirts in the shops come in a super comfy and stretchy jersey fabric, making it a no brainer for the designers to make a maternity version. If you pick up one of these skirts, you’ll sail through your pregnancy in style.
So go on, be the first of your friends to pick up a midi skirt and you’re guaranteed to have everyone asking you where you got it and emulating your super switched-on fashion savvy style!