Where can I buy knee length/above knee summer skirts?

(19 Posts)
rubyrubyruby Thu 11-Apr-13 21:47:33

Not Boden or White Stuff please.

Thanks

CointreauVersial Fri 12-Apr-13 00:33:29

Ruby, when you find out, could you let me know? I can't find anything I like anywhere.

rubyrubyruby Fri 12-Apr-13 07:48:42

Will do CV smile

I'm looking for holiday alternative to shorts.

YoniRanger Fri 12-Apr-13 08:05:16

You may not believe this but I Have three genuinely lovely ones from Laura Ashley.

They are good quality, wash well and go with everything.

novelsituation Fri 12-Apr-13 08:07:03

Would recommend this broderie skirt here in navy or white. A-line but not too a-line.

Mrsrobertduvall Fri 12-Apr-13 08:17:07

Glad you posted this ruby.
I too am looking for skirts this year...shorts are a no no for holiday ...I have good legs and a decent figure but am 53.
No birds or insects required in the pattern please.

rubyrubyruby Fri 12-Apr-13 09:17:01
Yonihadtoask Fri 12-Apr-13 10:48:28

mantaray from Debenhams

I quite like this range.

Yonihadtoask Fri 12-Apr-13 10:51:29

or this range

joe brown

gogogaga Fri 12-Apr-13 11:10:13

Simple A-Line jersey skirts in fab colours at Kettlewell - plus their stretch lace pencil skirt is gorgeous...

HandMini Fri 12-Apr-13 11:49:56

Are the Kettlewell jersey skirts thick enough? Hate the thought of VPL or riding up with jersey fabrics on bottom half.

Badvoc Fri 12-Apr-13 11:54:10

Saw a couple of nice linen ones in next yesterday

thebestpossibletaste Fri 12-Apr-13 12:34:24

Following with interest as just trying to find knee length skirts for work in the summer.

thriftychic Fri 12-Apr-13 15:01:11

was going to ask the same question myself . cant find much , although now ive looked at Laura Ashley im wondering if a sailor skirt would be acceptable www.lauraashley.com/skirts/navy-cotton-sailor-skirt/invt/ms472/

Badvoc Fri 12-Apr-13 16:12:53

I am actually considering buying fabric and making my own knee length summer skirts.
Saw some lovely cotton fabric in ikea of all places last week.

lateSeptember1964 Fri 12-Apr-13 16:43:46

Badvoc I think thats a great idea. I have always thought it would be nice to have some shift dresses made for the summer. I have been hooked on the Sewing Bee and would love to have a go. I reckon you would only need one pattern and just different material. Imagine owning something that is actually made to fit just you. I have no excuse as my machine is buried under the stairs but I tend to knit instead.

Badvoc Fri 12-Apr-13 16:45:50

I think that's what I am going to do
There is just nothing in the shops that is me

Mrsrobertduvall Fri 12-Apr-13 19:53:38

I have a friend who sews (used to be a costumier with the royal ballet. Not a bad idea to ask her to run me up something.

mewkins Fri 12-Apr-13 20:31:42

Gap flutter ones tend to be nice for spring/ summer - just above knee on me and I'm 5ft7. I have to say I wear my sumnrr skirts so rarely that they have lasted for years! Have topshop, great plains and french connection ones that I wheel out year after year! Tk maxx also good for this type of thing.

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