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Those midi skirts still look very odd

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HallnotOates Wed 07-Sep-11 16:13:07

imo

tethersend Wed 07-Sep-11 16:22:06

Mind you, most things listed as 'midi' seem to be knee length, it's weird.

Just below knee length suits me best, so I'm happy with midi

HallnotOates Wed 07-Sep-11 16:53:04

the flarey ones, it seems oyu have to stand knock kneed - chung style and look cluless and quirky for them to work

exhibit A

noddyholder Wed 07-Sep-11 16:54:42

I tried a tight one and it looked good I was surprised I like the full ones but wouldn't suit me

HallnotOates Wed 07-Sep-11 16:55:32

a tight one?
like a pencil skirt?

arightoldbag Wed 07-Sep-11 16:55:41

horrible horrible horrible

hate the gathered waist look as well - as unless you're skinny it'll bulge out like a cake frill

midi doesn't look good unless you're 18 and everyone KNOWS you're doing it to be fashionable

channelling pensioner chic never looks good.

HallnotOates Wed 07-Sep-11 16:56:17

Descending&categoryId=208530&parent_categoryId=203984&pageSize=20 haha - think this was our sofa once

AbsDuWolef Wed 07-Sep-11 16:56:24

It's not for the fainthearted or over 25 (unless you're REALLY working it).

This kind of thing is easier to wear

<snigger>

twostraightlines Wed 07-Sep-11 16:56:42

Awful on me for sure.

And frumpy, I think, on anyone with reasonable posture

Stokey38 Wed 07-Sep-11 16:56:43

In theory am very keen but have yet to try one on that suits me.

southeastastra Wed 07-Sep-11 16:56:44

i like em

HallnotOates Wed 07-Sep-11 16:56:51

Descending&categoryId=208530&parent_categoryId=203984&pageSize=20 this is odd isnt it

HallnotOates Wed 07-Sep-11 16:57:03

www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=33057&storeId=12556&productId=2592873&langId=-1&sort_field=Rating Descending&categoryId=208530&parent_categoryId=203984&pageSize=20

latrucha Wed 07-Sep-11 16:59:17

I think I'd just look like a frumpy old mum in one. {checks self in mirror} Hmm better go and get one. It'll suit me down to the ground.

dinkystinky Wed 07-Sep-11 17:02:20

I blame sodding sex and the city

now every high street store thinks women want to look like they're channelling Carrie Bradshaw ffs

noddyholder Wed 07-Sep-11 17:02:45

Yes like a long pencil skirt in tweedy material.Lovely for winter with ankle boots and jumper I think. The full ones only look good on twigs.

KurriKurri Wed 07-Sep-11 17:04:41

That black thing is awful, is a skirt? is it an old lady slip? is it a net curtain?

And as for that beige gold, crushed velvet,slash neck, cowl back creation - frightening.

southeastastra Wed 07-Sep-11 17:06:08

i think it's nice to have something different in a sea of crapness which is the high street at the moment. really uninspiring

Ifancyashandy Wed 07-Sep-11 17:08:21

Am over 40. Have got one thats blue and pleated. Love it. Get complimented on it. Will continue to wear it! In fact, will probably buy another for winter.

Librarian chic, innit!

AbsDuWolef Wed 07-Sep-11 17:08:21

I don't understand these long sheer skirts, with a short/mini slip underneath. It just looks daft. It's one short step to the return of skorts

noddyholder Wed 07-Sep-11 17:10:10

I am over 40 too it is not about age but what you look like in the clothes

HallnotOates Wed 07-Sep-11 17:11:06

( noddy is 61)

Ifancyashandy Wed 07-Sep-11 17:11:28

I love that sheer black skirt!

noddyholder Wed 07-Sep-11 17:11:50

love No am 64

HallnotOates Wed 07-Sep-11 17:14:15

oh yes LOVE pencil skirts, its the floaty shit ones i am not sure about

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