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Classy leather a-line mini?

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duckandcover Sat 28-Nov-15 20:33:39

I've decided to go crazy and get a leather a-line mini. Tried a faux one on in Warehouse which was okay but I would like to invest in a real one in black. 12/14, little waist, large-ish bottom...teeny tiny budget. Any suggestions please?

cranberryjuiced Sat 28-Nov-15 20:36:02

38 quid in the sale ink{http://m.newlook.com/shop/womens/skirts/black-leather-a-line-skirt-355595101?extcam=UKPPCPLA3556035CR76619810674DVm&tmcampid=155&tmad=c&tmplaceref=UKPPCPLA3556035CR76619810674DV_m&gclid=CO7wzvz7s8kCFQbnwgodiXkEvw\m.newlook.com/shop/womens/skirts/black-leather-a-line-skirt-355595101?extcam=UKPPCPLA3556035CR76619810674DVm&tmcampid=155&tmad=c&tmplaceref=UKPPCPLA3556035CR76619810674DV_m&gclid=CO7wzvz7s8kCFQbnwgodiXkEv]]w}

duckandcover Sat 28-Nov-15 20:39:23

cranberry that looked so lovely I whooped for joy...then I saw how short it was from the back on a woman with no bum. I fear I would be arrested...!

CallingAllEmergencyKittens Sat 28-Nov-15 20:42:46

Mango

duckandcover Sat 28-Nov-15 20:50:09

kittens that is lovely too BUT I think I know where I'm going wrong - maybe I'm thinking of midi (is that the right term - a few inches longer but still well above the knee?) Will try googling in case it turns up something which will cover my arse sad

Glitteryfrog Sat 28-Nov-15 21:42:27

I've ordered a mini faux leather shirt, but the tall section.
I'm hoping a couple of extra inches will make the difference.

Glitteryfrog Sat 28-Nov-15 21:44:10

Topshop tall - faux but maybe? m.topshop.com/h5/product?productId=20674872#

Judydreamsofhorses Sat 28-Nov-15 22:16:19

www.oasis-stores.com///oasis/fcp-product/5635201

I have this, which is faux leather, but looks great. I'm 5ft 6 and it's just a bit above my knee. I tend to wear it with crew-neck jumpers, opaques and flat Chelsea boots and have even worn it to work. I tried on loads of different ones -real leather was really what I was after - and this one was head and shoulders above the rest.

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