You Should Be Wearing This New (Old) Hemline

3 years ago

The modest calf-length skirt is inching back into our wardrobe, not that we are complaining. We’ll happily exploit its waist-cinching powers. If you’re wondering where to start with this new season keeper – without looking like a frump – we’ll gladly share some ideas:

Team it with pop hues

These skirts work best in solid hues. Add a shot of colour by teaming it with contrasting shades.  

Peter Pilotto Resort 2017

Pair it with attention-grabbing heels

The good thing about these calf-length skirts is that they let your shoes do the talking. Trust court shoes, ankle boots or block heels to do the job. But definitely skip ankle straps (too busy) and flats (too short)

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Look for unique details

Think tiered skirts with custom belts a la Rosie Assoulin, or Tome’s black number with a knotted front. Panels, pleats, pockets and buttons never fail.

Say yes to crop tops

A high-waist skirt that doesn’t betray any signs of your (prolonged) absence from the gym is always nice. Reach for it when you want to play with asymmetrical crop tops or feminine off-shoulder blouses.

Grab a pullover 

Not completely on board with the idea of wearing a fitted top or a cutaway number? Reach for your comfy pullover. Just remember to cut the volume and add definition with a belt.

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Go high, but also go low

High-low hemlines add enough interest to the look, without you having to make much effort. Nail the footwear, and you’ll do just fine.