Four Ways to Wear a Midi Skirt at Work and In The Office
May 17, 2016
The ladylike, leg-lengthening midi skirt—first popularized in the 1940s by icons like Katharine Hepburn and Lauren Bacall—has been enjoying a comeback lately. But can you really wear it to work? Here, four elegant MM customers show us how they pull off a just-below-the-knee hemline at the office. Learn four ways to wear a midi skirt at work and in the office.
Director of Partnerships
Age: 34 | Size: 8 | Height: 4’11”
Office environment: Creative casual
How to pull it off: Pair a midi skirt with similar colors on top for an elongating effect.
What she’s wearing: The Williamsburg skirt in cream and the Davis top in watercolor citrus.
Rebecca, what do you look for in an employee? “I always ask what skills they’re looking to learn. Ultimately, you want them to get the tools they need to advance.”
Age: 25 | Size: 2 | Height: 5’8″
Office environment: Business formal
How to pull it off: For a conservative look, keep the rest of your outfit traditional. A white collared shirt does the trick.
What she’s wearing: The Harlem skirt and the Lagarde shirt.
CJ, what’s your office ritual? “Popsicles. I can’t say how many I consume per day; it’s embarrassing.”
Age: 29 | Size: 4 | Height: 5’9″
Product Development Manager
Age: 32 | Size: 2 | Height: 5’2″
Arushi, what do you love about midi pieces? “When they’re fitted along the waist and peg just below the knee, they make me feel tall and shapely.”
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