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Should You Stop Wearing Super-Mini Skirts at a Certain Age?

Not if you're Elle Macpherson and Heidi Klum, who revealed she shortens all her skirts.

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RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 6 years
I think it depends on your shape, not your age. I'm only 22, but I have never in my life felt entitled to wear one. lol
Talldiva45 Talldiva45 6 years
No - if you have a great body who cares what age you are.If the legs are looking right then I say work it!
kaitxo kaitxo 6 years
No Way!!! As long as your legs are smokin' and your outfit is tasteful, I say go for it!
snowysakurasky snowysakurasky 6 years
not necessarily when you're 40 or anything, but maybe around 60? i think it would look a bit foolish at that point. sorry if this sounds sexist or judgmental. oh and if you;re tina turner its ok of course!
RockAndRepublic RockAndRepublic 6 years
Yeah, just because you can doesn't mean you should. Some articles of clothing do bring age.
Valou1 Valou1 6 years
If your name is Elle Macpherson, then anything goes!
cg130 cg130 6 years
If you can look fab in one, there's no reason to cover yourself up!
Suspiria Suspiria 6 years
Do you REALLY think Elle can wear mini skirts? I don't think so... Look at this: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1198795/Elle-Macpherson-shows-fine-Bodywork-46-gleams-car-launch.html I am in shock. :scared: I thought it was photoshopped, but I saw the "Guess who" in Popsugar and her legs are really horrible. THAT'S why I think you must stop wearing mini-skirts at a certain age.
Suspiria Suspiria 6 years
Do you REALLY think Elle can wear mini skirts? I don't think so...Look at this: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1198795/Elle-Macpherson-shows-fine-Bodywork-46-gleams-car-launch.htmlI am in shock. :scared: I thought it was photoshopped, but I saw the "Guess who" in Popsugar and her legs are really horrible. THAT'S why I think you must stop wearing mini-skirts at a certain age.
Marci Marci 6 years
I guess I'm alone in thinking that this look is just too young for Elle. Yes, she has the body for it, but just because you CAN wear something doesn't mean you should.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 6 years
Sales, I feel the same way! I'd be like..um..mom..please don't wear that LOL, she's over 60 by the way, and yeah, her legs look GREAT. In fact, she is probably the only female in our family who has slender, long legs, but no I don't want to see my 60-something mom to be wearing super mini skirt. I'm 31 and I'm already avoiding wearing short skirt, the shortest I'd go probably just an inch above my knees other than that, I feel like I'm competing with younger, sexier gals by trying to look young when I'm so not looking young anymore :p That's just a personal preference though.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 6 years
Sales, I feel the same way! I'd be like..um..mom..please don't wear that LOL, she's over 60 by the way, and yeah, her legs look GREAT. In fact, she is probably the only female in our family who has slender, long legs, but no I don't want to see my 60-something mom to be wearing super mini skirt.I'm 31 and I'm already avoiding wearing short skirt, the shortest I'd go probably just an inch above my knees other than that, I feel like I'm competing with younger, sexier gals by trying to look young when I'm so not looking young anymore :p That's just a personal preference though.
SalescoopSarah SalescoopSarah 6 years
I am a little split on this one. While I do believe that everyone should be able to express themselves in however way through their clothes, I would absolutely die to see my mother in mini skirts at her age. I guess the answer would be, as long as it is with discretion and kicking bod, whenever!
soccerdesigner soccerdesigner 6 years
i think you should wear whatever you want if you feel good about yourself.
Edie-J-Blige Edie-J-Blige 6 years
Not if you look like Elle Macpherson!
mommie mommie 6 years
They say not past 35 but if you have good genes, and, stay in shape, guess you can go as long as you don't look silly.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 6 years
No, if the mini-skirt is still flattering on someone, she should still wear it (if she wants to). It's not about age, as much as it's about what looks flattering, and what the woman likes to wear. With that said, I still wear mini-skirts (when the weather is really hot). I have a fit and shapely figure, and I think I look better in a mini-skirt than a lot teenagers, especially the overweight ones. Sometimes I think the mini-skirt was made for women like me. ;) :)
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 6 years
No, if the mini-skirt is still flattering on someone, she should still wear it (if she wants to). It's not about age, as much as it's about what looks flattering, and what the woman likes to wear.With that said, I still wear mini-skirts (when the weather is really hot). I have a fit and shapely figure, and I think I look better in a mini-skirt than a lot teenagers, especially the overweight ones. Sometimes I think the mini-skirt was made for women like me. ;) :)
simplyfab87 simplyfab87 6 years
No. If you have the legs and the body, then why not flaunt them.
canadastyleblog canadastyleblog 6 years
If one has the body, short skirts can easily be worn in the summer. Most women ( not supermodels) will choose to pair the skirt with shorter heels. Nevertheless for Fall/Winter 2009 it is acceptable to wear a short dress, pullover, sweater wiih leggings and high heels at any age! Go up a notch and pair the outfit with over the knee boots to really WOW the crowd!
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