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Style for Style: How To Wear...Mini Skirts

We girls need to be careful when it comes to wearing mini skirts. Actually, in general we need to be careful when wearing any item of clothing that reveals a large part of our body. I cringe when I see girls wearing mini skirts wrong; a mini can be classy when worn correctly. Here are some tips to look cool in a mini:

  • Rule of thumb: keep it sleek by counteracting its inherent sexiness with some not quite as sexy items
  • On top, choose something more tame than a skintight tank or revealing blouse - wear a frilly blouse or a loose cami with a cool blazer.
  • Footwear should be minimal. I love minis with flats but if you need some height keep the heels chunky, as seen here at Derek Lam's Spring/Summer collection.
  • As for Fall footwear, same rule applies, and whether you wear a mini with tights or not, a flat knee boot or wedge boots are the perfect accompaniment.
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cocca cocca 9 years
great tips! i have yet to find a mini that has the same siluette as the one above...
andrea426 andrea426 9 years
i oogled over this skirt when i first saw it in his collection! love the colors and the contrast! but yes, tiny skirt keep the shoes flat. same idea with shorts.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 9 years
Every girl needs this info! Thank You!
mafalda mafalda 9 years
Well THANK YOU!
mafalda mafalda 9 years
Well THANK YOU!
nati nati 9 years
grat tips! :)
nati nati 9 years
grat tips! :)
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Good tips. You dont want to look hoochie wearing a mini.
JBlondie JBlondie 9 years
Any more suggestions then just a frilly blouse or loose camis?? I look like a bag lay when I wear loose fitting camis and blouses...but I don't want to look like a street walker either!!!
shini shini 9 years
good advice, chunky heels... mini skirts are so risky to mistakedly look like a street girl :P
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