Skip Nav
Kate Middleton
I Re-Created Kate Middleton's Most Iconic Looks — and, Yes, I Felt Like Royalty
Must Haves
What's on Our Editor's Shopping List Right Now
Kate Middleton
Kate Middleton Was the Belle of the Ball at Every Wedding She's Ever Attended

Style for Style: The Wind Beneath My Minidress

Has anyone else been hiking up their hemline this Summer? With the plethora of dress options, I can't resist! It was time for me to show off my stems and I think every woman should chuck their jeans aside and give a dress a twirl. After all, Fall is right around the corner and fresh variations of hosiery are soon to be all the rage so let your legs BREATHE!

However, there is an enemy when you choose to don a loose trapeze dress or sassy mini dress: a mighty wind. While some people probably wouldn't mind a little sidewalk show, it's a major fashion fax paus to flash your under-business (as exhibited by too many starlets in recent years). I say: be prepared for the wind beneath your mini dress with some cute, flirty under options.

  • My fail safe is to wear a pair of full-coverage bootie shorts, or cute girlie boxers, underneath my skirt and over my underwear; I never want to be that girl who trips and falls on my ass, baring my ass. Plus, you can play with patterns and show a little something unexpected - in a good way.
  • If your skirt is light colored, wear a pair of nude boy shorts.
  • If you don't mind a little peekaboo, a pair of ruffled panties are certainly more acceptable than commando!
  • A super cute option: bloomers! They evoke a sweet sultry farmer girl vibe.
  • For a more street or casual look, bust out a pair of denim cut offs.
' />

I now send you off in your little skirts fashion-ready and wind-ready!


Join The Conversation
mic_check_chell mic_check_chell 10 years
haha! thanks for the tips! i always have trouble getting out of the car when the wind's blowing and these will help resolve the problem nicely.
Fashion Fashion 10 years
Hey Kiki tee: it depends on the boxers and my mood. Sometimes i'll wear them over undies so I don't feel, er, too exposed. Make sense? Maybe I'm a bit overly cautious! xo
crazygirl93 crazygirl93 10 years
Very cute. At school our kilts fly up ALL the time it's soooooo annoying!!!
Kkkkkkkkkkk Kkkkkkkkkkk 10 years
Fab, under you skirt and over your underwear... huh? Why not just wear them AS underwear?
sashak sashak 10 years
In high school we had to wear green box-pleated skirt that caught the wind like crazy! Every girl would slap their skirt down at the same time. Lots of us wore boy short underwear
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
I never have too much trouble with wind but walking in and out of the subway is a nightmare! There is always a gust of wind coming from somewhere whenever I walk up or down the stairs!!
tiabia tiabia 10 years
Hanky Panky and Honey Dew have the cutest undies!!! I actually own the mesh Hanky Panky's in turquoise and they are the cutest!!!
partysugar partysugar 10 years
I always wear my cheerleading kick pants underneath minis and dresses that are weary of the wind. They go over underwear and I know I can trust them because I used to dance around/kick my leg over my head in the same kick pants.
XxCoolBritannaxX XxCoolBritannaxX 10 years
Some good ideas. But I just don't understand some people, why would you go commando in a minidress?
vienvien vienvien 10 years
Very cute
Free People Beauty Products
Candice Swanepoel Daisy Dukes Instagram November 2016
Best Labor Day Sale Shopping 2016
This Chic New Hair Accessory Proves Cuffs Aren't Just For Wrists
From Our Partners
Latest Fashion
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds