Wednesday, 2 April 2014

The New Midi Length

The past year has seen a transformation in popular style with the introduction of the pencil skirt. Fay McDermott talks us through the trend of the minute…

The pencil skirt and crop top is a look that was made popular by Kim Kardashian, and has recently been worn by celebrities like Daisy Lowe and Anne Hathaway. Pencil skirts are a classic cut which have always been worn as office wear; but with daring prints and luxurious fabrics they have been given a new feminine take.

Their longer length and tight fit has taken sexy to a new level, being less ‘in your face’ than a mini skirt and definitely more grown up. The pencil skirt allows all women to embrace their shape and flaunt their curves.

The skirt is a summer staple, as it can be paired with chunky sandals, a loose crop top and retro sun glasses for sunny day, or worn with high heels, a body and costume jewellery for a summery night out.

Of course, the mini skirt will always hold a place in our hearts… but it is definitely time for the world to embrace a more sophisticated and mature fashion.

Kim Kardashian donning her signature look.

Model Jourdan Dunn in Topshop’s sequin pencil skirt.

Beyonce looks amazing, a great look for the summer.

What do you think of the midi trend? Let us know @libertybellemag

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