The Short Girl’s Guide to Wearing a Midi Skirt

We’re debunking a fashion myth at Glamour today: You don’t have to be taller than 5’4 to wear a midi skirt. Midlength skirts are one of our favorite spring fashion trends, and they’re going to continue well into the fall. So if you haven’t rocked the work-perfect look yet because you think you’re too short to pull it off, keep reading below for style tips that will make it work.

vanessa-hudgens5-1Midi Skirt + Crop Top
The sliver of exposed skin works wonders at breaking up the midi look; so you don’t feel overwhelmed with lots of fabric. We love how Vanessa Hudgens sports hers—and she appears way taller than her actual height of 5’1.

anna-kendrick5-2The Illusion Midi Skirt
Take it from Anna Kendrick ,whose 5’2 frame is lengthened with a knee-length pencil skirt with sheer overlay. The overlay extends to the mid calf, making it part midi, part pencil skirt.

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The Printed Midi Skirt
An airy print like AnnaSophia Robb (who’s 5’0) is a terrific choice. Partner it up with a fitted T-shirt and a blazer or car coat on top for work.

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