midi muses

While midi skirts were a big hit in the street style scene during fashion week, I have yet to see them make a solid appearance in the "high street." Which leads me to question 1) Is it really a trend item? Or am I just making this up because I personally am a fan 2) Maybe this whole blogging thing has made an impact. I have the maaaaagical ability to "trend forecast" 3) I am a clueless bafoon who has no idea where to shop. Regardless, I just wish there were more affordable options out there. Obviously the two measly midi skirts I own... I left in Jersey. This is what happens when you're a last minute packer. Thankfully, ASOS is on the forefront of all things fashion related and they seem to have a little bit of everything on their site. The first skirt/dress are a bit ridiculous for me price range wise, but I could see myself purchasing one of the later ones as an impulse splurge. With a coupon code, of course.

from left to right: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

And now for some real life midi wearing muses hittin the streets. Are you getting tired of me saying the title yet? Midi muse, midi muse, midi muse. I think personally why I'm attracted to this silhouette, is that there's something sorta unexpected about it. In a sea of mini skirts, you would think that a midi skirt would be matronly and frumpy. Specially on someone so young. As my cousin so aptly told me, I was not allowed to look like an old maid in NYC night life. But styled the right way, these skirts make for the most effortlessly stylish of outfits-- which these gals prove. Personally, I prefer skirts that hit closer to the ankle, since they make for more flattering proportions in my eyes. 

photos sourced on pinterest


  1. Love midi skirts - I just think it's hard to find one that's perfectly flattering on all body types though. But when done correctly, it looks so chic and elegant! I really like a-line midi skirts! So flowy and pretty :]

    xo Deborah
    Coffee, Prose, and Pretty Clothes

  2. I like this newer length and these girls wear it well

    * MlleWanderlust ✡

  3. I love midi skirts! Ugh but being the petite little kind of person I am, I doubt I'll look good in it. Maybe with a pair of pumps.
    Well, that's what heels are for. :P

    Love your blog so much!
    Ru|Glitter & Blush

  4. Nice post :3

  5. Great inspirations!
    These ladies are gorgeous!

  6. Midi skirts are SO much fun! I don't think I could pull them off, though.
    Bian, Mortem Blonde

  7. I have been obsessed with Midis for so long.. so i am glad they are on trend now!


  8. I don't think all those skirts you shared here are midi skirts but anyway, this post made me think if I would actually wear a midi skirt in real life myself. the thing is I got a pretty amazing thrifted midi dress for myself and considered making it shorter but now I'm thinking about leaving it the way it is. it would be a pretty cool challenge to style it! and I would also love to see your variants ;)

    Maikeni blogi - part of me

  9. That's a really good point. I've hardly seen any out in the stores here, mostly just online like ASOS and Shopbop. Either way this isn't something I'd indulge in since I am way too short!


  10. I have been noticing midi skirts lately, and I love all the inspiration you've compiled here! Now I want one of my own too :)

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

  11. I do like the midi skirt. It's demure and feminine.

  12. Midi Muse Midi Muse Mide Muse....I want more Midi Muse!!!!! Mili you are at the forefront of fashion....not a clueless bafoon (although that word made me chuckle a little so thanks for that loll)! I am feeling so inspired by all these shots! I'm yet to buy a midi skirt....every time I try one on I feel like a granny and I have no idea how to style it lol. But thank you for many gorgeous looks:)))!

  13. MIDIS ARE MY FAVOURITE THINGS EVER!! so femenine, chic, but i think can only be worn with heels!! These pics have really inspired me :) thanks Paloma and Jess xx

  14. Now I want them..I have none I guess. They look so cool! In love with Duma's outfit here.

    Jenny’s Bicycle-Indian Fashion Blog!!

  15. I love midi skirts and dresses. I have been on the hunt for a decently priced one particularly in the pattern of plaid and of course solid BLACK. And I totally agree with you, midi skirts aren't as accepted by everyone just yet (I don't see why it isn't). But so glad for this post!

    Neon Fox

  16. i LOVE the whole big volume thing but I'm still not sure if it fits my aesthetic. not that it's that much defined. but i do like the midi pencil thing.. beautiful inspiration images! and what is that thing the manrepeller is wearing, it's so cool!

    steph /


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