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Updated Sep 10, 2018 @ 12:10 pm
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Now that summer is upon us, we are ready to bare some leg with one of our favorite standbys: the mini skirt. The trick to wearing this wardrobe staple at any age? First, look for options that hit at an appropriate length (no revealing butt cheeks, please). Timeless silhouettes, like a wrap shape or perfect A-lines, are a must. Fabric choice is incredibly important, too. Always go for something with a little structure, like a tweed or crisp cotton. And when it comes to denim, make sure it is clean and simple — no heavy distressing or trendy embellishments. Follow these simple steps, and you will be sure to nail the mini skirt for the office.

1. Contrast Seam Skirt

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2. Utility Skirt

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3. Frilled Cotton-Blend Skirt

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4. Tweed Mini Skirt with Piping

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5. A-line Denim Mini Skirt

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6. Button-Front Skirt in Linen-Cotton

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7. Short Cargo Skirt

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8. Denim Skirt

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9. Textured Wrap Mini Skirt

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10. Flounced Hem Mini Skirt

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11. Crystal Embellished Crepe Mini Skirt

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12. Boucle Mini Skirt

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