Not quite maxi and certainly not mini, the midi is by far our favourite of the hemline family.
Be they skirts or troos, we're happy halfway. When there's a little smidge of ankle showing and not much more. That's a bit of us.
Rising in popularity over the last few years, it seems they are - in fact - a bit of everyone, with high street stores full to the brim of varying mid-calf styles.
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Forget its frumpy connotations, the midi skirt is the very epitome of modern elegance. It's also one of the most hard-working pieces in any wardrobe thanks to its versatility.
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Spending the bank hol sunbathing in the park? Birkenstocks and a white tee.
And going to the cinema tonight? Throw on a thin sweatshirt and some chunky dad trainers.
So now we've convinced you that they're this season's smartest buy, shop our pick of the season's best offering below...