Summer Essentials: Midi Skirts

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be talking about summer staples on the blog. There are certain things that I think everyone should have in their closet for summer for work, play and everything in between. You may have seen my last post about chambray shirt dresses.

Up next … midi skirts.  The reason I think these are so genius is partly because of my daily NYC commute.  I really don’t want my thighs sticking to the plastic seats on the bus or the train in the summertime. That drives me bananas. I also want sufficient coverage for the office, but I don’t always love how heavy and constricting pencil skirts feel in the warmer months. A midi skirt lets you feel the breeze without flashing strangers …

(Design by NYC Recessionista; images courtesy of retailers as follows)

1. this crinkled chiffon midi skirt from Nordstrom
2. this polka dot midi skirt from Ruche
3. this printed midi length wiggle skirt from Asos
4. this paisley midi skirt from Asos
5. this linen midi skirt with a belt from Asos
6. this colorblock pleated midi skirt from Ann Taylor
7. this pleated midi skirt from LOFT