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How to wear: a midi-length dress

By Jess Cartner-Morley

If you have been ignoring this look and hoping it was going to go away, now is a good time to face the fact that it is not

Changing what you wear on the top half is easy; changing your whole silhouette requires more effort than changing what you wear on your bottom half. I mean, it is literally easier: if you want to try on a dress or trousers or a skirt, you must sit down, unlace your shoes and wrangle with your jeans or whatever you are wearing. If you are in a shop, you may have to deal with your knicker-clad image in an unfamiliar mirror, as well as the tediously loaded issue of whether the size you have picked out accommodates your waistline. So much easier to buy a pair of earrings or a new sweater, which you can try for size without having to strip off.

I get it. Except, the easy option is not even halfway effective. If you want to fundamentally update your outfit, you need a root and branch overhaul, because the wardrobe centre of gravity right now is a midi-length dress.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2018/sep/14/how-to-wear-a-midi-length-dress