Talk about INSERTING ALGEBRA IN FASHION!!! LOVE IT!!
Skirt lengths for Fall 2010 are all over the map, with longer styles making a strong comeback. A lot has changed since Harper’s Bazar published this chart in 1868, not withstanding the puzzling granny boot comeback for Fall 2010. Trouble is, without arbitrary age-based rules, how does one figure out which skirt length works best?
I’ve always loved the romance of the calf-length skirts Marc Jacbs showed. They have film-noir-darling-I’m-late-for-my-train up the wahzoo. I’ve loved them from afar, that is: on me they scream school-marm-fuddy-duddy.
Even the right at the knee length, as interpreted in Victoria Beckham’s collection, can look dowdy on me – at least without towering heels.
Well, apparently there’s a formula to figuring out the most flattering length.
You’ll need two measurements: from your hipbone straight down the outside of your leg to the middle of your kneecap, and from the middle of your kneecap (outside edge)…
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