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Women's mini skirts

Directly from the Sixties, for the spring summer 2019 the mini skirts are back in the spotlight of international fashion. Short just over the knee or very short, both for a sexy look or to give a touch of grit to the more casual wardrobe, the mini magnifies the female beauty and could be worn practically with everything.

Pastel colors and fluorescent effects brighten up the summer mini skirts

It was 1964 when the mini skirt appeared for the first time thanks to Mary Quant and André Courreges, the inventors of a piece of clothing destined to revolutionize the fashion and the role of women for evermore. This small piece of fabric, that become the symbol of women’s emancipation, for the spring summer 2019 is proposed in very short versions. Sometimes even too short, up to seems just something more than a belt that completely unveils the legs for a very sexy look. The funniest variants for the summer outfits bet on colors and prints and could be combined both to casual t-shirts than to the tailored jacket for an unusual and bold style. Pastel colors, in tender shades that go from pink to lilac and pale yellow, are present in the catwalks of Blumarine and Blugirl, which propose draped models with sporty details. Among the neutrals, very trendy colors of this season, at J.W. Anderson the nude effect pink is made more particular with three-dimensional decorations, while the beige is chosen for the leather mini skirts of Emilia Wickstead. Brighter colors, like jade green and fuchsia, are proposed on runway by Vuitton and by Alberta Ferretti with her sequins embroidered variants. Very scenic are the fluorescent and holographic effects used by Emporio Armani in organdy and by Byblos, which creates a very short mini with big patch pockets.

Eighties revival and a pinch of romanticism for the prints

Speaking about prints, the latest fashion trends are inspired mainly by the Eighties, with graphic prints and neon colors like those by Iceberg or those that seem scrawled with a marker in the irreverent and ironic collection by Moschino. Romanticism and sensuality for the floral prints by Valentino and Dolce & Gabbana, who mix the animal print to their iconic floral pattern, while Calvin Klein gives a sporty touch to the spotted pattern with hi-tech cuts and unusual details.

To be a real style icon just wear a jeans mini skirt

The trendiest fashion designers are fascinated by the great expressive potentiality and by the iconic value of mini skirt, transforming it into a real must-have of their collections. The more creative models play not only with proportions, which are becoming even more reduced, but also with a large range of fabrics and particular effects. For the more casual look, maybe to match with a pair of boots and a sporty shirt, surely the most used and beloved fabric for the designers is jeans, presented almost everywhere in the fashions shows:

  • At Miu Miu the jeans mini skirt has a rock soul with the metal studs
  • Vetements renews the classic Scottish fabric, usually more suitable for the winter collections, combining the tartan in a neon version to denim in very short skirts
  • Photographic and hyperreal floral prints make the miniskirts by M.S.G.M. really trendy and decidedly creative
  • Also Alberta Ferretti chooses to drastically shorten her skirts’ hems, with light-colored denim models with giant pockets
  • The evergreen contrast between black and white involves also the design of jeans miniskirts created by Dolce & Gabbana, who decor the black denim with Baroque prints, by Jacquemus and AnnaKiki, which decorate with studs the white jeans mini skirt matched to the trainers

From leather to lace, here the newest fabrics for the spring summer 2019 mini skirt

The more sporty and innovative women’s mini skirts use technical and performing fabrics, like for those in padded nylon created by GCDS, those in micro-net and satin by Jeremy Scott and for the metallized models by Hogan and Versace. Leather is another material very present in the international fashion shows and it’s proposed both for the 5-pockets micro skirts designed by Alexander Wang, that for the patchwork effect made with exotic snake leathers for the sensual mini skirts proposed by Roberto Cavalli. Always leather that alternates fringes to suede textures and is inspired by the Native Americans style was seen in the collections of Alberta Ferretti and Longchamp. The miniskirt could be worn also for the eveningwear and for the most elegant occasions, maybe combined to a beautiful jeweled sandal with a sharp stiletto heel. For who wants a touch of elegance and refinery the 80s version tweed proposed by Balmain and Twinset is perfectly matchable with the tailored jackets. Surely for the evening the flawless fabric is lace, both in the romantic and fairy version by Vivetta, than in that more delicate by Zimmermann, which combines the eyelet lace in different shades of color for the miniskirts and the more audacious and sensual tops.