There's a lot to say about skirts so let's start with the mini. The term "mini skirt" was coined in the '60s, when thigh-length skirts started trending for the first time. Now, you can get a mini skirt in pretty much every colour and fabric. The denim mini skirt is a take on blue jeans, and usually has five pocket styling and a zipper fly. Then there's the midi, which hits above the ankle and below the knee — not too long and not too short. Consider the midi skirt to be the more modest cousin of the mini skirt, although it didn’t start out that way. The midi skirt was downright scandalous in the 1920s, in the post-war Coco Chanel era. And let's not forget maxi skirts, the perfect summertime accessory (a close tie with an iced coffee). Pleated skirts we love for their feminine, ballerina-esque energy and comfortable fit. Pleats are small, repeating folds — think accordion style. They allow for tons of expansion and movement, so a pleated mini skirt is a cute way to get the mini look without a fit that's too tight. Same goes for a pleated midi skirt and a long pleated skirt. Making a statement without sacrificing ease of movement — we're into it. Shop skirts.