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Long skirts are in. This is great news for gals with long gams or those ladies who like to look demure. Long skirts are also much more easygoing then their mini sister. You can stretch out, relax and cross your legs without remotely feeling exposed. But gals who've been sporting knee-length and short skirts for the past few seasons may feel at a loss on what to pair with these longer styles, especially those in denim. Help is on the way!
Long skirts, especially denim ones, are high-impact pieces. You want to pick a top that isn't going to steal the show. That said, you also don't want to go so plain that your outfit feels like a fashion snooze. For a long pencil skirt try a structured cotton blouse or a fitted cashmere sweater. If you're rocking an ankle-length, cotton-denim, gypsy skirt try a sweet-and-soft V-neck tee, a lacy cotton camisole or even a cropped sweatshirt.
Long denim skirts hide your legs so you want to find a shoe that helps you elongate your whole body. Denim has a tendency to feel more casual than other fabrics, so you don't want to be busting out the glitzy heel for this ensemble. Try a cute wedge or a heeled bootie for maxi skirts. Calf-length and long pencil skirts look great with a heeled boot or even a Mary Jane pump.
A long denim skirt isn't going to give up its spot being the star of any ensemble. When it comes to jackets and cardigans, you want to stick to simple. If you're long and lean, you can opt for wearing a boyfriend jacket or cardigan. Choose lightweight fabrics that won't overwhelm the denim. Shorter gals in maxi denim skirts will want to stick to cropped jackets with a little more structure. The same rules apply to pencil and calf-length skirts as well.
A long denim skirt deserves one great accessory. Dress up your denim skirt with a bejeweled necklace or an antique pocket watch. Keep warm and look totally cool with a pretty, patterned scarf. Long maxi skirts also look fab when paired with a floppy sun hat or a Molly Ringwald-style fedora. You can even accent a long skirt with a great belt to give your waist more definition. Be careful in your belt choice, though; you don't want to end up looking short-waisted.