ACCESSORIES REPORT: Party In The Front, Business In The Back

Accessories Report

We all know the infamous mullet haircut, whose mantra “Business in the front, party in the back” had the power to rule nearly a decade of hairstyles. But ladies and gents, I would like to introduce the modern day mullet, but no it’s not a hairstyle, it’s the blossoming high-low skirt that's short in the front and long in the back. 

A newer trend on the runway, the high-low skirt is a perfect summertime bottom. A shorter front has a static, structured feel similar to that of a pin skirt, but the long, flowing train in the back adds more movement and elegance. A summer must, this skirt is ideal for full day wear. It can be worn in a laid back setting during the day, or transformed into a nighttime staple piece. 

I found this Fashionista on her way to meet up with some friends on the quad. I love the print of her skirt, not only do the roses add color, but they also give this Fashionista’s ensemble a dainty edge. The chiffon fabric of the train adds a perfect, breezy feel and look.

I like how this Fashionista paired her skirt with a plain black tank top. I think it’s important to let statement pieces speak for themselves. This Fashionista doesn’t want her top to take away from her skirt. Can you blame her? It’s essential to let key pieces shine. By donning a more basic top, this Fashionista let’s her skirt do the talking.

Spotted: Jason Wu’s spring 2012 runway debuted a more subtle high-low skirt.


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