miniskirt


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miniskirt

skirts hemmed at mid-thigh or higher; heyday of the leg in fashion world (1960s). [Am. Hist.: Sann, 255–263]
See: Fads
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Legs stay throughout a woman's life" was her reasoning on why the miniskirt has ageless appeal.
Tu's new range includes, standing, black cord baker boy hat, pounds 6; Land's End knee-length camel skirt, pounds 29; Cherokee peach cord jacket, pounds 20; Miss Sixty's black label cord puffball miniskirt, above, pounds 89; Land's End boot cut cord jeans, pounds 34
Just because Amy Pond wears a miniskirt it doesn't make her any less savvy; she gives the Doctor a run for his money and any other man.
And a worrying snapshot of interviews showed many believe women are up for sex simply because they are wearing miniskirts.
On one occasion, two 13-year-olds were on their way to Girls' Brigade when they spotted Reid in a denim miniskirt and tights.
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COURT OUT: Serena strips off to reveal her black tank top, miniskirt and calf-hugging trainers
My parents were a bit horrified when I started wearing miniskirts, because I was coming up to the north east from London, where it was popular, but it took a while to catch on in other regions outside the capital.
The miniskirt ban is one of 41 new decorum measures introduced by Bobbio.
In a sexy white miniskirt and brown top, Nikki, who was with boyfriend Danny Young at Embassy club in London, drew admiring looks all night.
And capping off a night to remember (although we're still trying to forget those unbelievably uncomfortable wooden folding chairs) was Jennifer Coolidge, whose gut-bustingly funny ``Touch Me'' song-and-dance number, done in platinum wig and miniskirt, was proof positive that the Groundlings have plenty of comic life left in them to go another 30 years.