You Said: Maybe to Minidresses

March 17th, 2008

Omiru Poll Result: Maybe to Minidresses


Kate DressWe asked: Would you wear a Minidress?

You said:  Maybe.  For the second week in a row, both "Yes" and "No" each got 50% of the vote.

Style tip?  If you have less-than-perfect legs, you can still pull off the minidress trend.  Try wearing a minidress over (opaque) tights.  Black tights are the most slimming, but you can also experiment with color here.

Next question: We’re seeing plaid everywhere–on the runway, in stores, and on the streets.  But would you wear plaid yourself? Cast your vote on the sidebar!

Pictured:  Kate Dress | $98 at J Crew.

Entry Filed under: Trend, Trend Predictives, Trendscape, What's In and What's Out, Women

8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. J_Benet  |  March 17th, 2008 at 1:27 am

    Yes, but only in autumn-winter, not in spring-summer.

  • 2. Mimi  |  March 17th, 2008 at 11:31 am

    They’re cute, but I think minis are for younger women. They just look like “trying to hard” on women my age so I had to vote no. But seeing the brightly colored, floral, and bold patterned minis mean winter is over!

  • 3. Valerie  |  March 17th, 2008 at 4:47 pm

    Mindress—no. Not unless it is plaid! ;)

  • 4. Caitlin  |  March 17th, 2008 at 5:53 pm

    I don’t think it’s the most sophisticated look ever, but good for the days when you don’t want to suck it in all day!

  • 5. Trisha  |  March 17th, 2008 at 11:07 pm

    Yeah, minidresses aren’t so much about the sophistication…they’re more flirty and fun. Excellent point about the seasonality of the minidress, J_Benet!

  • 6. The Devil Wears Marc Jacobs  |  March 18th, 2008 at 5:36 pm

    I love minidresses, they are fun, flirty, and are age appropriate for me- mid 20’s. I would wear them on a warm day with gladiator sandals, but I would also wear them in the winter over tights with high/flat boots!!

  • 7. Frances  |  March 19th, 2008 at 9:23 am

    If you’re looking to flatter your figure, the minidress is definitely for people who are straight up-and-down without curves. As for the age issue, I say if you’ve got it flaunt it! just make sure you pair it with a longer coat–unbuttoned ;)

  • 8. Trisha  |  March 20th, 2008 at 9:11 am

    Mmm love the minidress with a long coat look.

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