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  • TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
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    TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
    Take soft shades through to the new season with Tibi’s bubblegum-pink Simona midi skirt. It’s cut from textured jacquard crepe with a feminine high rise and wide structural pleats. Wear it with the coordinating top for a polished combination.
  • TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
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    TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
    Tibi's aqua-blue midi-skirt is the key to wearing the season's sugary hues with a new-found attitude. It's a structured pleated style made from jacquard crepe and designed to sit below the knee. We love it as part of both day and evening looks just switch out a classic T-shirt and slides for a peplum blouse and elegant pumps.
  • JIL SANDER Sole draped-waist midi skirt
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    JIL SANDER Sole draped-waist midi skirt
    Understated sophistication is the perfect way to describe Jil Sander's reliably chic collections and this artfully draped Sole midi skirt is a new addition for Pre-AW14. It's crafted from sleek black techno-crepe that holds the A-line silhouette beautifully and is cut to sit high on the waist with hidden side-seam pockets.
  • CHRISTOPHER KANE Ruched-nylon midi skirt
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    CHRISTOPHER KANE Ruched-nylon midi skirt
    Nylon has been used in a host of new and innovative ways this season and Christopher Kane employs it to ladylike effect in this ruched midi skirt. The slate-grey hue is perfect for the new season and works particularly well with pop-bright shades. Try it with a highlighter-pink sweater and sharp-toed pumps.
  • TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
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    TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
    This black textured-crepe midi skirt embodies Tibi’s cool New York aesthetic. It’s cut to sit high on the waist and flares into a pleated A-line silhouette. Wear it with a statement sweatshirt for a contemporary twist or tuck in a silk cami for a polished evening look.
  • MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Waterfall-hem skirt
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    MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Waterfall-hem skirt
    McQ Alexander McQueen gives this season's essential midi skirt a directional twist with an asymmetric waterfall hem. This black pure wool style falls just above the knee on one side and cascades down to hit the calf on the other for a dramatic silhouette. Wear it to instantly update city staples.
  • FREDA Embroidered hound's-tooth midi skirt
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    FREDA Embroidered hound's-tooth midi skirt
    The classic hound's-tooth pattern is reimagined in the form of Freda's double-layer skirt. This ultra-modern midi comes lined with a shorter opaque pencil skirt to showcase the sheer checked outer layer. Tuck in a simple black tee and finish with pointed lace-up brogues to master modern femininity.
  • ELIZABETH AND JAMES Salem leather A-line skirt
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    ELIZABETH AND JAMES Salem leather A-line skirt
    Elizabeth and James subverts the ladylike connotations of the A-line midi with its Salem skirt. Crafted from buttery brown lamb leather this piece falls just below the knee making it the perfect partner to you new-season boots.
  • FENDI Sheer-panel double-crepe skirt
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    FENDI Sheer-panel double-crepe skirt
    By splicing this black double-crepe skirt with a sheer silk panel Fendi transforms a staple style into something fresh and modern. It's designed to sit high on the waist and flare subtly down to mid-calf. Simplicity is key here; just add an elegant white blouse and ankle boots.
  • J.W. ANDERSON Satin and crepe midi skirt
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    J.W. ANDERSON Satin and crepe midi skirt
    This black crepe skirt from J.W. Anderson is cut on the bias and falls to a midi-length A-line silhouette that gently skims the body. Tuck in a cami to highlight the satin waist panels or style it with a draped top to work the label’s directional aesthetic.
  • ACNE STUDIOS Donna boiled-wool pencil skirt
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    ACNE STUDIOS Donna boiled-wool pencil skirt
    The pencil skirt is an indispensible wardrobe staple and Acne Studios offers a contemporary version with this boiled-wool Donna style. It's crafted from pure merino wool falls to mid-calf and stays true to the label's Scandi-cool aesthetic with a waist to hem silver-tone exposed zip. It's perfect with ankle boots during the day or pumps after hours.
  • ROCHAS Midi-length pencil skirt
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    ROCHAS Midi-length pencil skirt
    No smart wardrobe is complete without a sleek pencil skirt and this wool and cashmere-blend style from Rochas comes in an elegant midi length that’s perfect for now. The caramel hue makes a fresh alternative to classic black or navy and works perfectly with the season's claret and forest-green separates.
  • HAIDER ACKERMANN Bias-cut crepe skirt
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    HAIDER ACKERMANN Bias-cut crepe skirt
    Directional cuts and expert drapery define Haider Ackermann’s modern aesthetic. This black crepe midi skirt is cut on the bias with an asymmetric hem. Wear it with a simple tee and ankle boots to work the label’s understated elegance.
  • ROCHAS Bat-jacquard midi skirt
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    ROCHAS Bat-jacquard midi skirt
    At first glance Rochas’s forest-green A-line midi skirt appears to obediently oblige to the brand’s ladylike sensibilities. On closer inspection you'll notice an intricate bat-jacquard which adds a darker edge. Team it with a fitted polo shirt for a contemporary twist on a classic silhouette.
  • MARNI Asymmetric-hem midi skirt
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    MARNI Asymmetric-hem midi skirt
    The modern woman loves Marni and this skirt illustrates exactly why. It's beautifully constructed from navy wool-crepe and boasts an unexpectedly sculptural hem and on-point midi length. Stay true to the Italian house's offbeat sensibility by teaming this directional piece with a statement shirt chunky sandals and an oversized graphic-print clutch.
  • REBECCA TAYLOR Grey Garden pleated midi-skirt
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    REBECCA TAYLOR Grey Garden pleated midi-skirt
    Rebecca Taylor is renowned for her signature floral prints and this season's botanical motif was hand-painted by a student from Parsons The New School for Design. This pleated crepe midi skirt is the perfect canvas and sums up the label's modern feminine aesthetic. Toughen up the look with a leather biker and polished brogues.
  • FREDA Embroidered hound's-tooth pencil skirt
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    FREDA Embroidered hound's-tooth pencil skirt
    Freda puts a delicate spin on hound's-tooth using it to decorate the semi-sheer overlay of this black pencil skirt. This versatile piece falls mid-calf and the statement pattern is visible at the hem. Tuck in a sleek top to complement the high-waisted silhouette and add mannish flats for an offbeat touch.
  • ROCHAS Metallic-jacquard midi pencil skirt
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    ROCHAS Metallic-jacquard midi pencil skirt
    The pencil skirt gets a refined update for the new season by way of metallic jacquard. Caramel-brown stretch-twill forms the base of this ornate Rochas design while crystal bug embellishments elevate it into something truly special. Wear it the modern way – with a tucked-in polo shirt and ankle-strap pumps.
  • MARNI Fishtail wool-crepe skirt
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    MARNI Fishtail wool-crepe skirt
    Marni's structured take on the midi skirt is the modern way to wear longer lengths this season. Cut from indigo-blue double-faced wool-crepe it hugs the body and flares dramatically into fishtail pleats on either side. Partner it with the brand's understated separates and cult sandals switching to mannish brogues come autumn.
  • LANVIN Ribbed wool-blend midi skirt
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    LANVIN Ribbed wool-blend midi skirt
    For Pre-AW14 Lanvin's Alber Elbaz turned his hand to elegant daywear. This charcoal-grey ribbed wool-blend midi skirt is a fine example with a banded high waist and voluminous folds of fabric that form the fishtail hem. It's a chic building block for polished workwear looks but still brimming with the French brand’s glamour.
  • MSGM Metallic faux-leather skirt
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    MSGM Metallic faux-leather skirt
    The midi skirt has made waves in recent seasons but MSGM's metallic-silver faux-leather version takes the style to new contemporary heights. The full A-line style sits high on the waist and finishes below the knee so can easily be dressed up or down. Honour the label's love of clashing and team it with a printed T-shirt or colour-pop heels.
  • NO. 21 Floral-print midi skirt
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    NO. 21 Floral-print midi skirt
    Embrace AW14's moody florals with No. 21's bloom-bedecked midi skirt. Printed with painterly red and pink flowers against a black satin backdrop it taps into the trend perfectly. Pair this high-waisted style with a cropped knit and masculine flats for the most directional take.
  • ROKSANDA Arwen stretch-wool midi pencil skirt
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    ROKSANDA Arwen stretch-wool midi pencil skirt
    Roksanda's bold use of colour transforms the simplest styles into trophy pieces. The Arwen pencil skirt is cut from indigo-blue stretch-wool and has contrasting teal-green pockets trimmed with herringbone embroidery. It sits high on the waist so tuck in a blouse to work that quintessential Roksanda silhouette.
  • ADAM LIPPES Eyelet-detail satin midi-skirt
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    ADAM LIPPES Eyelet-detail satin midi-skirt
    Adam Lippes's Pre-AW14 collection was filled with the most refined and luxurious of materials. This elegant black cocoon skirt for example is cut from sleek satin and embellished all over with gold-tone eyelets. Complete the look with a silk tee and mules.
  • CHRISTOPHER KANE Leather and snake-print denim skirt
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    CHRISTOPHER KANE Leather and snake-print denim skirt
    The snake was a key theme for Christopher Kane this season and he used reptile prints in many innovative and exciting ways. This full midi skirt shows the wearability of the collection in snake-print cotton while a wide leather hem adds a tonal and textural contrast. Complete a cool daywear look with a cashmere sweater and mules.
  • SALONI Bettina cosmic pansy-print midi skirt
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    SALONI Bettina cosmic pansy-print midi skirt
    Saloni’s embossed taffeta Bettina midi skirt is a chic way to wear florals year-round. It's crafted from embossed taffeta and printed with a colourful Cosmic Pansy design – perfect for incorporating bold colour and texture into a look.
  • ROKSANDA Devan melange-wool midi skirt
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    ROKSANDA Devan melange-wool midi skirt
    Welcome this season’s favourite length with Roksanda's shin-skimming Devan skirt. The A-line style is made from a mid-weight melange wool in a tonal mixture of aqua-blue grey and white and features tightly overlocked edges that emphasise its structured linear shape. This is ladylike dressing with a tougher modern edge.
  • ADAM LIPPES Grosgrain-stripe midi pencil skirt
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    ADAM LIPPES Grosgrain-stripe midi pencil skirt
    Adam Lippes’ first Pre-AW14 collection unveiled a succession of sophisticated staples to bridge the gap between summer and winter wardrobes. Cut from black stretch-cotton with a grosgrain side-stripe this classic pencil skirt features a centre-front slit and is cut to the season’s favourite midi-length. Team it with an oversized blouse and bold heeled mules.
  • THIERRY COLSON Mimi gingham-print midi skirt
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    THIERRY COLSON Mimi gingham-print midi skirt
    Thierry Colson taps into two of summer's freshest trends with its Mimi skirt combining an oversized blanket check print with a voluminous midi length. Highlight the high waist with a tucked-in blouse or camisole.
  • ROKSANDA Ila wrap-around beach skirt
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    ROKSANDA Ila wrap-around beach skirt
    This Ila wrap-around skirt from Roksanda is a fresh alternative to the classic kaftan bringing something a little more ladylike to your beachwear collection. The midi-length style is cut from a comfortable stretch fabric with a full-length side slit; wear yours with a bikini or with a cotton T-shirt.
  • MAX MARA STUDIO Olaf skirt
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    MAX MARA STUDIO Olaf skirt
    The Olaf skirt typifies Max Mara Studio’s classic aesthetic. The streamlined design is cut from heavy black jersey has a high waist and falls to a flattering midi length. Pair it with the matching jacket and black pumps.
  • J.W. ANDERSON Sail wool-blend A-line skirt
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    J.W. ANDERSON Sail wool-blend A-line skirt
    J.W. Anderson adds to his hit collection of skirts with this Sail A-line style. The structured shape is created with royal-blue neoprene and falls to an of-the-moment midi length that gathers artfully to one side. Look to the presentation styling for inspiration and ground with thick-soled white flats
  • THIERRY COLSON Mimi gingham-print midi skirt
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    THIERRY COLSON Mimi gingham-print midi skirt
    The midi-length skirt is the silhouette to be seen in and Thierry Colson’s Mimi style is a contemporary way to work the look. It’s cut from tonal navy and black gingham with a flattering high waist and a full A-line shape. Wear it with a simple white blouse for a ladylike take on the trend.
  • PREEN BY THORNTON BREGAZZI Tippi bonded-crepe skirt
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    PREEN BY THORNTON BREGAZZI Tippi bonded-crepe skirt
    Full skirts were key to Preen by Thornton Bregazzi’s Pre-AW14 collection. This black midi-length style sits high on the waist and is cut from structured bonded crepe so holds its shape beautifully. It's named after illustrious Hitchcock blonde Tippi Hedren and when paired with a crisp white shirt and point-toe pumps wouldn't look out of place in her cult film Marnie.
  • BALENCIAGA Crepe mesh-panel midi skirt
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    BALENCIAGA Crepe mesh-panel midi skirt
    The midi is the length of choice this season and Balenciaga's take is cut from black crepe with a laser-cut panel along the hem. A high waist and A-line shape cut an elegant silhouette that feels decidedly more contemporary than its mid-century inspired counterparts. A cropped shirt and block-heel sandals will complete a directional day-to-evening look.
  • CHRISTOPHER KANE Pleat-side midi skirt
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    CHRISTOPHER KANE Pleat-side midi skirt
    Science inspired Christopher Kane for SS14 and this white satin-crepe skirt interprets the theme elegantly. The midi design appears almost dissected with a futuristic point-front silhouette while flashes of neon-green are sliced along the sides. Try it with a structured white blouse for an ultra-contemporary look.
  • RICHARD NICOLL Hound's-tooth jacquard midi skirt
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    RICHARD NICOLL Hound's-tooth jacquard midi skirt
    Ice-white houndstooth was a key feature of Richard Nicoll’s runway show and this high-waisted A-line skirt is a delicate and rather beautiful example. The organza trim adds a sheer element to the soft design and sits an inch or so below the hemline. Take your cue from the catwalk and pair it with an opaque top and complementing accessories.
  • J.W. ANDERSON Origami midi skirt
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    J.W. ANDERSON Origami midi skirt
    J.W. Anderson shows off his origami skills with this cotton and silk-blend skirt. It's a new way to wear the season's midi hemlines and a versatile investment in one of fashion's rising stars. Take it from day to night with an understated tee and dress flats.
  • ALTUZARRA Mochi button down midi skirt
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    ALTUZARRA Mochi button down midi skirt
    Self-tie fastenings were prominent on the Altuzarra catwalk this season and this Mochi button-down midi skirt is one of the most wearable ways to work them. Cut from banker blue cotton-twill and lined in white satin this refined piece packs maximum punch with a printed blouse and pin-thin heels.
  • MOTHER OF PEARL Calle petal stripe-print midi skirt
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    MOTHER OF PEARL Calle petal stripe-print midi skirt
    For SS14 Mother of Pearl took inspiration from artist Mat Collishaw and his fascination with nature. This petal-print midi skirt is a vibrant interpretation and one of the best ways to work the season's longer hemlines. Pick out the colour palette with a cobalt sweater and matching slip-ons.
  • ADAM LIPPES Leopard jacquard midi skirt
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    ADAM LIPPES Leopard jacquard midi skirt
    Leopard is a perennial print and for SS14 designer Adam Lippes has reimagined it in a sophisticated grey and white jacquard. Highlight the mid-rise waist by tucking in a simple white T-shirt.
  • ROKSANDA Whiston rubber and crepe midi skirt
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    ROKSANDA Whiston rubber and crepe midi skirt
    The buzzword in hemlines now is ‘midi’. The dove-grey crepe-panel Winston skirt from Roksanda Ilincic is one the finest examples out there and combines the designer’s eye for colour with an innovative rubber fabrication. Highlight the darted waistline with a fitted top or cropped sweater.
  • TRAGER DELANEY Liberty pleat-front midi skirt
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    TRAGER DELANEY Liberty pleat-front midi skirt
    Sleeker fuller longer – that’s how we’d sum up skirts this season. This midi-length A-line style from Trager Delaney is cut from structured white crepe that's lined with silk and finished with a deep central pleat that moves as you walk. Complement the high waist with the label’s midriff-skimming Joanna blouse.
  • GIVENCHY Ruched jersey skirt
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    GIVENCHY Ruched jersey skirt
    Givenchy's black silk-blend jersey skirt will become a lynchpin of a contemporary wardrobe. Sleek and enduringly stylish it sits high at the waist and falls mid-calf for a silhouette-enhancing result. Balance the proportions by teaming it with an oversized sweater and open-toe sandals.
  • HELMUT LANG Side-slit stretch-jersey skirt
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    HELMUT LANG Side-slit stretch-jersey skirt
    Sharp sleek and seriously cool Helmut Lang's black midi skirt is an easy but attitude-laden style. It's constructed with a short stretch-crepe skirt and a longer sheer overlay. Open side seams are perfect for revealing bronzed legs beneath.
  • MARNI Hollow Frond-print cotton-poplin skirt
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    MARNI Hollow Frond-print cotton-poplin skirt
    Marni embraces the season's midi hemlines with this cotton-poplin Hollow Frond skirt. Pick out the white in the floral design with a same-tone T-shirt and heels.
  • BOTTEGA VENETA Refined ramie pleated skirt
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    BOTTEGA VENETA Refined ramie pleated skirt
    The full pleated midi is the skirt trend of the season and Bottega Veneta's black cotton-blend style is a dramatic example. Tuck in a blouse to show off the high waist and fan embellishment then simply add heels and a contrast-colour clutch.
  • ROKSANDA Tillot silk-organza pleated skirt
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    ROKSANDA Tillot silk-organza pleated skirt
    Roksanda's clever use of origami pleats and feather-light silk-organza gives this midi skirt a sophisticated feel - one that's perfect for spring/summer. Sorbet shades such as pale pistachio will work harmoniously with this piece's light-grey tone.
  • HAIDER ACKERMANN Wool pencil skirt
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    HAIDER ACKERMANN Wool pencil skirt
    This slim-fitting pencil skirt from Haider Ackermann is a sleek way to wear the season's midi lengths. The high-waist and side split add a seductive edge to the elegant silhouette. Wear it with a draped silk blouse and pin-thin heels for a polished take on eveningwear.
  • GILES Screw pois jacquard pleated skirt
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    GILES Screw pois jacquard pleated skirt
    The screw head was a recurring motif throughout the Giles Resort show and has been used to create the jacquard of this A-line midi skirt. The high waist and full pleats lend it a mid-century feel while the tropical-pink tone is totally of-the-moment. Simply add a soft white blouse and pointed flats.
  • BOTTEGA VENETA Colour-block on light-print pleat skirt
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    BOTTEGA VENETA Colour-block on light-print pleat skirt
    Fully pleated and falling to the knee this printed skirt from Bottega Veneta is a statement way to wear a midi length. Wear it with a black blouse and chunky brogues in the day or a silk cami and pin-thin heels for evening.
  • MARC JACOBS Pleated silk-satin skirt
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    MARC JACOBS Pleated silk-satin skirt
    Cut from silk-satin and featuring soft pleats for added volume this black skirt from Marc Jacobs is an elegant way to wear a midi length. Style it with an oversized knit and a tweed jacket for a sophisticated and on-trend look.
  • ALTUZARRA Lace hem pencil skirt
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    ALTUZARRA Lace hem pencil skirt
    This Altuzarra pencil skirt is a grown-up way to work the midi with a side hem slit black sheer chiffon panel and a raw lace hem. Take your cue from the runway and style it with a biker jacket and boots or team it with heels and a fine knit for a softer look.
  • ROKSANDA Molina jersey midi skirt
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    ROKSANDA Molina jersey midi skirt
    Roksanda brings a directional update to smart dressing with this Molina jersey skirt. Channelling the midi trend of the moment this buttoned-front piece is perfect with a printed blouse for vintage-inspired chic with a modern edge.
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