One of the problems with being tall is that alot of the skirts I try on are mini-length on me, even if they aren't supposed to be. Being in my 30's and having two small kids means that wearing super-short skirts is neither practical nor appropriate.
So, I was thrilled to see how designers embraced maxi skirts & dresses at the Spring 2011 runway shows. I love how versatile these full-length skirts are. You can pair them with a simple tank top and flat sandals or dress them up more for evening. The layers of flowing fabric make the modern styles more bohemian-chic than "Little House on the Prairie". Some examples:
I personally am on the hunt for one that I can wear with a basic tee, leather belt & wedge sandals for those days when I want to feel feminine, but still be comfortable!