- maxi skirt [mak–see] [skurt]
- Any skirt with a hemline length that falls to, or below, the wearer’s ankle. See also: SKIRT LENGTHS
HISTORY: Late 1960’s: Popularized style due to the resistance of miniskirts.
Related Terms: ankle-length skirt, ballerina length skirt, floor-length skirt, full-length skirt, knee-length skirt, micro-mini skirt, midi skirt, miniskirt, tea-length skirt
Source: Patternmaking for Fashion Design p. 230, Fairchild Dictionary of Fashion Second Edition Revised p.338, p.517