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Maxi Skirt

  • maxi skirt [maksee] [skurt]


  1. 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

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