Short Dresses and Skirts Trends
This trend may seem a bit unrealistic for certain countries (Russia, Canada) but for Pre-Fall 2012 a big trend is mid thigh hemlines on dresses and skirts.
Funny enough this hasn’t really crossed over from spring, it is an oddity in that regard but it is certainly seen from the Pre-Fall shows in a big way.
Donna Karan used slits up to the hips to show the required amount of leg for this trend while Theysken’s Theory used short shorts to elongate the leg and make the Pre-
Fall 2012 looks a bit more sultry.Though a lot of designer hopped on this train there were a few who wouldn’t have any of it. For example Jason Wu who was so fashion forward was hesitant to show knee. The same went for Butberry Prorsum by Christopher Bailey and Calvin Klein. As for the designers who were more conservative, what they lacked in leg they made up for in train. Some of the dresses they were putting out needed their own Pippa Middleton to carry their massive excess. But that’s a whole other trend.