For midsummer, read midi-summer!

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As catwalk collections embrace a new-found femininity for summer, so fashion’s focus falls firmly on the skirt, writes our style guru Amy Walters.

THE COMMON THEME here is a longer line: put away the minis and opt for knee-length and calf-skimming numbers that best create a womanly silhouette. This is the time for the midi… indeed, why expose everything when a flash of ankle or well-turned calf is so much more alluring…