At Which Age Should You Stop Wearing Short Hemlines?

Bobby Schuessler

Age should never totally influence your fashion decisions, but there are a few outfit-picking areas (e.g., hemline length) where that magical number does come into play. While we'd never deter you from wearing whatever you love, there is a difference in the way you're perceived through the decades, so skirt lengths may vary over time. To get some more specific insight, we enlisted celebrity stylist Orlee Winer (who's worked with Malin Akerman, Michelle Williams, and Toni Garrn) to give us her advice on the appropriate ages for various hemlines.

Keep scrolling to see where you fall on the list and shop some of this season's best skirts. But remember, if you want to test out a style in a different bracket, just do it. 

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