This Is Holly Willoughby's Secret to Making the Miniskirt Look Grown-Up

Last year was all about the midi dress and skirt, so it's no surprise we'd forgotten about the sassiest of lengths: the mini. It's not always an easy hemline to pull off and can make some feel a bit self-conscious. Plus, we always have our mother's words "only show legs or décolletage, not both" in our heads reminding us of that classic dressing mantra. But thanks to Holly Willoughby, we've rediscovered a miniskirt outfit formula that is not only chic but also properly grown-up. Once again, the TV presenter has hit it just right, and we can't wait to re-create the look. So, what's the big secret? Simply add a roll neck. There are a few ensembles that are worth copying, so we've included a couple below. Keep scrolling to see just how Holly updates the miniskirt and minidress.


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On Holly Willoughby: Rixo London Harper Floral-Print Silk Mini Dress (£265); John Smedley Pimlico in White 85); Jones Bootmaker Forever Jones Nova 99)

Style Notes: Not only does Holly wear one of our favourite brands around right now, Rixo London, but the addition of a white roll neck gives the dress a fresh wintry twist. But it'll still be great for your spring 2018 wardrobe. Bonus.


Related: We Think This One Item Is the Secret to Holly Willoughby's Cheery Style


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On Holly Willoughby: Topshop jumper (sold out); L.K.Bennett Daxon Animal Calf Leather Skirt 337); Kurt Geiger Stacey Black Mid Heel129)

Style Notes: We all know that leopard print is a neutral, and Holly proves that so well here. Evidence that winter wardrobes are nothing without a black roll neck and ankle boots.


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