Would You Wear... a Double-Slit Dress or Skirt?

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Double slit trend taylor swift, michael kors spring 2013, alexander wang spring 2013


Photo Credit: Taylor Swift via Pacific Coast News, Michael Kors S/S '13 & Alexander Wang S/S '13 photos courtesy of Elle

If you thought Angelina Jolie's leg was the last news you'd read about leg trends, think again. All of a sudden, the double slit skirt is storming runways and red carpets alike. This strut-worthy style features two high leg slits in a skirt or dress. They are most frequently seen on maxi dresses, but Michael Kors (middle) proves that this look can be done on shorter skirts as well.

If you're a little nervous about rocking two thigh-high slits, you could always try to find a dress similar to Taylor Swift's Elie Saab gown from the 2013 Brit Awards (as seen in the photo above). Her dress was a nod to the popular trend, but incorporated the look in a more modest way, since it had mesh paneling covering her legs rather than the typical cut-outs. Mesh overlay in place or not, though, it takes a bold person to wear this trend!

If you're ready to jump on board, here are three budget-friendly finds...

Double slit skirts


Product Information: ASOS, Urban Outfitters, Swell

Would you wear a double slit dress?

We want to know! Is this trend something you love, hate, or are on the fence about?  How would you wear it? Is it appropriate and casual enough for class or only for formal occasions? Let us know by commenting below.