Chances are, ladies wearing high hemlines are more optimistic about the economy than their maxi dress wearing friends, and more likely to think the leg-baring style will be this fall’s trend. According to the 2013 BlogHer-Taubman Style Survey, 47% of women predicted above- the-knee hemlines to be this season’s look, reinforcing a longstanding theory that says hemlines rise and fall with the economy (the hemline index). Who knew?
Based on the theory, over 1600 women in the 2013 BlogHer-Taubman Style Study were asked to dish their thoughts as to where hemlines would well, fall this fall. In addition to theleg-baring winner, other hemline findings were:
- A small percentage (10%) of glass half empties out there forecast maxi skirts to be the trend this Fall