Not quite a maxi and certainly not a mini, the midi is by far our favourite of the hemline family.
Be they skirts or troos, we're happiest halfway. When there's a little smidge of ankle showing and not much more. That's a bit of us.
Rising in popularity over the last few years, it seems they are - in fact - a bit of everyone, with high street stores full to the brim of varying mid-calf styles.
How to... dress on holiday in the evening, whether you're clubbing in Ibiza or on a beach in Bali
Forget its frumpy connotations, the midi skirt is the very epitome of modern elegance. It's also one of the most hard-working pieces in any wardrobe thanks to its versatility.
Our edit of the chicest dresses to snap up for this summer's endless weddings
And going to the cinema tonight? Throw on a thin sweatshirt and some chunky dad trainers.
So now we've convinced you that they're this season's smartest buy, shop our pick of the season's best offering below...