• net-a-porter.com

You know the old theory that posits that shorter hemlines signal a bullish economy? If that’s true, better batten down the financial hatches: midis and long skirts reappeared on the runways for spring/summer 2011 (although hemlines were all over the place, signaling more tumultous times, perhaps). They’re already wearing longer skirts in London. Start hoarding canned goods now.