Date: 2011-12-10 11:03 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] minervasolo.livejournal.com
If it's like the school I went to, they were issued knee-length :) We used to roll them up at the waist, and one or two more daring girls would have the hems professionally taken up. Of course, you got these skirts when you were eleven, and unless you gained/lost a lot of weight you'd still be wearing the same skirt when you were sixteen, by which point even and unrolled skirt looked fairly obscene.

Date: 2011-12-10 10:10 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] arysteia
Ha ha ha ha. My mother refused to take mine up, so I had a ridiculously long skirt in my early years, and didn't really want to roll it, given I was less slim than my peers but had an hourglass figure and wanted to keep the waist.

Then I had a growth spurt and by senior year my skirt was well above the knee naturally. ;-p

Date: 2011-12-12 02:07 am (UTC)
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Same with my school, but even so I get the feeling nobody would get away with wearing 'em that short.

Although there's a school around the corner from me that's only recently started admitting girls, and their skirts are bordering on ankle-length. They look so horrible, I feel a bit sorry for them.

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