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7 Spring Trends to Avoid—and What to Wear Instead
Adam Glassman's crib sheet on which trends won't do you any favors—and which ones have the potential to become classics.

TREND: Thigh-Baring Minis
Unless you're built like Gisele Bundchen, Adam says, beware anything that is super-short—including shorts.

HERE TO STAY: AN ALWAYS-FLATTERING PENCIL SKIRT
Just above the knee, it gives a hint of sexiness without being as obvious as a mini. It's also more age and work appropriate for those of us with office jobs. If you're desperate to try the shorts look, choose a longer style than what's waltzing down the runways.