For high-waisted styles choose a crop top, and show off your gams with backless boots.
The longer the length, the shorter the boot. When in doubt, you can’t go wrong with ankle booties.
Top Tory Burch, $295 at Tory Burch, Beverly Hills, 310-274-2394
Skirt Mother, $212 at revolveclothing.com
Shoes Saint Laurent, $1,595 at Barneys New York, Beverly Hills, 310-276-4400
Pair tapered versions with a fine-knit sweater and pumps for a polished, office-appropriate look.
Top Burberry, $1,595 at Burberry, Beverly Hills, 310-550-4500
Skirt True Religion, $188 at True Religion, Santa Monica, 310-393-3451
Shoes Manolo Blahnik, $595 at Neiman Marcus, Beverly Hills, 310-550-5900
You can dress up a faded casual number with a flowy blouse and spiky high-heeled boots.
Top Etro, $500 at Etro, Beverly Hills, 310-248-2855
Skirt 7 for All Mankind, $198 at 7forallmankind.com
Shoes Christian Louboutin, $1,595 at Christian Louboutin, West Hollywood, 310-247-9300