Whether we prefer to have a girly, floaty skirt, a black classy number or we love pretty denim, we all need a cute short skirt in our wardrobes for the summer months. They have been around for a very long time and various clothes resembling them have been discovered throughout history. The Miao people of China were often depicted wearing short skirts in albums made during the Qing Dynasty from 1644 to 1912. In the 1920s, Josephine Backer shocked the world with her example made out of bananas and Mary Quant named her 60s style skirt the mini skirt after her favorite car. Nowadays, it is a great choice for formal or casual occasions, for daytime or evening wear!