I’m sure you have (like I have) walked right past mini skirts in the stores. They probably seemed useless. I’ve seen cute mini skirts with nice prints, but I would immediately think “Oh, well, what am I going to do with that?”.
Well, I may have found the answer: wearing a mini skirt over a maxi skirt or dress. This look can easily look overwhelming, so I suggest going for a straight-down maxi and a looser mini. I think I’ll give it a try and post what happens when I do.