Is it just us, or is your relationship with your knees more tumultuous than that with your boyfriend/girlfriend/sister/parents combined?
One day we're their biggest champion, slapping them full of delicious moisturiser and parading them all over town as they stand proud beneath a skimpy pair of cut-off Levi's, and the next we're hiding the chalky, dry things beneath a pair of tired old jeans.
But if you're not in the mood to get yours out, a) join the club, and b) do not despair.
Mid-length hemlines have been on the rise (figuratively, fear not) for several seasons now, but they're one of those styles that will seemingly never go out of style.
16 summer dresses you should snap up pronto if you don't want your arms out
They're also one of the most versatile. Wear your midi with white trainers for a weekend barbecue with friends, with low-cut western boots in the office, and with skyscraper strappy sandals for a fancy evening dinner.
Who are we kidding, you're already obsessed.
Let's cut the chatter and get to the point - here are the 16 midi dresses the fashion set are snapping up this season...