Try an A-line shape. This midi-length model (yay no flashing!) is far breezier and less constricting than a pencil silhouette, plus who can say no to the playful apron-esque detail?
Topshop asymmetrical skirt, $115; topshop.com.
Take and plunge, and go for some culottes. Pair them with a cropped, structured top for contrast, and laugh (quietly) at your coworkers when they sweat through their skinny jeans.
Pixie Market culottes, $64; pixiemarket.com.