I added this entry two years ago, but somehow it got stuck in my “drafts” folder. Hopefully the link I reference is still available for your amusement and edification.
Illustrator Aimee Pong has this to say on the subject, and it’s a hazard for men, women, and anyone in between who prefers short skirts.
After looking at this illustration, I feel like my preference for long skirts (ankle or even floor length) is justified. This isn’t a problem for me!