Girt By Sea

It's right there, in the opening verse of Advance Australia Fair so it must be true.

I implore the good women of Wellington to cease and desist

Shiny, puffy skirtPlease, please fine womenfolk of Wellington, stop wearing the three quarter trousers ("pants")* and/or the puffy skirt

There's only a very few (tall, great legs) that can get away with the former and none that look good in the latter.

* sorry, can't supply an example