Black Cotton Skirts
Practical, easy to care for cotton is always a favourite.
Cotton Spandex Skirts
Amazing Spandex keeps everything where you want it and is so comfortable to wear.
Navy Blue Skirts
Dark blue helps to make your hips look slimmer.
A skirt covers some of areas of the body that women worry about the most, the hips and thighs. A skirt can look great and make you look pounds lighter if you choose carefully.
Length is important – just on the knee or slightly above is flattering as it lengthens the calf area. Don’t go too short and avoid any skirt that ends in the middle of the lower leg, cutting your calves in half.
Wearing a skirt in a shade darker than your top will takes inches off your hips. Close fitting, but not over tight pencils can accentuate an hour glass figure and cute details like a little kick pleat at the back distract the eye. Stay away from pleating or gathering at the waistband and dirndl styles.
Fuller figures can wear pleats, just ensure the pleats are not falling from the waistband as this can add bulk to the hip and waist area. Pleat details on the hemline however work well and add movement.
A Line Skirts
A line is a very flattering style and skims effortlessly over wider hips and problem stomach areas.
Knee Length Skirts
Knee length is a great choice, showing off the whole of the lower leg to give a lengthening effect.
Versatile denim wears well and darker tones help to slim the hips and thighs. Don’t go too short and team with opaque tights.
Dark Blue Silk Skirts
Beautiful and timeless, silk hangs nicely disguising bumps whilst highlighting feminine curves.
The classic pencil skirt suits all figure types but is particularly flattering on hourglass shapes. Go for darker colors to accentuate a very feminine silhouette.
A wardrobe staple, like the little black dress, everyone looks fabulous in a little black skirt.
Pinstriped Women’s Skirts
Professional looking pinstripes lengthen through the hips and thighs making you appear taller
Smart, hardwearing gabardine holds it shape creating a slimline effect.
Vertical Stripe Skirts
A skirt with vertical stripes will create the illusion of longer legs. Narrower stripes work better than wide and good fit is important to ensure the stripes are not distorted.
If you want to add a bit of pizazz, try a patterned skirt. Choosing patterned skirts can be a bit tricky but not impossible. Avoid really small prints that may end up looking over repeated and stay away from big swirly designs that will just add volume.
Black Pencil Skirts
Black is the color, pencil is the style. A great combination to achieve a svelte look.
Dark Red Skirts
Go for deeper and darker tones of red as the best choice.
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