What Skirt Suits My Body Type?

Rashmi Bhosale , 27 Apr 2017
Skirts That Suit Your Body Shape
Skirts That Suit Your Body Shape

“What skirt suits my body type?

—Radhika, 26, Mumbai

You know the feeling when you impulsively buy a skirt but later feel it wasn’t meant for you? Well, don’t worry you are not alone. Maybe that’s why picking out a pair of jeans over skirt is a safer bet.

From minis to maxis and from A-lines to pencils, there are so many varieties of skirts that are available. They vary in lengths and styles and spoil us with endless choices. Here’s getting you one step closer to that perfect skirt for your body type.

Body Shape | Apple
Body Shape | Apple

Apple Shape: You have leaner limbs, but most of the weight is in the central area of your body. The trick is to accentuate the limbs and the natural waistline.

Perfect Skirt: High-waisted, flouncy and short skirts do that for your body shape.

Reason: The flounce covers the area you want to hide, the high-waist will direct attention to the smallest part of your waist and the length shows off the legs.

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Body Shape | Pear
Body Shape | Pear

Pear Shape: You are petite on top (slim shoulders and small chest) and heavy below (accentuated hips, butt and thighs).

Perfect Skirt: An A-line skirt with a wide waistband will do the trick. A knee-length or a midi length skirt will be perfect.

Reason: The flare of the A-line flattens the curves and the waistband directs the eye to the smallest part of the natural waist.

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Body Shape | Hourglass
Body Shape | Hourglass

Hourglass Shape: Your weight is almost equally distributed on top and below. You have strong shoulders, ample chest, slim waist and accentuated hips, butt and thighs. It’s the most flatterings shape of all.

Perfect Skirt: A pencil skirt accentuates your curves and tones the thighs. The knee-length or above length suits this body shape the best.

Reason: If you’ve got the envious curves, you have no reason not to flaunt them.

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Body Shape | Rectangular
Body Shape | Rectangular

Rectangular Shape: Your chest, waist and hips are all about the same width. Your shape becomes your foundation, so you can build around it or add dimensions to it.

Perfect Skirt: You can keep the same shape going with straight mini skirts or you can create a shape by wearing an A-line skirt.

Reason: The rectangular shape is a really good shape to build a look on. Fear not, it’s the safest of all the shapes!

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