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Graceful Knee Length And Short Skirts For Women
Skirts have had a great influence on women’s fashion. Every year they come back in fashion with a refreshing new appeal and ooze a lot of oomph and sensuality. It is the most feminine garment ever discovered.
Though in olden times women were more modest and preferred longer skirts, in today’s fast paced world, shorter and sleeker skirts are more convenient and bring out the feminine side of every woman.
If you are looking for short sultry skirts, here are some styles to weigh before you get one.
Short Party and Casual Skirts
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Miniskirts are for the sultry ones who are bold and beautiful. They are extremely chic and are obviously not for formal occasions but suit casual and party occassions. They are more suited for the younger, college going crowd and can be worn by the tall, leggy lasses with toned legs and thighs. Miniskirts are normally mid thigh length and come in a variety of styles and fabrics.
A line minis give more room around the thighs. They also come with frills and layers to add a touch of frolic to a party occasion. Miniskirts are normally made in a sturdy fabric for greater fit around the body. Minis skirts can be smaller, when it becomes a micro mini, barely covering the crotch. Minis suit women who are tall as well as short as they can give a look of longer legs. However, minis are not for women who are fat and short. No fat women would want to be ridiculed publicly!
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Another exaggerated style that can turn heads, bubble skirts have a hemline that is turned in to give a bubbly, voluminous finish at the hem. They fit tall and thin women to the T. Bubble skirts are excellent if you want to add volume to your hips. But be absolutely sure of your legs, hips and height before you even think of a bubble skirt! They could be a wardrobe faux pas if not handled carefully.
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A casual skirt, wrap skirts are very forgiving when it comes to fat and plus sizes. They can take any size and shape and do wonders in covering up the flaws. As there are no hooks or zips to fit them, you don’t need to change skirts if you are the type with a fluctuating weight. Wrap skirts can be just wrapped around your body to give that perfect fit. They can be draped in a number of ways according to the style at hand. The more elegant ones with embellishments can be used for special occasions too.
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These are the skirts that pay tricks on our minds. They have a hemline that is asymmetrical making us wonder whether they are short or long or medium length. A variety of lengths can be tried depending on your fancy and they sure do make heads turn! With elegant layers cascading down and bows placed strategically at the waist, they look stunning on most shapes.
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These swingy little skirts make us miss a heartbeat, especially when they are worn by women who have endless legs. These skirts have a perfect circular body which drape ever so beautifully around the waist and hips. Heavy women please keep away!
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These are the skirts that grace red carpet occasions. Abundantly popular with celebrities, there is no dearth of drape styles that can be achieved with drape skirts. They look absolutely stunning on perfect 10 figures and are very graceful when worn by tall and shapely women.
Short Formal Skirts
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Coming to formal skirts, these are the skirts that can be worn as office wear and also as casual wear depending on the style, fabric and print. The skirts in this group are:
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Godet skirts are very pleasing to the eye. They gently hold your waist and hips with a well structured silhouette and flare smoothly around the hemline making rounded soft pleats that hang elegantly around your legs. Godet skirts are great as office wear as they team well with jackets and structured shirts. They favour fat as well as thin women.
A line Skirts
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The very strict and fitted shape of A lines ensure that they fit all and sundry. A line skirts can be absolutely formal if made in thicker materials or flirty and casual if made in lighter and printed materials. A line skirts too are greatly appealing for heavy women, thanks to their camouflaging skills. They create curves by being fitted at the waist and hip and flaring ever so moderately at the hem. No wonder they look absolutely cool on plus sizes!
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Again a great skirt for women who want to give shape to their body, panelled skirts have vertical panels that do wonders in elongating the body. They are good for short women as well as plus sizes. They also suit women of all shapes and sizes.
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Straight skirts look very formal and hence they are preferred garments for professional women. Due to their strict and streamlined look they make women look very mature and render a certain attitude and charisma while at work. They suit all women and hence very popular as office wear.
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Pencil skirts are for women who have a taut body. They favour slim and tall women as they bring out the curves in the body. Pencil skirts look smart with shirts and jackets. They come with slits at the back for flexibility and style. Depending on the shape of your body, you can go for a wide or thin band for pencil skirts. Though plus sizes can still get away with them, fat women cannot flaunt them anyway!
Box/Knife/Inverted Box Pleated Skirts
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While box pleats are only for slim and tall women due to the volume they create around the hips and waist, Knife and inverted pleats are more tolerant towards plus sizes and heavier women as well. In knife and inverted pleats, the waist and hip are stitched flat on to the body of the skirt giving a more structured shape.