You should avoid frilled skirts, skirts with gatherings or bubble bottomed skirts. Also try to avoid wearing skirts with expressive knee-lines. It is better to use blazing tunics or blouses to match perfectly fitting midi or long-length skirts. Long flapper style skirts may be a wise decision in this case.
Avoid those skirts with middle elements or any other vertical elements. Use obvious horizontal elements instead. The perfect look can be achieved by including the riffle and ruffle skirts into your wardrobe. The 50’s and 60’s inspired models are the perfect choice.
Avoid skirts with gatherings and ruffles; unless they fall below your buttocks line. Straight skirts without extraordinary bottoms are perfect for you and don’t forget to add a few fitted tops and jackets in your wardrobe. The set based on straight skirts and 40’s or 60’s style jackets will come out supreme!
If you cannot deny that you have a heavy torso and very short legs you shouldn’t wear ruffle skirts. Try either ballet inspired flats or high heeled shoes. Use long jackets and always opt for a mid-calf skirt. Use two-piece sets in the same color to cover up your main flaws. High-waistline skirts are your everything!
Some gals have long waistlines. If you discover this flaw, you’d better stop wearing belts and low-waistline skirts (the 1920’s style). Use either very wide belts of the same color as your skirts or dresses with yokes.
Unlike the previous occasion, you should avoid wearing 40’s inspired skirts. Avoid accessorizing yourself with wide belts too. If you are mad about the flapper style then you can feel free to let please your soul. 1920’s inspired items always have low waistlines and thin belts on the hips.
A few extra pounds
Gals who are too skinny but dream of looking as if they have several extra pounds must include pinup miniskirts in their wardrobe. You cannot do without skirts with gatherings and 3D prints. Your preference must be on the “lighter side”, that is, the lighter the color of the skirt the better it will look on you. You can even afford to wear expressive horizontal elements or stripe prints on your sets.
The tallish gals should have at least several skirts of the above-knee length. Afterwards, here are some tips for vintage inspired styles of skirts. You can use it as a quiz to test your personal style. Full skirts (1950’s Style) regardless if they are with or without prints, they will make you into a perfectly flirty lady. Stylists argue about the shapes of such silhouettes. Some claim it is better only for slender gals, others believe it will be suitable even for plump ones. But they all agree on one thing: you need to have the right shoes, either in pastel colors or with applications matching your skirt. Your sets must correlate.
(The Vintage Flirty skirts by Nataya)
Medium length skirt is believed to be universal. The pencil skirt (the 1940’s or 60’s style) will go better for the more proportional gals (of regular and plus sizes) but it won’t correlate if you have a low waistline or a heavy lower body. One other benefit this style always makes your legs look slender. Long skirts (the 1900’s inspired, 70’s or 80’s inspired, boho chic style) with prints will go with most gals. But the gals who cannot boast about their perfect height should wear this style as often as possible.
Narrow skirts (1930’s Hollywood style) will do better for the ladies with narrow hip and slender legs. But if you can confess you have wide calves, you’d better pick up the bell-bottomed variations of narrow skirts. If you are very petite, wear midi or mini lengths, nothing prevents you from doing this!