Skirts - beautifying femininity
Women love skirts – that is the plain and simple truth. And in the contemporary era of unisex clothes such as jeans, t-shirts and the likes, skirts bring out the soft and subtle elegance in a woman like nothing else. It upholds her feminine beauty and makes her stand apart in a crowd. This draped garment is universally popular, as it caters to a wide variety of choices and fashion preferences, apart from being extremely comfortable as summer wear.
You may like it short, if you choose to highlight your oomph and chutzpah. You may want it to be a full-length, flowing one that gives you a graceful silhouette. The fullness that skirts exude just after the waist, facilitated by darts, gores, pleats and panels can be made up of a number of fabrics, such as denims, poplin, cotton, chiffon, worsted etc. One takes her pick according to personal taste. There are numerous types of skirts, namely, pencil skirts, pleated skirts, A-line skirts, bell-shaped skirts , and these have time and again, been modified and altered according to the passing fads and fashion phases over the centuries; and these include many unconventional ones like cargo skirts, poodle skirts, prairie skirts, trouser skirts, t-skirts, bubble skirts etc.
The styles are hugely diverse and different; however, amongst colour schemes, silver is widely accepted in the fashion circuit as, teamed with a vibrant/floral top it gives a balanced yet attractive look. Pastels, neons, and contrasts are back with a bang! Wear them with tops that enhance the effect. Depending upon the occasion, you can choose your length, ranging from maxis to minis. Designers are experimenting wildly with asymmetrical cuts, never-seen-before falls and shimmer, uneven hems, etc. to make it classy in a standalone manner. Cuts and flares are all that is ruling this season. Pleats and ruffles are very much in vogue. Multi-layered styling is also being followed by fashionistas.
For office wear, go for pencil skirts in conservative colours such as beige, navy, brown, black, white etc. teamed with loose-fitting, self-textured blouses. The length should be till knee and below to maintain the formal look. For casual outings, pain t the town red or, what about fuchsia pink, lemon yellow, or turquoise blue! Choose the right top, accessorize it appropriately and you’re ready to make a statement. If you’re concerned about your heavy bottom, pleated skirts are your thing as this will conceal your extra flab. Straight skirts, on the other hand, fits every age and every woman, and have been a time-tested favourite. It is a safe choice and will never let you down.
The fascination for skirts only renew with every season, and the versatility factor associated with it. However, interestingly, the best things about skirts is that one can look different each day, creating a whole new look, wearing the same skirt, by just altering the top and the accessories worn with it. Symbolically, this embodies the spirit of women, who come in different shapes and sizes, yet each holds her own ground, and is beautifully special in her own ways.