Archive for October 19th, 2007

Q&A: Pass on the Too Short Skirts

Q:  I got a teal skirt from Nordstrom, but it’s way too short, especially over my booty.  I’m not sure if it’s okay to wear it with tights.  What I can wear under it?

Banana Republic Wool Pinstriped SkirtBy Colleen Geary, fashion stylist and image consultant

A:  The best fashion makes a woman look alluringly stylish, while projecting an image of good self-esteem.  In our humble opinion, wearing skirts that are too short or tops that are too low cut can detract from dignity of the person who wears them.

Flatter your curves with well cut clothes that accentuate your figure without being overt.  Don’t waste money on filler items to build an outfit around clothes that make you uncomfortable. Depending on your age and your body type, a few inches above the knee is usually the most attractive length for a short skirt. Longer pencil skirts can be very flattering and quite sexy as well.

Tights will not hide the fact that the skirt is too short–so say goodbye to the teal skirt and update your look with a skirt that is flattering for your body type - you will look great and feel great!

What do you think? Share it with us in the comments!

Pictured: Wool Pinstriped Skirt | $78 at Banana Republic.

Style question?  We’ve got answers.  E-mail us at tips at omiru dot com, or leave us a comment with your question.

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Olive Green Bride Bird Pillow

Olive Green Bride Bird Pillow With an olive green color, branch-like detailing, and a white dove, this pillow radiates peace.  17" square.

$34  at Etsy.

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