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What Skirts Should Plus Size Women Wear?

By: DeepaRoy

07 October 2010- Plus size women, especially Indian women, think that western wear skirts are not for them- skirts and shirts or tops give them an ugly look. In fact, this is one of the myths of Indian fashion clothing prevalent among the Indian women. If bought with a little care and worn properly with appropriate ladies tops and fashion accessories, skirts give an awesome look to the plus size women too. Here are some tips on skirt styles that can be worn by the over size women.

A-Line Skirt

A-Line Skirt

A-line Skirts- Perfect for any figure including plus size. The narrow shape at the top and a little flare at the bottom of these skirts cover the bottom heavy part of plus size ladies. They give a slimming effect to wearer. So, buy an A-line skirt without worrying about any other thing.

Pencil Skirts

Although some people say that pencil skirts are not for plus size women, these skirts give a flattering sleek and slim look to heavy figures. The reason is the narrow silhouette towards bottom of the pencil skirts.

Pencil Skirt
Pencil Skirt

Long Skirts

Tall and over sized women can wear long skirts that almost reach the ground. Most of the  Indian skirts are long, so there are many options for Indian as well as other women to choose from. However, if a plus size woman is also a shorter woman than long skirts can give them an awkward look.

Short Skirts

Short here doesn't mean mini skirts. Skirts that are only an inch above the knees can balance the upper and lower body of shorter plus size women. Tall women can try a skirt that stops just below the knees which can make them look taller and more slender.

Trumpet Skirts

The nice drape of trumpet skirts bring out the curves of plus size women very nicely. These can be tried by short as well as taller women.

Denim Skirts

A straight skirt made of denim can look good on over sized women provided it is form fitting at the hips and continues straight down from the hips. It gives a more proportionate look without adding any extra bulk. It especially suits tall plus size women. Small and petite figure plus size women should wear knee length denim skirt.

Denim Skirt
Denim Skirt

Some Tips on Tops for Plus Size Women

Plus size women should wear a top that is at least long enough to reach the mid line of their navels. Layered looks are good, as long as the lines are smooth at front and back. A v-neck can be very good for a plus-size woman as it lengthens the neck line and draws the eye down. However, the neckline should not be deep if the cleavage seems to be overflowing. It can look good on a plus-size woman with an average bust. Limit the low cut depending upon your cleavage and bust. Indian ladies Kurtis are specially good for plus size women. Most of these Indian ladies kurtis have just the right length to cover the body flaws and for bringing out the curves in the right manner.

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About the Author

Deepa Roy recommends reading more about Indian women clothing at http://www.indianwomenclothing.com/, the comprehensive directory of Indian women clothing companies and also a great resource for those who love to gather knowledge about Indian sarees, salwar kameez, lehnga and other Indian dresses. It contains useful tips and information about clothing and fashion.

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