A wardrobe stapleA satin, silk, lace, or velvet skirt will have you covered for most special events and even black-tie affairs and should be a wardrobe staple. Full skirts or full skirted dresses are especially wearable for all body types and having one will keep any event-related panic (together with frantic last-hour searchs) at bay.
Styling tips for special or formal eventsThe length:
Skirt worn at knee-length or midshin (a slim part) or skimming the floor, are especially wearable for all body types.
Petites should stick to mid-shin lengths.
Choose a cut fitted around the hips, gradually becoming fuller.
- Snug fitting, to balance the bulk of the skirt.
- Simple, clean lines if the skirt is printed.
- Shiny or glittery with a muted skirt and vice versa.
Carven Lace Overlay Dress / Alexander McQueen Ocelot Jacquard Blazer / Lanvin Two-Tone Minaudière Handbag / L.K. Bennett Petal Shoes / Asos Metal Chain Bow Belt / Alexis Bittar Smoky Quartz Doublet Ring / Erickson Beamon In the Mood for Love Earrings / Tom Ford Lipstick in Wild Ginger / Tom Ford Nail Lacquer in Ginger Fire.
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How to wear a full skirt: Styling tips.
To read more on what to wear for formal occasions, follow the label Special events.