Time to Minimize It

Greetings Fashion Pad Readers,

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! As I said on Saturday, I did a 'lil shopping with my mom and sister. It was fun.......actually, I really don't know a time I've been shopping and it hasn't been fun, lol!

However, I did notice one little item that seems almost nonexistent in my wardrobe.......the mini skirt. I have always had trouble picking up this essential staple. Part of the reason is that the styles have not been very flattering to my curvy shape....I mean, I really don't need my hips to be enhanced any more they they already are. Also, I cringe at the fact that one little wrong move and all my goodies are exposed to the public, lol! Silly thought since I ADORE mini dresses but it is what it is.


Well, I'm falling for the lovely styles and shapes of this season's skirts so I'm going to make an effort to incorporate them into my wardrobe. Take at look at some of the styles I'm feeling:


For Curvy Figures

These skirts skim over the hips, camoflauge large thighs, and create a defined waist (especially with an attached belt)



Fab Blurred Ikat Skirt

$10.50 www.forever21.com








Plaid full skirt $69.50 www.bananarepublic.com




Marc by Marc Jacobs Cotton Tulip Skirt

$87.20 www.theoutnet.com






Sateen Tribal Skirt

$24.99 www.charlotterusse.com


For an Athletic Build
It's best to obtain a skirt that "creates" a more feminine build through pleats or ruffles. A little volume never hurts either.




Giggle Ruffle Skirt in Purple $29.00 www.lulus.com










Pleated Mini Skirt $24.49 www.bebe.com








The Rizzo Skirt $32.99 www.modcloth.com




For a More Pronounced Hip


The pockets help to create a more defined hip





smocked waist pocket skirt
$10.00 (on sale) www.gojane.com





jude jersey skirt
$29.99 (on sale) www.frenchconnection.com




For the Chicks Who Love to Show Some Leg.....and body







Elastic Panel Bodycon Skirt

$55.00 www.topshop.com






ASOS Aztec Print Jersey Mini Skirt










Silence & Noise Knit Drape Skirt








BB Dakota Tangerine Laurie Skirt







Tulip Slash Print Skirt $15.80 www.forever21.com





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Becca said...

I need to get the skirts with the pockets ASAP, I have absolutely no hips.....how depressing.