Designer Denim Skirts Buying Guide

It was considered as the denim skirt nothing but an adaptation of the traditional five pocket jeans. The looks were just like a cut and un-sewn pair of jeans. They retained the same elements as the blue jeans: belt loops, waist band, five pocket configuration, fly and rivets. Some people used to making a vintage denim skirt from an old pair of jeans and as a great way of recycling while at the same time adding a basic to your wardrobe.

Although this kind of basic style is still widely available and commonly referred to as "jean skirt", denim skirts from the various trends, now have a style of their own. Jeans skirts are made in as many fabrics, finishes, embellishments, lengths and cuts as pants are. Available in all prices ranges from costly to affordable range they have become popular for the variety and are found as an outfit in all wardrobes. Designers have truly stepped up to this segment, with respect to offering new style and comfort in denim skirts.


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A well made denim skirt will make you to feel well dressed without sacrificing the comfort and styles, offered by denim. The new trendy tailored cuts that are now available in the market are flattering and feminine. Once bought, a designer denim skirt will remain a part of your basic wardrobe a lot longer than other outfits and clothing. Denim skirts are truly a wardrobe essential.

Some of the Trendier Denim Skirt Cuts in the Market:

* Fit and Flare Denim Skirt: Also known as a Trumpet Shape, it is feminine and stylish with a close fit at the hip and flare at the hem. An elegant style cut into the skirt, this skirt is a fashion statement as well as a good dress.

* Denim Mini Skirt: These one of the least expensive denim fashion outfits on the market, as they are relatively easy to manufacturer and use very little material. Denim mini skirts are also safe and easy to buy online, as you only need to take two measurements: waist size and length. Also by buying online you would be able to save money when compared to buying from a retail outlet. The measurements of the thighs and hips play a minor but important roll in the correct fit of a denim mini skirt. The mini jean skirt is considered as an all time classic.

* Wrap Around: a favorite since the 60s and for good reason like perfect fit and comfortable. Wrap Around Skirts outfit is great for hiding slight variations in weight, many varieties of this classic are available.

* A-Line: A skirt resembling a letter "A" with a slight flare. Considered as very flattering for most, but can also give you a shapeless and flat look that will make you look fatty (large) and heavier.

* Pencil (Straight): Denim Skirt Pencil Skirt cut or Straight tube cut, fitted from the waist to the hips by the cut of the yoke

* Full Skirt: An elegant design, this is a full skirt with ample fabric, gathered at the waistband

* Tiered Denim Skirt: designs of skirts cut in horizontal panels. They can be of many different styles and cuts.

* Pleated Skirt: A simple and ample skirt, the pleated skirt reduced towards the waist by means of pleats, which can be stitched flat to hip level which gives the most flattering finish.

* Slit Denim Skirt: The skirt which looks sexy creates verticality, can refer to several types of skirts and to front or back slit. The slit design facilitates movement in tighter skirts.

* Long Denim Skirt: As like the mini, a long jean skirt is also a classic. One of the most popular and commonly weared skirt.

Denim Skirts and Body Types

*Hourglass: Avoid saggy, clumsy, oversized skirts. Bring attention to your waist by using belted skirts, and by all means show off your legs in your denim mini skirt. Don't wear the skirts too tight, your features and curves should draw attention without the extra help. The pencil skirt is made for you. It is best seen, when wore with a tucked in shirt and a belt.

*Straight: Low waist skirts have the feature to will elongate the look of your torso. Skirts with ruffles, lace, or feminine things will be especially flattering, but avoid pleated material at the waist; pleats should be gathered under the waist band.

 Pleats should always be stitched or pressed down. If your legs are thin, short denim skirts would be ideal. Avoid a straight skirt, as it will give you a "squarish" look. Some people look for skirts that taper slightly in. Many people try a fit and flared skirt, they are curvy, and sexy by design. Strategically placed fades will work well, much as they do with pants. An angled or better yet, a curved yoke will also accentuate your rear end.

*Pear: For this type, be careful with the length, and try to avoid anything above the knee. The guideline to follow is to never have the hemline at the height where your legs are thick in each area like in the calf area, near the knee, and around the ankle.

A Classic skirt, the cut should drape smoothly down your hips, preferably flaring out to an A-line. A straight cut can accentuate your hips and if you have good curves try this skirt. Avoid pleats in the hip area as well as embellishments. Vertical details will help break the expanse of fabric across wider hips to create a more slimming look. A wrapped skirt can offer the same illusion of verticality

 *Inverted Triangle: For this type, try a three quarter or full length wrap with some body. The "larger" proportion of the wrap will split your body features and composition, attracting attention away from your shoulders. An A-lined skirt will also adequately balance your look with comfort. In general, try and look for skirts that flare, they can help balance your broad shoulders.

*Round: Select a wider flare or A-line, which creates a visual balance in the meanwhile drawing attention away from your waist. Avoid bulky or layered skirts; look for a more custom tailored fit designer skirt that will draw attention to your beautiful legs. Look for darker colors, no tiered skirts, and vertical detailing.

*Diamond: Look for a skirt with a wider flare or a gradual A-Line, as in the case of the Round body type. Also look for designer skirts with more vertical paneling, they create verticality and have a definite slimming effect.