So I always try to balance my outfit by pairing a flaring skirt with a more fitter top. And that works for me really nicely.
Until I start reading more and realize that I might have picked the right pieces but wore them wrong anyway.
This skirt in the picture wasn’t my favorite until now. I love the little lace details, and the pockets can hold my lip balms. Now, how many skirts can actually hold things? Not many, and that’s why I like it.
Like it doesn’t mean that I can wear it all the time and make it my favorite piece though.
Why? Because somehow I struggled with styling it. It just looks wrong. As I try to keep the top fitting, somehow the outfit still look unfinished. I figured that because I am a pear shape, the shape of the skirt just doesn’t work for me.
Until I started to read about petite fashion tips. And one of the tips was to wear high waisted pants to achieve a better ratio between the torso and the legs. And that got me thinking, my skirt can go as high as I want (elastic band, ladies, weird but adaptable lol) So I pulled the skirt up a little, and tucked the tank top in. Voila. A better me!
The difference I think, is that with this look, I look more put together, with a better balance between the top and bottom.
The higher waist line sort of “fake” longer legs. Bonus point is that the skirt starts right at the narrowest point on my waist, highlighting that spot (my favorite spot, thank you very much:)
So what about you, have you ever realized a simple, quick tip that change your outfit dramatically? For me, this saves my skirt from another long period of abandonment, because I’m gonna wear this much more often now.